Our goal is to design a retreat that reflects your personality, your life and your home
Courtyard trellis gives sense of privacy and an added touch to the front of the house.
Before. Right in the front yard, this brand new house was confronted with the county-placed retaining blocks half way through construction.
After. Here's the lemonade we designed to help ease the pain of the giant blocks.
Front yard entry into the landscape lets the viewer know there must be something good beyond the gate.
New modern house. Planters match the siding that wraps around the bottom of the house. Plants are drought tolerant.
Before, suburban house
After I, Suburban house. Drought tolerant, no lawn. Carolyn was helping during installation when a neighbor drove by and rolled down her window. "What are you doing?" she asked, "Everyone else here has grass."
After II, suburban house. Gate gives a hint of what's within
Mid Century Before
Mid Century After I
Mid Century After II
Vancouver Before. The shrubs cover up the house, the entry is buried.
Vancouver After I.
Vancouver After II. Stone walls define a sitting area and entry is set off by an entry pergola
Vancouver Entry III. Front yard sitting area with flagstone, masonry walls and water feature.
Vancouver Entry IV. Stepping stones over the pond
Portland Before. The walkway was really narrow, the white birch were diseased and the narrow porch was hemmed in by the white railing.
Portland After, Phase I. Railing and trees were removed. A wider, more modern walkway was installed.
Portland After II. A pondless water feature is added.
Portland After Phase II. The plants are filling in after the first year.
Snazzy metal trellis jazzes up the front porch
Before Brick House
Brick House After, Phase I
Brick House After Phase I
Brick House After Phase II
Pergola Entry I
Pergola Entry II
Pergola Entry III
Front entry gains a modern clean look. Christine's art trellis gives the pathway view a stopping point and screens out the neighbors house.
Newish House Before
Newish House After. She was tired of lawn and wanted an update
Creating an Asian influenced entry with hardscape and plantings