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Mountain Marvel

A design team upgrades a rural Virginia estate for a family of horse lovers—party barn included

City Living

A neglected property in Cleveland Park gets a fresh lease on life

Backyard Haven

Scott Brinitzer brings beauty and purpose to an amorphouse Arlington property

Moment of Zen

Katia Goffin creates a serene yoga retreat and meditation garden in DC’s Wesley Heights

Al Fresco Retreat

Landscape architect Richard Arentz reimagines fields of empty farmland near Easton, creating a versatile waterfront oasis

Private Spot

A natural pool and its lush surroundings celebrate the great outdoors

Project Profile

Mountain Marvel

For landscape architect Kevin Campion and architect Adam McGraw, the Purcellville project was special from the start. The Loudoun County estate sprawls over 200-plus acres of Virginia horse country, virtually […]

City Living

While renovating their stately, Georgian-style manse, the owners tasked Joseph Richardson and Adam Sexton of Joseph Richardson Landscape Architecture with reviving their underwhelming yard. They envisioned an overhaul that would […]

Backyard Haven

A steep ridge in Arlington, once considered unbuildable, presented a conundrum for landscape architect Scott Brinitzer. When the owners hired him to transform the lot into usable outdoor space, he […]

Moment of Zen

It’s hard to imagine a more fabulous birthday present: A DC client of Katia Goffin’s acquired and tore down his next-door neighbor’s house—in order to build a yoga studio and […]

Al Fresco Retreat

It is hard to fathom that this 25-acre waterfront property in Easton, replete with lush gardens, statuary, outbuildings, a pool and a tennis court, was once nothing but farmland. “It […]

Outdoor Escapes

Outdoor Escapes - Green Scene A clever plan transforms a useless slope into a chic outdoor party space. Read more...   Outdoor Escapes - Cutting Edge Inviting gardens embrace a renovated 1925 […]

Private Spot

Private Spot - A couple thinking outside the box approached Miles Barnard about designing a pool and gardens in a six-acre meadow on their verdant, 34-acre property near Chestertown, Maryland. […]

Cutting Edge

When landscape architect Scott Brinitzer was tapped to reimagine the gardens surrounding a 1925 Arlington bungalow, he jumped at the opportunity. Cutting Edge -  A major renovation was underway, spearheaded […]

Green Scene

Green Scene - After settling into their new McLean residence, a couple decided to address its steep, practically nonexistent backyard. The issue: The terrain began its descent toward pristine woodland […]

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, […]

Before+After: Landscape

“The house is almost totally surrounded by water,” says McHale’s Sandra Moffatt, who collaborated with Mike Miller on this Crownsville, Maryland, project. Located on the low-lying tidal ground of Peninsula […]

New Leaf

A Great Falls family who had updated their house turned to Surrounds, Inc., to revive their rundown property accordingly. “It was an opportunity to create a gorgeous new environment,” recounts […]

Rural Spirit

The nostalgic appeal of an old red barn weathering away in a field of tall grass is undeniable. The iconic timber structures colored a brownish-red hue retain all the magic […]

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