Backyard slate patio and fieldstone wall, Front yard gardens, refurbished and extended front yard wall. 750 tulips and daffodils put on a colorful show in early spring. Private residence, Larchmont, NY.
Overgrown shrubs were hiding this Victorian gem. We pruned existing shrubs that had merit and pulled the ones that had become huge and misshapen. Shrubs that have grown too large are a common problem for older suburban homes. Private residence, Larchmont Manor, NY.
Mature hollies screen out the neighbors, gardens tucked into rock outcrops, a side yard mosaic bluestone path and a fire pit and patio matched to an existing patio. Private residence, Rye, NY
Cottage garden, stone steps and patio, pond with 3 tiered waterfall, arbor and container plantings. Private residence, Mamaroneck, NY
Enhanced planting area around the memorial, creating a stone planter that wraps around the back. Plants' origins represent the major theaters of war. Phase I of a multi-year beautification plan. Public park, Mamaroneck, NY.
"The Kemper Memorial planters are fabulous! Your thoughtful selection of the plantings was another great idea and another reminder of just how fortunate we are to have your help." -Richard M. Kemper Memorial Park Preservation Fund Committee
Natural Bedford stone wall and rain garden captures roof runoff from the Bedford Town Hall rain gutter. Commercial property.
“Catherine provided endless support, well beyond any reasonable expectation. Her knowledge of gardens and rain gardens in particular runs deep and wide. I would highly recommend her for any garden design project.” Simon, Bedford, NY.
Native plants love this sunny hillside of this newly renovated home. We regraded the front, created a natural stone walkway, seeded a new lawn, and created a natural stone wall at the base of the hill, tucking plants among the rocks. Pictures are from the fall planting and the following spring. Private residence, New Rochelle, NY.
Gardens benefit from different textures, as well as colors. This low maintenance garden in soft purples and magentas will always have something in bloom throughout the season. Private residence, New Rochelle, NY.
This property was littered with construction debris and packed dirt. We regraded, adding organic compost, created new beds in front and back. The front beds are low to show off the magnificent porch details. Gravel driveway with Belgian block edging and apron. Year one of a multi-year project. Private residence, Larchmont, Westchester NY
A steep side yard is transformed into a woodland path. New perennials and trees were merged with mature shrubs. To counteract the effects of walnut trees, which send out a chemical inhibiting growth, a beloved boat, past service, is used as a planter. A berm is built up to prevent further walnut contamination, creating a little cove for the hammock. Private residence, Larchmont Manor, Westchester NY