Unique Environmental Landscapes

Wide appeal in narrow space

Maximum outdoor living. This small in-town yard (a little over 2000 sq. ft.) did nothing for the homeowner as far as usability and entertainment. There was a very small concrete back patio beneath the deck and the rest of the yard sloped away or uphill, making it unusable. The back yard and side yard are very narrow, with about 14 feet from the …

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Art of Stone Gardening

Embracing the lake

Making the connection. This homeowner wanted to feel a personal connection to the lake that borders his property. His main objective was to create an outdoor room for cooking and dining that did not block his view of the lake from inside or outside his home. The existing concrete slab was too small to be useful. We converted it into a functional, attractive cooking area …

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Classic Landscapes

Small space, big impact

Cozy contemporary outdoor space. This small suburban back yard was mainly a leftover spot dominated by out-of-scale screening trees that made it feel like it was in a huge hole, a deck too small to accommodate more than two or three people, and no gardening space to speak of. Our clients like to visit with friends and family out of …

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Floralis Garden Design

Like it’s always been there

New outdoor living space that blends in. A complete side-yard renovation project, inclusive of an architecture remodel and addition, this project met the aesthetic-appeal and outdoor living goals of the homeowners. The bluestone terrace allows for outdoor casual conversation seating, a grilling area, and is complimented by a secondary pea gravel dining space, framed in bluestone to carry a cohesive …

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Champion Landscape and Lawn Care

Expanded pool deck

More space for entertaining and relaxing. This homeowner asked us to create more area for entertaining guests around the pool deck space. They also wanted to update the landscaping around the pool to incorporate more color. The client did not want to refurbish the entire pool deck so we introduced a different type of flagstone that would work well with …

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Artistic Landscapes - outdoor living space

Outdoor living space

Back yard transformed. These homeowners dreamed of adding a pool and outdoor living space to their back yard. They did some research online and provided us with sample photos from Houzz.com. The project was made more difficult because the back yard sloped downhill five feet from the house. By adding the pool with a raised bond beam for the sheer descent waterfalls, …

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King Landscaping

Big ideas for small spaces

Make your outdoor living space cozy, creative, and connected. You don’t need a big yard to have an inviting space that beckons you and your family outdoors. Think “cozy,” “creative,” and “connected.” Q: What’s the definition of a small space? A: I consider a small space backyard garden to be no bigger than the footprint of the house. It’s usually …

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