News

  • MC Speaks at University of Rhode Island

    On the 22nd of September I was quite honored to kick off the annual Landscape Architecture Lecture Series for the University of Rhode Island! It was especially meaningful to be invited to speak to the students and the general public about how I believe our gardens evolve …

  • Landlubbers Set Sail on Gloucester Harbor

    On Friday afternoon, Team MCLD took a short, but much needed, break to celebrate the warm weather and to say “bon voyage” to our own Julia Rose Sim. Julia Rose is heading to Europe this fall to pursue a master’s degree at University College of London. To mark the occasion, we knew …

  • Rare Sighting of Elusive Urban Pink Flamingo!

    When I first arrived to work early this morning, I thought my eyes were playing tricks on me, or that this awful drought had finally tipped me over the edge. We find all kinds of things in our window boxes—from cigarette butts and empty whiskey bottles, to …

  • Please Vote For MCLD—Best of Northshore

    We are excited to share that we have been nominated for a 2016 BONS (Best of North Shore) Award by Northshore Magazine! Congratulations also goes out to many of our friends and peers who have also been nominated. Voting is officially open to the public until August 1, …

  • MCLD Welcomes Senior Associate Devin Hefferon!

    And just like that, there are ten of us! Well, at least until the end of July, when one of our Designers, Julia Sim, leaves for her exciting new academic endeavors in London! In the meantime, all of us here at MCLD are very excited to announce the …

  • MCLD’s Clamshell Alley Featured on Gardenista!

    Happy 4th of July America! I awoke this morning to learn that the talented Michelle Slatalla from GARDENISTA has written an awesome piece about one of our recently completed gardens in Down East Maine! MCLD’s Clamshell Alley, which received a 2016 International Silver Award from the Association of Professional …

  • MCLD Welcomes Designer Josh Bourgery!

    All of us here at MCLD are very excited to introduce you all to our newest Designer, Josh Bourgery! Josh is a recent honors graduate of the University of Rhode Island’s Landscape Architecture program.  His impressive background includes an Academic Excellence Award, a minor in Community Planning, …

  • An Inspirational Side Trip

    Spring has finally sprung in the northeast, and everyone here at MCLD is running full speed ahead. It’s all too easy to get consumed with work this time of year… Even easier to forget to take a take a deep breath of fresh air and to reflect on …

  • Welcome to Our Immersive New Website!

    After many years in the making, we invite you to visit our brand new website, featuring hundreds of high-resolution photographs of our award-winning residential gardens! Since 2004, MCLD LLC has created lush, vibrant landscapes throughout the Northeast. Our unique understanding of what it means to live in seasonal New England drives our environmentally …

  • MCLD Wins 2016 BSLA Merit Award!

    We very proudly share exciting news that MCLD has won a 2016 Residential Merit Award from the Boston Society of Landscape Architects for our “Cambridge Garden” located in the heart Cambridge! Submissions for the 2016 Awards reached a record high, and the jury overflowed with heavy hitters, making our recognition …

  • MCLD Wins Three 2016 APLD Awards!

    We are so incredibly proud to share that MCLD has won three more awards from the Association of Professional Landscape Designers in their 2016 International Landscape Design Awards Program!!! These awards mark a total of twelve awards we’ve received from this incredible organization—and every single one is as meaningful as the next. …

  • Where Have All the Good Plants Gone?

    How many of you, (landscape architects, designers, or homeowners, etc.), have wondered: “Where have all the good plants gone over the past few years?” Back in January I was given an opportunity by Katie Elzer-Peters, the fantastic new Editor-In-Chief of APLD’s The Designer magazine, to fill readers …