A Kitchen, Deck Combo Lets the Fun Expand: Potted Up featured in Boston Globe
Excerpt: The flooring’s darker hue blends with the mahogany used for the deck, conceived, along with a new stone patio, by landscape designer Ed MacLean of Potted Up. As a result, when the wall of glass is retracted, outdoor and indoor work as a unified space, Reed says, practically doubling the living area. With a gas grill, a built-in wooden banquette to one side, and semi-circular loungers around a fire pit (that can also be topped to form a table), the deck extends not just the living space, but the season. “The kids are out there making s’mores well into fall,” says Julie. “It’s their favorite part of the house.”
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Old and New in Harmony: Potted Up featured in This Old House
In 2010/2011, Potted Up worked with architect Michael Kim of Michael Kim Associates and the homeowners on a projected located in Brookline, MA. The project was very interesting as Michael’s design blended a modern interior with the brick exterior of a traditional 1920 two family home. Potted Up designed the exterior deck and adjoining garden, featuring a large Japanese Stewartia tree which was installed as the deck was being constructed around the tree.
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Potted Up & New England Land Artisan Recieve Top Awards at 2011 Boston Flower Show
Ed MacLean, together with the team at New England Land Artisan, created an award-winning, jaw-dropping landscape experience at the 2011 Boston Flower & Garden Show. View Photos »
A Pocket Garden in Provincetown
Whoever said 'bigger is better' has clearly never seen this exceptional pocket garden (Fall, 2010).
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A Guide to Urban Gardening
Ed MacLean and Potted Up can help transform your rooftop into an urban oasis.
From sprucing up your window box to growing a living wall, this professional urban gardener will help you do it (April 21, 2010). Read the full story
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