Landscape Architect & Specifier News

JAN 2019

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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Left: Located southwest of Detroit, Mich., the Marathon Gardens reforestation project was developed by PEA, Inc., Marathon Petroleum Company LP, ASTI Environmental, Greening of Detroit and neighborhood volunteers. The flowers shown are black-eyed Susan and yarrow. Other wildflower and perennial species in the restoration area include nodding wild onion, columbine, heart-leaved aster, white snakeroot, wild strawberry, obedient plant, three-lobed coneflower and much more. Right: Here, one can see how the area's site elements were envisioned and designed to enhance green infrastructure and provide urban farming, recreation, grasslands, forests and wetlands for the communities. January 2019 43

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