Green Narratives

Garden Gateways Designs will be continually creating new articles of interest for our visitors interested in the world of garden design as well as gardens in general. We will originate many of these articles with our staff and invite our friends, visitors and other landscape design professionals to submit their thoughts under their own byline.

Presented articles will sometimes be text essays only, but will often contain media such as photographs and/or videos. The only requirement will be that they be interesting and relevant.

Landscape Design Professionals and garden lovers are invited to share articles with our visitors by submitting them to us for insertion. Refer to our submittal procedures as outlined in SUBMITTALS in the Menu selections. It is assumed that all of your submittals will be copyrighted protected for your submittal unless you indicate that you want to open-share your creations. You may include your personal or corporate identification and contact information if you desire to have interested viewers initiate a contact.

Vertical Gardening

June 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

PRESENTS Vertical Gardening Vertical gardening is the practice of growing plants in or on walls or in vertical layers within a structure, rather than in horizontal spaces on-or-in the ground. This method of landscape or agriculture culture can be used to provide a purely decorative garden effect for foliage plants or flowers and/or to grow an edible crop of vegetables and herbs in a relevantly small or confined area. These gardens can be as minimal

Designing an Uber-Green, Leed Certified Garden

December 20th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

PRESENTS Designing an Uber-Green Leed Certified Garden With "Environmentally Responsible Landscaping"   First, consider that every designer’s endeavor should have a specific purpose in mind. Then that designer must set a firm goal to fulfill the design project’s purpose and move to establish the means and activities to activate the purpose as envisioned. In this article, we are setting a goal to create a garden that will meet most of the requirements that will allow

A Day In The Garden

December 20th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

    VISIT A GARDEN TODAY! by N. Paul Paulus In this hectic, stressed and over committed society we are a part of these days, why would you ever want to commit a few precious hours to walk leisurely through beautiful and tranquil surroundings? And why would you ever want to subject yourself or your loved ones to a breath of fresh air and the hint of a flowers fragrance carried on the breeze? What

A Journey To Eden

October 20th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

By: Dan Ford I’m not certain why I chose to drive out of the city that bright sunny morning instead of heading directly to work, just as I do day after day.  I just followed an instinct that I didn’t know I had. It wasn’t exactly that I had no control over this impulse.  It just seemed that I was somehow given a suggestion and then decided to go along with it after I had