The garden surrounds a 1730's stone house in PA. The garden was planted to give year round interest, utilizing a variety of shrubs and perennials. The garden is terraced down from street level at the front of the house to a creek at the rear. The planting style is reminiscent of an English country garden, where planting groups have and informal naturalistic form.
Turtle Bay Terrace
Terrace Design for the Turtle Bay Apartment including furniture layout, custom planter design and awnings. The planting design incorporates plants that tolerant of the harsh climatic conditions an exposed high rise terrace suffers, there is an automatic irrigation system to make maintenance simple.
A garden layout filled with plants to give year round interest with varied color and form. The pool both creates a vista from the garden room and reflects light into the interior of the house.
Naturalistic Woodland Garden
A garden designed for avid gardeners, it blends a highly maintained area in the immediate vicinity of the house, including herbaceous borders and lawns with a naturalistic woodland garden on the banks of a brook. This then blends into the surrounding farmland
A significant element of this project was to create a vegetable and flower garden protected from deer and bears. We achieved this by enclosing it in a decorative trellis that incorporated a vermin proof mesh. We also created a pergola to lead visitors to the main entrance. The house is surrounded by woods so we needed to blend our plantings with the surroundings to make a naturalistic tradition from maintained to wild. We also designed a rustic bridge linking the garden to woodland hiking trails.
A compact garden designed to provide a variety of spaces and environments with low maintenance planting. Year round interest is created by using evergreen shrubs for the main structural elements and colorful perennials for seasonal variety.
A large garden designed to complement a recently renovated and extended house, it creates views from the main rooms with year round interest from a variety different plant forms. The garden is both a continuation of the living space and a child friendly play area.