We design resilient landscapes, installing and maintaining much of our work to streamline the process between big idea and established landscape.


Every design decision works in concert with careful site analysis, client goals and ongoing maintenance in mind. Private gardens, estates, parks, cemeteries, roadsides and more: we make landscapes that work. 


Working alongside the nation’s leading professionals, we supply a full suite of installation services as well as construction administration. Proofed by 40+ years of hands-on experience.

Maintenance & Management

We work with nature’s momentum, applying adaptive, ecology-based management techniques to natural lands and garden stewardship. Benefitting clients and the environment.

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Our Collaborators

We’re more than just LWLA.

We work closely with design professionals, installers and maintenance experts across the country. We’re proud of our roster of highly regarded collaborators who help to ensure success at every project phase.

Aeria Analytics
Alive Structures
Andropogon Associates
AZ Landscape Architecture
Campion Hruby Landscape Architects
Carl W. Neutzel Landscaping Services
Derck + Edson
Design Workshop
Digging in the Dirt
Elise Geyelin, RLA
Field Operations
Gradient Landscape Architects
IQ Landscape Architects
James Doyle Design Associates
Jay Fain & Associates
Johnson Environmental
Kathryn Herman Design
Lake Flato
Land Stewards
Ludin's Landscaping
Marvel Architects
Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates
Moody Graham Landscape Architecture
Navarro Land Unlimited
Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects
New Jersey Barn Company
Odir Gamboa
Oehme, van Sweden
Parterre Ecological
Pine & Swallow Environmental
Professional Gardeners
PWP Landscape Architecture
Reed Hilderbrand
Rees Roberts + Partners
Rubus Landscape
Schumacher + Associates
Studio Zewde
Summerhill Landscapes
Thomas Tait Gardens
Till Gardens
Weeds, Inc.
Werner Hendrickson Landscape Architecture
Wesley Stout Associates
Wolf Landscape Architects
Zambelli Landscaping
Lessons Learned

We regularly share fresh perspectives and thought leadership through our writings, research and educational affiliate, New Directions in the American Landscape.

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Lawns are a Time and Water Suck. Build a Meadow Instead - Washington Post (2023)
Garden Revolution by Larry Weaner Wins American Horticultural Society Book Award (2017)
Natural Order of Things - Martha Stewart Living (2017)
ASLA-NY Design Award for Hudson Highlands Cottage with Nelson Byrd Woltz (2017)
Native Plant Center Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award (2016)
Meadows-in-a-Can Are a Myth. Real Ones Take a Lot of Planning and Patience - Washington Post (2016)
Larry Weaner Receives Garden Club of America Honorary Membership (2015)
The Storm Erases, The Drawing Board Replaces - The New York Times (2013)
The Slow Rebirth of Dumbarton Oaks Park - The Washington Post (2014)
Project Feature in Private Edens - Book by Jack Staub (2013)
Growing a Meadow at Home - The Wall Street Journal (2012)
ASLA-CT Honor Award for Cove Island Wildlife Sanctuary - with Environmental Land Solutions LLC (2010)
APLD Gold Award - Residential Category (2008)
The Natural Look, With Much Effort - New York Times (2008)

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