Mark's knowledge of obscure antique gardening tools again proves to be indispensable. Who knew the lengths the British went to to straighten out their cucumbers?
For a fascinating read, you can see How England Got Its Curvy Cucumbers Straightened Out in Gastro Obscura.
Mark Morrison is proud to be a part of the host city committee for the CitiesAlive Conference which is to be held in Brooklyn, NY this year. The conference, to be held September 24-28, will focus on green infrastructure and designing the future of resilience. Register now at citiesalive.org.
Alisa Stanislaw has a background in Art History and earned her MLA from Rutgers University. She brings a broad range of experience to the MKM team, having worked at agencies through the greater NYC area, including NYC Parks Department. Alisa has hands-on knowledge of plant materials, from meadows to ornamentals.
Erica Koh has a background in gardening design and earned her MLA from the Illinois Institute of Technology. She has experience from concept through construction, having worked in a variety of design related industries. Erica has specialized training in digital representation and modeling.
The schoolyard at Brooklyn's PS 19 in Williamsburg is now open and children can enjoy a healthy dose of nature while playing outside.
Construction is underway on MKM's newest green roof at 510 West 22nd Street. We are so excited for this newest edition to the neighborhood by NYC's High Line Park.
Mark Morrison was invited back to his alma matter, the University of Wisconsin, Madison to accept an award and to give a lecture to the landscape architecture department.
We've moved! After decades in Manhattan, we're enjoying our new view of Long Island Sound from up in New Rochelle. We haven't gone too far, though, we're just a 30-minute train ride to Grand Central. So we hope to see you here soon!