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Backyard Escape

Design Intent: 

 

  • Add plantings to create woodland garden

  • Create more spaces for exploring and relaxing

Implementation: The garden gently slopes upwards which lends itself to beautifully terraced planting filled with understory native trees and ground cover.  Mature tall specimens were already present and were enhanced with plantings, a stone bridge with a dry river bed and an organic-shaped stone patio.  There are stepping stones throughout, creating a winding a path to explore the entire garden.  On the upper part of the slope there is a smaller stone patio with a seating area for meditation and reflection.