Congratulations to Our Own J. Mark White!
The Hill Rag has named Mark a top landscape architect on Capitol Hill for “setting the standard for good landscape architecture and design on Capitol Hill” in their “Homes & Gardens” special isssue. You can read the story here.
Mark’s been thinking of landscape architecture for as long as he can remember! He built retaining walls for Boy Scout projects; created master garden plans while in middle school; and in high school he landscaped his Mom and Dad’s home in the Court House area of Northern Virginia. Mark earned his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA) from Virginia Tech, and started GardenWise in 1994.
In this blog post are pictures of both Capitol Hill gardens featured in The Hill Rag; one is a quiet and relaxing rooftop getaway, while the second is a street level garden space; both have water features and numerous intimate seating areas. For those who enjoy before and after pictures, here’s a before and after of the street level gardens space — a nice transformation.