SUNSET PLUGS OUR BOOK ON FRESH DIRT

After purchasing a copy of our new book Senior Garden Writer for Sunset Magazine, Sharon Cohoon promptly posted a blog to inform readers.

Sharon summarizes the intent of Jeffery’s work in just a couple sentences,

“What Sunset writers and editors especially love about Smith’s gardens is that they look so at home amid their surroundings. Not pretending to be in Martha’s Vineyard or Tuscany or Andalusia. Instead they celebrate where they are — the glorious West.”

Check out the Post HERE.

BOOK RELEASE & SIGNING

We are extremely pleased to announce the release of our first book:

<strong>Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture</strong>

<strong>A  Collection of  Residential  Landscape  Designs</strong>

This book is a photographic presentation of some of our best projects and highlights a portion of the work that we have been fortunate enough to provide to our wonderful clients over the past few years.  We would love for you to come celebrate with us at our official book

release party with a lecture to follow by Jeffrey on Landscape

Regionalism.  We are very proud of the work that we do here at JGS and are excited to share these projects with everyone. Please mark your calendars for Saturday, October 23 and join us at <a title=”http://www.porchsb.com/&#8221; href=”http://www.porchsb.com/”>PORCH</a&gt; in Carpinteria, CA for the event.

Drinks and Small Bites will be provided from 5-7 pm.

We hope to see you there!

SUNSET MAGAZINE: CAPTURING LOCAL LANDSCAPES

The new article in Sunset Magazine dissects the use of material throughout the garden, and explains how they all tie into a cohesive design.

The Haynie residence is a good representation of what Jeffrey tries to accomplish with all his clients. Drawing inspiration from the surrounding landscape is his greatest tool. Here the hardscape emulates the geometry found in the fields below, while the plant material parallels the distant sand dunes. Jeffrey will be lecturing about this garden in a tour for the Mediterranean Garden Society.

ATOMIC RANCH: PUBLICATION THIS MONTH

Check out our 7 page Spread in the Spring edition of ATOMIC RANCH. The Article details the transformation of this 1960s modernist house.

CENTRAL COAST MAGAZINE

Central Coast Magazine has published an article about us in their september 2007 issue. The article highlights our thought process and the philosophy that drives our designs.

PUBLICATION: OUTDOOR LIVING SPACES: COURTYARDS, PATIOS AND DECKS

This book is a 224 page compilation of various Landscape Architects works throughout the world. Each project featured is a unique, inspiring example of an outdoor living space. There is a lot to be inspired by, and great images. JGS has been featured in the book eight times.

If you are interested in ordering this book,

click here to go to Amazon.com

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