The objective of the Panorama and Backyard Design Certificates program is to prepare students to use fundamental design principles and strategies in creating stunning, environmentally responsible landscapes. The problem, coordinated by the Northside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance Inc. of Hartford (NINA), was to transform one block of the Asylum Hill Neighborhood of Hartford. Spring Lake Backyard Design was assigned one entrance panorama and won. The judging was performed by members of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD), Connecticut Chapter.
Making a recent start or coming full circle? When my son, Leo, left for school, I restored my backyard pond. All of the sudden, I had the time to deal with landscaping. More than that, changing the 20-yr-previous pond was a not-so-delicate method of expressing that in some respects I was again to the place I would been before the delivery of my only baby. Possibly it was each a contemporary … Read More