posted; 08/07/06 This is an overview of a 2nd year pond I installed for a Garden Center. Lots going on, I think it looks pretty good. The waterfall and stream enter in from the left. The pond is about 30×16 in dimension. Koi, the key is great filtration, and to not have overload-in other words […]Read More Waterfeature: Rick Anderson style
posted; 07/21/06 The inflatable soccer ball is a nice touch-don’t you think??? As you can see the aquatics are pretty much having their way and the water clarity looks pretty good-but the soccer ball . . . Here in the stream you can see where the grass is growing, this would drive most suburbanites absolutely […]Read More More on Yesterday’s Waterfeature.
posted; 07/20/06 The above image was taken on Monday. I had a chance to go through this neighborhood and inspect a job we had going in nearby. While there I decided to look in on a few others. I was most curious about this one. I was curious about how neglect and the influence of […]Read More Landscape Design Principles, Time.
posted; 06/10/06 On Thursday afternoon we had it all going on in trying to create some rolling berms for a residential project. Too often we let the given state of terrain act as a given and do nothing to enhance the typography.Read More Bulldozers, Bobcats, and mini Trac-hoes
posted; 05/00/06 Just some shots from the Conifer area at Hobby Nursery near Loudonville, Ohio They have a large selection of standards and other “focals” the hard part is to decide how to support these focals in the landscape-what is the best supporting cast??? These were taken last fall-I am going over next week to […]Read More Conifer Land
Secrest Arboretum in Wooster Ohio has the largest collection of Ornamental Crabapples in the world. This one: Malus rosseau is one of my favorites. Planted in 1954 the color on this tree is just outstanding, and the fragrance will just about knock you over. Truly a gorgeous tree. Secrest is a great place, for research, […]Read More Malus rosseau
This is a look at a 3 year old pond that I shot last summer. I maintained this pond the 1st two years enabling the pond to get off to a good start. My goal is to strive for a naturalistic look and feel to my work where it is hard to figure out where […]Read More Petasites hybrida, small pond
[China, the oldest boxwood I had ever seen.]Read More Man, what a Buxus