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POCKET GARDEN

This garden was as small as they come. We were asked to fill this small space with a fish pond. We needed to maximize water surface and filtration for a healthy living environment.  We sketched a quick idea with a small granite koi feeder and stone boulder arrangement.  The pond was built with an extra deep refuge and completely lined with mixed stone size for aesthetic value.  We provided a several plant accents to soften the borders between existing walks, fence and pool building.

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OUTDOOR AMBIANCE

Low voltage lighting is the next layer to adding a new experience to your home.  This highly affordable amendment makes the visual landscape investment extend hours into the night. It allows us to show off the details and set the stage for the main attractions in your garden or entrance.  The rendered photo above captures several items upon entrance to this home. We focus on the walkway and paving patterns for both aesthetics and craftsmanship, we highlight a specimen cherry tree and we play with light washing the architecture in the background. This simple layering makes for a dramatic welcome...

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THE DRIVE COURT

The project featured above was a complete entrance make-over from the foundation out.  The project had adopted a driveway layout from the initial construction vehicle patterns and did not account for the vehicular traffic of guest and homeowner. We revised the layout to incorporate a simple square drivecourt with guest parking and cobble accents. We invited the main walkway into the driveway to attract focus between main entrance and side entrance.  Antique granite columns strengthened our hedgerows and gateways. We incorporated a lavender perennial border to provide a seasonal interest to the hedge....

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