Archive for the 'winter interest' Category
We were recently engaged to do the design, installation, and maintenance for several lovely massive pots flanking the front entrance to The Country Club of Fairfax. These are combinations of pussy willow, curly willow, Redtwig Dogwood, dried hydrangea blossoms, and Virginia Juniper, along with Southern Magnolia tips. They are quite large (the larger containers have [...]
So I was very happy to learn that the residential clients for the project on Elmwood Avenue in historic Oak Park, IL wanted to move forward before things got really cold (and the ground unworkable). These past few weeks have been controlled insanity as a major renovation/addition project is ongoing at the house, so what’s [...]
I’m enjoying using this style for conceptual style presentations, I think the rendering allows the client a better feel for the possibilities of their design over a plan view in many cases. click photo for humongous version Previous entries on this design here & here
Peace on Earth , originally uploaded by greeneyedesignllc. From all of us at greeneyedesign to all of you, everywhere: A very happy & peaceful holiday, and a joyous, prosperous, and enlightening new year.
My years in bonsai and Japanese style gardening leaves me feeling like I have something to contribute to the discussion when one is addressing corrective pruning in old deciduous specimen trees. Please let me know what you think! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tf8tzPfsDD0
cucinellij_BACK1flickr, originally uploaded by greeneyedesignllc. The design is beginning to take a fuller shape.
(History of this space & design) Beginnings of the front bed which is enclosed by the semicircular driveway. There are a myriad of further layers of planting and textures to consider, most notably perennial choices, annual displays and compositions, containers, and sculptural elements (art, water features, etc.). click the image for humongous version closeup I [...]
Here is a down & dirty massing study for a proposed front entrance for one of my favorite clients: It’s a big change from the current situation, which is essentially a rudderless space for the past 40 years or so: It’s going to be spectacular.
You heard it here first: Stick artist Patrick Dougherty will come to Dumbarton Oaks to create one of his famous art installations sometime in September of 2010. I will assist as slave labor/sapling hauler/whatever I can do, and looking forward to it!