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Images of ornamental and native gardens from Turtle Island Design\'s work since 2004.

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  • 1. Julia Plumb219.448.0148juliaplumbgold@gmail.com 1

2. Michiana, IN, summer home wasa blank canvas before designwork and planting began in2004.2 3. 3 4. 4 5. 5 6. 6 7. 7 8. 8 9. 9 10. This is a before slide taken in late 2004 ofHyde Park garden where Turtle Island took on(3) residential projects with original workinspiring neighboring homeowners for theirown landscaping projects. This image is thebefore work picture of a home landscape,with after shown on SLIDE #37; thefollowing 8 slides, #11 #18 of an urbanwaterfall / patio garden are without adramatic before image. However, the yardin the next few images is three lots to thesouth in the same development, and its torn-up beginnings are not too different from whatis shown here. A tough start for any newgarden new construction soils. 10 11. 11 12. 12 13. 13 14. 14 15. 15 16. 16 17. 17 18. 18 19. (2) before images;Chicago Lincoln Parkhome. Owner acquiredside lot to west; wantedlarge Maple treeprotected andincorporated into frontentrance. Turtle Islandinstalled new fencing,stepping stones and fullgarden, 2005.Note before fencing inthis image and thenarrow, confinedentryway. 19 20. 20 21. Note bluestone entrance, new fence layout and wrap-around path.21 22. 22 23. 23 24. 24 25. 25 26. 26 27. 27 28. Farm / Country Home, LaPorte County, IN. 28 29. 29 30. 30 31. 31 32. Evanston, Il home this garden renovation spread to engagement withseveral neighbors on the block. 32 33. 33 34. 34 35. 35 36. 36 37. Hyde Park Garden:incorporated 18 highwater feature (waterpump is solar-powered)along narrow walkwayfrom home to garage;blueberries andtomatoes planted forpicking along the way.T.I. Design hand-madekids teepee in back. 37 38. Garfield Park Conservatory Urban Demonstration Garden,designed 2001; in use from 2002 2010 38 39. Central goal ofgarden was todemonstrate low tono-cost gardeningand reuse ofreadily-foundmaterials. 39 40. 40 41. Grand Beach, Mi. prairie garden not a speck of mow-able, spray-ablelawn only habitat and beauty. (Summer, 2011)41 42. 42 43. 43