Cylburn Arboretum

Baltimore, Maryland
Client: Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks


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.

Firm Accomplishments

  • Created a new garden master plan for a core historic garden area of approximately 31 acres within the 207-acre property.
  • Recommended the renovation of a historic formal garden originally dating from the 1870s, the development of a new 3-acre shrub walk, a new vegetable and demonstration garden, a shady garden, a formal promenade, and other smaller connecting gardens.
  • Developed site specific design solutions and construction documents for the shrub walk and plans for the renovation of the historic formal garden.