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Ardell Scartaccini, New Mexico Glass Garden

Ardell Scartaccini (b. 1927) / Fabrizio (b. 1962) and Linda (b. 1961)

Sandia Park, New Mexico
Richard Richardson, Three Sisters Sanctuary

Richard Richardson (b. 1948)

Goshen, Massachusetts
Veijo Rönkkönen

Veijo Rönkkönen (1944-2010)

Parikkala, Finland
William Clark, Junk Yard Robots

William “Robot Man” Clark (b. 1956)

Buena, New Jersey
Florence Deeble, Rock Garden

Florence Deeble (1900-1999)

Lucas, Kansas
Margaret’s Grocery and Market

Reverend Harmon D. Dennis (March 25, 1916 – September 6, 2011) and Margaret Dennis (February 8, 1916 – October 7, 2009)

Vicksburg, Mississippi
Adolphe-Julien (Abbé) Fouré, Les Rochers Sculptés (The Sculpted Rocks)

Adolphe-Julien (Abbé) Fouré (1839-1910)

Saint-Malo, France
Ed Root sculptures, Kansas Grassroots Art Association

Ed Root (1869-1959)

Wilson, Kansas
John Medica, Castles and Garden

John Medica

Santa Rosa, California
Emil & Veva Gehrke, Whirligigs

Emil (1902-1980) and Veva Gehrke

Grand Coulee, Washington
Duke Cahill, Yard art (statues and assemblage fence)

Duke Cahill (b. 1920)

Sacramento, California
Romano Gabriel, Wooden Garden (Gabriel's Garden)

Romano Gabriel (1896-1977)

Eureka, California
Francisco del Rio Cuenca, Casa de las Conchas (“House of Shells”)

Francisco del Rio Cuenca (1926-2010)

Montoro, Spain
Cathérine Moreno, "Le musée de l'artiste"  (The Artist's Museum)

Cathérine Moreno (b. 1970)

Vic-Fezensac, France
Louis le Roy, Ecokathedraal (Eco-Cathedral)

Louis le Roy (1924-2012)

Mildam, The Netherlands
Xicu Cabanyes, Bosc de Can Ginebreda (The Forest at Can Ginebreda)

Xicu Cabanyes (b. September 28, 1946)

Porqueres, Spain
Nek Chand, Children’s Museum

Nek Chand

Washington, District of Columbia
Charles Pecqueur

Charles Pecqueur (1908-1990)

Ruitz (Nord-Pas-de-Calais), France
Ted Townsend, Tool fence

Ted Townsend (1889-1970)

Hennessey, Oklahoma
John Orgon, Scott Pterodactyl, and Homemade Parachutes Productions, Art House

John Orgon, Scott Pterodactyl, and Homemade Parachutes Productions

New Orleans, Louisiana
Giant Whirligigs

Riverside, Washington
Demetrio Braceros, Cayuga Park

Demetrio Braceros

San Francisco, California
Didier Lobert de Bouillon Viéville, Donjon (Dungeon)

Didier Lobert de Bouillon Viéville (b. August 13, 1934)

Saint-Germain-sur-Avre, France
André Hardy, Le Jardin Extraordinaire/The Extraordinary Garden

André Hardy (1921 – 2013)

Saint-Quentin-les-Chardonnets, France
Robert Vasseur, “La Maison de vaiselle cassé” (“The broken crockery house”)

Robert Vasseur (1908-2002)

Louviers, France
Francisco González Grajera, Capricho de Cotrina (“Cotrina’s Whimsy”)

Francisco González Grajera (b. 1935)

Los Santos de Maimona, Spain
Mrs. Letha Shepard, Garden

Mrs. Letha (George H.) Shepard

Wichita, Kansas
James V. Lafferty, Jr., "Lucy" - Elephant Shaped Building

James V. Lafferty, Jr.

Margate City, New Jersey
Craig McGuire, Yard Show

Craig McGuire (b. 1946)

Depew, Oklahoma
Malda Reda and Walter Larsen, Home and garden

Malda Reda Larsen (circa 1915 – 1990)

Kewanee, Illinois
Filippo Bentivegna, Castello Incantado [Enchanted Castle]

Filippo Bentivegna (1888-1967)

Sciacca, Italy
Dianne & Lew Harris, Tenth Wonder of the World

Dianne Harris (b. 1951) and Lew Harris (b. 1939)

Los Angeles, California
Louis Foo Lee, Louis Lee's Rock Garden (Oriental Rock Garden).

Louis Foo Lee (1913-2006)

Phoenix, Arizona
Elias F. Stenman, The Paper House

Elias F. Stenman (? – 1942)

Rockport, Massachusetts
Edmundas Vaiciulis, Puodų namas (The Pan House)

Edmundas Vaiciulis (b. 1959)

Žagarė, Lithuania
José María Garrido, Museo del Mar "Las Caracoles"

José María Garrido, b. 1925

Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain
Josep Sala i Prat, Granja La Riviera [“The River” Farm]

Josep Sala i Prat (b.1928)

Borrassà, Spain
Antoine Puéo, La Maison Fleurie

Antoine Puéo (1892-1965)

Lézignan-Corbières, France
Clarence Schmidt, Journey's End and House of Mirrors

Clarence Schmidt (1897-1978)

Woodstock, New York
Anton Flatoff, Tony’s Fan Fair

Anton “Tony” Flatoff (1914; death ca 1995)

Stevens Point, Wisconsin

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