Urban Secluded Sanctuary

Objectives: To provide a relaxing and tranquil backyard for used by adults both young and old Requested an upper level deck to accommodate a barbeque and dining for eight Evening visual interest, it can be enjoyed into the evening just as much as in the daylight hours Incorporate a hot tub into the deck Incorporate…

Landscaping for Entertaining

Objective: Front yard Make the parking area more spacious Inviting entrance to the front and side of the house Backyard Areas for dining, barbecuing, lounging, and a possible fire pit Incorporate a garden shed Planting for privacy and interest Key Features: Front yard Planter  pillars on either side of steps Widen the driveway with a…

Downtown Oasis

Objectives: To provide a usable entertainment area with ambiance in a small city backyard To take advantage of existing foliage and trees on the neighbouring properties Create a patio large enough to accommodate five to six people comfortably Key Features: Pergola and set wall give this yard a feeling of an intimate outdoor room The…

Serene Gardens

Objective: Incorporating a screened in gazebo to enjoy evening entertaining in a bug free environment was important Provide a strong visual connected from the house to the gazebo to the ravine area To make the backyard more inviting and usable for family and friends Key Features: Gazebo became the focal point of the design and…

Cottage in the City

Objective: To provide a backyard oasis in a downtown lot To create a cottage feel within an urban setting A Large upper deck of the kitchen Adequate sitting area for six people on lower level Key Features: Gazebo – Carefully positioned among some larger trees allows this relatively large structure to look like it belongs…

Calming Creek

Objectives: Widen natural creek (originally 6″ wide) Enhance creek from all vantage points Allow for space to sit or entertain by the water Key Features: Widened creek is accented with rocks and perennial plantings The covered bridge with seating gives the property owners somewhere to sit with friends and enjoy the natural sounds of water…

Seclusion in the City

Objectives: To create a water theme To allow for adequate sitting space for entertaining Key Features: The pond is the focal point of the landscape Various patio spaces link to the pond The small deck on the upper level descends to the screened-in gazebo Steps from the gazebo lead to a secondary patio area The…

Eastern Flair

Objectives Keep view of golf course unobstructed Create a water feature focal point Design a natural looking landscape Key Features The natural looking waterfall with a selection of fish creates focal point Each step consists of a different sized stone slab, individually worked to fit together just as in nature Low-growing plants allow the owners…

Tranquil Hot Tub

Objective: Provides backyard environment to entertain family and friends Privacy from neighbors Hot Tub that can be used year round and provides focus point to the design Key Features: Mondrian slab patio gives a look and feel of real stone Ample patio space for lounging and entertaining Easy access to hot tub Sheer descent water…