Oliver has worked on a number of professional planning, design, and restoration projects. Below is a sample of some of them.
An urban park in Bridgeport receives a makeover in the form of a native riparian buffer comprised of over new 2000 plugs and 100 shrubs.
Wakeman Town Farm
A community farm in Westport, CT gets some help with removing invasive plants and creating new native ecosystems.
A disturbed patch of ground in Weston, CT becomes an experimental meadow instead of a traditional seeded lawn.
In this collaborative project with Yale's Urban Design Workshop, a coastal community in Bridgeport, CT becomes the site of a stormwater pilot project.
Hicks-Stearns Family Museum
A Victorian residence on historical Tolland Green receives a major overhaul to rehabilitate its heirloom plantings -- and add new specimens including a rain garden.
Connecticut Flower & Garden Show
With some careful planning and some horticultural tricks, visitors to the Connecticut Flower & Garden Show were treated to highlights from all four seasons in this award-winning display.
A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.
Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Alamanc