Featured Projects

Grand Gardens in the City
Guilford, Maryland
Why You Live in the Woods
Hunt Valley, Maryland
Urban Oasis Connects Old and New
Canton/Fells Point, Baltimore
Grand Entry for Distinguished City Residence
Guilford, Maryland
Family Paradise for All Seasons
Ellicott City, Maryland
Swiss Family Kinard Treehouse
Lutherville, Maryland


Comprehensive Master Plan
Create your dream environment
New Outdoor Spaces
Renovate your outdoor living room
Gardens and Landscaping
Freshen your perspective
Exterior Decorating
A designer's eye is a smart investment
Site Engineering & Design Consultation
Protect and support the environment

News & Notes

Small Wonders (PDF)
Baltimore Magazine featured our work in Fells Point, Maryland.
The Caretakers (PDF)
Baltimore Magazine featured our work in Guilford, Maryland.

Decks and Porches

Deck as Outdoor Room, Three Seasons Room, Country Porch, Pool Decking, or Entry Porch

Decks and porches provide the transition places between inside and out dictated by an elevation change or a need for overhead cover. Porches are the primary meet and greet spaces in the landscape. They should be inviting, provide for a prospect of those coming and going, a view to the community and surrounding nature, and should be a place for “sitting” as you talk with neighbors or just watch the world go by.

Decks may also be a great choice based on site constraints, design considerations, or personal preference. Wood materials may also better match the style of the home.

Your deck or porch can be an individual or series of outdoor rooms and may consist of: