Kate employs a combination of aesthetics and ecology in her designs, creating a harmonious marriage between the ecology of the site and artistic liberty. Her credits include the Skidmore Community Garden, the Forest Garden project at Flying Trillium Nature Preserve and Gardens, and private residences.

Forest Garden, Flying Trillium Nature Preserve and Gardens                      Skidmore Community Garden, Skidmore College

Incorporating the stumps was a fun part of the design.

Incorporating the stumps was a fun part of the design.

Aquilegia canadensis (Wild columbine) seems to spring up from nowhere

Aquilegia canadensis (Wild columbine) seems to spring up from nowhere

A view of the Garden shortly after ground was broke. Photo credit: Skidmore College

A view of the Garden shortly after ground was broke.

Photo credit: Skidmore College

Students cultivating the new Garden! Photo credit: Skidmore College

Students cultivating the new Garden!

Photo credit: Skidmore College

Within a circuitous grove of hemlocks, Aquilegia canadensis dances around the forest floor. A stone patio and horseshoe-shaped bed (not shown) complete this fairytale design. 

Within a circuitous grove of hemlocks, Aquilegia canadensis dances around the forest floor. A stone patio and horseshoe-shaped bed (not shown) complete this fairytale design. 

The arbor welcomes students into the garden year-round.

The arbor welcomes students into the garden year-round.