Book Recommendation

Private Gardens of Connecticut – details

Here are some detail images from Private Gardens of Connecticut by Jane Garmey and all photographs by John M. Hall. Stone fountain covered in algae. The delicate plant is papyrus. Boxwoods in urns flank an opening in the hedge.  Clipped Hornbeam within a boxwood parterre. A natural waterfall with ferns, evergreens and moss. Large azalea (purple) with Peonies and a stone wall … READ MORE

Book Recommendation

Garden Library – Two Recommendations

This weekend I picked up two new books for my design library, Gardens of the Hudson Valley and Private Gardens of Connecticut. I recommend both books for your own library. Both books reflect gardens on a grand scale, but feature elements that can be applied to any size garden. Showcasing interesting mixing of plants, hardscapes and structures, the books include wide … READ MORE

Before and After

Before After – Small Modern Landscape

This is one of my favorite landscapes designs and installs that we have done. Mainly because within the small space, we were able to make a largenbsp;impact with the design and make every inch of the space usable for the home owner. br /br /div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”a href=”” imageanchor=”1″ style=”margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;”img border=”0″ height=”197″ i$=”true” src=”” … READ MORE


Weekend in Niagara Falls and Toronto

We had a wonderful time in Niagara Falls and Toronto this past weekend. The drive through old towns and vineyards was beautiful and the Falls were worthy of the trip. In front of our hotel was a beautiful garden –     Pleached Tilia hedge