If you spend every minute possible outside on your deck, your patio, or lounging by your pool, this is not your favorite time of year here in the Hudson Valley. We hear you. The pool is covered, the patio furniture is stowed away and your grill is encased in a slick coating of frost. Even … Read More4 Outdoor Living Trends In Hudson Valley
A vacation getaway is always fun, but let’s face it — most of the time we stay home. So why not make your backyard vacation-worthy? A few well-placed landscape elements and you can escape to your peaceful oasis just a few steps away. While your neighbors are wrestling their luggage into the trunk and hitting … Read More6 Landscape Elements To Create Your Backyard Oasis
Christmas is just days away, which means time is running short and lines are running long. We’ve got a few great ideas for last-minute holiday gifts for the person who has “everything” and the person who has no idea what they want. This Christmas, take your gift giving outdoors! The best part about gifts from Neave: … Read More5 Amazing Last-Minute Holiday Gifts for Homeowners
If you want to make your outdoor space more dynamic–and more inviting–just add some flames! Seriously, who doesn’t like fire? Our landscape designers at Neave Group include fire pits and fireplaces in their designs every chance they get. Here are some images of our work that we hope will inspire you to add a little … Read MoreWhat Inspires Us: Fire in the Landscape
The Monet’s Garden exhibition opens today at the New York Botanical Garden and runs through October 21st. According to the New York Botanical Garden’s website, “This stunning tribute to French Impressionist Claude Monet showcases a seasonally changing interpretation of the garden that inspired his art. In addition, two rarely seen paintings by the artist–one of … Read MoreWhat Inspires Us: Monet’s Garden
Detroit Garden Works is a fabulous one-of-a-kind garden store with a constantly evolving collection of fine garden containers, furnishings, accessories, ornament and sculpture. The unique store was founded by the equally fabulous landscape designer, Deborah Silver. Even though we provide Christmas decorating services in the New York and Connecticut areas, we can’t help but take inspiration from … Read MoreWhat Inspires Us: Christmas Decorating Ideas from Detroit Garden Works
Espalier is the horticultural and ancient agricultural practice of controlling woody plant growth by pruning and tying branches so that they grow in relatively flat planes, frequently in formal patterns, against a structure such as a wall, fence, or trellis. Espalier is ideal not only for decorative purposes but also for gardens in which space … Read MoreWhat Inspires Us: Espalier
I know, so not New York. But still inspiring. Which is your favorite? I’ve got to go with #7–imagine stepping stones like that across a shallow reflecting pool? mmmm….