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Porch Living

James T. Farmer III

$30.00   hardcover     

144 pages, 8 3/4 x 10 1/4
full-color photographs

May, 2012

Gibbs Smith, Publisher  


The happy space nestled betwixt nature and nest

Nostalgic yet modernly apropos, Porch Living provides the venue of venues to grasp the goodness of both the home and garden. From the contemporary yet classically rooted outdoor fabrics and furnishings that make porches chic and cherished, to the hanging baskets and planters chock-full of seasonal delights, today’s porches offer comfort and elegance, and, most importantly, an addition to the home and garden. Whether jettisoned boldly into parterres aplenty or delightfully diminutive, a grand outdoor salon or sleeping nook, the porch represents how we live and how to gloriously live hinged to and romantically suspended in the home and garden.

About the contributor(s):

James T. Farmer III is the author of A Time to Plant. His company, James Farmer Designs, specializes in floral design for weddings and parties as well as landscape design. James is a proponent of garden living and entertaining. He collects traditional southern recipes and gives them a healthier twist for today’s tastes. Find him at He lives in Kathleen, Georgia.

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