ZDA at AIA Wisconsin 2017 Conference on Architecture

ZDA Outdoor Creative will be at AIA Wisconsin 2017 Conference on Architecture at the Monona Terrace in Madison WI, May 17th-18th, 2017. Principal Architect Steve Ziegler will be giving a talk: Connecting Architecture with the Site and Human Experiences through Landscape Design May 17, 4:00 pm & 5:45 pm May 18, 11:45 am & 12:30 pm […]

Check out our full Spring 2017 Calendar

Madison Home Expo Expo Booth and Seminars Monona Terrace Convention Center “Landscape Renovation – Transitioning Old to New” Joan Ziegler and Jared Vincent Saturday, January 7, 1 pm, room 2 “Celebrate Keeping Water in your Landscape and Out of the Basement” Steve Ziegler and Molly Wagner Sunday, January 8, 2pm, room 2   Wisconsin […]

Things are GROWING at ZDA

      The gardens at ZDA have so far produced over 1,000 lbs of nutritious and delicious produce, raised pesticide and herbicide free. We’ve been able to share our bounty with local restaurants, provide fresh produce through our CSA, and support food pantries through our partnership with Middleton Outreach Ministries (M.O.Ms). ZDA enjoys giving […]

ZDA Wins

ZDA Wins Professional Award From WI-ASLA ZDA earned a Merit Award for their residential design project.  This comprehensive project integrated the historic Indian Mounds, incredible views of Lake Mendota, native plantings and detailed grading work.  The award comes from the Wisconsin chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

ZDA Winter 2016 Update

Snow, Snow, Snow or Winter Wonderland? In the depth of winter with snow piled high, treacherous walks, and grey dark days, don’t despair! This is a magical time when problems lie bare, solutions are clear, and spring is near. This is a time to dream and to plan; a time to monitor where snow piles and drifts, where [...]

ZDA Summer 2015 Update

ZDA Wins National Merit Award from the Perennial Plant Association For a Verona Residence   Captivating perennial gardens and dynamic paths draw the family outside for play and relaxation. ZDA will be presented with a national Merit Award at the Perennial Plant Association Symposium in Baltimore on July .  This is the only event dedicated [...]

Get a Jump on Spring!

Historic Renovation Project Update The gracious front stoop, period lighting, architectural brick pillars, and landscaping are in! Iron and glass railings are being fabricated and the homeowners are applying for historic renovation tax credits for qualifying design and construction costs. ZDA’s first-hand experience in historic renovation helped the owners of this property navigate the process [...]

ZDA Fall 2014 Update

ZDA is Growing Meet our newest Landscape Architect, Molly Wagner, PLA, ASLA! Molly joined the ZDA team in March with a passion for creative problem solving and artistic design solutions. Recently returned to her Midwest roots, she began her career with award-winning Pacific Northwest landscape architecture firm, Murase Associates, where she worked extensively with educational institutions to develop programmed educational spaces [...]