What We’re Up To: Current JMMDS Projects

What We’re Up To: Current JMMDS Projects

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in All, Design, Places, Upcoming Events | No Comments

It was a busy spring here at JMMDS, and it doesn’t look like we’ll be slowing down much for summer! In our next post, we’ll share some of our residential projects. Here’s a look at some of the projects we’ve been working on for organizations. Tenshin-en (Garden of the Heart of Heaven) MFA, Boston MA To […]

Catch Julie Moir Messervy at a Lecture Near You!

Catch Julie Moir Messervy at a Lecture Near You!

With the recent publication of Landscaping Ideas That Work, Julie’s kicking off a busy  season with her signature inspiration-packed lectures and slideshows. From the Northeast to the Northwest, with a quick dip below the Mason-Dixon line, her schedule over the next couple months will take her to the following venues. JANUARY 25 – BRATTLEBORO, VERMONT January […]

Upcoming Garden Workshop—January 25, 2014

Upcoming Garden Workshop—January 25, 2014

Have you reserved your spot yet for the Garden Inspirations Workshop in Brattleboro, VT, on January 25, 2014? The workshop will be a wonderful event, with speakers Gordon Hayward, Dan Snow, Helen O’Donnell, and Julie Moir Messervy. Just check out the exciting schedule below. Julie’s talk is based on her new book Landscaping Ideas That […]

JMMDS and Hempstead House in the News

JMMDS and Hempstead House in the News

“Mr. Ma’s Winter Garden,” designed by JMMDS for Hempstead House, photographed by Marilynn K. Yee for The New York Times. Happy Halloween, blog readers! There may be tricks in store, but today in our studio we feel like we received a big basket of treats. Our magical indoor winter garden design for the Hempstead House […]

Upcoming Event: A Design Showhouse at Hempstead House

Upcoming Event: A Design Showhouse at Hempstead House

Historic Hempstead House at the Guggenheim estate in Sands Point, NY, is considered the “quintessential Gold Coast mansion.” Image: Friends of the Sands Point Preserve. Looking for an activity to lift your spirits and fire your imagination on a gray November weekend? JMMDS is participating in a design showhouse sponsored by the Friends of the […]

“Your Garden Style” Lecture, Sunday, April 28

“Your Garden Style” Lecture, Sunday, April 28

Posted by on Apr 26, 2013 in All, People, Upcoming Events | One Comment

Just in time for a late-blooming spring, Julie is giving a new lecture entitled “Your Garden Style: Making a Landscape That Fits You and Your Property.” Discover your aesthetic style and come away inspired by a range of designs that suit your gardening personality. This landscape design created by Home Outside online design service takes […]

Creative Design: Musical Park Benches

Creative Design: Musical Park Benches

Posted by on Mar 15, 2012 in All, People, Upcoming Events | 4 Comments

By Jennifer Silver, JMMDS We’ve recently had the pleasure of making the acquaintance of Garry Jones, a Brattleboro “musical sculptor.” Garry and blacksmith/artist Erik Newquist have designed a musical park bench which captured our imaginations. Garry Jones, left, and Erik Newquist, right, constructing a musical bench. Photo: Gallery Walk. Garry describes the benches, which he and Erik hope will […]

JMMDS’ New Book: Call for Submissions

Posted by on Jan 27, 2012 in All, Books, Design, Photos, Upcoming Events | No Comments

Exciting news! We are working on a new book, entitled Landscaping Ideas That Work, to be published by The Taunton Press in November 2013. We are seeking entries from architects, landscape architects, landscape designers, and photographers. We’re looking for projects to photograph (which will appear in case studies) and completed photography that fits our book outline. […]

Vermont Stone Workshop’s Talented Teaching Team

Posted by on Jun 30, 2010 in People, Upcoming Events | No Comments

by Val Khislavsky Behind every event is a talented team; meet Chuck Eblacker and Neil Best, the other instructors of the 2010 Vermont Stone Workshop, and join them for 3.5 days of hands-on learning with stone. Workshop registration closes this Friday, July 2–don’t miss your chance to sign up! Moongate by Chuck. Photo: Susan Regonbogan.

Profile of an Artist: Vermont Stone Waller and Master Craftsman Dan Snow

Posted by on Jun 16, 2010 in People, Upcoming Events | No Comments

By Julie Moir Messervy Get to know master craftsman Dan Snow and some of his unique stone creations. And be sure to join us for the 2010 Vermont Stone Workshop with Dan and Julie, July 22-25. Space is still available–sign up now and receive $100 off tuition! Dan Snow’s snaking pathway and stone sphere with […]