corkscrew hazel in garden room in autumn garden
Photo: Jim Westphalen
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Going Off of The Grid

Robin's instincts as an artist pointed her toward taking the grid of the apple orchard and echoing it in the landscape surrounding the building, creating a formal array of spaces. And she craved lots of strong color—but the shades couldn't clash. The answer was to segment the gardens into rooms.

Shown: For a focal point in the central room of the studio garden, Robin chose a corkscrew hazel (Corylus avellana 'Contorta') with amsonia all around.
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