Category Archives: Garden Color

Lawn Goodbye: Hello Putting Green

“Our backyard is now the perfect place to entertain, dine, relax and play!” – John & Julie This 2017 Project begins with a wonderful Palo Alto family of four wanted to get more use of their backyard.  Their existing backyard … Continue reading

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After the Rains February 2017

This month has been more rainy days, than sunny days… We all are uplifted as we welcome the blue skies today! First stop to visit existing clients gardens… Lady statue seems to understand the Magnolia tree above in spectacular bloom … Continue reading

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2016 YEAR IN REVIEW

This has been an abundant year of gardening! Planted in 27 gardens; 12 on-going and seasonal update clients. 14 New Clients! Each project is all ways, always unique to the spaces and clients that employ me. As I tackle only … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Drought, Drought Tolerant, Garden Color, Inspirational, Mother Nature, Outdoor living room, Perennial, San Carlos, Small Space Makeover, Uncategorized, water-wise | 2 Comments

Container Additions Right at Home!

“Eye of The Day” Large Rectangular ‘Delos’ containers were added recently;brought on site to add impact, structure and curb appeal interest for the visible front entrance to update an established, overgrown, and now out of proportion to walkway with an … Continue reading

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Lawn Goodbye: Birds & Bees Friendly

Re-imagining the Lawn: Water-friendly designing, with curb appeal! This recently completed project in Redwood City, CA began in January 2015, working with the city rebate program.  We submitted plant lists to be planted, we got approval rather speedily, and installation … Continue reading

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Got Turf: Lawn Goodbye #5 Front Yard for Everyone!

This Redwood City, CA. property has 4 generations of my client’s family growing up in this same house. Our repeat client had purchased his family home from his almost 100 year old father’s recent passing. The legacy for his own … Continue reading

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The Farm: Lawn Goodbye #4 Vegetables Join Flowers!

The Farm started with my longtime client recognizing her son’s passion for trucks and playing in the dirt could become a new area to embrace the drought reality and re-purpose this cozy corner.  Kim,  Your work speaks for itself, but … Continue reading

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