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Tips for Designing a Successful Shade Garden

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Ever been flummoxed by the challenges of planting design for an area that has a lot of shade?  Doug Hoerr highlights six guidelines for good shade garden design in his… Read More >

Garden Design Story: Modern Landscape on the Lake

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Every garden design at Hoerr Schaudt is unique–and so are each of their stories.  Today, after a long blogging hiatus, the Shouting Hare takes a deeper look how a modern landscape… Read More >

Midwest Garden Design & Challenges

Posted on by Alison Strickler

No one can argue with the radiance of a Midwest garden in the spring and summer—but as you know winter is the truest test. When Hoerr Schaudt designs for this… Read More >

Luxe Magazine: Beyond the Cover

Posted on by Alison Strickler

This month’s Luxe Interiors + Design Magazine tells the story of how a century-old home in Lake Forest, IL was carefully restored to its original glory. Hoerr Schaudt had the… Read More >

Gather Around the Table – Alfresco Dining Spaces

Posted on by Alison Strickler

In honor of the Thanksgiving tradition of gathering around a generous table, I thought I post some (zero calorie!) eye candy of our favorite outdoor rooms designed for alfresco dining.… Read More >

Up on the Roof

Posted on by Becky Hoerr

This month’s issue of Traditional Home Magazine features Doug Hoerr’s personal roof top garden at his family residence in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood.  The article highlights how Doug, his wife… Read More >

Garden Fence – Favorite Landscape Design Detail of the Week

Posted on by Alison Strickler

A beautiful residential landscape we photographed this Spring includes one of my favorite examples of a functional element that is transformed by good design. A fence running along the length… Read More >

Garden Landscape Details

Posted on by Alison Strickler

Eye-candy time!  A few of my favorite ‘detail’ shots from a variety of projects:     Many of the hardscape details on this project, like this iron fence and concrete… Read More >

Garden Views – Inside/Outside

Posted on by Alison Strickler

Just some eye candy based on a theme today. Enjoy!          

Family Courtyard on the Lake

Posted on by Alison Strickler

This week, Architectural Record profiled a pair of family residences in Michigan’s Harbor Country for which we designed the landscape. Not surprisingly, the feature highlights photographs of the architecture, designed… Read More >

Urban Garden Design for a Historic Home

Posted on by Alison Strickler

We’re very pleased that the Illinois Chapter of the ASLA will give an honor award next month to the redesigned garden at a historic urban property in Chicago’s Wicker Park… Read More >

Engaging Plants in the Garden

Posted on by Julie Sajtar

  Camp Rosemary is a garden designed in the 1920s by Rose Standish Nichols.  On a tour of the garden this summer, I took time to reflect on the formal… Read More >

Holiday Reading List: Great Books on Landscape Architecture and Design

Posted on by Alison Strickler

  Stumped on a gift for someone interested in landscape architecture, design, or garden design? Here are some of our faves, for a wide variety of skill levels and interests, ranging… Read More >

Thresholds in the Garden Landscape: Garden Steps

Posted on by Alison Strickler

  Building on the theme from our earlier post on thresholds and gates, I decided to dig into the archives again for some images of garden steps.  While the main… Read More >

Entering the Garden Landscape: Garden Gates

Posted on by Alison Strickler

  I frequently hear the words ‘mystery’ and ‘sense of discovery’ used here as defining qualities that are important in a garden landscape, and creating an intriguing threshold is one… Read More >

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