Voice of the Land

Jack and Greg’s House

Sep 7th, 2017

Movesian-Finlaw home

If you are driving past the Denver Botanic Gardens, you drive right by this lovely Georgian home and may not know that it isn’t part of the Botanic Gardens. Jack Finlaw and Greg Movesian hired Art of the Land for their first project. They asked us to prune branches before one of their gatherings. I met […]


Life in the Margins: The Role of the Post-Modern Hedgerow

Mar 11th, 2016

Post-Modern Hedgerow, common in the British Isles

By Dave Coulter One of my favorite memories from my childhood was finding a box turtle living under a line of gnarly Osage orange (Maclura pomifera) trees in my suburban Chicago neighborhood. It was not until many years later that I realized that this row of rough trees, threading through backyards and along roadsides, was […]


“How will we know it’s us without our past?”

Sep 11th, 2015

That quote from John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath succinctly summarizes the importance of Historic Preservation. And, in Colorado, we are fortunate to have, and here at Art of the Land, support, Colorado Preservation, Inc., the steward of Historic Preservation throughout our state.