Category Archives: Daniel Lowery

The Builders: Part 1

Todd Benevedes, owner of Elliott Bay Landscape Design Inc., worked his magic again this year.  He has assisted in building show gardens for members of d4collective for the last three years.  He and his crews performed the difficult tasks of … Continue reading

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Mary Oliver

A portion of Mary Oliver’s poem entitled ‘Mindful’ was showcased by these panels which were silk screened by the Tacoma company ‘Slide Sideways.’ Slide Sideways is the creative studio of husband and wife duo Scott & Jacqui Scoggin.  They collaborated … Continue reading

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The Many Colors of White

All-white flower gardens are filled with subtle color variations showing up in golden anthers, magenta stigma, chartreuse sepal, or throaty pink corolla lobes. …It is claimed that the most visited garden in England is The White Garden at Sissinghurst Castle.  … Continue reading

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The Signature Garden’s Entrance

The theme of the 2011 Northwest Flower & Garden Show is “Once Upon A Time ~ Spectacular Gardens with Stories to Tell“.  The garden by d4collective will inspire the show attendees’ imagination with plenty to read.  The act of reading … Continue reading

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T’was the night before……

While elves are finishing work on toys to be delivered on Christmas Eve, Troy has just started work on a sculpture for d4collective’s Signature Garden in the 2011 Northwest Flower & Gardens Show. Troy Pillow’s art is designed to be … Continue reading

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Where Are The Plants?

Windmill Gardens is caring for the plants of twenty seven different garden creators or organizations, including the plants for The Signature Garden.  There is 23,000 square feet of space at this Sumner, WA horticultural haven that is dedicated to the … Continue reading

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The Plans

The design for the Signature Garden followed the same process as any other garden design, with a few extra twists. Quick sketches coupled with conversations and the making of lists of ideas led to the birthing of several garden ideas.  … Continue reading

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