Modern Landscape Designer Breaks New Ground

Modern Landscape Designer Breaks New Ground

By William Lamb
With a wild approach, award-winning designer Margie Ruddick pushes the boundaries of landscaping.

The near-comic absurdity of the situation was not lost on Margie Ruddick, one of America’s most celebrated landscape designers, as she stood before a judge and tried to talk her way out of a $75 fine for letting the weeds in her front yard grow taller than ten inches.

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