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Vivid color and abundant texture

Compelling designs that last all season. This homeowner wants a variety of colors and textures. The textures need to be mostly flowering. The variety of premium quality plants used ensured a vivid display of color and textures. These zinnias (left) provided an abundance of flowers all through the summer. The array of colors and textures make this…

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Big, bold color

FlowerWorx

Bold seasonal color that thrives in the summer heat. This estate property in the heart of Sandy Springs has close to 1500 square feet of annual beds throughout its four acres of land. The property was installed with a lush landscape design theme with many varieties of trees, evergreens, conifers and blooming plant material and…

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Bold, bright flower beds

Gibbs Landscape Company

 Vibrant seasonal color. Our client wants bright reds and yellows with varying textures. The beds are long but the depth is challenging for all the layers requested. A beautiful display using reds and yellows of varying heights, colors and textures. The Aaron Caladium add nice texture and height to the back of the beds. Vibrant…

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Level playing field

Front yard play space. The homeowners had three non-negotiable goals: The front yard must be level so their two young children can play ball. The front yard needs to be completely enclosed for the containment of their playing children and two dogs. All the while, the landscape needs to be in concert with the Country French style of…

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Historic garden restored

Planters

Renovating and updating, while preserving the charm. The goal of this project was to renovate, restore, and update an historic garden dating back more than a hundred years. Originally begun in 1904, this garden was the subject of several books and the scene of many important parties through the 1920s, ’30s, and early ’40s; think…

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A touch of Italy

Home & Garden Design

More space and sun, plants, and vehicles. These homeowners wanted more space for vehicles to enter and exit and originally requested that the existing hollies to the right of the driveway be removed. To bring a touch of Italy to the property, they wanted the hollies to be replaced with an Italian cypress hedge. The…

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Splashy seasonal color

Gibbs Landscape Company

Vibrant colors and textures make an impact. This homeowner enjoys their seasonal color splashed across their yard.  The vibrant contrasting colors with the use of a variety of textures fulfills this homeowner’s objective for their summer display of seasonal color. Then the reality of the summer’s heat and dry spells sets in and makes it…

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Creating a magical space

Ed Castro Landscape

Creative use of a severe slope. The homeowners purchased the home and 4+ acres so that their three young children would have a “magical” place to grow up. Their program for the project included amenities such as a new pool and patio area, outdoor kitchen, bocce ball court, putting green, fire pits, in-ground trampoline, and…

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Creating a grand show place

Chatham Landscape Services

Accentuating the amenities. This property went through major renovations inside and out. We were asked by the homeowner to design and install new seasonal color beds and containers to match the grand scale of the eight-acre property and accentuate the new amenities as well as the existing features: front water feature, pool area, outdoor kitchen,…

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Pairing landscape with architecture

Floralis Garden Design

Timeless and classic front landscape The existing front landscape offered mix of grade changes, low walls, overgrown plant material, and bare landscape bed areas.   Additionally, a driveway in disrepair and outdated accents on the home decreased the visual curb appeal. Our design removed the front lawn terrace concept and the front landscape beds and re-graded…

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