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W. Gary Smith

One of North America's leading landscape designers, W. Gary Smith specializes in botanical gardens and arboretums, as well as public art installations and private gardens, often weaving together local ecological and cultural themes.

He received the Award of Distinction from the Association of Professional Landscape Designers for his work on Enchanted Woods at Winterthur in Delaware, Peirce's Woods at Longwood Gardens, and the Stopford Family Meadow Maze in Pennsylvania. Peirce's Woods also received a Design Merit Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects. His recent work includes the Santa Fe Botanical Garden, the master plan and the Children's Garden at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, the Discovery Garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and the Therapeutic Garden at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

He currently lives in Toronto.

You may also be interested in the author's own Web site, WGarySmithDesign.com.

Books by W. Gary Smith