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Landscapes of the Month: Bringing a Pastoral Estate Into the 21st Century

Landscape Creations of RI, based in Saunderstown, Rhode Island, was able to take a property in Little Compton, Rhode Island, that features a 250-year-old farmhouse, barn and horse paddock, and restore it to its former glory. The site is the summer residence of a family that lives in Boston the rest of the year. They […]

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Photo: Tim McAuliffe

Landscapes of the Month: Complete Landsculpture Creates Pool Garden Oasis

When an interior designer client was referred to Complete Landsculpture, based in Dallas, Texas, they at first just wanted a landscape garden design for their backyard. However, after the company took the client to visit another one of their recent projects, they decided they wanted to add a pool to the design as well. Tim […]

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Photo: Kimber Johnson

Landscapes of the Month: Designing Gardens with Both Form and Function

When one of Landmark Landscapes, Inc.’s clients reached out to them about their degrading patio on a bluff what started out as one project ultimately turned into three unique spaces that combined form and function. The homeowners had hired Landmark in the past for some small enhancement projects, but it was after the company had […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Cultivating a Green Oasis in the City

Nestled between Circa Center Tower and 30th Street Station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is Drexel Square, a privately-owned, publicly-accessible park open year-round. The 12,064 square-foot Elliptical Lawn is the focal point of Drexel Square. It provides a reprieve for visitors in busy downtown Philadelphia where they can gather, relax or enjoy a meal. Park tables surround […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Landscape Creations of RI Blends New with the Old

In Little Compton, Rhode Island, you can find a new home nestled in a field with extensive stone walls that appears to have been there for years. This homeowner had grown up in the area and spent time riding horses on the property as a child. It was a place she had always wanted. Landscape […]

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Photo: Ruppert Landscape

Landscapes of the Month: Maintaining a Sustainability-Focused Campus

Ruppert Landscape has been caring for one of the largest data centers in the world, Digital Realty, located in Ashburn, Virginia, since 2016. The campus is 173 acres and has doubled in size since the company first took on the client. The property has 13 office buildings that are connected by a series of sidewalks […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Creating a Multi-Dimensional Outdoor Space

A client in Freeland, Maryland, met with Lehnhoff’s Landscaping LLC to discuss how to create a multi-dimensional outdoor living space off the rear of their home. The property was a blank slate as the landscaping and hardscaping were nonexistent before. The client wanted to maintain the sightlines of their pastures while creating privacy from neighbors […]

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Photo: Tyner Tew

Landscapes of the Month: Maintaining and Updating the Imperial Center

One of Southeast’s largest commercial office parks, the Imperial Center in Durham, North Carolina, features 4.4 million square feet of office, warehouse, flex and retail space spread across 456 acres. The client was seeking improved customer service, communication and landscape quality and hired GreenView Partners, based in Raleigh, North Carolina. “With the communication and all […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Rooftop Refuge in Colorado

The three-story property on a corner lot overlooking Washington Park in Denver, Colorado, offered Lifescape Colorado a number of maintenance challenges. Lifescape has been maintaining this property since 2018 and their work earned them a Silver Award in the 2020 Awards of Excellence for residential landscape management. Dan DeGrush, senior landscape architect for Lifescape Colorado, […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Estate Gardens in Fairfax, Virginia

An existing client of Chapel Valley Landscape Co. hired the company to handle an installation project on a wooded lot that was formerly the home of three different residences. Sterns Lott, business development executive for Chapel Valley, says they have worked for this family on several other projects over the last couple of decades, including […]

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