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James Biddle

Gardening At Andalusia

Andalusia is one of the gems of Bucks County, with its stunning grounds and historic architecture. As you drive through the industrial parks of Bensalem, turning into the driveway to Andalusia is, as Head Gardener Bill Fuchs says, “like entering a...

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The pawpaw, Asimina triloba, is a true Native American fruit tree that grows in eastern half of North America. It is the largest native edible fruit. It is said that George Washington loved them. The pawpaw has many nicknames, including custard... Read more

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We may not be able to do everything we want to do, but we can still garden! Here are some of the newest All-America Selection (AAS) award-winning fruits and vegetables to try this spring. Pot-a-peno is a fun new jalapeño pepper with a bushy, com... Read more

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What do witch hazel, Japan, basket weaving, and Vaudeville have in common? And, to make this mystery a bit more difficult to solve, what do they all have to do with winter landscapes? On a blustery day in early spring, I was stopped on my way to... Read more

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At Environmental Landscape Associates design and building outdoor structures begins with a vision that encompasses the purpose and views everything as an extension of the home... Read more

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Carter van Dyke Associates (CVDA) Landscape Architects/ Planners with offices in Doylestown and Naples, New York find creative ways to beautify the environment and enhance the quality of life of communities they serve. Their projects range from... Read more

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When Woodsmith Construction began this project, there was nothing in the backyard but dirt. With a large family and frequent entertaining, the client wanted the ultimate outdoor retreat. Read more

James and Sharon Maida and their children made their home in an expanded colonial in Hopewell Township for 22 years. Things change—the children are grown and have moved out. It is time for a change. They were intrigued with the idea of living... Read more

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I first encountered a tapestry garden during a tour of French gardens along the Normandy coast, near Dieppe. At a large estate known as the Parc Floral des Moutiers, the Mallet family maintained an elaborate woodland garden threaded with paths... Read more

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The term ‘Edible Landscaping’ refers to the use of food crops notably vegetables and herbs—to create a decorative space as well as a functional one. The best example of this exists in France at the Chateau Villandry where mostly vegetables and... Read more

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On a glorious summer day, you can drive around many parts of Bucks County and observe its great collection of historic homes. Whether you are in such places as Quakertown, Newtown, Yardley, or Bristol, you are sure to see homes that have been here... Read more

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