Client desired artsy feeling in a cool woodsy setting. Then she took off for Europe, sure I’d do fine without her being there to answer questions. This was pre-cell phone days. She loved the end result.
Despite being the side garden to a large house in the Berkeley Hills, this is the garden that fronted the street. It was also the area the clients saw as they drove up to the house and the last image they … Continue reading
Pathways, in addition to being functional, should have their own beauty or elegance.
Another trellis for Clematis Drimys + Hellebore Weeping Blue Cedar Bamboo + Clematis
Client wanted a primarily drought tolerant garden, with lush plantings around the pond and new 2’x6’x3′ vegetable boxes.
The garden was designed for an upscale jewelry retailer, so all the flowering plants (some quite unusual for Eureka) had flowers that looked jewel-like.
Exposed aggregate with a tiny bit of colorant in the concrete mix.
Drip irrigation allows great flexibility so that areas closest to clients’ sitting area can have plants using more water with areas farther away using xeriscape or drought tolerant plants.
This recently retired client who lived alone met a lot of her neighbors because of the new garden.