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2006 NPCW Postcard Dedication

2006 NPCW Postcard Dedication

Atlanta EngiGrate Spring“Grate Spring”, my 2006 issue for National Post Card Week is dedicated to Landscape Architect, Brian Mahoney.

“Grate Spring”  (Daffodils)
28” Garden Sculpture
Pub: Monarch Graphics
Post Card page

One Autumn, Brian secretly planted daffodil bulbs under my garden grate.  That was over a decade ago and yet I still fondly recall the delightful surprise of seeing The Tete-a-Tete Daffodils popping up through the openings.

About Brian John Mahoney


Landscape Architect

Brian John Mahoney ASLAStarting with a toy truck and a clutch of Manaluci Tomato Plants, Brian John Mahoney has been gardening since he could walk. He took his passion to the collegiate level and received an AS degree from SUNY Farmingdale, the first school for horticulture in the country.

Wanting to put all of his attained plant knowledge to good use, he then attended The Ohio State University, enrolling in Landscape Architecture, and continued studying Ornamental Horticulture. Upon earning a duel BS degree in both disciplines, he completed his LA apprenticeship in firms in NYC and Southampton, NY.

Website: Lear & Mahoney Landscape Associates

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3 replies on “2006 NPCW Postcard Dedication”

Dear Bobbi,
Thank you for your National Post Card Week Cards and announcement of being honored. That is Grate!
One of my post cards is a portrait of Mozart honoring his birthday 250 years ago. It just so happens that my wife and I are going to attend Mozart’s Requiem in Portland this evening.
All the best,
John Staub
Beaverton OR

Grate Spring was a work of art. I issued myself a challenge this year to make each card different in some way by using stickers and colored inks. It has been fun.
It sounds like interest in grate art is rather widespread and growing. We in Post Carding are indeed fortunate to be treated to this art media through your post cards.
Shirley Montgomery
NPCW Pen Pal
Morrison IL

Hello Bobbi,
Thanks for your NPCW Cards. I have no grates, only bricks from 500.
There’s beauty in everything. And flowers popping up thru a grate is so great!
Glad you are doing well in Fla. Keep it up.
My Best,
Lorene Swank
NPCW Pen Pal
Indianapolis IN

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