APLD TX Designers Make Headlines
Garden Tour: A Modern Meadow and a Creative Studio
October 18, 2016

In September 2016, APLD TX had the privilege of touring a Hill Meadow Restoration in Cedar Hill and a Studio tour of renowned LA, Kevin Sloan. Hill Meadow Restoration A large wooded estate with native grass and wildflower meadows overlooking Joe Pool Lake. Architect: Cunningham Architects Landscape Architect: Hocker Design Group Kevin Sloan’s studio at the Kessler […]

Fort Worth Garden Tour
October 18, 2016

In May 2016, the TX chapter of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLDTX) hosted a Fort Worth Garden tour. The tour showed off 3 gardens,   The Classical Garden A 4.5 acre garden with master plan designed by Dallas architect Ralph Duesing. Features include a Mexican plum orchard, limestone dry stack walls, formal water […]

Valley House Sculpture Tour
October 18, 2016

In April 2016, the APLD TX chapter was given an exclusive private tour of the Valley House Sculpture Garden presented by Patrick Boyd of David Rolston Landscape Architects, William Hartman III, Cheryl & Kevin Vogel and Tary Arterburn of Studio Outside Landscape Architecture. Valley House Sculpture Garden was originally designed by renowned landscape architect Clarence Roy in 1959, […]

NALP Award Winner – Glenn Bonick
October 18, 2016

Glenn Bonick of Bonick Landscaping wins the NALP 2016 Grand Award for Construction. The project was designed by Hocker Design Group and installed by Bonick Landscaping. To view more of Glenn’s work, visit his company website: bonicklandscaping.com

October 18, 2016

Matthew Murrey with Matthew Murrey Design is the recipient of the 2016 APLD Designer of the Year bronze for residential design over $100,000. Judges were won over by the “Nicely executed formal design with a fine progression of spaces around the pool. The classic renewal respects the site and house for increased utility and beauty.” […]

Get the Most Out of Your APLD TX Membership
March 31, 2016

At APLD TX, our goal is to provide you the seeds to invigorate and inspire the landscape design industry through your individual practice, your company and your community involvement. This year, we have new leadership, a fresh APLD TX website and more local activities than ever before. In support of this exciting new leadership and direction, I […]

APLD TX Sowing Seeds to Inspire
March 31, 2016

A Message from APLD TX President, Tanya Wilson: As I speak to members across the state, one comment rings loudly-we skipped Winter and are busy with the early arrival of Spring. While it’s important to tend to our clients, it’s also important to stop and reflect on what we want to accomplish in our practice […]

Congratulations to Heather Murrey! Her blog titled “Working with a Landscape Design – The Initial Design Meeting” was featured as Blog of the Month in the March issue of Design Online. This is her second time to be featured as Blog of the Month for APLD. You can check out her blog, submit ideas and subscribe by […]

Matthew Murrey Design Appears in Luxe
November 30, 2015

Matthew Murrey Design appears in the November/December issue of Luxe Magazine: Matthew Murrey Design is a residential landscape design firm specializing in both design services for both simple and complex landscape projects. Matthew Murrey Design does not focus on just one style of landscape architecture, but instead the firm is always seeking the challenge to marry […]

Patrick Boyd, Landscape Designer, and William Hartman III, Assistant Professor at School of Architecture, Louisiana Tech University, received an honorable mention award from the National Parks Service for the History of American Landscapes Survey on the documentation of Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Center in Dallas. The APLD TX chapter of is planning a tour […]