Outdoor Living

The Great Outdoors: Landscapes as Special as the Houses they Surround

A Prescription for Privacy The homeowners loved their house for its wooded neighborhood, which lies conveniently close to Boston, but…

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Small Treasure

City living conjures images of close-set buildings on postage-stamp lots with views of the neighbors’ houses or the high fences…

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Gregory Lombardi Design

A Light Touch

Even the most effortless-looking landscape can have a problematic backstory. Behind what looks like the unfettered beauty of nature may…

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Natural Selection

A simple plan in sync with its surroundings makes for an unencumbered but effective shoreline landscape design. Sometimes residential landscapes…

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Sun Spot

The homes on Nantucket vary in scale and style, but according to architect Lisa Botticelli, they’re all clad in one…

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Gallery – Porches, Patios, Decks, and Terraces

Serene East and West meet gently on the North Shore of Massachusetts, where a depression in this shingled dwelling’s rocky…

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Traditional Urban Garden

American Classic

Gorgeous women choose clothes that highlight their attributes, not upstage them. Too many frills, too much finery could detract from…

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Gallery – The Heart of the Garden

Flowing A small spill through a stone ­retaining wall provides the source for this rock-lined streamlet that ­meanders so charmingly…

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suburban boston landscape design

Special Focus: Landscape Design

Simply Sublime This is the iconic Cape Cod summer home, a place where extended family and friends descend for weekends…

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Cynthia Knauf

Perfect Harmony: Inventive Landscape Design in Vermont

An inventive landscape designer surrounds a house with a composition of color and texture that’s beautifully in tune with the fields, forests, and mountains of north central Vermont.

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Natural Evolution

  Some artists know what they’re going to paint the minute they put brush to canvas. Others claim their work…

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