Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Timber framing soon

The concrete pad is curing. The timber framers were here today to take measurements. The plan is that the raising will take place Thursday, as the final timbers are still being prepared.

A nice stand of daffodils in a corner behind the horse barn:
A bush rose prepares its greenery, and a clementis is barely visible around the corner.

An attempt to duplicate the trylon and perisphere concept as an entrance to our herbal garden:
These global and pyramidal images personify the 1939-40 New York World's Fair.

Our grape vines are ready to bud at the left of the picture.

Another Zen garden:
The blue rug juniper plants are beginning to waken from their winter rest. The center island mugo pine and dwarf blue spruce add verticality, and the Harry Lauder walking stick bush to the left contributes wonderful contorted branches.
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