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This residence sits at the end of a cul-de-sac, overlooking a small ravine and its stream. Home of a couple of busy professionals, it is a place to rest and entertain. The backyard is mostly occupied by a large pool and a hot tub, with a side garden slopping down through the woods and towards the stream. A particular interest in gardening led to a highly eclectic plant selectio... more »
Finding and creating balance at the entrance of this architecturally designed ranch home was the goal of the landscape design.... a balance between the built environment and the natural.... a balance between the tended garden and the wild. Three deck units were added to gently transition between inside and out. The top deck section larger and detailed to match the house. Space ... more »
This is an eclectic garden, mixing materials: brick, stone, decomposed granite, river rock, containers, railroad ties, artwork, statues, and of course an assortment of plants! We've created a yen/yang balance with the large empty dg area, surrounded by the business of the different plants and accessories...a fine place to meditate!