"Western tradition has it that man's first home was a garden--east of eden--and we have tried to return ever since.... [A garden is] escape from summer heat, glare of cloudless sky. Garden as retreat, pool of water, leafy trees."

     --Lee Kelly, A Book of Gardens. 1987

 
Arch, pavers and fountain, stainless steel, 1987. Sited at Leland Iron Works.

Arch, pavers and fountain, stainless steel, 1987. Sited at Leland Iron Works.

 
Sir James Mcdonald memorial,  Elk Rock Garden, Portland Oregon Cor-Ten steel fountain, porcelain enamel pool rim, 1984.

Sir James Mcdonald memorial,  Elk Rock Garden, Portland Oregon

Cor-Ten steel fountain, porcelain enamel pool rim, 1984.

 
Private garden, Portland, Oregon Cor-Ten steel pavers, stainless steel fountain and arch elements, porcelain enamel pool rim. 1987.

Private garden, Portland, Oregon

Cor-Ten steel pavers, stainless steel fountain and arch elements, porcelain enamel pool rim. 1987.

 
Garden spiral Welded steel and porcelain enamel,. Sited at Leland Iron Works.

Garden spiral

Welded steel and porcelain enamel,. Sited at Leland Iron Works.

 
Borrowed Landscape Mild steel, stainless steel and porcelain enamel gate with wooden fence. Sited at Leland Iron Works.

Borrowed Landscape

Mild steel, stainless steel and porcelain enamel gate with wooden fence. Sited at Leland Iron Works.

 
Private fountain Stainless steel fountain element with porcelain enamel rim.

Private fountain

Stainless steel fountain element with porcelain enamel rim.

 
Heidi memorial, Overlook Park, Seattle, Washington Cor-Ten steel and porcelain enamel bird bath and seating area.  

Heidi memorial, Overlook Park, Seattle, Washington

Cor-Ten steel and porcelain enamel bird bath and seating area.

 

 
Springtime at Leland Iron Works Coberg Gate (foreground) and Susan's Song (rising above the plum trees) at Lee Kelly's studio.

Springtime at Leland Iron Works

Coberg Gate (foreground) and Susan's Song (rising above the plum trees) at Lee Kelly's studio.