Ryan Cole – Landscape architect; Ryan Cole Landscape Design Contracting Inc.

Guilty pleasure
Antique furniture

Way to spend a Saturday morning
Hiding away in my New Orleans pied-ŕ-terre, looking at books or tending the garden

Class in high school

Song on your iPod
“DJ Got Us Fallin’ in Love” by Usher

Most treasured possession
A large antique Renaissance painting over my sofa. I seem to enjoy it more each year.

Place for lunch
New York Bagel Co.

Spot to satisfy a sweet tooth
Anywhere I can get a soda, though I’m trying to stop.

Way to get yourself moving in the morning
A hot shower and loads of sunlight

My Kind of Garden by David Hicks

TV shows
HGTV’s Selling New York and Selling LA

Way to unwind
Watering plants and flowers, and hosing down a sidewalk

Childhood memory
Watching my grandfather in his garden, year after year, train and ?clip a topiary rabbit from a small bush into a life-size giant