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Landscape Design Tips for the New San Diego Homeowner

Working in the field of landscape for so many years, I often assume that most people have a good working knowledge of horticulture and what is involved when creating a beautiful or functional garden.   This may be true in many cases, however; this week I would like to go over some great tips and [...]

By | 2015-06-15T08:06:29+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Blog, Design, Featured, Project Gallery, San Diego|Comments Off on Landscape Design Tips for the New San Diego Homeowner

Trellis Types and Design

A new client of mine just purchased a brand new home in Encinitas and asked me to put together a new design and plan for the landscaping around his home. I was happy to oblige and will usually put together a plan for my clients with the caveat that I will get the work if [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:37:46+00:00 May 15th, 2015|Blog, Design, Featured, Project Gallery|Comments Off on Trellis Types and Design

Why do leaves turn colors?

Although it feels like this summer will never end and the ocean water temperature is still in or near the 70’s, the deciduous trees everywhere you look are making preparation for the coming winter months. Reds and yellows and even purples are starting to reflect the fact that autumn is on the way. Most of [...]

By | 2014-09-09T19:24:05+00:00 September 9th, 2014|Local Roots, Project Gallery, Tree Care|Comments Off on Why do leaves turn colors?

Drought Tolerant Grass Inspiration for San Diego Homeowners

Working in North San Diego County in the field of landscape has really been been quite an experience and an education for me over the years. Because we have such an even climate and practically never see any snow to speak of near the beach, Encinitas can grow tropical plants from all over the world.  [...]

By | 2017-01-06T16:52:05+00:00 August 28th, 2014|Local Roots, Project Gallery, San Diego|Comments Off on Drought Tolerant Grass Inspiration for San Diego Homeowners

Invasive Plant Species in San Diego

Invasive species! This is the watchword for all the environmentalists and conservationists here in not only San Diego, but throughout the great state of California.   As a landscape enthusiast, I have come to watch with great sadness the willful extermination by the coastal lagoon conservancies of some of my favorite palms like the Phoenix [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:37:46+00:00 August 13th, 2014|Local Roots, Project Gallery, San Diego|Comments Off on Invasive Plant Species in San Diego

San Diego landscape ideas for the new homeowner

Working in the field of landscape for so many years, I often assume that most people have a good working knowledge of horticulture and what is involved when creating a beautiful or functional garden. This may be true in many cases, however; this week I would like to go over some San Diego-specific landscape ideas [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:37:46+00:00 August 2nd, 2014|Local Roots, Project Gallery, San Diego|Comments Off on San Diego landscape ideas for the new homeowner

Thoughts on Water Wise Landscape Design in San Diego

In my last column I spent some time outlining the new rebate programs available from the San Diego County Water Authority and the State of California Water Municipality. Both are offering money back to homeowners and commercial property owners for the removal of sod and the implementation of drought friendly plantings and new irrigation.   [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:37:46+00:00 July 29th, 2014|Local Roots, Project Gallery, San Diego|Comments Off on Thoughts on Water Wise Landscape Design in San Diego

Sustainability in San Diego Landscaping

We offer a variety of sustainable landscaping options for San Diego residents.  Drought resistant plants are essential to our climate and local water supplies.  Our unique selection of plants and flowers allow for a dynamic presentation year-round, while being responsible to the environment.   It is important to have a landscape designer who is licensed, and [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:37:46+00:00 January 5th, 2013|Project Gallery|Comments Off on Sustainability in San Diego Landscaping

A warm welcoming front yard is important for your home today!

Extra care was put into this Solana Beach frontyard landscape design.  It's important to welcome family, friends, and business associates with a modern sustainable selection of plants, trees, and flowers.  Bringing joy and life to your yard will reflect upon your life.

By | 2012-10-25T07:26:15+00:00 October 25th, 2012|Project Gallery|Comments Off on A warm welcoming front yard is important for your home today!

We specialize in creating tranquil, practical and functional outdoor living spaces.

Whether you enjoy entertaining, recreation or relaxation we can bring Beauty and Tranquility to your world.

By | 2012-10-25T07:06:43+00:00 October 25th, 2012|Project Gallery|Comments Off on We specialize in creating tranquil, practical and functional outdoor living spaces.