Native Contemplation Garden - Copake NY
Mission: Re-grade disturbed site of new home to incorporate spaces for patios, decks, parking and gardens. The master plan includes a luxurious Ipe deck framed by a fieldstone sitting wall, scree garden, meditation spiral, lower terrace with native borders, amelanchier grove, and an expanded parking bay.
350 tons of boulders,
25 pallets of Pennsylvania fieldstone
500 yards of topsoil
5000 native plants
Kent Hilltop Property
Client mandate: Flowers! The final master plan includes a poolside butterfly garden, private hot tub retreat, lavender ledge, woodland plantings, hilltop crabapple grove, sweeping beds of spring bulbs, custom deck planters, and a native rain garden to catch storm water runoff... All areas are planted for year-round interest
Half an acre of typical suburban lawn replaced by glorious meadow plantings now home to teaming local wildlife.
North Salem Poolside Plantings
The pool area is now a focal point of this secluded property, Transforming the site in to a lush garden room and private oasis screening neighbor views.
Carmel Woodland Steps
A charming woodland retreat needed new masonry steps and railings... The rustic design feels like it has always been part of the landscape and blends in with the cottage and setting.
Red Barn Bakery
Red Barn Bakery needed a inviting makeover and buffer from the busy commuter parking areas. The design includes a gravel garden with grasses and culinary herbs a shaded woodland garden, annual window planters and Boxwood topiaries anchoring the storefront foundation planting.
Upgrade an aging courtyard with stylized Zen Mediation Garden inspiration using native plants, local fieldstone stepper path over river pebbles and custom boulder reflective basin. Native evergreen plant palette includes: Rhododendron maximum, Kalmia latifolia, Polystichum acrostichoides