Without the informal design features of the New England cottage garden style, landscaping formal gardens aims to balance symmetry and refinement with the experience of the landscape. We have professionally maintained these manicured gardens for many years, and they have continually exceeded the owner's expectations. All hardscaping was done by Sean Noonan of Dolmen Stoneworks.
harmony, geometric order, and pleasing structure.
the viewer's eye. The stone walkway separates the landscape into four quadrants.
creates a heat sink micro-climate where plants are able to thrive in a cold windswept condition.
The homeowner is responsible for this stroke of design brilliance.
transplanted very well. Seeds for the native columbine tree were scattered at the base the previous spring.
The shrubs used in this border are annabelle hydrangea, red twig dogwood and ninebark.