Philip Dyer B.Ag.Sci.Hort        401-533-2865        Newport, Rhode Island

A complete design and build company responsible for your entire project



Some examples of masonry, stone walls, patio and poolside paving, boardwalks, seating and other constructed elements of our gardens.


Plant selection can give either a lush or more sculptural feeling to your garden balancing flowering trees and shrubs with other textures and colors of grasses and foliage.


Choosing the right type of stone for paving, water falls, fountains, ponds and walls is a critical part of designing a harmonious and balanced garden.

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combination of stone and oiled hardwood walling with horzon poolThermal bluestone paving is mortared on a concrete slab with cutting garden uphill to the right. A visual boundary is created using a hedge of hydrangeas and a line of posts and beams which reflect the architectural detail of the home.hardwood boardwalks add interest to planted garden leading to shingled pool hut
strong plantings behind a stone wallflowering cherry trees flank oiled hardwood stepsA pond with waterfall is set amongst a mix of perennial cutting flowers and water plants. To the left a brick and bluestone path leads to the stairway to the upper level.
Bluestone paving edged with granite cobbles curves gently up  through the garden. Individual elements of the the archway and seat add interest.The spillway of this waterfall can be adjusted down to a gentle cascade over the local stone into the pond below.The curved staircase also flares from top to bottom. Curved wall cap stones were templated and custom cut off site. The fieldstone was quarried on Aquidneck Island.
Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show displayVictorian Landscape Industries award: First Runner-Up, Residential under $30,000Melbourne Garden DesignFest a charity based open garden weekend

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