One of my favorite things to do on this blog is to profile recent projects. It's a fun opportunity to show what's possible, and maybe brag a little. … [Read more...] about One That Got Away: Challenging Retaining Wall in DC
I grew up in a 1950s ranch house in Rhode Island. It's the one in the photo above. You can see that there are two doors on the front of the house: the … [Read more...] about What’s behind door # 1? Helping guests find your front door
At 3 am I came back to bed. I love my dog, but I'm not a huge fan of the refusal to do anything on last outs but a frantic need to do it at 0300. The … [Read more...] about “You must only do big jobs” and other not-quite-accurate thoughts
One of the goals of this blog was to celebrate great, innovative design, and if it overlaps with landscaping? Even better, which is why I love sharing … [Read more...] about Wait, these landscape and garden tools for women aren’t pink and useless? Cool!
We visited our friends Stephen and Michael at Annefield Vineyards last year and I was a little jealous. Not only is their tasting room/house a … [Read more...] about Landscaping for Privacy and Better Neighborly Relations