Before you tackle your weekend landscape project check out this gardening quick tip! Jeffrey talks about selecting specimen evergreens for containers while stressing the importance for reading plant labels for EACH cultivar. Save yourself time and headache by knowing the mature height and growth rate of your evergreens. Jeffrey discusses the selection of a Silveray Korean Pine tree (Pinus koraiensis ‘Silveray’) for a rooftop garden in NYC.
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Posted in Erb Garden Videos, tagged container evergreens, evergreen selection for container, garden tips, garden video tips, growth rate of evergreens, Jeffrey Erb Garden, labels for plants, nyc garden designer, nyc rooftop garden, Pinus koraiensis silveray, quick tip for garden, reading plant labels, rooftop containers, rooftop evergreens, selecting specimen evergreens, silveray pine, specimen evergreens on August 9, 2012 | Leave a Comment »
Posted in Erb Garden Videos, tagged Central Park, central park garden design, central park landscape design, Central Park West, Frederick Law Olmsted, jeffrey erb central park, Jeffrey Erb Landscape Design, New York City, nyc garden designer, nyc landscape designer, Olmsted Landscape, penthouse garden design, penthouse landscape design nyc on May 28, 2012 | Leave a Comment »
Memorial day is a time to remember the lives given by those who served our country in the line of duty. At the onset of summer, as festivities and patriotic spirits are lifted, we gather with family and loved ones we are thankful to have in our lives. There is no doubt in my mind that Central Park is swamped with picnics and gatherings on this gorgeous day.
I want to take a moment to remember Frederick Law Olmsted and his contribution to our city. Central Park (and Prospect Park) is an inconic landmark of New York City which continues to make a significant impact on the lives of Manhattanites and visitors alike. The sea of green which Olmsted approached with the viewpoint of creating a public space equally accessible for all classes was truly visionary at the time.
A stunning penthouse on Central Park West overlooks the classic landscape that Olmsted left behind. Our task was to channel Olmsted’s vision to create a terrace that complements the views and surrounding landscape. The result is a timeless garden full of understated textures and greenery to produce a calm place for the homeowners to entertain and relax. Watch the video to see the transformation!