Client Need

The “before” photo says it all. The homeowner was in the process of a home addition onto a recently purchased home. The backyard was small, had poor drainage and needed a complete redo. The young family needed a space that could provide something for each family member.

Inspiration

The owners’ desire and enthusiasm to create a space for spontaneous gatherings with family and friends.

Favorite Element

The slight curve in the open air structure at the bar displays interesting shadow patterns all day.

Tough Moment

Detecting a gas leak during construction caused several days of anxiety.

Fond Memory

When a text came across my phone on Christmas showing the client’s family in their winter gear outside enjoying a fire in the snow.

Proudest Accomplishment

When the clients invited me over for a party to introduce me to their friends.

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A Fragrant June
This Mequon landscape designed and built in 2005 includes many special features including a spectacular rose garden. 13 years of Landscape management has allowed its owner and technicians to witness the beauty of a maturing landscape.
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Curb Appeal
With no connection between the city sidewalk and the front door, this family was ready to recreate the front entry and gave us the go ahead to give this well-deserved home some curb appeal.
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Outdoor Family Room
This compact Whitefish Bay yard was in need of a total renovation after a new family room addition.