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March 13, 2013
Although snow still covers many a garden, spring is rapidly approaching and the plans for lush landscapes are being laid. Here, we pick five homes with great gardens for spring planning (or dreaming). More greens? Check out 10 more outdoor gardens here.
Outdoor gardening in Los Angeles, California

Laura Gabbert and Andrew Avery’s house in Los Angeles’s Glassell Park hosts Silver Lake Farms, a “flower share,” on their seven-acre property. As a result, a quarter-acre is transformed into a flower farm, with stunning results. Photo by: Catherine Ledner.

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Originally appeared in L-Shaped Indoor-Outdoor LA Home
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Modern outdoor garden with redwood paneled fence

Laura Cooper, the landscape designer for a Californian mid-century home, planted lush plants such as philodendron, purple heart, and flowering canna near her renovated mid-century house in Los Angeles. Vegetable and herb beds receive the perfect amount of light beneath citrus trees. Photos by Lisa Romerein. 

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Originally appeared in Colorful Remodel in Los Angeles
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Outdoor view of modern farmhouse renovation

Letting the natural grasses take over in a Norfolk, England, guest home contributes to the feeling of getting away from it all. Photo by: Christoffer Rudquist

Originally appeared in Barns Ennobled
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Modern waterfront house with extended walkway

One of Richard Meier’s first projects, the house features an exterior stepped walkway that extends over the treetops on the shore of Lake Michigan. Photo by: Dean Kaufman

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Originally appeared in On the Waterfront
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Multi-floor treehouse in Hawaii

 

Made from wooden pallets, the tree house was a requirement for the kids in this Hawaiian home. Photo by: Linny Morris
 
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Originally appeared in Grateful Shed
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Outdoor gardening in Los Angeles, California

Laura Gabbert and Andrew Avery’s house in Los Angeles’s Glassell Park hosts Silver Lake Farms, a “flower share,” on their seven-acre property. As a result, a quarter-acre is transformed into a flower farm, with stunning results. Photo by: Catherine Ledner.

Photo by Catherine Ledner.

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