Perennial Gardens Landscape Design and Construction

Founded in 1993 by Ellen Abdow, Perennial Garden’s philosophy is to create gardens that seamlessly meld the land to the surrounding architecture and enforce the strengths of the broader environment. No matter how formal or rustic, these gardens are meticulously designed to exude a sense of ease and beauty so that it seems they have always properly existed, without drawing attention to man’s hand in their creation. Ellen Abdow and her team pride themselves on three main things: understanding the clients’ individualized needs and aesthetic preferences, assessing the environment’s specific demands, and utilizing their deep horticultural knowledge base.

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  • Urban Gardens
    Urban Gardens

    We have designed and installed over 100 gardens throughout the city of Boston and are well aware of some of the challenges that urban environments face. Careful plant selection, as well as soil modification and preparation are key to the results.

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  • Suburban Gardens
    Suburban Gardens

    We create gardens that bloom from April through October. Using sweeps of plants, a naturalistic effect results in gardens that look effortless. Our comprehensive design solutions complement the unique character of each space.

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  • Masonry / Hardscape
    Masonry / Hardscape

    Perennial Gardens is expert installing walkways, driveways, retaining and decorative walls. Our unique stone designs make each garden its own special place.

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  • Rooftop Gardens
    Rooftop Gardens

    From simple plantings of trees and flowers to elaborate design, including outdoor kitchens, fireplaces, showers, televisions, to whatever you can imagine, Perennial Gardens is one of the most experienced installers of roof decks in Boston.

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  • Containers

    From container selection to routine seasonal change-outs, our team leads the industry with long lasting beautiful arrangements. We are proud to have won numerous awards and citations from the Beacon Hill Civic Association and Beacon Hill Garden Club.

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  • Green Roofs
    Green Roofs

    The latest garden revolution is the ability to plant directly onto the roof surface. Good for the environment, water run off, and urban wildlife, this approach also creates lush planting opportunities with minimal care.

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  • Metamorphosis

    Perennial Gardens crew is uniquely qualified to transform your property into a beautiful oasis. Our work has been featured in New England Design Magazine, Boston Magazine, and Better Homes and Gardens.

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  • Holiday

    From outdoor lights and garlands, to interior mantles, trees, and roping, Perennial Gardens will help with your holiday needs.

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