OCEAN FRONT HOUSE

The infinity edge pool of this ocean front house allows unobstructed views to the Rhode Island Sound.  The landscape plantings incorporate coastal shrubs and herbaceous perennials to create privacy.  This award winning landscape design features locally quarried granite and crushed shell materials in character with the surrounding New England setting.  The swimming pool design is …

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RIVER HOUSE RAIN GARDEN

This river house rain garden is designed to capture and purify roof water run off.  The landscape design includes native blueberry, winterberry, inkberry and sensitive fern.  New woodland plantings include scarlet and red oak, white oak, sugar maple, black tupelo, serviceberry, flowering dogwood and native forbs and ferns which provide a rich source of food …

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BATH HOUSE

Down the road from Weekapaug Inn, renovations for the local bath house provided additional opportunities for native plantings. Landforms evoke the drama of the surrounding dunes and add the extra benefit of hiding an above ground sand septic system. Granite and crushed stone from local quarries provide the paving stone. Architect: Arris Design Inc. and …

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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 plantings into other areas of the landscape design. As a result, the native palette extends all the way into the parking areas and visitors to the Inn enjoy naturalist-guided walks and …

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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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