• Pool Terrace in Vermont


  • The Toronto Music Garden, Canada

    THE TORONTO MUSIC GARDEN -- Winner of the Leonardo Da Vinci Award for Innovation and Creativity

  • Aerie in the Birches

    AERIE IN THE BIRCHES -- Woodstock area, VT

  • JMMDS Honored by Small Business Revolution

    JMMDS honored by Small Business Revolution in their Small Business Stories series

  • Historic Beacon Hill Home

    HISTORIC BEACON HILL HOME -- Featured in New England Home magazine

  • Shore Country Day School, Beverly, MA

    SHORE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL -- 2012 Grand Honor Award for Commercial Design

  • Boston-Area Woodland Garden

    BOSTON-AREA WOODLAND HOME -- Featured in Wellesley Magazine

  • New Hampshire Farmhouse

    NEW HAMPSHIRE FARMHOUSE--Featured in Home Outside: Creating the Landscape You Love, by Taunton Press

Creating landscapes of beauty and meaning.

Home Landscapes

Every JMMDS-designed residential landscape is unique, inspired by the particular site as well as the homeowner’s imagination, memories, and aesthetic preferences. The JMMDS team shepherds the process from start to finish. The result: an extraordinary landscape achieved by means of a joyful process.

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JMMDS Residential Landscapes, Boston-area home


JMMDS Toronto Music Garden Gigue, photo by Virginia Weiler

Parks, Campuses & Children’s Gardens

JMMDS’s designs for organizations include parks, arboreta, museums, cemeteries, academic and corporate campuses, and children’s gardens. Clients include the Toronto Music Garden; Franklin Park Conservatory; Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University; Massachusetts Horticulture Society; and Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. JMMDS designers work collaboratively with planners, architects, artists, and engineers. Messervy offers visioning workshops to organizations and often lectures to help raise development funds.

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Landscaping Ideas That Work - book by Julie Moir Messervy

Books, Lectures & Workshops

Julie Moir Messervy is a distinguished lecturer and the author of eight books on landscape design. We invite you to learn about her latest book, Landscaping Ideas That Work, purchase Julie’s books, engage her for a lecture or ‎design workshop, watch our inspirational videos, and follow our award-winning JMMDS blog.

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