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Washingtonian Magazine : The Oasis Out Back

By Posted in - GardenWise Press & Mark's Blog on May 19th, 2015 0 Comments [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”6933″ border_color=”white” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”250px” style=”vc_box_border” img_link_large=”yes”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Gardenwise and J. Mark White have been featured in Washingtonian magazine’s Outdoor Living feature:
“The Oasis Out Back”.

The design experts selected Mark’s Tuscan-inspired landscape design  for the rear outdoor area behind a townhouse located in Washington’s Logan Circle neighborhood.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_text_separator title=”A Most Clever Parking Solution” title_align=”separator_align_center” color=”green” el_class=”h2″ style=”double”][vc_column_text]This garden is noted for the beautiful design as well as for a clever use of space. The article focuses on the multiple uses of the repurposed backyard: specifically how it creates a space which can double as an off-street parking spot (a luxury when living in the nations’s capital) as well as being a perfect pea-gravel jardin for entertaining.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row bg_type=”no_bg” bg_grad=”background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, #FBFBFB), color-stop(50%, #E3E3E3), color-stop(100%, #C2C2C2));background: -moz-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -o-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -ms-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_image_size=”cover” bg_img_attach=”fixed” parallax_sense=”30″ animation_direction=”left-animation” animation_repeat=”repeat” bg_override=”0″ parallax_content_sense=”30″ fadeout_start_effect=”30″ enable_overlay=”enable_overlay_value” overlay_color=”#d0e847″ overlay_pattern=”02.png” overlay_pattern_opacity=”80″ seperator_enable=”seperator_enable_value” seperator_type=”none_seperator” seperator_position=”top_seperator” seperator_shape_size=”40″ seperator_svg_height=”60″ seperator_shape_background=”#ffffff” seperator_shape_border=”none” seperator_shape_border_width=”1″ icon_type=”no_icon” icon_size=”32″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ img_width=”48″ disable_on_mobile_img_parallax=”off”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

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Washingtonian, May 2015

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… Logan Circle rowhouse required creative thinking from J. Mark White, owner of the landscape-design firm GardenWise. “It was more a driveway than a yard, and there was no privacy or gate,” he says. Plus, parking is tough to come by on the Giordanos’ one-way block off 14th Street, so the couple didn’t want to sacrifice their off-street spot.

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