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Ferns in Pots, Grows Great in Shady Spots | via IOTA Australia

The potted feature plant in a shaded alcove or even indoors is a common element of a modernist home. The list of suitable and attractive species is quite extensive, ranging from the dramatic spikes of Mother-in-Law’s Tongue ( 176 more words

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Garden furniture for your mid-century home

With the creation of our garden underway, we have come upon a bit of a stumbling block — What to do for outdoor furniture?

The old timber table and bench seats from our previous home were weathered and worn (but gladly found a new owner through roadside hard rubbish!) so we have spent the last few months with nothing.  801 more words

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Little by little | A garden update

It’s taking time, but slowly our new garden is beginning to show signs that it can be a good complement to our 1960s home.

When we moved in the entry and driveway were overgrown with weedy plants and the gates were off their hinges. 472 more words

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Kickstarter Campaign: Help Archive Harry Bertoia's Complete Sonambient Recordings


Save Harry Bertoia’s massive archive of Sonambient recordings.

With your help, The Harry Bertoia Foundation, Bertoia Studios and Important Records will be able to make the highest possible quality digital transfers of the 350+ reels of unheard sessions that Harry Bertoia left behind when he died in 1978. 54 more words

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Solid, reliable, beautiful | A tribute to the bluestone pitcher

What material could be more iconicly Melbourne than the bluestone pitcher?

Think of the solid walls of historical Melbourne landmarks such as the Old Melbourne Gaol… 576 more words

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Towards an Amazing Midcentury Garden | The first steps

Mirror Bush, Cotoneaster, Sweet Pittosporum, English Ivy and Privet.

This would have been the dominant planting theme in a blog post describing our current 1960s Beaumaris garden. 455 more words

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