Landscape Design Ideas

Landscape Design Ideas

Small Landscape Project

One of my all time favorite projects we’ve completed is this small landscape installation in downtown Ridgefield. There are so many things I get excited about when we visit this property for our regular garden maintenance visits. For one, the house and location are awesome. The covered front porch, just feet from the sidewalks that …

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First design of the year. 2018

Although my taxes are still not done, most of the paperwork to start the year is complete. It’s now time to focus on the landscape designs that are on my plate for the 2018 season. My first design of the year is a small design for a Cape in Bridgewater that includes a new entry …

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Current Landscape Project in Washington

We are currently working on a landscape project in Washington. It’s an extension of a garden we installed a couple of years ago. The purpose of the first phase was to screen the neighbors house while borrowing a view rather than totally closing off the property. When designing the first phase, there was no thought …

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Landscape Ideas: The space under a deck

As a designer, the space under a deck is always a challenge. Over the years, we have created peastone patios and granite patios but we oftentimes stay away from any type of living landscape unless there is irrigation on site. An irrigation systems allows many more options. Here is a landscape that is drip irrigated …

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Landscapes for Historic Houses: Our Specialty

Clients often ask how I became involved with specializing in landscapes for historic houses. If you too are curious, grab your beverage of choice and read on.  I hope you enjoy this rather long story. I’ve always loved the classic lines of period architecture.  I grew up in one of the oldest, if not the …

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Landscape Idea: Cost Efficient Retaining Walls

Retaining walls coming in all different shapes and sizes and are used in the landscape to retain soil, usually creating a more level, usable space above the wall. If you’ve had to dig a hole lately, you know that Connecticut soils are filled with rocks. Since rocks are so plentiful, why not use them right? …

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