The landscape design for this Lewisboro home respects the classic style of the house and highlights sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.  New trees, meadows, landscape plantings, and a herb garden provide seasonal interest. Native plant species that attract pollinators and support the local ecology. Collaborators: Dave Burleigh, Leslie Dock, George Labadze, Penn Grey, Beka …

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This Ridgefield, Connecticut homeowner requested a small terrace and garden next to her barn for a quite place to sit and read.  The landscape design includes a mix of native pollinator perennials and herbs.  The garden has become a favorite place for her and her dog to take in a close up view of hummingbirds, …

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Sweeping views of the Rhode Island Sound are the main feature of the new swimming pool at this ocean front house.  The landscape design received a Merit Award from the Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.  Native shrubs and herbaceous perennials create privacy and locally quarried granite and shell evoke are in …

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Entrance Garden

The landscape design for this cove house entrance incorporates a new courtyard alignment, enhanced with native crushed stone and steel edging. The newly planted black Tupelo, river birch, ferns, and wildflowers are native and deer resistant.  Architect: George Penniman Architects LLC.  Designed with Anne Penniman.  Photographs copyright Anne Penniman Associates LLC. .


Native gardens at Weekapaug Inn extend into the parking areas, and visitors to the Inn enjoy naturalist-guided walks and bird sightings. This client appreciated the beauty and benefit of a native buffer planting (required by a local ordinance) and embraced a proposal to expand the native palette into other areas of the landscape.  The landscape …

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Native coastal landscape plantings and constructed landforms at this Rhode Island bathhouse evoke the dramatic setting of the surrounding coastal dunes (and add the extra benefit of hiding an above-ground sand septic system) at this Rhode Island Bathhouse.  The landscape design received a Merit Award from the Connecticut Chapter of the American Association of Landscape …

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