Pedrick’s Garden Receives SCASLA President’s Award of Excellence

Pedrick’s Garden Receives SCASLA President’s Award of Excellence

Posted by on Nov 6, 2015 in All, Design, Places, Press | One Comment

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects has awarded Pedrick’s Garden at Little Falls Park its highest honor, the President’s Award of Excellence. The awards jury of the SCASLA unanimously voted to give the award to McLeod Landscape Architects, the landscape architect of record, who worked from original plans by JMMDS. The award is shared by […]

JMMDS Honored by Small Business Revolution

JMMDS Honored by Small Business Revolution

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in All, Press | 4 Comments

The Small Business Revolution is a year-long documentary/photojournalism project that tells the stories of 100 small businesses across the country throughout 2015. The project highlights small businesses that are “creating something more personal, more local, more meaningful for all of us.” JMMDS is proud and honored to have been chosen for this series. A few months ago, […]

JMMDS in Gardenista, Garden Design, Ocean Home, and More!

JMMDS in Gardenista, Garden Design, Ocean Home, and More!

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in All, Press | No Comments

It has been an exciting spring for JMMDS. Just today, Julie’s own gardens and beaverpond were spotlighted on Gardenista by Michelle Slatalla in “Garden Designer Visit: A Burst of Color in the Green Mountains.” Susan Teare’s luminous photos create a stunning virtual tour. Michelle also “leaked” that our Home Outside Palette app will be featured […]

Landscaping Ideas That Work

Landscaping Ideas That Work

Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 in Books, Press, Uncategorized | No Comments

Despite the dismal weather, it’s been a sunny day for Landscaping Ideas That Work, Julie’s latest book! Jane Berger posted a lovely review over at Garden Design Online, and Mary Beth Breckenridge reviewed the book on Ohio.com. Berger states, “One of the best ways to get your creative ideas flowing is to look at photos of […]

JMMDS on Houzz: The Art of the Espalier

JMMDS on Houzz: The Art of the Espalier

Posted by on Dec 19, 2013 in Design, Press | No Comments

What a pleasure to see JMMDS featured on Houzz! “The Art of the Espalier” by June Scott includes a fabulous ideabook of diverse examples of espaliered trees, including a Pyracantha coccinea (scarlet firethorn) trained up a granite wall from one of our projects in the Boston area. From Outside the Not So Big House by Julie Moir […]

Organic Gardening Magazine: Beautiful Landscape Design with Solar Panels

Organic Gardening Magazine: Beautiful Landscape Design with Solar Panels

The LEED Platinum California home of architect Ken Radtkey and landscape architect Susan Van Atta is integrated into an ingenious landscape design featuring a stucco turret topped with solar panels, a green roof shading a sitting terrace, rainwater catchment system and underground water-storage tanks, and other sustainable features. Photo: Andrea Jones. Think that solar panels are […]

USA Today

USA Today

Posted by on Jun 18, 2012 in Press | 2 Comments

Today USA Today ran an article by Wendy Koch headlined, “Use of Outside Living Areas Growing in Priority, Complexity,” in which the reporter looks at trends in home landscape design. According to Koch, who quotes Julie often throughout the article, homeowners are renovating their existing yards to fulfill a wide range of functions, from providing […]

On Location: A Beacon Hill Garden Comes Alive

Posted by on Oct 27, 2010 in Places, Press, Video | No Comments

by Julie Moir Messervy Come along for a tour of a JMMDS-inspired shade garden in the heart of Boston: NECN’s Out the Backdoor features one of Julie’s Beacon Hill projects. Video: NECN.

Julie and Home Outside earn a GWA Gold!

Posted by on Sep 17, 2010 in Books, People, Press | 9 Comments

by Val Khislavsky Join us in celebrating Julie’s GWA Gold Award for Home Outside: Creating the Landscape You Love and learn what else JMMDS has been cooking up! Home Outside and the GWA Gold Media Award.

NEW from JMMDS: Toronto Music Garden Book

Posted by on Dec 1, 2009 in Places, Press, Upcoming Events | No Comments

by Val Khislavsky JMMDS announces the newest addition to its book catalog: The Toronto Music Garden: Inspired by Bach, released in celebration of the garden’s tenth anniversary. Here’s a look at the book’s recent launch in Toronto.