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custom fences and pergolas in New England
Posted May 31 at 11:13 AM in by Sandy Giardi
Glorious Gardens: Made in the Shade Colonial Fence Co To add romance to the pool garden and grounds of a Colonial style home, Colonial Fence Co. was enlisted to handcraft a custom pergola to serve as an alfresco extension of the residence. The alluring, open-air space allows the homeowners to maximize their enjoyment of the lush landscape and shade themselves from the sun. While it may look as...
landscape architecture landscape contractor landscape construction
Posted May 30 at 4:17 PM in by Sandy Giardi
Glorious Gardens: Pond's Edge Estate Dan Gordon Landscape Architects Dan Gordon Landscape Architects was the firm behind the rebirth of the celebrated Haffenreffer Garden, named for its former owner and avid gardener, Marion Haffenreffer. Once a regular stop on local garden tours and often enjoyed by groups hailing from the Harvard School of Design and Arnold Arboretum, the historic garden had...
New England landscape architecture design and maintenance
Posted May 30 at 3:33 PM in by Sandy Giardi
Glorious Gardens: New England Estate Landscape Architecture by Pellettieri Associates, Inc. Set on a stunning seven-acre former orchard in New Hampshire, Pellettieri Associates, Inc. gave a grand new estate a landscape of equal merit. The mission of the elegant manor was to create a home of “presence and permanence” and the grounds followed suit. The property capitalized on the site’s...
Landscape architecture luxury landscape outdoor gardens in New England
Posted May 30 at 1:40 PM in by Sandy Giardi
Glorious Gardens: Bosque Court LeBlanc Jones Landscape Architects For a gracious property in Newton, LeBlanc Jones Landscape Architects consulted the original 1908 plan when reviving and sculpting the leafy landscape into a more contemporary design. Though the terrain had changed considerably since its inception, the firm was grateful to glimpse the grounds’ original intent and cultivate its...
Speakers and lighting by Coastal Source
Posted May 22 at 11:03 AM in by Anonymous
Sunny days and balmy nights are finally here in New England, and its time to get outside and make the most of them. Whether you’re hosting pool parties, backyard cookouts, or evenings by the fire pit, complete your open-air space with the finest in outdoor audio, vision, and lighting products from Audio Art.  Dave at Audio Art knows that the elements—like rain, snow, heat, cold, and corrosion—can...
best Boston-area and New England suburbs best for living
Posted May 22 at 10:17 AM in by carly stewart
Sudbury, Massachusetts named one of America's top 100 suburbs. Boston is a desirable city filled with in-demand neighborhoods for living. Three suburbs of the growing metropolis stand out, according to a new ranking of American suburbs by Niche, a community-profiling site. Among the list are the Boston-area suburbs of Lexington (36th), Sharon (59th) and Sudbury (65th). Each of the neighborhoods...
The Bois et Couleur Collection Launch Party
Posted May 19 at 12:36 PM in by Jen Harvey
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Posted May 15 at 12:39 PM in by carly stewart
Charles Hilton Architects Greenwich, Connecticut In completing this Greenwich renovation, Charles Hilton Architects aimed to undergo a renovation and expansion that would remain sensitive to the original 1930’s brick Gregorian. In the past, this home survived several renovations and additions that hadn’t kept the original construction sacred. First, Charles Hilton Architects’ challenge was to...
Providence Preservation Society, historic houses in New England
Posted May 9 at 2:57 PM in by carly stewart
Festival of Historic Houses June 2-3, 2017 The Providence Preservation Society (PPS) presents the Festival of Historic Houses in the city's Upper Elmwood Historic District. One of the region's most anticipated cultural events, the Festival offers self-guided access to more than one dozen private, historic homes. Homes on this year's tour are treasures from Providence's greatest industrial growth...
Design Build and Renovation post and beam builders New Hampshire
Posted May 5 at 10:41 AM in by Sandy Giardi
How well do you know the custom post and beam builder? What comes to mind when you think of a Yankee Barn Home? Do you picture a mountainside escape with a timber frame, soaring ceilings and sky-high windows that showcase dramatic rocky views? Perhaps you envision a classic, all-American post and beam barn home that is striking in its simplicity and at peace with its rural surroundings. You...