East Garden


We’re storytellers and landscape architects. At first glance, those things may seem unrelated, but once you understand who we are and how we work, you’ll see they’re one and the same. We tell stories with every landscape we create. The stories we tell aren’t ours, though. They’re the stories of our clients—the homeowners, the property holders, the ones who’ll live, work, play, and relax in the outdoor experiences we bring to life.

Daigh Rick

Anne Daigh


Anne Daigh is our founder and Storyteller-in-Chief. She’s an accomplished landscape architect, artist, and entrepreneur whose passion for her profession naturally grew into the successful business she leads today. She launched our company in fall 2010 after nine years with Page Duke Landscape Architects. The job with PDLA brought her to Nashville after graduating from UGA’s landscape architecture program. Though a Georgia native, she quickly set roots in Nashville, bringing her love of art, architecture, and the environment to exhibitions at Cheekwood Botanical Gardens, the Nashville Antiques & Garden Show, and residences and commercial properties throughout the city and beyond. She’s the heartbeat of our company, and her approachable style and design sensibilities are present in each project we take on for our clients.

Anne Daigh wishes a special thanks to the following contributors: John Skelley Lighting and Johnny Woolsey Art.

Wade Rick

Wade Rick


Wade’s passion for Landscape Architecture came from growing up in the house of an Architect. Observing the construction process at an early age and watching the transformative impact that Landscape could have on a client’s daily life, fueled Wade to study Landscape Architecture in college. Prior to co-establishing the firm Daigh | Rick, Wade’s career in the landscape architecture industry has provided a wide spectrum of exposure. From large scale land planning projects around the country with Southern Land Company to fully understanding the classical influences on design at Page | Duke, his enjoyment of working with Clients and professionals have molded his 20 year career. With an emphasis on design, horticulture, natural & cultural history and scale, numerous successful projects have been completed both here in Nashville as well as surrounding communities and states.

Daigh Rick Landscape Architects LLC


Office Phone: (615) 454-4100

Website: www.daighrick.com


Natural Creations LLC


Natural Creations LLC was formed in 1998 by Matt Dawson and John Henderson. After graduating with a BS in Ornamental Horticulture from the University of Tennessee, they brought their knowledge to Middle Tennessee and started a full service landscape company.  Specializing in unsurpassed installation and implementation, as well as offering expert maintenance and a passion for providing the highest quality customer service.  Our goal is to help you create and maintain the most beautiful landscapes in the entire Middle Tennessee area.

Matt Dawson is the CEO of Natural Creations, Samara Farms, and Plant Health Services based in Nashville, offering a wide range of landscape products and services to fulfill your every need.  Matt has a deep understanding of horticulture, soils, entomology, plant pathology, forestry, and sourcing.  And is the recipient of numerous industry awards and accolades.

John Henderson likewise shares his passion and expertise for horticulture and impeccable garden implementation.  With wide ranging experience in natives, perennials, bulbs, trees, and shrubs, installation, production and growing.  John supports and is a proud member of the Perennial Plant Association and the American Landscape Contractors of America.


Website: Natural Creations LLC

Office Phone: (615) 254-5266

Matt Dawson
President and Co-Owner

Office Phone: (615) 394-5715

John Henderson

Office Phone: (615) 394-8501


West Cook

West Cook


West has been in the construction business for 20 years in the custom residential space. West is a native Nashvillian and is very active in the community. He graduated from Battle Ground Academy in Franklin. He then graduated from The University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. After graduating and working for 10 years in the electronic payment industry, West earned a MBA at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management. West and his wife have 4 school age children.

Mr. Cook wishes to thank the following contributors who have supplied materials and services to construct the donated Playhouse.

Cook Builders


Office Phone: (615) 202-8400

Website: CookBuilders.org


Vintage Millworks Inc


Since our beginning in 1987, our founders, skilled craftsmen and seasoned staff have shared a passion for creating elegance in wood. Whatever the project size, we craft every element one at a time, using the tools most appropriate to the work – from traditional hand tools to digital and multi-head machinery. Throughout the mid-South, architects, designers and building professionals value our knowledge and problem-solving techniques. Our millwork graces homes and commercial buildings with inspirations drawn from early period architecture through the 21st century. We take pride in preserving the elegance of yesterday while building for tomorrow.


Website: Vintage Millworks Inc

Office Phone: (615) 244-8044

Natchez Stone LLC

Natchez Stone was founded in Nashville, TN by its current President Clay L. Staley in 2007. Clay’s entrepreneurial background combined with 26 years of experience from stone installer to senior executive in the stone industry inspired him to create Natchez Stone – a company dedicated to customer satisfaction, artistic expression and the highest level of craftsmanship. Natchez Stone is structured to provide a wide range of custom stone and hardscape products from outdoor fireplaces, pool decks, stone entrances to stone clad structures. Natchez Stone focuses on the “whole job” to ensure seamless integration with other construction components and building trades.


Website: Natchez Stone LLC

Office Phone: (615) 202-2403

Johnny Woolsey Art

Woolsey Art Metal Design is a boutique Artist Blacksmith business providing custom furnishings, handmade hardware and sculpture for discerning clients in the Mid-South.


Office Phone: (435)-229-2228

Pfeffer Torode Architecture LLC

Pfeffer Torode is a fellowship of principled architects and designers inspired by the story of our clients and the places that become their way of life.


Website: Pffeffer Torode Architecture LLC

Office Phone: (615) 667-0808

Howard Peller


My personal aesthetic has always centered on my passion for objects made by hand, using materials that are closely related to the environments in which they are made. This concept of “living and making” allows me to take inspiration from the nature that surrounds me and create products that both sustain me and the environment in which I am working. I am proud to craft, direct, design, and market handcrafted products for the tabletop, gift, and home decor marketplace for over 30 years. Making products that have living value is my connection to the willow grove. The seasonal rhythms of nurturing the crop pairs the sustainability of its harvest with the crafting of objects from it; the traditional hand skills involved with soil and toil are able to resonate in the woven products which are created from that labor.


Website: Living Willow Farm

Office Phone: (740) 252-2324

John Skelley Lighting


Office Phone: (615) 917-8006