News 2018-08-22T13:38:20+00:00

OvS Wins 2018 ASLA Award

OvS Opens First Public Garden in the UK

On September 15, 2018 OvS’ first public garden in the United Kingdom opens, at the American Museum in Britain (AMiB) in Bath, UK, the only museum outside of United States dedicated to celebrating American culture.

HOW
WE
WORK – CONTRACT GROWING

Often, OvS will arrange for plants to be grown from plugs (seedlings which have germinated and grown in trays of small cells) for transfer.

CEO Gregory Long Retires from NYBG

Garden Conservancy Society of Fellows’ Garden-Study Tour

OvS Principal Sheila Brady is participating in the Garden Conservancy Society of Fellows Garden Study Tours in Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, and Great Island, MA.

HOW
WE
WORK – STRUCTURE

Arbors, gazebos, pergolas, trellises and all such open structures make wonderful additions to the garden, especially when covered with climbing shrubs or vines.

Long Beach Island Foundation’s LA Exhibition

New Jersey’s Long Beach Island Foundation (LBIF) is hosting the annual Landscape Architecture Design Exhibition now through July 15 at the Foundation’s headquarters in Loveladies, NJ.

HOW
WE
WORK – AQUATIC PLANTING

The magic of aquatic plants lies in their beauty and diversity; the aesthetic considerations (such as texture, color, or bloom time) are nearly unlimited.

Tippet Rise Art Center

The June 2018 issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) includes a 19-page feature on Tippet Rise Art Center , a collection of intimate musical performance venues and large-scale sculptures that “celebrate the connections between art, music, nature, and the human condition.”

HOW
WE
WORK – PATHWAYS

Paved surfaces define a garden’s structure and organization.

HOW
WE
WORK – BRICK PAVING

HOW
WE
WORK – WALLS

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library Renovation

OvS is working with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, which is located in the heart of downtown Washington, DC. The library is currently closed for construction and will reopen in 2020.

HOW
WE
WORK – PLANTING

Garden Art & Antiques Fair

OvS Celebrates #WLAM

Peak Bloom

Here in Washington, DC, The National Cherry Blossom Festival is well underway. The annual festival celebrates the gift of 3,000 Yoshino cherry trees (Prunus x yedoensis) from Tokyo to Washington, DC in 1912.

Lisa Delplace Lectures to Manitoba Association of Landscape Architects