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Home & Design – Residential Excellence in Landscape Award – Spring 2017

The owners of a home overlooking an Annapolis creek called on landscape designer Nancy Lowry Moitrier and her husband, Pierre Moitrier, to integrate disparate elements of their property. Their goal was to create a formal, French-style garden with clipped hedges and parterres, but with unexpected touches that would communicate a sense of fun. Read the […]

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Arbor Friends – Winter 2017

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Arbor Friends – Fall 2016

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Arbor Friends – Summer 2016

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Arbor Friends – Spring 2016

Kick off this spring gardening season with a different motivation. Consider your parcel of the earth and how it fits within a larger context. Read the Full Article

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Arbor Friends – Winter 2016

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Arbor Friends – Late Summer 2015

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Natural Cedar Fence

Capital Gazette Home & Garden – Summer 2015

One Annapolis resident, Pierre Moitrier, a local landscaper, builds fences, archways and gazebos from lengths of cedar branches. “I reuse tree cuttings and make something out of them,” said Moitrier, a French native. He grew up seeing the homemade fencing dotting the countryside of his homeland. “The farmers collect branches and saplings. It’s called pollarding […]

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Fine Gardening – June 2015

Containers of Tomorrow Last spring, when we announced the theme of the newest Container Design Challenge, we asked you to predict the future of container design. We imagine there was a bit of head-scratching going on, but while it might have stymied you all for a while, in the end your predictions made for some […]

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Capital Gazette Capital Style Magazine – April 26, 2015

Annapolis families climb into their private treehouse retreats About 15 feet up, in a sweetgum tree just south of Annapolis, sits a castle. Pierre and Nancy Moitrier, a couple who co-owns the landscaping firm Designs for Greener Gardens, may seem older than the usual treehouse inhabitants, but this is no ordinary treehouse. It’s built from […]

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