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The Hanging Gardens of Adams Ave

After two years of loyal service, our hanging terrariums here at the Sage offices were in need if aView full post »

Lawnless front yards part one

 One of the questions I get most often is how to pull off the front yard with no lawn. A lot of people love the ideaView full post »

Crane day!

 Who says rocks can’t fly?  The crane drivers at Southwest Boulder and Stone are magiciansView full post »

Outdoor daybeds: a hot trend in outdoor living

I’m a big book nerd and love to read for hours on end, so to me an outdoor daybed sounds like a dream come true. IView full post »

I love selecting boulders

When it comes to choosing boulders, my favorite place by far is Southwest Boulder & Stone. Don’t be fooled byView full post »

Simple modern plant combination

I came across this plant combination at UTC and I love how simple it is: Dianella tasmanica variegata with DianellaView full post »

Practice safe design…

This is the time of year that I think of as my teaching season (I am honored to be able to teach design classes with theView full post »

Sweeps of Texture

Both soothing and cohesive. These simple sweeps of soft shrubs really compliment the angular nature of theView full post »

Updated Spanish steps

It’s no secret I am obsessed with tile. Honestly though with all the options out there, how could I not beView full post »

Living stone wall

How can you not love this wall? I am always looking for great new textures to make vertical surfaces more interesting,View full post »

Modern outdoor furniture

What do you think, awesome or just odd? This outdoor sofa, chair, and coffee table is part of the Stones Collection, andView full post »

Modern outdoor umbrella

I love it when genius meets gorgeous. Really, that’s pretty much my favorite thing. This is one of those times: aView full post »

Lovely plant combination

I am loving this plant combination: Calamagrostis ‘Karl Foerster’ (the feathery tall grass), with Sedum &#View full post »

Trends in water features

In the hectic, overstimulated, digital lives we lead these days, I have noticed more of my clients are craving serenityView full post »

Rebelling against authority

I did my Masters degree in Landscape Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona, and they had a saying there, “EmbraceView full post »