Debra Prinzing

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kathy’s tower

Designed and built by John Akers, this “tower” on a platform is Kathy Fries’s glorious garden folly



“A folly is often thought of as an extravagant structure built as a conversation piece or a sculptural element in the landscape, typically without any functional purpose.”

Source:, online architectural dictionary

knot garden

Here’s what you see from Kathy’s “folly” – a crisply-trimmed knot garden, based on a Medieval design