2012 NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry)
This bungalow is world’s away from where it began. Botanical Concerns was part of the design team of a CG&S Design-Build whole house renovation/expansion. Increase curb appeal started with a new porch and walkway. A private stone patio leads to a lovely cottage garden with loads of privacy.
2011 AIA Tour & 2012 Cool House Tour
A dramatic cliff side home with a naturalistic landscape that withstood the heat and drought of 2010 & 2011. A 5 star Green Building project.
2011 Cool House Tour
Botanical Concerns LLC was part of the design team with Barley & Pfeiffer Architects and Oliver Custom Homes. This was a remodeled house on West 6th Street. The project received a 5 star Green Building Certification.
2011 Interior Design Homes Tour
This project is located in a Northwest Hills’ neighborhood and presented many elevation challenges. The landscape solutions included working with many of the existing natural elements including a canyon wall entry.
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center: Gardens on Tour 2005, 2008 & 2010
3 separate projects were selected to be part of this prestigious annual garden tour.
2010 Outdoor Living Tour
Annie Gillespie’s personal garden was selected for this tour.
2010 KLRU’s Central Texas Gardener
Annie’s personal garden was featured.
HGTV: “My House is Worth What?”
Annie Gillespie, owner of Botanical Concerns LLC, participated for the 2nd time on a HGTV show. This time it was with My House is Worth What? Annie came up with a design for the backyard that would increase the value and market appeal of the home. Aired: Summer 2008.
AIA Austin Homes Tour
Botanical Concerns LLC was honored to be a participating sponsor in the 2006 AIA Austin Homes Tour. The Tarrytown “Craftsman Cottage” designed by Barley & Pfeiffer Architects features our trademark boulder work and distinct perennial gardens. This home was also included on the 2007 National AIA Tour.
Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center: Gardens on Tour 2005
One of our residential landscapes was included in the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center’s Gardens on Tour 2005.
HGTV: “Landscapers’ Challenge 2005″
Annie Gillespie, founder and principal of Botanical Concerns, participated in HGTV’s Landscapers’ Challenge. Botanical Concerns’ team was challenged with transforming a nondescript prairie wildscape with drainage problems into a welcoming green space. The result was a captivating native landscape with creative stonework, a pond and bridge spanning a creek bed.
City of Austin Grow Green. A City of Austin program offering a comprehensive landscaping program with an emphasis on water quality protection.
Barley and Pfeiffer. An architectural firm specializing in green building, solar houses & sustainable architecture.
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Lady Bird Johnson’s Wildflower Center located in Austin.
Central Texas Gardener (KLRU). A TV show called Central Texas Gardener that showcases Central Texas gardens.