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Historic facelift

Plants Creative Landscapes

The owners of the property wanted to renovate the frontage to promote safety, delineate the business entrance, increase curb appeal as well as provide a seating area for its employees to use for business or pleasure by providing an outdoor room. Decorative pavers were used for the patio surface as an homage the colorful tile…

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Courtyard magic

Unique Environmental Landscapes

Texture and color bring balance to all seasons. During a renovation to the front of the house, the homeowner had created the “skeleton” of a courtyard but didn’t know how to pull it all together through landscaping. Her goal was for the area to be inviting 12 months out of the year. We convinced her…

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Stepping it up

Ruppert Landscape

First class landscape upgrade. Situated in the heart of Buckhead, Atlanta’s top business district, Alliance Center is comprised of two first-class office buildings. The tenants and their 2,500+ employees have access to a number of on-site amenities including covered parking, a fitness center, a restaurant, two cafés and more. Ultimately the owner/property management company wanted…

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Fresh new landscape

Floralis Garden Design

Maximum use with minimum maintenance This project transformed an outdated and underutilized rear yard to a bright, new, fresh landscape beaming with appeal. The existing rear landscape offered a mix of grade changes, low walls, overgrown plant material, and bare landscape bed areas. Additionally, a central foundation in disrepair and small, chopped-up landscape spaces decreased…

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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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Unusable space transformed

Unique Environmental Landscapes

Giving these homeowners a functional back yard. The homeowners contacted our firm and explained they never use their back yard. There was no flat space just the concrete patio under the deck and no landscaping, absolutely nothing pleasant about being in the yard. Our objective was to make this a place where the homeowners could…

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Uncovering a gem

Classic Landscapes

Landscape comes to life with TLC and a plan. After purchasing this hidden gem in a prominent Atlanta community the owners wanted to remodel the outside of the home in phases. This allowed for stretching the budget and keeping some of the plants that wouldn’t get overgrown again for many years. Since the home hadn’t been lived…

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Hillside dilemma

Ed Castro Landscape

Expanded patio and elevated terrace. This family was looking to create a larger, usable space for recreation and entertainment behind their home, but the steep hillside was a challenge. The slope, and resulting drainage issues, limited their ability to use the space. Our firm was hired to turn this formerly problematic and nondescript space into…

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Re-designed for flow

Unique Environmental Landscapes

Small in-town space turned functional. The homeowner had just finished the expansion of their outdoor sunroom and wanted to pull together the back yard to create a more functional garden space. We had previously completed a similar project for her next-door neighbor, so she was familiar with the elements she wanted to incorporate into her project. The yard…

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