Designs installed by Homeowners


 

Curb Appeal & Function all in one!

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After – functional, colorful and inviting both day and night

 

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Before – lacking in life & curb appeal

 

 

 

 

 

Opportunity:  big enclosed bed, want to add curb appeal and a place to sit in the evenings

Solution:  a small paver patio, water feature to drown out sounds, plants & perennials galore to bring in the curb appeal


A Gabion Raised Garden Bed

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Before – The slope is perfect for a gabion wall

 

Opportunity:  sunny property with a lot of grade change, want to create an entire produce garden without the stooping and kneeling

 

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In the process of completing…

 

 

Solution:  gabion raised garden beds

 

 

 

 


Cozy Courtyard Hang-out

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Before – private courtyard that is worn but has a lot of potential

 

Opportunity:  A wonderful private space but it’s a complete jungle of a mess and can only be used in the summer and warmer days in spring and fall because of this homes geographic location.

 

 

Paver Patio
After – cozy up to the table top firepit or the corner firepit – the choice is yours!

 

 

Solution:  expand the concrete pad with pavers, build a pergola, add a relaxing glider, firepits (yes, more than 1!) and lighting

 

 

 


Relaxing Bird-watching Retreat

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Before

 

Opportunity:  An almost large patio, huge oak tree perfect for birds, incomplete space to relax, cook, eat or entertain, ugly light, unneeded sandbox and a messed up threshold…no problem!

 

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After

 

Solution:  made the current patio larger with pavers, functional & good looking furniture, a warm firepit that can also act as a table top, and planters full of colorful perennials and solar ball jars. Now this is a space they can kick back and enjoy bird watching & hanging out! The final touches were a new patio light and a threshold capable of handling wear and tear.

 

 


Raised Garden Retreat

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Top = Before, messy, difficult to use an eye sore; an update needed.  Bottom = After, defined, functional, easy to use

 

Opportunity:  nice area for the garden but fragmented and without a plan, dislike the fencing and the constant battle with the weeds!

 

Solution:  a thick aggregate ground covering with raised garden beds, a firepit and seating for the kids to come hang with mom and dad (until they can be recruited to help!!!)

 

 

 


 

Low Maintenance Plants Colorado Style

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Before – Aspens growing naturally along property line provided some definition

 

Opportunity: lacking definition to property lines, struggling to grow grass… wanting a low maintenance solution to grass.

 

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Solution:  incorporate natural aggregates as the ground cover, utilizing a flat paver style block to separate the lawn from the plants, corner fence line, and fill the bed with colorful trees, shrubs and perennials with low water & maintenance requirements

 

 


 

A Patio Expansion for Gardening & Relaxing!

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Before – lots of space to make more functional

 

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After – newly built gardeners workstation, firepit and expanded paver patio. Next…raised garden beds!!

Opportunity:  great space to grade papers, work in the garden and finally relax with family but missing most the components to do these things

 

 

Solution:  expand the patio with pavers, build a firepit &  separate sitting area, build a potting table for future raised garden beds

 

 

 


 

A little lift here, a little lift there…

 

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Before

 

 Opportunity:  newly purchased home in need of love inside and out! This WA couple bought this corner lot for investment purposes but want to enjoy it for themselves as well!

 

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After – well defined corner lot…trees and shrubs will be going in next!

 

 

Wanting to get the most bang for their buck, my design focused on curb appeal and a space to hang out in the backyard w/ friends!

 

 

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Before – this concrete backyard looked like it should’ve had a pool to match but no such luck

 

 

Solution:  simply adding a split rail fence and transplanting existing plants helped tremendously with the curb appeal.  The backyard needed a little more help, with the replacement of old wood with retaining wall block.

 

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In the process – landscape timbers were replaced with retaining wall blocks for a cleaner look, more crushed stone and pavers will fill in the new patio.

 

Adding a pattern of larger pavers to a gravel patio space provides a cost effective way to create a stylish look.

 

 

 

 

 


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