Georgian meets woodland
Classic New Albany home is surrounded by a landscape of thirty lush, tree-filled acres
A motorized cover helps keep this 65-foot-long heated lap pool clean. The owner swims two miles every day from mid-April to mid-November.
Steps filled with decomposed granite add a bit of formality to the transition of the glass house to the lawn.
Bluestar peeks from behind beardtongue in this pool garden. In the distance, the pool house stands proudly among a background of native trees.
Scotch moss gives the illusion of a walkway off of this glass house. The glass house was built as a place for the owners to relax and enjoy the surrounding greenery, something that they often find themselves doing.
The landscape team that worked on this home seeded the meadows with native grass and mowed paths such as this one that leads to the studio
Near the home, a bed of beardtongue intermixed with coneflowers, blue false indigo and bottlebrush buckeye shows great color and texture.
Raised vegetable beds, constructed with air-dried white oak, are untreated to remain organic. The stock tanks’ metal surface picks up the shine of the nearby barn and pool house roofs.
A sod walkway with a perennial border leads from the home to the pool. The owners say that the perennials require little maintenance, that they just let the plants thrive on their own for the most part.