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EDIBLE GARDENS!

Garden of abundance in France at La Chatonniere.

The remarkable gardens of La Chatonnière. How Lovely an Edibel Garden!

Hidden away in a secluded valley crowned by 18 acres of flowering cornflowers and poppies and with sweeping views across the forest of Chinon and the river Indre, the twelve remarkable gardens of La Chatonniere are a carefully guarded secret.

rowned by a brightly-coloured display of Joseph Coats’ saffron-colored rosebushes, the... more lachatonniere

 


Atlanta Botanical Garden

The mission of the Atlanta Botanical Garden as a non-profit is to develop and maintain plant collections for display, education, research, conservation and enjoyment. More than 30 acres of breathtaking botanical bliss at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, located adjacent to Piedmont Park in Midtown. Since the Garden opened more than 35 years ago, there's been more than 50 different updates, new exhibits and upgrades applied to the facility, making these gardens a must see... more

 


Magic through Matrix Planting 

Landscape Designer Adam Woodruff's Gardens Blend the Wild and the Domestic. Purple and chartreuse  dom-inate the containers on Pierre Laclede Center’s plazas, with brilliant bursts of gold and fuchsia.

In one planter he’s combined Red Abyssinian banana plant and Black Gold sansevieria for drama, Sedona sun coleus for filler, and New Gold lantana and purple heart for trailers. Another features yellow croton and King Tut papyrus grass with Dragon Wing begonia, Pink Chaos coleus, Limón talinum, and Luscious Grape lantana... more adamwoodruff

New Product Showcase


 
 
Centria
Offering a full line of factory formed metal panel systems and profiled panel systems for both walls and roofs.

Closetmaid
Broad range of products and services for home storage and organization including the closet, garage, office & kitchen.

Shade Comforts
Design-Build contractor of cable-tensioned, fabric shade structures for California’s large, outdoor areas.

Windsor Windows
Our windows and patio doors provide quality construction, performance, to complete your architectural vision.

Duratherm
Custom monumental wood window and door systems for contemporary architecture for over 40 years.

Tempest Torch - Travis
Outdoor torch for a wide array of exterior settings and applications.

SAFTI Fire Rated Glass
A leading USA manufacturer of fire rated glass and framing systems, and the preferred choice of architects and specifiers.

Redland Brick
A complete line of face brick, pavers, and thin brick supplying both the architectural and residential markets

StakWood - Woodright Products
Three dimensional wall covering comprised of interlocking hardwood planks in multiple species.

Oldcastle Modular Bathroom
The leading provider of prefabricated bathrooms in North America. Using BIM and lean manufacturing technology.
ecoGRAIN - Premiere Finishing
Finishing process takes approximately twelve minutes to transform raw, machined wood into beautifully finished flooring.

Rehau
Window and door designs that are beautiful, durable, energy-efficient and available in a variety of colors.
American Bicycle Security
The Premier Manufacture of Bicycle Lockers and supplier of related equipment.

AF Florence
Florence has been selected by the U.S. Postal Service as the sole supplier of outdoor delivery equipment.

Colmet
The largest manufacturer of steel landscape edging and galvanized nursery sign holders.  

Innovators - a look back

 

Donald Wexler
(1926 - 2015)
"When I had the opportunity to work with metal, I thought it was great for the desert because I really believe that three materials that are dominant in the desert are steel, glass and concrete."

 

Donald Wexler was an architect whose innovative steel houses and soaring glass-fronted terminal at the Palm Springs International Airport helped make Palm Springs, Calif., a showcase for midcentury modernism. more palmsprings washington post

 

Herbert Rothmann  
(1924 - 2015)

"It goes without saying that Herb’s accomplishments rank him as one of the greatest bridge designers of his era," says Ray Daddazio, Weidlinger president and CEO.

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Engineer who led important projects on the Manhattan and George Washington Bridges and was a key contributor to the design of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge’s east span, the world’s longest self-anchored suspension span. more sfgate

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