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Landscapes of the Month: Preserving and Restoring a Central Texas Ecosystem

Central Texas is a prime area for development, but this 11-acre nature park has been preserved, allowing locals and area visitors to enjoy the mixed-grass prairie that once dominated the region. From the design development through the installation phase, Twistleaf, based in Austin, Texas, has been at the heart of making this endangered ecosystem come to […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Solving Drainage Issues with a Sustainable Solution

When the project began, this Philadelphia backyard was nothing more than a sloped yard of turf with drainage issues. However, GreenWeaver Landscapes, based in Lenni, Pennsylvania, quickly transformed the space into an inviting and functional garden with water features, natives, and a spacious patio. Jennifer Nichols, president of GreenWeaver Landscapes, says winning a 2023 Gold […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Revitalizing a Downtown Educational Ecosystem

In the heart of Springfield, Illinois, you’ll find a reinvented landscape that provides education and enjoyment for locals and visitors. The original landscape for this site was installed over 50 years ago to help people understand the importance of watersheds. As time passed, the existing concrete fountains and water sources began to deteriorate, requiring lots […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Blending the Interior with the Exterior

Many clients wish to have their home’s interior and exterior style match, and this contemporary house is a prime example. Named for its extensive glass doors, ‘A Glass Act’ has the modern style the owners want in their dream home. This project began as the family was renovating the home’s interior. However, they also wanted […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Crafting a Ranch for Retirees

Soil is a crucial part of any landscape, and this home near Dallas is no exception. The owners of the newly constructed Westlake Ranch desired a unique landscape they could enjoy during retirement, so they called Neil Bales, president and CEO of LandPatterns Inc., and his team to install the new landscape and provide future […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Adding Value to a Barren Landscape

Nestled in the suburbs of Chicago is a picturesque French home that was purchased by the current owners in 2016. Until recently, this house had a barren landscape that provided little value for the family. After buying the home, the owners began extensive renovations that changed the home’s look. They also wanted to enhance the […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Caring for ‘Baseball Heaven’

Located in St. Louis, Missouri, Busch Stadium is home to the Cardinals, and each spring, it receives millions of visitors. The client desires for the ballpark’s visitors to have an overall good experience each time they visit, and to do this, the atmosphere inside and outside of the park is taken into consideration. The client […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Crafting a Seaside Retreat

Located in Duxbury, Massachusetts, this client desired a landscape that would look appropriate with their renovated classic home. They wanted a gracious entry sequence with a dry stacked front wall and reclaimed materials to go with the age of the house. They aspired for the backyard to include a variety of spaces for relaxing, entertaining, […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Creating a Paradise in Nature

Located in Middletown, Rhode Island, is a historic farmhouse and studio built in 1870 and used by a famous 19th-century stained glass artist and painter. For this property, the client wanted a cohesive landscape with endless horticultural diversity and to express a generational appreciation for nature. The clients are incredibly passionate about plants and avid […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Creating a Healing Environment for a Health Care Facility

Located in Kansas City, Kansas, this client desired to create a world-class healthcare facility that could house multiple divisions with their healthcare delivery system. The state-of-the-art medical facility is designed to provide flexibility and scalability to the healthcare community as well as use sustainable development and landscape techniques to shrink the effect on the environment […]

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