Groundworks Inc.

Groundworks Inc.

Services:

  • Landscape

Regions:

  • New York City & Mid-Atlantic

White Outdoor Dining Table on Gravel with Unique Modern Wood Fence by Groundworks, Gardenista

Waverly Place, Greenwich Village, Manhattan 2008. Rear Yard – Linden Tree formality. Landscape Architect: Nina Kramer, RLA. Planting and Maintenance by Groundworks Inc.

Groundworks was founded in 2001 by Carmen DeVito and Alice S. Marcus Krieg to create landscapes which educate, enhance and refine the outdoor experience.

The principals, Carmen DeVito and Alice S. Marcus Krieg met and worked side by side at The Horticultural Society of New York since 1997. Together, they offer their clients more than 20 years of garden design and project management experience as well as a love of plants, personalized attention and horticultural expertise. In November 2001 they were commissioned to design and install the first of many gardens. The phrase and logo ‘we dig plants’ was developed and gardens began to grow.

Today, Groundworks is a garden design, installation and maintenance firm that creates outdoor environments for residential and commercial clients on rooftops, terraces and suburban sites. Described as a ‘pedicure for the garden’ by a Westchester N.Y. client, Groundworks designs and maintains gardens from the Brooklyn Battery to the tranquil shorelines of Westchester County and Connecticut.

Clients include prominent financial entrepreneurs, architects, fashion industry executives, real estate developers, art collectors and poets.

A Groundworks garden unites the client’s sense of history, use of space and contemporary lifestyle with appropriate plants and landscape elements resulting in beautiful and functional outdoor spaces.

West Village Rooftop Urban Garden by Groundworks, Gardenista

West Village, NYC 2009. Greenroof Design, installation and Maintenance by Groundworks Inc. Architect: Delson Sherman, AIA.

Park Slope Urban Garden by Groundworks, Gardenista

11th Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn 2004. Patio Design and Install by Groundworks Inc. NY Bluestone and Pea Gravel design for economical patio dining space.

Greenwich Village Rooftop Garden by Groundworks, Gardenista

West 3rd Street, Greenwich Village, Manhattan, 2011. Courtyard Carriage House Planting, Garden Design, Installation and Maintenance by Groundworks Inc. Architect: Cary Tamarkin, AIA.

West Village Rooftop Garden by Groundworks, Gardenista

West Village, NYC 2010. Planter, Plant Material Selection, Installation and Maintenance by Groundworks Inc.

Greenwich Village Roof Garden by Groundworks, Gardenista

Greenwich Village, NYC 2009. Installation and Maintenance by Groundworks Inc. Landscape Architect: Nina Kramer, RLA.

Park Slope Garden with Wood Deck Surrounding Tree by Groundworks, Gardenista

4th Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn 2012. Garden Design by Groundworks Inc. Ipe decking maximizes space and sharp yellow planters compliment the green hue of plantings.

Hudson NY Garden with White Hydrangeas by Groundworks, Gardenista

Hastings on Hudson, NY. Maintenance by Groundworks Inc 2002 – 2008. Landscape Architect: Donna Gutkin, RLA.

Upper East Side Church Garden by Groundworks, Gardenista

Brick Presbyterian Church, Upper East Side, NYC 2004. Planting Plan, Installation and Maintenance by Groundworks Inc.

Suburban Garden by Groundworks, Gardenista

Lakewood, NJ 2009. Garden Design and Installation by Groundworks Inc. Pool privacy and park like plantings offer a quiet retreat for this family.

 

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