garden sketches

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At one time I got a real kick out of sketching and watercoloring garden plot plans. I can’t draw worth beans but it was still fun. I love this sort of sketchbook art so much I would probably cover a wall with them.

{illustrations by James Noel Smith, via Domino}

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  1. when i was in high school i went through my boxes of seventeen magazine and tore out my favorite pages. one of those was a section on designing english gardens, complete with the same kind of illustrations! i held onto those pages for years. i kind of can’t believe i found content like that in a seventeen magazine. i still dream of designing a garden…

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