Yew Dell Botanical Gardens of Crestwood, Kentucky, is on the National Register of Historic Places and provides horticultural education and apprenticeships that mirror its amazing gardens’ beauty and importance.” Yew Dell is an organization we support as a company that is a pleasure to work with. Our love affair with Yew Dell runs deep. We believe in them and all they provide to the community. We are honored to have them as customers,” says Kiel Thomson, founder of KTC Construction.

According to Yew Dell’s Executive Director Paul Cappiello, the feelings are mutual. “We all know that KTC provides exceptional work, but what we appreciate the most is their team’s expertise they bring to all aspects of the project. Kiel Thomson’s contributions during the conceptual design phase have saved us countless time and aggravation through the entire process.” 

KTC’s Phill Marshall was the project manager on this build. As he recollects, “We have thoroughly enjoyed working with the staff and volunteers at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens on all of the projects we have done with them. I especially like the design that Deleon & Primmer at Architecture Workshop</a> did for the entry barn and gift shop. It feels like a little portal that opens up into the magical, natural collection of gardens. On the other side of the property, you have these very functional greenhouses that are also handsome and blend in seamlessly to the historic property that Theodor Klein and his family have so graciously gifted to the community.”

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens is celebrating 20 years of restoring, renovating, and persevering, and they are not finished with their 2022 Castle Gardens Capital Campaign in action. For more information on the future of Yew Dell, or to join in any of their events, rental spaces, or educational opportunities, you can visit their website. While you are there, sign up to become a member or make a tax-deductible donation to this invaluable organization. 

Architect: deLeon-Primmer Architecture Workshop
Photos By: deLeon-Primmer Architecture Workshop 
Story by Windham Designs