Root is responsive

thumb_responsiveYou may be seeking harmony with nature – creating landscapes that attract and create habitat for wild creatures and provide food for them and for your family. Maybe you wish to improve the incredible view from your living room window. Or you may dream of an intimate outdoor living space to share with friends and family. We offer a suite of services that can be tailored to your special desires and the unique characteristics of your property.
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Root is versatile

s2_m4_dWe create beautiful gardens in a variety of styles: traditional, naturalistic and contemporary. Our team of designers has over 60 years of combined experience. We restore forgotten or neglected gardens. We improve existing gardens by correctly maintaining them. Very few "landscapers" really know how to properly maintain a garden. Good maintenance requires balancing artistic vision with a deep scientific understanding of biology and ecology. From Root To Shoot into consideration how your landscape will look immediately after installation and how it will look in 5, 15 or 30 years.
“Some Before and After photos!”

Root is pragmatic

thumb-pragmaticMarrying your desires with what is truly practical requires an enormous amount of expertise. Our peerless experience is broad and deep and enables us to recognize the unique opportunities and constraints of your property, and the wonderful benefits and challenges inherent to gardening in the Catskills.
“Some gardens we are very proud of!”

Root is local

thumb_picketfenceWe all live here. We know first-hand the very specific hurdles gardeners and plants alike face in this area. From Root to Shoot has been beautifying gardens in the Catskills area since 1991. Melissa Bennett, owner, has a PhD in entomology (study of insects). Her extensive training and experience in the formal study of nature gives her a unique, integrated perspective on the ecology of a gardens in the Catskills. In addition Root has the most highly trained gardeners, and the best stonemasons, groundskeepers, excavators and pond builders in the area.
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Make the most of what you have; From Root to Shoot will work with you to bring your unique vision and desires to reality. We consider you to be our partner in the shared experience of creating and maintaining the landscape that is right for you. We know and love your gardens as much as you do. That's why many of our clients have been with us for decades, have become our friends and recommend us by word of mouth.