CONNECTICUT RIVER HOUSE RAIN GARDEN

This river house rain garden is designed to capture and purify roof water run off.  New woodland plantings include scarlet oake, red oak, white oak, sugar maple, black tupelo, serviceberry, dogwood and native forbs (new woodland walking trails photographed under construction).  The landscape design received an Honor Award from the Connecticut Chapter of the American …

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OCEAN FRONT HOUSE

This mathematician client requested a landscape design that would incorporate a perfectly proportioned (golden-ratio) swimming pool.  The pool’s infinity edge and pool walls allow unobstructed views to the coastal landscape and Rhode Island Sound beyond.  The landscape design received a Merit Award from the Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.  Native shrubs …

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RHODE ISLAND BATH HOUSE

The landscape design for this Rhode Island bath house includes native, coastal plantings and constructed landforms that evoke the dramatic setting of the surrounding coastal dunes (and add the extra benefit of hiding an above ground sand septic system).  The landscape design received a Merit Award from Connecticut Chapter of the American Association of Landscape …

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WEEKAPAUG INN

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 design received an Honor Award from the Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.  The new gardens at the …

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RIDGEFIELD GARDEN

This client requested a small garden for a quiet place to sit and read next to her barn in Ridgefield, Connecticut.  We proposed a diverse mix of perennials and shrubs including native blue star, purple coneflower and Culver’s root.  She says it has become her favorite place for a close up view of hummingbirds, butterflies …

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RIDGEFIELD BIRD LOVER

This Ridgefield, Connecticut bird lover requested a garden that she and her family 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, they also produce seeds and flower buds that are important …

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