Preserving historical character

The client’s primary focus was to preserve the historical charm and character of the property. Many old garden areas that we intended to restore were overgrown with old shrubs or had poor soil. Many areas also did not have irrigation. We chose a plant list suitable for each area around the mansion. Some surviving plant…

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Tying spaces together

Ed Castro Landscape

Our company was invited to assist with the homeowners’ pool project. They already had teamed with a pool contractor but wanted us to help finalize the design of the pool and create a beautiful garden environment to tie the entire space together. Our team designed the pool and the surrounding environment to include the pool…

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‘Nature Smart’ and inspirational

The Fockele Garden Company

Smartville Garden is an outdoor classroom at a public elementary school where students, staff, parents and the community can experience the proven effects of nature on educational aptitude, health and wellbeing. Plant taxonomy and classification, water conservation, environmental awareness, nature science, and biology are taught via an instruction model that includes cross-connecting science, technology, engineering…

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Courtyard magic

Unique Environmental Landscapes

Texture and color bring balance to all seasons. During a renovation to the front of the house, the homeowner had created the “skeleton” of a courtyard but didn’t know how to pull it all together through landscaping. Her goal was for the area to be inviting 12 months out of the year. We convinced her…

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Stepping it up

Ruppert Landscape

First class landscape upgrade. Situated in the heart of Buckhead, Atlanta’s top business district, Alliance Center is comprised of two first-class office buildings. The tenants and their 2,500+ employees have access to a number of on-site amenities including covered parking, a fitness center, a restaurant, two cafés and more. Ultimately the owner/property management company wanted…

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Polishing a diamond in the rough

This 1911 Jonesboro home had a date with the bulldozer but thankfully her remodeling professional relayed to the owner how solid the structure was and how much of a shame it would be to demolish it. After deliberating on what to do with the house, the idea of an event center was born. Taken before…

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Relaxing seclusion

Because we had worked for several of their neighbors, the owners approached us to re-design their back yard. With their children older, the need for a large open lawn was less important, and the desire now was to have a quiet place to retreat. The new design positioned a water feature and sitting area mid-way…

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