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The Transformers: Making fallow earth verdant is second nature to these star landscape designers. by Lisa Skolnik

Alexander McQueen famously said, "There is no better designer than nature." True, but gracious living in your own backyard—the kind that satisfies the soul and piques senses of sight and smell—calls for intervention. These three local landscape mavens are from different walks of the gardening world and have mastered the art of transforming barren lots into lush landscapes…

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