Flower Magazine

MAY-JUN 2018

Browse "flower" to learn techniques from established and up-and-coming designers, be inspired by the floral decor of weddings, galas, and flower and garden shows, and infuse your lifestyle with chic floral fashion and home decor.

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BELOW: The putting green was formerly a tennis court. "My husband loves to play golf, and I wanted him to be around more," laughs Moss. BOTTOM: In the kitchen garden, a zinc pot is planted with variegated-leaf geranium. All the pathways are created with oyster and clam shells. OPPOSITE: The designer refers to her flower room as her therapy room. "It's where I go to putter, select a vase, listen to music, and power down," she says. her artistic touch and passion for detail could really take root. Moss enlisted the husband-and-wife team of Lisa Stamm and the late Dale Booher (she, a garden designer and he, an architect) to guide and assist in bringing her vision to life. As Moss's interiors do, the garden unfolds in a series of rooms and moments. "I didn't want one big reveal," says Moss. "By either having a hedge or a walkway or a structure with something behind it, you're constantly making discoveries." Stamm strongly encou- raged Moss to develop a long-range plan. "It sounds a bit trite, but it's so important because of the way things grow. Above all, a garden requires patience, something that hasn't always come naturally to me," says Moss. More than two decades later, their vision has been firmly established, though it may have shifted and sharpened its focus, due to Mother Nature's necessity or Moss's never- ending quest to implement new ideas, many of which she finds on her travels. "Ultimately, we wanted to feel that we didn't just arrive at a house; we arrived at the

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