BUILDING A TERRACE GARDEN

When Doug was hiking in Nepal years ago, he saw many examples of how the people in that steep land terrace the garden beds they depend on.  We decided to do the same on our own slanty land. Fortunately, our rock wall builder still had a few more rocks that […]

THE TALE OF A TIMBER FRAME TREE

There are many trees holding up our house that I remember with the same detail. Where they stood, why we selected them, working on finishing them, watching them come together into the timber frame of Underhill House. It’s easy to forget how much we rely on these amazing plants. The […]