LEWISBORO HOME

The overall strategy for this Lewisboro landscape design respects the classic style of the home and highlights sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.  The new landscape plantings also incorporate mostly native plant species that attract pollinators and support the local ecology. New trees, meadows, courtyard plantings, and a herb garden offer seasonal interest and enhance …

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OCEAN FRONT HOUSE

The new swimming pool at this ocean front house allows unobstructed views to the Rhode Island Sound.  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 character with the surrounding …

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KATONAH VILLAGE STATION GARDEN

It started with an idea. Dwight Brooks (Principal of Dwight Brooks Horticulturist) noticed that the landscape at the Katonah Village train station was in need of attention and he set out to improve the views.   As he says “I just got a bee in my bonnet.”  First, he organized a team of local Westchester landscape …

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RIDGEFIELD TERRACE GARDEN

This Ridgefield, Connecticut client 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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RIDGEFIELD BIRD LOVER

This Ridgefield, Connecticut bird lover requested a garden that she could enjoy while supporting beneficial insects and wildlife that have also found their home at the end of her wooded cul-de-sac. The newly planted river birch support several hundred species of butterflies and produce seeds and buds that are an important food sources for songbirds.  …

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CONNECTICUT RIVER COTTAGE

Entrance Garden

Landscape improvements to the entrance of this Connecticut River Waterfront Cottage incorporate native, deer resistant plantings including black tupelo, river birch and native ferns and forbs for a burst of fall color.  The new driveway entrance includes new alignment, new steel edging and native crushed stone paving to give the front of the home a …

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