4400 acre property in sub-tropical zone 7b
30 acres of formal gardens and parks
Landscape and garden restoration and re-design
Master plan being executed over several phases including:
Gravel Parterre Terraces
Great Lawn Borders
Garden Rooms with themed plantings design
The Petronio Residency Center at Crow’s Nest is visionary choreographer and artistic director Stephen Petronio’s latest venture.
The potager is conceived to feed and engage resident artists who are on site for creative research. The maze-like garden grows organic produce for the artists in an interactive setting that allows them to sit on the raised bed’s built-in benches to socialize, contemplate and commune with nature.
Rustic/Industrial design to complement the residency architecture
Centrally sited feature with access from dancer’s wing residences, dance studio and main courtyard
24 Raised beds with sitting benches and trellises made of locally sourced Hemlock hardwood
Completely organic materials and growing techniques
Log Wall for mushroom cultivation
Mission: Re-grade disturbed site of new home to incorporate spaces for patios, decks, parking and gardens. The master plan includes a luxurious Ipe hardwood deck framed by a fieldstone sitting wall, scree garden, meditation spiral, lower terrace with native borders, amelanchier grove, and an expanded parking bay.
90 tons of boulders
25 pallets of Pennsylvania fieldstone
500 yards of topsoil
5000 native plants
The final master plan includes a poolside butterfly garden, private hot tub retreat, lavender ledge, woodland plantings, hilltop crabapple grove, sweeping beds of spring bulbs, custom deck planters, and a native rain garden to catch storm water runoff... All areas are planted for year-round interest!
Automatic entrance gate
Native rain garden and trench drain to catch storm water runoff
Private hot tub retreat
Tasteful low-voltage landscape lighting plan highlighting select hardscaping and plantings
Half an acre of typical suburban lawn replaced by glorious meadow plantings, now home to native plant communities and local wildlife.
-chemical free site prep using solarizing and manual weed removal
-5000 native grasses and herbaceous perennials
The pool area is now a focal point of this secluded property, transforming the site into a lush garden room and private oasis screening neighbor views.
New masonry steps and railings for a charming woodland retreat. The rustic design feels like it has always been part of the landscape and blends in with the cottage and setting.
Upgrade an aging courtyard with stylized Zen Mediation Garden inspiration using native plants, local fieldstone stepper path over river pebbles and custom boulder reflective basin. Native evergreen plant palette includes: Rhododendron maximum, Kalmia latifolia, Polystichum acrostichoides