Getting Ready to Wreck It

The days of the revolution are coming to our global communities and this day comes once a year, I call it the ” Revolutionary Day” or January 1st. I have to admit, this year I need to make some changes. Over the last two years, I have been working on a project with some friends. […]

Rockdale Saturdays

I have a lot of time on my hands while I work on a project in Rockdale, Texas. Some of you may ask the question, where is Rockdale? I did too. Rockdale is about 60 miles east of Austin, Texas. It is a small town with about 5500 people that live here. Some have asked, […]

New Orleans Care Package

I left New Orleans 4 weeks ago with 3 pairs of pants, 3 shirts and a laptop to move to Rockdale, Texas to work on a project building the largest high speed data center in the world. I have enjoyed the adventure and the people of Rockdale have made my experience incredible. I did give […]

When Creativity Get’s To Creative

In 2013, The Garden Gates has some amazing writers. They were talented, witty, and fast. What Chad Everett Harris learned ( yup, 3rd person nonsense) was the without the correct guidance, those keyboard wizard can get carried away. Take the case of the Palladio garden table and the creative article below. ” A dining table […]

Beautiful Planters

Elegant and decorative stone planters from The Garden Gates are the ultimate in outdoor decoration. Large outdoor planters and cast stone planters of all sizes by Campania International are high quality products and favored by both The Garden Gates’ customers and our landscape architects. Campania International’s expert workmanship and visually stunning designs goes into each […]

Mindset of Improvement

Flashback to 2010, Chad Everett Harris from The Garden Gates( I am that guy- writing in the third person) was writing articles, speaking at events across the country, and pushing the pedal to the floor building The Garden Gates retail business. Fast forward to 2019, things are a lot different. I, spend most of my […]

I Can See The Future

The article below as written in 2010 for a garden center magazine column that I had the pleasure of writing during a year long journey. I was inspired to search and challenge my ideas and my beliefs in the green industry. In 2015, I closed The Garden Gates retail store after not being able to […]