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Sunday Clippings

Sunday Clippings



After a long cruel winter, spring is coming around the corner as the first of daffodils and magnolias show color and begin to open. It is the focus of a NY Times article in this week's Sunday clippings. Landscape architects, artists, and creative types must be looking forward to waking from the winter slumber, and a few are featured here. The Top Ten Gardens should inspire us to plan our travels and book flights to see them as the end of April is a good time for good transatlantic fares before they go up in summer. Those longer days should be good ones for gardening and dreaming!


Lunch with the FT: Edmund de Waal @ FT Weekend 

Olmeca Altos Tequila @ Cool Hunting

Landscape Architects Share Their Favorite Things @ WSJ

Gathering Moss @ NY Times

Man Cherishes Gauguin and Bonnard for 40 Years without knowing who painted them @ Art Market Monitor

Delayed by Stubborn Winter, Spring's Colors are Ready to Burst @ NY Times

Melbourne Home: Joost and Jennie Bakker @ The Design Files

Ten questions for Nan Goldin @ Phaidon

Young Hort: meet the young gardeners doing it for themselves @ Telegraph UK

Top Ten Gardens @ National Geographic

Healthy diet means 10 portions of fruits and vegetables @ Telegraph UK

Johnny Panessa Along the Forge @ Vimeo


'If you reject the food,'

'If you reject the food,'

Pork loin braised in milk

Pork loin braised in milk