Landscape architecture

How to Have a Beautiful Garden all Year Long

With a little thought, planning, and creativity, you can have a beautiful garden all year long—even in New England.

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The Joy of the Outdoors

Radical Chic At first glance, this expansive Nantucket property had everything its new owners needed. Still, a bit of tweaking was in order. The pool sat in a sunken area tucked between the home and the pool house, leaving no space at the rear of the house for the outdoor kitchen and spa the couple wanted. Front landscaping consisted of little more than a shell driveway and a lawn. Landscape

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Special Focus: Landscape Design 2018

Linear Progress Natural meadow and a forest of hemlock, oak, and birch make up much of the five acres that surround this contemporary dwelling in Lincoln, Massachusetts. The homeowners wanted the landscaping nearer the house to have a similar

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Dramatic Transformations Show the Power of Great Landscaping

Jim Douthit, owner of Wayland, Massachusetts-based landscape design firm a Blade of Grass, has one

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Five Questions: H. Keith Wagner

1. When is the best time for a client to hire a landscape architect? From day one. Homeowners will get…

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Louis Raymond: Visit this Tree at the Arnold Arboretum Before the Snow Melts!

Now that this is officially Boston’s snowiest winter ever, it was high time to lace up my boots, zip on…

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Beech Pruning

Louis Raymond: Winter Gardening

The best thing about February? It’s over. But until spring arrives in full force, I can’t just be a complete…

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