Leslie Needham graduated from NYBG in 2004 and founded her own residential landscape design firm just one year later. Leslie Needham Design, LLC works with clients who value land stewardship and seek strong, creative design approaches to unlock the potential of a landscape. Drawing on years of collaborative relationships with skilled landscape and general contractors, architects, masons, artisans, and plantsmen, Leslie's services range from consultations to the development and implementation of master plans. She leads a firm that strives to integrate a client's goals and sensibilities with the "spirit of place" to create timeless, yet energetic, landscapes that will mature and evolve over the years. Her work has been featured in The Designer, Bedford Magazine, and Martha Stewart Living.
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Through a series of design assignments, learn how to prepare planting plans for a variety of projects. Explore the significance of site conditions as well as plant form, texture, color, and ecological associations. Learn to develop plans that are practical, appropriate, and aesthetically satisfyi more...