ISSUE 11  |  Emerald Isle

Architects’ Roundup: 10 Emerald Green Gardens

March 15, 2015 10:00 AM

BY Meredith Swinehart

Though there’s green in nearly every garden, we love it when the color gets a solo show. Here, we gathered ten gardens from members of the Remodelista + Gardenista Architect/Designer Directory featuring shades of green, front and center.

Above: In this Brooklyn garden by Kim Hoyt Architect, a fieldstone walkway is planted with creeping thyme and other ground cover plants. See the entire project in Before & After: A Brooklyn Townhouse with a Double-Wide Garden. Photograph by Dan Wonderly.

Above: A stone pathway looks both ordered and wild in this Bridgehampton, New York garden by Gunn Landscape Architecture. Find more from Gunn in Expert Advice: 10 Best Low-Maintenance Houseplants.

Above: We love the layers upon layers of green in this garden from Greenwich, Connecticut-based Doyle Herman Design Associates. Another image from this extravagant project starts off our roundup in The Grandes Dames: 10 Stately Gardens from the Gardenista Gallery.

Above: Beacon, NY-based Susan Wisniewski Landscape filled this sprawling Hudson Valley farm with gardens that look like they’ve been there forever. See more from the designer in The Grandes Dames: 10 Stately Gardens from the Gardenista Gallery.

Above: A row of grasses divides the lawn from the terrace in this Vermont residential garden by Wagner Hodgson. Photograph by Westphalen Photography

Above: For the garden of this Connecticut country home, NYC-based Robin Key Landscape Architecture chose green shrubs and perennials for their deer resistance. Photograph by Francine Fleischer.

Above: NYC-based Rumsey Farber removed hundreds of invasive plants on this Greenwich, Connecticut property and replaced them with native trees and shrubs to protect a nearby low-lying wetland.

Above: Water flows through a woodland understory in this St. David’s, Pennsylvania garden designed by Stephen Stimson Associates. Learn more about Stimson’s work on Remodelista in Required Reading: Ten Landscapes by Stephen Stimson Associates. Photograph by Rob Cardillo.

Above: Hess Landscape Architects embraced the woodland surrounding this Villanova, Pennsylvania home that was once the domestic quarters of an historic estate. The property transitions from house to woodland via a generously planted garden with meandering pathways. Photograph by Stephen Govel.

Above: NYC-based landscape designer and artist Paula Hayes filled this seaside garden with mostly native, monochromatic plants, designed in collaboration with Edmund Hollander Landscape Architects and Cook + Fox Architects. See more of Hayes’ work on Gardenista in Let Twilight Linger: 10 Early Evening Gardens from the Gardenista Gallery. Photograph by Béatrice de Géa.

Find more green in Seeing Green: Architects Pick the Best Exterior Green Paints; Fields of Green: 5 Favorite Lawn Substitutes; and, on Remodelista, Paints & Palettes: Modern Green.