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J A L A, Jeff Allen Landscape Architecture Awarded Best Of Houzz 2017

Over 40 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in North America and Around the World January 15, 2017 – J A L A, Jeff Allen Landscape Architecture of Winston Salem, North Carolina has won “Best Of Design” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The Residential... View Article


Upcoming Garden Lectures

Evergreen Garden Club March 10, 2016 Designing with Bulbs (written) Tanglewood Arboretum March 16, 2016 Designing the Classical Landscape (in production)


The Garden Bible Soon to Be Published!

Be on the lookout for this upcoming publication where we are honored to have one of our very own Winston Salem gardens selected as a case study.


The Architecture of Landscape: A Tour of The Sarah P. Duke Gardens

Speaker: Jeffrey Allen, ASLA, Winston-Salem, NC and staff from the Duke Gardens including the following: Jan Little, Director of Education and Public Programs; Robert Mottern, Director of Horticulture; and Michael S. Owens, Director of Historic Gardens. http://www.traditionalbuildingshow.com/durham2015.shtml 1.5 AIA HSW Learning Units The Sarah P. Duke Gardens were launched during the great depression. Challenges wrought... View Article


Bulbs For Your Landscape | Can You Dig It?

A Brief History of Bulbs Primitive civilizations valued bulbs for food and medicine. Though many are poisonous, such as daffodils and hyacinths, a large number are edible, either raw (onions), cooked (dahlia tubers), or pounded into a pasty substance (elephant ears or ‘taro’-a source of poi, the Polynesian food staple). Other historic examples of bulbs... View Article


Al fresco living

Trends in outdoor spaces shape Triad residents’ yard  By Danielle Jackson, Triad Living Magazine Creating outdoor spaces is nothing like it used to be. What formerly passed for acceptable no longer is the case for many of today’s homeowners, who increasingly want aesthetic and functional spaces for their yards. They want an outdoor grill next... View Article


Gardens of Buena Vista

By Sara Edi Boyd, Buena Vista Life Magazine I attended the University of Georgia to study with one of the nation’s leading wildflower experts, Darren Morrison, Dean of the School of Environmental Design. It turns our that as I was finishing my studies, Jeff Allen was beginning his landscape architecture studies at UGA. So, while... View Article


Value in Your Landscape

In today’s economy many of us are looking to get the “The Best Deal.” The best deals are not always the lowest price especially when you are investing in your home. Most clients discuss what they hope to get a return on from their investment and are not willing to spend a penny more. As... View Article


Engaging a Landscape Architect

Thanks to the increased popularity of television programs devoted to all things home and garden, homeowners everywhere are discovering a whole new vocabulary for the outdoors. Where once mowing the lawn on a Saturday afternoon was the extent of their concerns, lately they find themselves contemplating phrases like “curb appeal,” “hard-scape,” “garden room,” and “water... View Article