Water, whether still or in motion, has so great an attraction for the lover of nature, that the most beautiful landscape seems scarcely complete without it.—Montagu Pollack Most waterfall landscape designs descend into a garden pond. … before being filtered and pumped back to the […]
We inspect new client properties to determine the following: Property size Identify possible obstructions Type of grass Levels of shade We then suggest an appropriate mowing schedule. We recommend leaving lawn clippings to help feed the lawn, but in the event of clumping or excessive clippings, we include bagging and removal. Additional Lawn Mowing services […]
It isn’t that I don’t like sweet disorder, but it has to be judiciously arranged.-Vita Sackville-West DESIGN/Ornamental Gardens All art is subjective. Garden style—be it looser and less controlled, or geometric, linear and pruned—is a matter of preference. And for many, a matter of […]
Color Therapy brings color into our lives – through ornamental gardens, annuals and other plantings.
Artful Exteriors, a program for clients in need of a collaborative, on-going creative experience, supports and sustains the evolving outdoor living space. Landscapes are built over time. We offer designs that are as flexible as they are fluid. Our designs respond to a property’s characteristics, and to a life-style’s demands in the most aesthetically pleasing and […]
I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.-Vincent Van Gogh DESIGN/Nightscapes Outdoor spaces, when lighted properly, are transformed at night. Even a small amount of lighting changes an outdoor space in a really dynamic way—especially when […]
The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.-Henry David Thoreau Design/Stone Walls
Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.-Jean Luis Borges DESIGN/Patios Patios make up a large part of your home’s curb appeal…your patio is the entrance to your home and can make […]
After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.-Oscar Wilde The “before” and “after” of this outdoor kitchen appear in Consumer Reports’ May 2013 article, “Reduce the size of your lawn–and your yard work.” For the full article and project photos, click […]
Stone or paver walkways can add elegance to any yard, are great near entrances and driveways or to reach far off places like a pond in the corner of the yard. Custom walkways can create an adventurous, winding maze of a garden path, or just be a simple route from the basement cellar to the side door.
Ambience of camping, mood in yard, focal point, anchor in space, extend short New England summers, even in summer months when temperatures rarely go below 60 degrees, a more subtle way of lighting exterior spaces, constant movement, constant change has relaxing effect, ambient beautiful light, maximize outdoor space, for every fiery association–summer camp cookouts, primitive life, even danger of fire…circular, social, build a party around it. destination for entertaining, permanent seating, area more comfortable as seasons change.