In the Landscape
Designing for Curb Appeal

Designing for Curb Appeal

June 24, 2020

The front facade of any building typically represents the first impression visitors have of the landscape design and architecture of the property. Maximizing the impact of this facade is the goal in curb appeal design. Hosts Kate and Charles Sadler cover the starting considerations for a successful curb appeal design. Whether the program is a quick home sale or enjoyment for years to come, taking the design in careful planned steps can be the key to success and time and budget management.

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The Right Perennial

The Right Perennial

June 17, 2020

Hosts Kate and Charles Sadler return to the topic of the right plant in the right place with an introduction to the world of perennials. This wide and varied plant group is the bread and butter of borders and beds. They discuss selecting the perennial for the place based on planting conditions, and touch on the topic of plant personality, which can make the difference between harmonious coexistence and some plants being pushed out. 

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Passing Through The Gates

Passing Through The Gates

June 10, 2020

This week's episode is a personal reflection by host Charles Sadler on his time as a participant during the installation of Christo and Jean Claude's The Gates in Central Park in honor of Christo's life. Hosts Kate and Charles Sadler touch on topics of landscape art on a grand scale and what it means to add art to public landscapes. Our hosts also briefly and humbly address their personal commitment to Black Lives Matter and the deep work of anti-racism.

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Planting for Privacy

Planting for Privacy

June 3, 2020

This week we are back on the topic of screening and planting for privacy. Our hosts address important considerations for density and vigor of privacy screening. From sound to what to do about overhead screening, this episode delves deeper into the topic for those spending more time in areas of their yards and balconies.

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Public Garden Projects

Public Garden Projects

May 27, 2020

This week, our hosts discuss their involvement in the restoration of the Hammond Museum Japanese Stroll Garden in North Salem New York. This project is intended to bring the garden to new life for visitors of the museum. Host Charles Sadler discusses the steps involved in researching and preparing a space for new uses. Charles details his conversations with top public garden administrators including the Executive Director of Millennium Park in Chicago.

Pruning Tools Primer

Pruning Tools Primer

May 20, 2020

This week host Charles Sadler does a deep dive into tool safety, selection and use for the pruning of boxwood and other woody shrubs and ornamental trees. For anyone who wants to DIY in the landscape, or for professionals who are interested in continuing education, this episode is a sample from our Master Pruning Series. Visit the King Garden - In the Landscape YouTube Chanel to follow the visual presentation and for other pruning videos.

Reusing and Repurposing Landscape Materials

Reusing and Repurposing Landscape Materials

May 13, 2020

Using repurposed materials in the landscape is a great way to add character and make use of finite natural resources. New materials often play an important role, but old materials bring the patina of history to our landscapes. Our hosts discuss how to source and design with repurposed landscape materials.

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Ornaments in the Landscape

Ornaments in the Landscape

May 6, 2020

This weeks, our hosts diverge from discussing plants and cover ideas for incorporate decor in the landscape. From birdbaths to sculpture, how we select and integrate decor into the landscape can provide the icing on the garden cake.

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The Right Shrub

The Right Shrub

April 29, 2020

Shrubs are the backbone of the landscape. From hedging and screening, to mid-story interest and habitat, shrubs are an integral part of a well balanced landscape design. Selecting shrubs for hardiness and beauty, and knowing how to plant and care for them are keys to shrub success.

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Landscape Materials

Landscape Materials

April 22, 2020

This week, hosts Kate and Charles Sadler discuss different considerations for selecting materials in the the landscape. Whether choosing the correct paving or selecting long lasting fencing, materials play an important role in the look, feel, and maintenance of outdoor spaces.

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