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Re: Better Gnomes In Gardens

>  I agree with Denise.  Good garden statuary is important, but should
>not overplay the plants.  It is the plants which are in the garden that
>people want to see.
>  One or two pieces are just right.  As for what to put in your garden,
>that is as individual as each of us.  Statuary reflects the taste and
>personality of the person who uses it, and the type of garden one finds
>it in. (Ever see statuary that's way too formal for a cottage garden
>style setting?)
>  Pick something you like, regardless of what others may use.
>Diane Frederick
>Cleveland, OH
>Zone 5
What Diane Frederick says in three succinct paragraphs here has taken others
whole books to say.
  Also, don't forget to prowl local art schools. A $100 commission for a
sculpture for your garden can be an investment repaid many times over.
John Dash
Fairport, NY

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