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Houzz features GardenWise “Pro Spotlight”

Houzz continues the praise for J. Mark White as leading Landscape Architect and Garden Designer.  In a Pro Spotlight article, they share some of Mark's tips to make the most of outdoor space.  Read the full article available here for his full set of design tips! A snippet of the Houzz article is embedded in the [...]

By | 2018-04-13T19:10:40+00:00 December 9th, 2016|GardenWise Press, Social Media|Comments Off on Houzz features GardenWise “Pro Spotlight”


"Congratulations once again on your Designers’ Choice Award" That's what the email subject line was from Home & Design Magazine letting us know that we won! On October 19, 2016,  Mark represented us handsomely at the gala event where he received the honor.  For more pictures from the evening, click the link.   —Home & Design celebrated the [...]

By | 2018-04-13T19:10:40+00:00 November 28th, 2016|GardenWise Press, Mark's Blog|Comments Off on HOME & DESIGN HOSTS AN GAL

“Build” the Perfect Team :
Architect + Landscape Architect

Architecture & Landscape Architecture do a Complete Upgrade Inside and out! GardenWise & J. Mark White, Landscape Architect, teamed up with a local architect to maximize the potential out of a McLean, VA residence. Both the interior and exterior spaces of the house were given the appropriate attention to detail during this cooperative project with McNeill Baker Design [...]

By | 2018-04-13T19:10:40+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Garden Installations|Comments Off on “Build” the Perfect Team :
Architect + Landscape Architect

See 6 Stunning Patio Transformations

Seattle Magazine listed GardenWise as one of the creators of a "best of" list of patio transformations. Read the article online here. The featured project was: 2. Family-Friendly in Washington, D.C.  Location: Cathedral Heights neighborhood Designer: Mark White of GardenWise

By | 2017-10-11T11:31:41+00:00 September 28th, 2016|GardenWise Press, Mark's Blog|Comments Off on See 6 Stunning Patio Transformations

hand-picked by editors for Houzz homepage

It's not bragging to be proud of this honor When the following email arrived in our inbox, we were honored to say the least: Congratulations! You were hand-picked by one of our writers to be featured in an editorial ideabook on the homepage of Houzz. Our project located in Washington DC was chosen to highlight [...]

By | 2018-04-13T19:10:40+00:00 June 10th, 2016|GardenWise Press|Comments Off on hand-picked by editors for Houzz homepage


J. Mark White and GardenWise were chosen by Houzz as Landscape Design Representatives of the Metro DC area. By the way, just how handsome does Mark look in his new Houzz Video Profile? Also, for any fellow Houzz users, by visiting our profile and maybe you'll be able to take advantage of our: Free Initial [...]

By | 2017-10-11T11:31:47+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Mark's Blog, Social Media|Comments Off on HOUZZ VIDEO PROFILE

The Garden Game Room

You don't have to choose between a formal garden and a family friendly outdoor space to build lasting memories. This backyard design includes a hearth to gather around while watching the game on the outdoor TV. An adjoining basketball court for shooting hoops with the kids is surrounded by custom hardscaping featuring diagonal flagstone with [...]

By | 2018-04-13T19:10:40+00:00 April 25th, 2016|Garden Rooms, Mark's Blog, Social Media|Comments Off on The Garden Game Room