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Tower Grove Park + the Gardenesque Style (Part 1)

An icon of modern day St. Louis, Tower Grove Park was first opened over a century ago, during the heyday of the Victorian era when much of American culture was heavily influenced by that of Europe. Over the years the park has remained largely unchanged...

Natural Surface Trails

By: Christina Hughey   (source)   There is no right or wrong trail, just the right trail for the project. Soft surface trails are a natural alternative to paved trails. Offering an inexpensive choice. One great thing about natural surface trails is that you can install them much faster...

Kids Grow in the Garden

By: Christina Hughey It’s finally that time of year again. Spring! Everything is starting to grow and new life begins. Just the other week I arrived at a friend’s house to see her and her beautiful children finish up planting seeds. They smiled as they placed...

Go Green Go Native for Saint Patrick’s Day

By: Christina Hughey   Perhaps one of the best ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s day this year is to go eco green! By helping the environment around St. Patrick’s day we can have a fun productive holiday, as well as give back to our community and...

JOIN our TEAM!

We are currently looking for a dynamic, motivated and personable Landscape Architect/Designer - with 0-2 years experience to join our team at the Eureka office. This position will support and strengthen our existing capabilities in master planning and design projects including parks, greenways, public spaces, ecosystem restoration, residential, and commercial. The...

We’re Hiring!

We are currently looking for a dynamic, motivated and personable Landscape Architect/Designer - with 0-2 years experience to join our team at the Eureka office. This position will support and strengthen our existing capabilities in master planning and design projects including parks, greenways, public spaces, ecosystem restoration, residential, and commercial. The...

Labyrinths in Healing

By Christina Hughey, horticultural specialist   Labyrinths are found worldwide dating back to Ancient Egypt as well as Ancient Greece.  Today, they are popular in numerous places including healthcare settings and healing gardens.   Labyrinths help in aiding the whole person both physically and mentally. Labyrinths are used...

Horticultural Therapy Gardens/ Healing Gardens

By: Christina Hughey A healing garden is a garden designed for a specific population, place, and intended for positive health outcome. With plenty of research to prove, access to nature is a beneficial part in the healing process.   Healing gardens are making a rapid comeback. Most...

Welcome Christina Hughey!

DG2 Design welcomes Christina Hughey to help develop our expertise in Horticultural Therapy.   Christina began her career in nursing school and since then developed a passion for the healing qualities of nature.  She will assist the designers at DG2 and our clients to develop spaces for...