Monthly Archives: August 2013

Naturalistic Formal Landscape Design

How can a design be both naturalistic and formal?

Trees and shrubs I’ve chosen to give the garden definition and interest…

I proposed to create a seamless transition from front entry to backyard with a balance between casual plantings and formal hedges. I added more trees to create more dimension in the yard with evergreens for […]

Friday Favorites 1.3

Wallpaper is here to stay and with the new bolder patterns, they are definitely not your grandmother’s wallpaper.
Here are some of my favorites…
Sea inspired prints always lean towards not taking a space too seriously, these prints – used in small doses emphasizes this.


1. & 2. from Hygge & West

3. chesapeake novelty collection from Ralph Lauren Home
Nature […]

Foundational Landscape Design

Green and white are classic landscaping combinations that create a great foundation. This design is super simple and low maintenance, lush and green and because of the site, creates privacy and curb appeal.
Using green and white as a foundation allows you to add pops of colour in container plantings, to enhance the front door, […]

What I’m Working on Now

This project was all about creating privacy in a new suburban development without building a 10′ fence. I wanted it to look organic, yet formal- not overly designed, while creating a nice, private destination for the family. The plan was to introduce a rock patio on ground level to create more privacy as opposed […]