Alex says listening to his clients and careful plant selection are central to the maintenance process. Elements like light patterns, drainage, texture, and color are a few of the factors that must be weighed. Constant editing is also required as conditions change. “In a garden like this, you lose trees, or they get bigger [and overgrown], and you are constantly tweaking the design,” he explains.
The best part of the Glover project for Alex has been the collaboration, as the homeowners have given his team carte blanche. “They are some of my favorite people, and we have become very good friends,” he says. “They’ve put a lot of trust in me.”
Read the full “Rooms with a View” feature in our May/June 2022 issue.
By Marie Baxley
Photography by Mac Jamieson
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