Author: Laura Gilkey

SRQ Interviews Gilkey in Edible Feature

posted on September 10th, 2019  |  Read more

Michael was happy to talk with the folks over at SRQ Magazine recently about one of his favorite topics: Edible Landscaping.  Local Landscape Architect Michael Gilkey, Jr. of Michael A. Gilkey, Inc. designs edible spaces with everything from orchards to raised veggie boxes, herb forests and heat-tolerant apple and peach trees. “There’s a romance to […]

Gilkey Team Wins Two Awards in February

posted on March 1st, 2019  |  Read more

Michael A. Gilkey, Inc. was honored with two awards in February: a 2019 Best of Houzz award from the leading social network for homeowners and home professionals, and a Silver Home of the Year Award from SRQ Magazine.  The Best of Houzz awards are granted for profiles that are voted on most frequently by the Houzz […]

Gilkey Part of Grand Aurora Team

posted on August 27th, 2018  |  Read more

Michael A. Gilkey, Inc. was proud to be part of an award-winning team at this year’s Aurora Awards, presented by the Southeast Building Conference. The Element House, designed by Solstice Planning and Architecture and built by NWC Construction, was the Grand Aurora winner in the Green Construction category.  We’re thankful to Solstice and NWC for […]

Gilkey Offers Advice for a Healthier Bay

posted on August 20th, 2018  |  Read more

We were honored to have been contacted by Harold Bubil, former Real Estate Editor for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, to discuss ways that homeowners can care for their landscapes with as little impact as possible on our suffering waterways. The conversation was featured in the Sunday edition of the newspaper, August 19.  “Agricultural runoff plays a […]

Early Gilkey Project Featured in Sarasota Magazine

posted on August 17th, 2018  |  Read more

We were delighted to be taken back to a wonderful time in our company’s history this morning, when Sarasota Magazine highlighted one of the last landscapes Mic and Michael designed together. This gorgeous property, now for sale on south Siesta Key, features several grand live oaks, a circular pool, and carefully framed views throughout its […]

Two Projects, One Publication

posted on July 9th, 2018  |  Read more

The July 2018 issue of SRQ Magazine‘s Modern Home has just hit the shelves, and we were thrilled to be the landscape architects on two of the three projects featured. Our work on the Bird Key Modern Home as well as the Oyster Bay Element House was displayed in gorgeous full color spreads, as collaborators […]

Edible Sarasota: Eat Your Yard

posted on April 16th, 2018  |  Read more

The summer edition of Edible Sarasota hits the newsstands this week. This issue is focused on reducing food waste, and we were happy to have been invited to contribute. In an article aptly titled “Eat Your Yard,” we focused on some of the many ways our landscape architects incorporate edible species into our design process, and […]