Savannah. Charleston. New Orleans. San Antonio. These colonial-era cities inspire the courtyard garden ideal: green and lush, with beautiful plants, pools and fountains, paved with stone, tiles or bricks, & protected by sheltering walls with gates that reveal a table and chairs for cocktails or an al fresco meal...


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The picture that appears above is of the tower of King's College Chapel, Aberdeen, Scotland. The angel supports one corner of the funerary monument of the founder of the college, Bishop Elphinstone.