Notes from the Garden

We’ve been creating outdoor spaces for more than 30 years, and our team has years of experience and knowledge they can’t wait to share with you.


Working with Winter

Working with Winter

Education, News  |  December 6th, 2013

If a black and white photo of your garden appeared on your kitchen table what impression would it leave? Knowing that winter in the Great Plains occupies a significant number of days, such...

Structural Beauty

Structural Beauty

Education  |  November 27th, 2013

We often times forget that fall is still in season well into December. Once Thanksgiving arrives we seldom take the opportunity to explore our natural surroundings. Yes we admit, it is a more muted...

Places & Spaces: Project Harmony – Inspiration and Breaking Ground

Places & Spaces: Project Harmony – Inspiration and Breaking Ground

Projects  |  November 26th, 2013

This year, Kinghorn Gardens and Dropseed Studio – the design branch of Kinghorn Gardens – had the honor of teaming up with Project Harmony, a child protection agency, to design and install a...

Winter Look Book

Winter Look Book

News, Projects  |  November 23rd, 2013

 The holiday season is full of opportunities to show off your style and spruce up your space with festive fancies. In our 2013 Winter Look Book, we explore three very different approaches to holiday...

Goodnight Garden

Goodnight Garden

Education, News  |  November 16th, 2013

We all know bed time is where your true parenting colors come out; whether you rule pj-time with an iron fist or follow Nanny 911’s reasoning tactics, all children have to go to sleep at some...

Fall Flirts

Fall Flirts

Education, News  |  November 11th, 2013

Fall teases us all. Flirting with our senses and treating us to a season filled with playfulness, ritual, and wonder.  One thing for certain – it’s fleeting and far too short – engaging us...

A Fresh Website for Fresh Ideas

A Fresh Website for Fresh Ideas

News  |  October 28th, 2013

Welcome to our redesigned website! Over the past few months and many, many cups of coffee we have worked with the wonderful folks at Grain and Mortar to redevelop our website to reflect a fresh...

Pumpkin Possibilities

Pumpkin Possibilities

Education, News  |  October 15th, 2013

When it comes to Fall decorations, pumpkins play a major part. We all have a soft spot for those giant, bright orange ones that we carve into silly and scary faces for Halloween, but after we’ve...

Fall is for the Grasses

Fall is for the Grasses

Education  |  October 1st, 2013

For ornamental grasses there is no season like fall. They have worked hard all summer long and now reward us with their beautiful hues of autumn. Here are a few of my favorite (native) grasses for...