20 06, 2022

Design for Play

By |2022-06-20T14:25:53-07:00June 20th, 2022|Categories: Landscape Design|

Design for Play For so many of our clients, play is an important part of relaxation, and summer is the perfect time to embrace outdoor play-spaces!  Having a place to unwind outdoors is something we all need, whatever form your leisure activities take.  For some of us, it’s sports – golf, sand volleyball, [...]

23 05, 2022

Ground Work

By |2022-05-23T16:42:51-07:00May 23rd, 2022|Categories: Landscape Design|

Ground Work Landscape Architecture is the design of space on every level – At our eye level, above our heads, and on the ground plane beneath our feet. The ground is an often-overlooked aspect of design, but it has the ability to define space and create interest within the landscape. Here we focus [...]

25 04, 2022

Contemporary Elements

By |2022-05-01T14:47:08-07:00April 25th, 2022|Categories: Landscape Design|

Contemporary Elements We are always excited about new things, especially when they relate to Landscape Architecture, so contemporary landscaping has truly stolen our hearts.  Here are a few of our favorite contemporary elements we use in designing landscapes that stun with their simple and innovative modern style. Contemporary Aesthetic [...]

11 04, 2022

Design With Native Plants

By |2022-04-11T15:21:07-07:00April 11th, 2022|Categories: Garden Design, Landscape Design|

DESIGN WITH NATIVE PLANTS Introducing Native plants to the landscape is a trend that is becoming more popular as awareness of climate change and natural ecosystem preservation increases.  As a firm dedicated to the best in design in California and beyond, we are increasingly using the plants native to the areas in which [...]

14 02, 2022

Transitional & Timeless

By |2022-02-22T02:18:26-08:00February 14th, 2022|Categories: Landscape Design|Tags: , , , , |

Transitional & Timeless “The only constant in life is change” – Heraclitus (circa 500 BCE) The nature of change is something that has been on our minds lately, and we’ve been applying an idea that is central to our design philosophy to our everyday life.  The balance of things that change [...]

3 01, 2022

‘SCREEN ALTERNATIVE’

By |2022-01-05T21:37:57-08:00January 3rd, 2022|Categories: Backyard Retreat, Landscape Design|

'Screen Alternative' Landscapes Happy 2022 everyone!  Alright, anybody else out there have the New Year’s Resolution of less “Screen Time” this year?  Now we love scrolling memes as much as anyone else, and the digital age has so much to offer us these days in terms of connection, but when it [...]

6 12, 2021

DESIGN PROCESS: OVERSIGHT

By |2022-01-05T21:05:02-08:00December 6th, 2021|Categories: Landscape Design|

Design Process Part 3: Design Oversight Services Construction of a landscape is a lot of work for the contractor and construction team, and often also for the homeowner.  Questions arise, details need ironing out, substitutions may be required, and when your full-time job isn’t landscaping it can be a lot to take on.  For this reason, [...]

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