A Lounge Garden

A narrow, dusty backyard in the city becomes a garden to savor.

Before: Dust Bowl

Zeina Farha is a single New Yorker with a passion for mid-century modern furniture. Her retro taste has been indulged throughout her home, but the yard is a sad story. The narrow backyard is a blank slate of dust and not much else, except for the invasive Japanese knotweed that's trying to infiltrate from a neighbor's yard. Plus, there's zero privacy and a terrible view. The ground is hard and compacted, and lots of organic matter are needed before any planting can be done. Host Matt James aims to turn the dusty, dead space into a garden where she can relax and hang out with her friends.


    • Jon Feldman
      Landscape Designer
      G. Biloba Garden Environments
      Website: www.gbiloba.com
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