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August 2017 picks for the Gardener

Author: Shayla Hyde
Issue: August, 2017, Page 108
WHIMSICAL WATERSThe Galvanized/Copper Fantasy Fountain from Universal Home is a floating faucet that creates the illusion of water flowing in midair. Made of galvanized metal, it adds rustic flair and a touch of fun, and inspires conversation with its gravity-defying properties. 13"H by 10"W by 16"D. $95 (universalhg.com)

PUT YOUR FEET UPThe black-and-white Greek Key stone stool adds a sophisticated vibe to patios and gardens as a chair, footstool or even a side table. Made of fiberglass, the square accent’s classical pattern makes a bold  outdoor statement.
16" square. $600 (frontgate.com)
PATTERNED POTTERYThe handmade Howell Planter brings stylish texture to the home, patio or garden. Crafted of ivory-colored cement with contrasting olive gray indents, this vessel turns even the humblest botanical inhabitants into an eye-catching feature. Available in two sizes: 22"H by 16.25" in diameter and 17.75"H by 11.75” in diameter. $70-$100 (crateandbarrel.com)


NOTEWORTHYPhoenix Home & Garden Masters of the Southwest award winner Dyana Hesson brings her beloved botanical designs from the canvas to a smaller scale. 2017 Return to the Desert notecards embody the spirit of the Sonoran Desert with Hesson’s stunning original artwork of local flora. Renderings of succulents, agave and saguaro blooms in pocket-sized packs of eight cards are an opportune way to share Arizona’s beauty with friends near and far. $15. (dyanahesson.com)
WEB OF WONDERThis is no ordinary outdoor lounging accessory. Handcrafted of iron and marine resin, The Web Daybed’s unique composition commands attention. Massive and sculptural, this is one way to take your patio or poolside from average to awesome. 27.6"H by 63" in diameter. $6,800 (goldleafdesigngroup.com)


DO THE TWISTThese Glass Twists will leave you spiraling with joy. Local artist Jason Chakravarty forges the handblown beauties in an array of vibrant hues to make your landscape pop. Simply place each hollow fixture on its accompanying metal stand and put into the soil for a colorful garden accent. 22"H. $42 (southwestgardener.com)

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