Nook Garden Update, and Thanks again to Commenter Kate Kruesi

Nook Garden Update, and Thanks again to Commenter Kate Kruesi
Nook garden in 2012 Back in 2012, the year I bought my New Deal rowhouse in Greenbelt, I had no idea what to do with this space between the porch and the neighbor’s privacy screen. So I asked YOU, GardenRant readers, for your ideas in this post, and reported on the results here. I got amazing advice from a stranger to me – a Kate Kruesi in Vermont, who even incorporated her knowledge of my former garden in the process. Among her suggestions: FEATURE the fence. It has great texture. Don’t hide it behind (unhappy) hollies.FEATURE the “floor”, too, to enhance the “floor to ceiling” view off your porch (and terrace). Consider a symmetric or Escher-esque (i.e. starts symmetric then “loses” its pattern) checkerboard of bluestone 1′ squares starting off your new bluestone terrace into the space. You played with lawn alternatives at your former home. Play … Read More

Zuo’s Ruesga to talk product on Zoom broadcast

Zuo’s Ruesga to talk product on Zoom broadcast
Home furnishings designer and supplier Zuo is teaming up with DesignerInc.com for a Zoom conversation focused on the launch of its 300 piece spring collection. “We are doing everything possible to keep up with electronic tools and communications to facilitate our customers to explore the Zuo Line, providing digital content such as product videos, 3-D Files, CAD files and digital showrooms to help the design community to find the perfect piece for their next job,” said Luis Ruesga, Zuo founder and CEO. The broadcast will take place at 2 p.m. ET on June 10. Preregistration is requested at https://designerinc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEocuCtrTkiGtEW-O6oikpRqlGwUmjZZG1p. Home Accents Today provides industry news, product trends and introductions, exclusive industry research, consumer data, store operations solutions, trade show news and much more. … Read More