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Wildwood earns accolades at Flower & Garden Festival

May 16, 2012 by Blue Ridge Leader filed under Farm and garden, Lifestyle, People No Comments
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Purcellville–based WildWood Landscape, LLC earned distinction at Leesburg’s 22nd Annual Flower & Garden Festival. The half-beautiful, half-cool and rainy weekend proved to dampen the attendance –only 24,000 this year – but not the talent, craftsmanship, and creativity of its exhibitors.

Jason Dengler, owner, and his staff worked tirelessly to design and construct a unique yet formal greenhouse-garden experience. The greenhouse was custom designed by Dengler and built by local craftsman, Jonathan Morrison. Along with decorative painter Julie Miles of Bluemont, Dengler and his team paid close attention to every detail, down to the antiquing of the copper architectural features.

Integrated into the composition were expertly selected plant combinations and a quadrifoil fountain, complementing the beautiful and functional structure. To complete his design, Dengler commissioned John Ralph of Quail Run signs to create an exquisitely carved and painted wooden sign of WildWood’s well-loved logo which was placed above the greenhouse doorway.

WildWood’s team of 25 craftsman worked from Friday evening to almost 7:00 a.m. Saturday morning to prepare their exhibit. This dedication to excellence proved invaluable: Among many talented peers, WildWood Landscape, LLC achieved the “Outstanding Creativity” award in the juried landscape competition.

Excellence and creativity are the sought-after hallmarks of WildWood Landscape, making them one of the premier landscape design, construction and maintenance companies in our region.

Jason attributes WildWood’s success to treating landscape design like a sculpture, a work of art viewed from all perspectives: “It takes careful planning and focus to ensure that all of the elements of the design work to enhance and support the overall theme so that no matter where you are standing, the garden looks beautiful.”

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