Standing outside the boxwood hedge entrance of landscape designer Lisa Bauer’s home in View Ridge (she owns Chartreuse Landscape Design), anyone would recognize that the yard is a well-loved garden. Every inch looks cultivated. Touched. But it doesn’t overwhelm your eyes with “design.” It doesn’t scream, “I’m a professional.” This subtleness carries on across the property as you move through the landscape.
A team that included Edmonds Community College horticulture alumna Lisa Bauer was awarded the Founders Cup (best in show) and a gold medal for its display garden at the 2015 Northwest Flower and Garden Show.
The display garden, “Over the Moon,” boasted large conifers and white birches framing a classic Scandinavian garden pavilion…
Photo by Paul Gibbons.
Edmonds Community College Horticulture alumna, Lisa Bauer was one of three designers to win the Founders Cup (best in show) and a gold medal for their display garden at the Northwest Flower and Garden (NWFG) show this year.
The display garden titled “Over the Moon”, boasted large conifers and white birches framing a classic Scandinavian garden pavilion. The plant palette was white with accents of yellow, apricot, orange, and maroon with blue and dark green foliage. Plants and built structures were shaped like the moon.
A couple of months ago we published a Pacific magazine story about the vision for Seattle’s waterfront after the Alaskan Way viaduct is removed and the tunnel to replace it is completed.
We then asked readers to submit their own ideas for what kind of features the area should have…
Photo by Michael Walmsly.
Founder's Cup (Best in Show) and Gold Medal: "Over the Moon" by the Association of Professional Landscape Designers--Washington Chapter was designed by Susie Thompson, Lisa Bauer and Katie Weber. You could not miss this garden with its full moon rising high into the rafters of the Washington State Convention Center…