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September 2017 picks for the Gardener

Author: Shayla Hyde
Issue: September, 2017, Page 162
PUT YOUR GLOVES ON
Stylishly shield your green thumbs while sowing seeds or gathering roses. Blossoming with the timeless “Cressida” print, Laura Ashley Gauntlet Garden Gloves are the season’s must-have thorn-resistant accessory. Made of supple goatskin and breathable cotton with reinforced fingers and palms and elasticated knuckles for added comfort. Available in medium and large sizes. $23 (osh.com)

see the lightCreated by interior designer Jonathan Browning, the Toulon Lantern is a geometric study in right angles and open spaces. Handcrafted of powder-coated aluminum in weathered bronze or slate with a removable glass chimney, the rectangular outdoor hurricane is available in four sizes ranging from 14"H by 5"D by 6"W to 30"H by 8"D by 12"W. $149-$395 (rh.com)

MAKE MINE MODERNWith a nod to modernist design, the sleek and stackable Parkway Sling chaise is all about clean lines and superior ergonomics. The flexible Versatex parabolic sling provides support by conforming to the curves and movement of the body, and the adjustable backrest ensures the perfect angle of comfort. Choose from 21 finishes and six mesh colors. 15"H by 82"L by 31"W. Price available upon request. (brownjordan.com)
OUR TOWNSporting the names of local landmarks and a shimmering copper accent stripe, the locally made PeaboCup Phoenix Emboss is made of surprisingly lightweight high-grade cement. As a home for a succulent or a desktop catch-all for pens and pencils, this undeniably Arizona accent also makes an on-point gift for out-of-towners as a happy reminder of their Valley visit. 4"H by 2.75" in diameter. $25 (peabopots.com)


DESERT LEARNINGWritten with homeowners and gardeners in mind, “The Desert Landscape School: A Guide to Desert Landscaping and Maintenance” (Desert Botanical Garden) is a comprehensive go-to manual specifically about flora in the Southwestern climate. Hundreds of color photos accompany detailed, user-friendly chapters on planting and maintenance, design, sustainable landscapes for our region and more. Available exclusively through DBG. $72/members; $80 nonmembers (dbg.org)
SHADOW DANCINGBrighten the night with Southwestern Patio Lights crafted by local artist Cindy Wolf. Hand cut with intricate designs and accented with dazzling jewel-tone glass pieces, these pint-sized luminaries cast a colorful glow and artful shadows when strung above a patio or suspended from bough to bough. Each 25-foot-long string includes 25 lanterns measuring 4.5"H by 3"W. $298 (southwestgardener.com)

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