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Outdoor Grilling Garden

Design Intent: 

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  • Convert play area to an outdoor entertaining space

  • Screen off driveway and utility areas from garden spaces 

Implementation: Previously a playhouse and romper area for young children, they client wanted to "grow" their garden to something more age-appropriate.  We designed a built in grill area with a bar; flagstone patio to accommodate a fire pit; created a housing area for the garbage cans; installed a fence panel to serve double-duty as a screen for outdoor viewing and to baffle the driveway; and added colorful plantings.  Now everything has its place, and this has substantially opened up what previously seemed like a crammed, messy back yard.