Botanic Gardens

Botanic gardens, conservatories, and arboreta play an important role in the preservation of the planet’s natural resources. Their research and educational activities help protect plant communities and ecosystems and they share their information on preservation and sustainability issues.

Firm Accomplishments/Expertise

  • Is one of the top design firms in the United States that specializes in botanic gardens, conservatories, and arboreta.
  • Has certified horticulturists and staff members with previous employment in the industry including being a Fellow at Chanticleer.
  • Has extensive world travel to botanic gardens and conservatories to study planting and design techniques along with extensive experience designing public gardens and strong facilitation and consensus-building skills.
  • Active in American Public Gardens Association serving on committees—past Chair of the Design and Planning Professional Section, speaking at national and regional conferences, writing articles for the association’s magazine Public Garden, and attendance at national and regional conferences.
  • Understands the nuances and a big-picture approach of public gardens.
  • Exhibits passion and commitment to the world of public gardens as expressed in the firm’s award-winning projects and activism.

Cylburn Arboretum

Baltimore, Maryland

Oasis Design Group completed master planning and landscape architecture work at Cylburn Arboretum. Located within Baltimore`s city limits, Cylburn is a 207-acre historic estate set in the rolling countryside. At the heart of the grounds is an 1863 post-Civil War mansion. Continue reading


West Virginia Botanic Garden

Morgantown, West Virginia

Oasis Design Group and its subconsultant RK&K developed a master plan for core gardens of the 82-acre West Virginia Botanic Garden. Oasis is leading public facilitation workshops. Continue reading


Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

Vienna, Virginia

Oasis Design Group created a detailed garden and facilities master plan for the entire 95-acres of Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, which is operated by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority (NVRPA). Continue reading