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Extra! Extra! DesignNJ magazine June/July 2017

When the catastrophe that was Hurricane Sandy hit the Jersey Shore in 2012, builders were in the early stages of construction of a Seaside Park home. Though this particular plot of land was spared the worst of Sandy’s fury, the storm was a devastating reminder of the vicissitudes of Mother Nature. Keeping that in mind, […]

Plant of the Month: Adirondack Crabapple

With a mature width of only 10-12’ and height of 16-18’, the Adirondack Crabapple is the perfect ornamental tree for narrow spaces and formal gardens.  This “crab” is profusely covered with dark carmine red buds in the spring that explode into fragrant, elegant white “apple blossom” flowers. It is one of the heaviest flowering crabapples […]

Beautiful Ideas: The Magical Nature of Water

Lastly, integrating a pond and waterfall into a steep unusable or unsightly sloped portion of your property allows you to turn a negative into a positive and create a focal point and/or new favorite hideaway in the garden. It is possible to integrate the functional areas of your yard into the sloping section(s) by constructing […]