Urban Gardens

The Well Tended Garden maintains a variety of urban gardens. Scroll down to view photos of some of the gardens we have designed and currently care for.

Townhouse Garden, Old Town Alexandria, VA:

This  garden wraps around an historic Federal style townhouse.  Vertical space is enhanced by espaliers of roses, pyracantha, camellias and crabapple trees.


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Brick walkways run from the rear gated access to the front garden gate, beds are intensely planted with perennials on either side of the walkway and boxwood line the allee to the front gate.  A lovely bronze and marble fountain is set into a gravel bed defined by boxwood.

Townhouse, Old Town Alexandria, VA:

This historic townhouse dates from the 18th century and includes an entire side-lot.  The gardens include a kitchen potager, a terrace garden, a Folly, and an English perennial garden flanking a lawn.  Privacy is provided by a brick and iron rail fencing planted with a photinia hedge and American wisteria.


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