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Timeless Retreat

Long-lived plantings lend depth and beauty to a Bethesda garden

Set in Stone

Architect David Jameson brings a client’s vision to life in a bold, modern residence in The Plains, Virginia, overlooking the Blue Ridge

Checklist: Landscape

The ins and outs of planning an outdoor kitchen

Moment of Zen

An elaborate pool scape 
transforms a Great Falls 
backyard into a serene oasis

Before+After: Landscape

McHale Landscape Design creates streamlined outdoor spaces for a residence on the Severn River

New Leaf

Surrounds, Inc., devises a lush backyard oasis on a Great Falls property

Landscape Design

ZEN Associates, Ltd.
Natty Nest

Natty Nest - Looking out at a mesmerizing stretch of Maryland’s South River, it’s easy to imagine halcyon days spent in quiet contemplation. David and Margaret Condit had more social pursuits […]

California Dreaming

California Dreaming - A premium lot on a hillside in Northwest DC lured a businessman and his wife—despite the 1954 fixer-upper on the property. They intended a major redo to […]

Best in Show

The Excellence in Landscape Awards, sponsored by the Landscape Contractors Association of Maryland, DC and Virginia, recognizes exceptional garden design throughout the region. This annual competition is judged by industry […]

Timeless Retreat

Timeless Retreat - One of the qualities that sets a mature landscape apart from a recently planted garden is the abundant tangle of plant material. It takes labor-intensive pruning, clipping, […]

Savvy Solution

Savvy Solution - When landscape architect Blake Dunlevy of D.A. Dunlevy first encountered a client’s backyard in Kensington’s historic district, he had to look beyond a water-logged slope where groundcover struggled […]

Play Scape

Play Scape - For a backyard reinvention in McLean, landscape architect Howard Cohen of Surrounds, Inc., had to engage in subtraction before he could add amenities. Dozens of truckloads of dirt […]

Work of Art

Work of Art - A setting at the edge of a forest can be a starting point for a successful garden. With an acre and mature trees already framing the property, […]

Fresh Look

Fresh Look - WOOD LOOK MoistureShield’s latest contribution to decking is Meridian, a capped, wood-plastic composite material that applies the company’s patented Solid Core moisture protection to a surface that looks […]

Set in Stone

Set in Stone - In a verdant patch of Fauquier County, life gallops along at the speed of a polo pony. So it seems incongruous that the clock would all but […]

Perfect Symmetry

Something magical happens during the drive past fields of sunflowers and acres of verdant farmland toward Still Waters Farm, the name former owners gave this property nestled near the tranquil […]

Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone - Everyone has a comfort zone. Whether indoors or out, in a book or on a hike, the key to this sanctum is knowing when you’ve arrived. For a […]

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