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Preparing the Landscape in Spring

The Martin House maintains approximately 25,000 square feet of landscape planting beds. For healthy, aesthetic plants, the soil must serve as a reservoir for water, oxygen, and nutrients. In preparation for the blooming season, a process takes place in the spring that allows us to fully enjoy the growth of…
Martin House
March 17, 2021
Landscape

Landscaping the Wright Way

Thanks to Buffalo Magazine and writer Annette Redican for sharing the story of the historic landscape restoration in the April issue as we enjoy the first spring blooms! This article originally appeared in The Buffalo News on March 27, 2020.   Few American architects are held in as high regard…
Martin House
April 6, 2020
Landscape

Landscape Restoration Press Event

Pictured left to right: Mark Bayer of Bayer Landscape Architecture, Council Member Joel Feroleto, Mayor Byron Brown, New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, Martin House Board President Keith Stolzenburg, Martin House Executive Director Mary Roberts, Jamie Robideau of HHL Architects, and NYS Parks Director Mark Mistretta. On May 30, 2018,…
Martin House
May 30, 2018
Landscape

Copper Beech Tree

This stately copper beech tree has graced the front lawn of the Martin House for more than 100 years. It has withstood ice storms, winter winds, and the heat of summer. The copper beech is an ornamental cultivar of European beech, native to most of Europe and related to the…
Martin House
September 14, 2014