Monday, October 15, 2012

Integrating new & old

antiquated birdbath beauty gazing across the garden

new planter framing the end of already present walkway;incorporating existing pavers into new design

eliminating massive amounts of Saint Augustine, graveling, and adding minimal native additions

another view of L-shaped angled planter

long upraised planter framing interior gravel and walkway

view of pre-existing door and paver entry; 
new steel lines and bulked up natural native transition to clean gravel allow for desirable privacy and slightly elusive entrance

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Reclaiming a courtyard

recreating a dysfunctional fountain 

new functional patio space replacing soggy grass

circular centerpiece: fountain with low plantings
at base

Olive tree to fill in and provide cover

succulents with pineapple

friendly Buddha in the mix of lush greenery