October ABODE! In this month’s issue…

Photo: Katherine Kane Photo: Katherine Kane

The October issue of Abode is on stands now… Here’s what you’ll find inside this month.

This month’s featured house:

Photo: Virginia Hamrick
Photo: Virginia Hamrick

The low-key farmhouse

Wanting to preserve the look of a historic farmhouse without the upkeep of an older home, these homeowners in Free Union turned to 2H Design/Builders, who combined a stucco exterior with traditional touches like a standing-seam metal roof and plenty of porch space.

This month’s featured landscape:

Photo: Katherine Kane
Photo: Katherine Kane

A vision in bloom

Prior to buying a farm with her husband in 1990, Katherine Kane had done very little gardening, but that didn’t stop her from creating a welcoming eight-acre landscape—traditional ”rooms” of roses, rhododendrons and azaleas (among many others).

This month’s featured kitchen:

Photo: Virginia Hamrick
Photo: Virginia Hamrick

All in the family

Longtime friends (and clients) of architect Karen Turner, Joel and Betty Loving knew they’d want her to handle the kitchen remodel of their 1860 farmhouse. “The kitchen needed to have a seamless connection between the house and the landscape,” says Turner.

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