Gallery – The Heart of the Garden
May 1, 2014
Water, moving or still, can be the True heart of a garden. Need Proof? Consider some liquid delights imagined by New England’s Landscape masters.
A small spill through a stone retaining wall provides the source for this rock-lined streamlet that meanders so charmingly across a suburban property not far from Boston.
Landscape Architect: Pressley Associates, Boston
Landscape construction: Schumacher-Companies, West Bridgewater, Mass.
An intimate seaside spa is the final destination in a sequence of five terraces that trace their course down this hillside site overlooking Vineyard Haven Harbor.
Landscape Architect: Kris Horiuchi, Horiuchi Solien, Falmouth, Mass.
Landscape Contractor: R. P. Marzilli & Company, Medway, Mass.
The trickle and plop of water as it descends from wall fountain to cistern is guaranteed to delight both the ear and eye of those lounging beneath this backyard pergola.
Landscape Architecture: Sudbury Design Group, Sudbury, Mass.
Trellis Construction and Installation: Walpole Outdoors, Walpole, Mass.
Lead Plaque and Basin: New England Garden Ornaments, Sudbury
It took careful planning indeed to engineer this water curtain’s single faultless sheet, which arcs unbroken from the wall’s bluestone cap to the surface of the welcoming pool below.
Landscape Architect: Katherine Field, Katherine Field and Associates, Newport, R.I.
Landscape Construction and Plantings: Fields of Dreams, Hopkinton, R.I., Aquidneck Landworks, Middletown, R.I., DaPonte’s Landscaping Services, Bristol, R.I.
Wilderness in its primal form, yet somehow improved, is the template for this serene pond in southern Maine.
Plantings: James McCain Garden Design, Portland, Maine
Pond Design and Construction: New England Landscapes, Scarborough, Maine