The Outsider: Midwood Garden Charms With Subtle Plantings and Plenty of Open Space

Photo by Anna Shive


Low-maintenance and user-friendly, this 20-foot-wide backyard garden, built and planted by Crown Heights-based Brook Landscape, proves that garden design needn’t be complex to be successful. “You don’t need a ton of ingredients to make a good meal,” points out Brook Klausing, who founded the design/build company in 2007 with Brian Green, an architect and fellow Kentuckian.

As the weather grows warmer, this week we’re looking back at a project we featured in 2017. To see more about how this outdoor space was transformed, click here.

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