Good design is rooted in observation. Ruth listens carefully to her clients wants and needs, as well as those of their land. Choosing the right plant for the right place is an artful and studious process honed by dedication.
Proper planting techniques are necessary in establishing a healthy and beautiful garden from the start. Our knowledgeable gardeners take great care in every essential aspect of your next garden installation.
Pruning, weeding, watering, fertilizing, and transplanting all require skills developed through years of professional experience. Well trained hands and the knowledge to guide them will assure a healthy garden throughout the seasons.
Backyards can become battlegrounds where Knotweed, Bittersweet, and Black Swallow-Wort are formidable thugs. Left to themselves, these species would quickly spread and suffocate our gardens, trees, and even our homes.
Gardens can provide food, water, and cover for beautiful pollinators, mammals and birds and help restore precious habitat. Even small spaces in urban neighborhoods can be nourishing ecosystems. Discover life’s abundance right outside your door.
From raised bed vegetable gardens to seamlessly integrated edibles incorporated into flower garden design, possibilities for growing truly local food abound in your home garden. Feed your family delicious and nutritious homegrown treats.
The harsh and particular conditions of exposed coastal areas require plants that are tolerant of a specific set of limitations. Years of experience with coastal gardens present me with all the working knowledge needed for designing exceptional seaside gardens.
Adaptable design at its best. Alleviate erosion, staunch runoff water pollution, and stop local flooding while replenishing the water table. Keep clean, fresh rainwater out of the sewer system and help preserve our natural water systems by implementing this sustainable design.