Category Archives: Landscape Design

The Builders: Part 1

Todd Benevedes, owner of Elliott Bay Landscape Design Inc., worked his magic again this year.  He has assisted in building show gardens for members of d4collective for the last three years.  He and his crews performed the difficult tasks of … Continue reading

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The Signature Garden’s Entrance

The theme of the 2011 Northwest Flower & Garden Show is “Once Upon A Time ~ Spectacular Gardens with Stories to Tell“.  The garden by d4collective will inspire the show attendees’ imagination with plenty to read.  The act of reading … Continue reading

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T’was the night before……

While elves are finishing work on toys to be delivered on Christmas Eve, Troy has just started work on a sculpture for d4collective’s Signature Garden in the 2011 Northwest Flower & Gardens Show. Troy Pillow’s art is designed to be … Continue reading

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Where Are The Plants?

Windmill Gardens is caring for the plants of twenty seven different garden creators or organizations, including the plants for The Signature Garden.  There is 23,000 square feet of space at this Sumner, WA horticultural haven that is dedicated to the … Continue reading

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The Plans

The design for the Signature Garden followed the same process as any other garden design, with a few extra twists. Quick sketches coupled with conversations and the making of lists of ideas led to the birthing of several garden ideas.  … Continue reading

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2011 NWF&G Show’s Signature Garden ~ The Garden in Verse

The theme for the 2011 Northwest Flower & Garden Show is “ONCE UPON A TIME – Spectacular Gardens with Stories To Tell”.  The first annual Signature Garden will set the stage. Using elements of the natural world, d4collective will create … Continue reading

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The Concept and Inspiration

A visit to Gail Grinnell’s studio in Pioneer Square early this summer, really kicked-started  the design collaboration.  Gail and her work was the personification of the words we wanted to convey with our design.  “Dreamy ~ Ethereal ~ Atmospheric ~ … Continue reading

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Fourth of Four – d4collective – Susie Thompson

SUSIE THOMPSON http://www.susielandscapedesigns.com  206.724.5020 “Bringing four designers together to create a garden is a microcosm of the design process; it’s a design within the main design.  We work to bring together ideas and resources that will serve our client’s needs … Continue reading

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Third of Four – d4collective – Daniel Lowery, APLD

DANIEL M.  LOWERY, APLD http://www.queenannegardens.com 206-285-6770 “Teamwork is choice.  The goal is a successful collaboration.  The process is combining intent, integrity and talent. Our team, known as “d4collective” has bonded to envision the possibilities of The Signature Garden, to seek … Continue reading

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Second of Four – d4collective – Barbara Lycett, APLD

BARBARA  LYCETT, APLD http://www.blycettlandscapes.com (206) 784-2521 “I am thrilled to be working on another garden show design with d4collective.  For the 2011 Northwest Flower and Garden Show we have been asked to design a garden space that will bring drama … Continue reading

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