#1 Amazon Best-Seller
Find out more about this best-selling book with these excerpts below!
Typical landscape design wastes a lot of time, money, and resources…
giving clients something that’s “worked before,” for the designer but it is not what homeowners or urban dwellers want or what will work for their home.
Steve Griggs is straight-up New York, listening to what his clients want and delivering exactly what he knows will work for their Tri-State backyard or New York City rooftop.
That’s why clients get something far beyond what they’ve seen on a parade-of-homes tour. Once Griggs is done, it’s routine to hear “marvelous,” “magical,” or “outrageously gorgeous.”
In his newly released Amazon #1 bestseller, Straight Dirt: New York City’s Premier Designer Tells It Like It Is, Steve Griggs’s gives insider secrets on getting the backyard or rooftop of your dreams.
This is NOT a “how to,” book on backyard landscaping. It’s for the discerning homeowner who needs to know how to get the best work from your landscape designer and ensuring that your contractor is executing the plan masterfully.
“Steve is the finest landscape designer in New York, second to none.”
Grant Cardone, leading sales expert and bestselling author of If You’re Not First, You’re Last and New York Times bestseller, The 10X Rule
“A truly brilliant mind and consummate professional.”
Darren DeQuatro, financial planner
“A master of transforming ordinary dirt and foliage into works of art.”
Carolyn Albstein, Upper West Side NYC co-op owner
“Steve stretches a dollar to do more for any project we’ve worked on than any other landscape designer I know in the Tri-State area.”
Eric McGovern, builds skyscrapers in NYC and resorts on Caribbean Islands
“Brutally honest. Ingenious in connecting the dots nobody else sees.”
Shimon Haber, CEO
“The bulldozers broke my smugness.”
Regis Boff, Storyteller and retired Rock-n-Roller
Homeowners take daily pleasure in their newly renovated backyard, rooftop terrace, side garden, front lawn, and even interior entertainment spaces. His clients will tell you, “He anticipated how the space would be with us living in it. We LOVE our backyard; we use it all the time.”
Steve Griggs is a virtuoso of landscape design and construction, crafting master works from rustic converted barns to palatial Jersey-shore homes.
From famous VIPs and up-and-comers, to enormous families and urbanites who want a weekend getaway, Steve Griggs has worked with them all.
In Connecticut’s enclaves to quiet towns on the Hudson to penthouse rooftop gardens that overlook New York City, the challenge is the same: make the ordinary amazing.