When designing a deck and landscape project we decided to incorporate a half wall and planter to create and define space and circulation. We also wanted to have a sculptural focal point within the planter. The planter also sat right where an old light post was removed during the demolition phase of our project. So, [...]
December 23, 2011
April 30, 2008
The selection of light fixtures is important when designing a landscape lighting plan. This is especially true when choosing path lights.We sometimes select simple fixtures that quietly stand adjacent to sidewalks, pathways, patios, steps and other areas in our landscape projects and in other cases we decide to make a statement.This is where a custom [...]
April 27, 2007
The entry arbor and driveway improvements were the primary focus of this landscape design / build project. The existing drive was too steep leaving guests exiting from their vehicles while parked at an uncomfortable angle. The grade also dropped off quickly from the front of the house, leaving little room for the stoop and entry walk. From the start of our design work, we set out to make major changes that would eliminate these problems, while creating a basketball play area and beautifying the property. To achieve this, a switchback driveway was created.
April 27, 2007
The Koi pond water feature is the highlight of the “Inherent Garden”, a complete landscape revitalization project in Edina, Minnesota. We completed phase I of our landscape work in November of 2001. The new plan embraced the layout of the horseshoe driveway which had a large perennial flower bed [...]