TAG: garden

Cultivating an experience

August 19, 2015By
Gachina Landscape Management

A landscape firm’s large garden serves its staff and the community. Gachina Landscape Management in Menlo Park, Calif., has practiced sustainable gardening as part of some of its maintenance contracts for nearly a decade. It naturally parlayed those skills into its own project: a large garden area it calls The Farm. The Farm, launched in January 2014, is located about... read more

Big Picture: Garden oasis

April 15, 2015By

  LOCATION: Washington, D.C. COMPANY: Botanical Decorators, Olney, Md.  THE DETAILS: The clients wanted a modern garden to serve as the main entrance to their newly renovated townhouse. The space needed to accommodate the needs of three dogs, two cats and two urban professionals amid satisfying the uses of dining, cooking, entertaining and gardening. Botanical Decorators installed artificial turf for... read more

Big Picture: Child’s play

October 22, 2014By

  LOCATION: Myriad Botanical Gardens, Oklahoma City COMPANY: Ruppert Landscape, Laytonsville, Md. THE DETAILS: This project is a renovation of a 1977 installation by I.M. Pei., who modeled it after the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen. The renovation, designed by the Office of James Burnett and Murase Associates, pays homage to Oklahoma’s rich botanical heritage—while adding the sophistication of new urban... read more