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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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Perennial pow!

Simply Flowers

Balancing perennials for season-long success. When we think of seasonal color design, we typically think of annual gardens that are replaced twice a year.  Perennials are infinitely more challenging. They create a completely different look and feel than annuals. As some flowers begin to bloom, others fade. The balance of maintaining a beautiful display through…

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Blank slate turned sanctuary

Formal outdoor space blends with the stately home. These two empty-nesters with a love of gardens wanted to create a sanctuary of their own, and their yard was a blank slate.  Using materials that blend with the existing architecture, and formal geometry that maximizes the limited available space, this design creates a seamless extension of…

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Expanded pool deck

Champion Landscape and Lawn Care

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…

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Landscape renovation

Classic Landscapes

Landscape is transformed in stages. 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 property hadn’t been lived in for…

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Container gardens accent your landscape

Floralis Garden Design

Containers add interest and highlights. The landscape at this residence is simple, clean-lined, and mainly evergreen.  The container plantings are meant to accent the landscape, add seasonal color and interest, and highlights areas of interest throughout the property. A close-up view of the front porch troughs consisting of a semi-permanent container planting of Autumn Fern,…

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Outdoor living space

Artistic Landscapes - 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…

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Organic herb garden

Arcoiris Design Gardening - organic herb garden

Inviting herb garden close to the kitchen.   The 460 sq. ft. area that would become an organic herb garden had construction soil full of stones and pieces of concrete. We removed all of the soil to a depth of two feet and built new soil with organic soil amendments, organic local soil, and worm…

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Big ideas for small spaces

King Landscaping

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…

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