Category Archives: Garden Color

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

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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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Lawn Goodbye #3: Colorful Drought Year Round Interest

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The Lawn Goodbye #3 — Colorful Drought Tolerant Additions Replace Few Feet Of Perimeter Grass Border “Kim, Thank you so very much for creating my new backyard happy place. We are already enjoying this new oasis! I just love looking … Continue reading

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Lawn Goodbye #2 2014

May 2014 This client hired us last year to come and design with plant material to the perimeter of her then existing grass backyard. Accomplished bringing the year round interest in her small but beautiful backyard. “It is so wonderful … Continue reading

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