Jeremy Douglas

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Sought-after landscape architect elevates Sonoma home’s setting

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a local home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. More photos: www.sfgate.com/columns/walkthrough<p><b>Address:</b> 17140 Keaton Ave., Sonoma<p><b>Asking price:</b> $1.34 million<p><b>Description:</b> Acclaimed landscape architect John Greenley …

Village Without Roads Uses Canals to Maneuver Along Its Fairy Tale-Like Landscape

Tucked away in the rural Netherlands is Giethoorn, a picturesque village that’s earned the nickname “Dutch Venice” because it lacks roads or any form of modern transportation. To get around, you travel the old-fashioned way—via canals or on foot across one of its 176 bridges.<p>The peaceful setting, …

Landscaping Tips to Defend Against Natural Disasters

Bone dry conditions. Freaky weather. When Mother Nature tosses you a doozy, a gorgeous landscape with superior zone defense skills will have your …

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Exposed tree roots commonly occur around aggressive growing trees or when trees grow in poor, clay soil susceptible to erosion. The roots not only affect the look of your landscaping, but they also present a tripping hazard to foot traffic and can make it difficult to mow the lawn around the tree. …

French landscape firm wins Pershing Square competition with call for 'radical flatness'

The newest plan to remake downtown L.A.'s Pershing Square is elegantly simple. If only the same could be said for the process that will now be required to get it approved, paid for and built.<p>A team led by Agence Ter, a French landscape architecture firm that is prolific in Europe but barely known …

5 Landscaping Mistakes That Could Cost You Dearly

Awkward or neglected landscaping can hurt the value of your property and even make it difficult to sell your home. With a bit of planning, you can avoid these six landscaping mistakes and make sure your property looks its best. Here's what to look out for:<p>Photo courtesy of Blasting, Cleaning, …

Landscape Architect Visit: A Cottage Garden on the Connecticut Coast

Along the coastline of Connecticut in the town of Westport is a neighborhood called Saugatuck, a native American word that means “mouth of the tidal …

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Now In Paris: Artist Huang Yong Ping Unveils Landscape of Globalization at Monumenta 2016

A rather enigmatic character, the discrete conceptual artist Huang Yong Ping, famous for his large-scale works acting as disquieting metaphors for the fractures in our society, doesn’t do any of the glitzy art fairs, nor will you see snaps of him at red-carpet events in the press. He prefers to …

5 ways Illinois can join the water-conservation game

Californians for the past several years have been enduring a severe water shortage. The El Nino rainfall and improved mountain snowpack this spring offered some relief, but not enough to replenish dwindling reservoirs and groundwater basins.<p>Mandatory usage restrictions have been enacted by …

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12 Expert Tips for Eye-Catching Front Yard Landscaping

Your front yard, regardless of its size, plays an important role in your home’s overall curb appeal. Attractive landscaping, however, requires more …

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Native ferns are an easy way to add some 'green' to your drought garden

Don't exclude ferns from your dream garden just because there's a drought on.<p>Water-wise yet luxuriant ferns might sound contradictory. After all, don't ferns and their flowy green fronds spread on wet forest floors and need constant spritzing when grown inside?<p>Yet numerous ferns are native to …

15 Plants Never to Grow in Your Yard

Many plants are beautiful, but not all are beneficial in a garden. Some of the most eye-catching cultivars can be invasive, poisonous, or attractive …

3 Backyard Things You Gotta Do for Fun (and Profit!)

They’re not essential landscaping elements, but these three upgrades add an appealing touch to your grounds – whether you have a back 40 or a small …

4 Spring Landscaping Ideas for Homeowners Who Hate Yard Work

If only 50 shades of green could be as exciting as, well, you know. But let’s face it: There’s nothing titillating about green bushes against green …

4 Super-Easy Curb Appeal Projects to Max Out Your Home’s Value

You’ve been spending so much time on projects inside your home (like that new shower you have to drag yourself out of), that your front yard is …

How To Make Your Landscaping Look Professional On A Budget

These eco-friendly ideas will turn your backyard into an organic paradise without breaking the bank.<p>Budget landscaping fits right into the organic …

10 Gorgeous Hotel Bathrooms Around the World

(Photo: James Hall)<p>The bathroom is arguably the heart of any hotel room. Whether serving as a respite from frenetic city streets or as a romantic spa-like sanctuary for two, the hotel <i>salle de bain</i> can make or break a stay. With that in mind, we're paying homage to some of the best. Discover deep …

These DIY Faux Mercury Tumblers Are Perfect For Your Bachelorette Party

Whether you need ideas for starting your own or you want to modify more traditional wordings to fit your style, follow these links to get ideas for …

Washington's Fight Night Benefit Sets New Fund-Raising Record

25th Anniversary Fight Night<p>Audiovisual Production PSAV Presentation Services<br>• Catering, Linens, Venue Washington Hilton<br>• Decor Hargrove<br>• Design 202 …

2015's Most Anticipated Hotel Openings

Nothing sparks the desire to travel like an exciting new place to stay, whether it's a cutting-edge property in a familiar destination or a jaw-dropping resort somewhere you've never been before. This year, travelers have a lot to look forward to all around the world, from Morocco to Indonesia to …

15 Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes to Liven Up Your Holiday

The turkey is in the oven, table is set, potatoes are mashed and all your guests have arrived. Okay, not for a little bit, but we’re giving you some Thanksgiving recipes and ideas a little early this year. There’s only one thing left to do and that’s mix up a cocktail (that is, if you don’t already …

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