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Garden design  // Beginning concepts to garden design

The Benefits Of Evergreens In The Winter Landscape, Placement and Balance of Forms

The Benefits Of Evergreens In The Winter Landscape, Placement and Balance of Forms

The benefits of evergreens in the winter landscape are obvious but the question remains, are you considering the balance and long term form of that developing evergreen in the overall design and spacial relationship on your property? This is the question that needs to be addressed as I demonstrate through pictures both good and bad […]

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Garden Landscape Design Companies, How do you choose the one for you?

Garden Landscape Design Companies, How do you choose the one for you?

DO NOT JUDGE A GARDEN LANDSCAPE DESIGN COMPANY BY WHAT YOU SEE IN A NEWLY PLANTED, NEWLY INSTALLED PROPERTY. I just viewed an advertisement in a local marketing paper for a landscape and Masonry company. I went to their website and was embarrassed to view the pictures they chose to put on their website to […]

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Springtime Flower Garden Designs For Long Island, NY and The Woodland Garden

Springtime Flower Garden Designs For Long Island, NY and The Woodland Garden

JUST PUT IT IN THE GROUND! I know it’s not that simple. I have been sitting around for days wondering how I would begin this article. I can’t begin to tell you how many times I wrote a few sentences down only to be disgusted by my ideas, the language, the approach and especially the […]

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Plants Emerging In February (surprise)

Plants Emerging In February (surprise)

Snow here and snow there, we look around and see snow everywhere. Dr. Suess should have written a story where his characters were engulfed and surrounded with snow. The rhythm and rhyme of everything snowy. Well he didn’t write it, but here in the northeastern part of the United States, specifically, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York […]

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The Garden Walk, Gardens All Around (surrounded by life)

The Garden Walk, Gardens All Around (surrounded by life)

I have been trying to get this idea out of my head and into words for months and now I have a place to begin. Looking out into the winter landscape clarity came over me. I have learned over the years how many people need a visual, a picture or drawing, of what an architect […]

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A Room With A View; What do you see when you look out your windows?

A Room With A View; What do you see when you look out your windows?

Hey, good morning to everyone. It is crazy that for at least a week, I have had this idea in my head (looking out your windows , what do you see) and I have not taken the time to document it. I live here on Long Island in New York, and throughout the year, the […]

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