An unused lawn is replaced with a flagstone patio, flagstone stepping stones, low water use plants, gravel and a small vegetable garden.
Small spaces can present an interesting challenge as every square inch must be carefully considered and utilized - the end result being cozy and comfortable, outdoor garden room, living areas.
Would you like a few ideas for a small area or a master plan for a few acres?
I offer a full line of landscape design and related services to meet a variety of needs. For more information, please visit my Services page.
Unique plant palettes, precise CAD plans, landscape photo imaging, 3D rendering and web conferencing during the design development phase.
This service is designed for long distance customers. Meetings are conducted online, via web conferencing, to view your site photos, imaged views and the CAD plan. Please visit the Services page for more information.
Tree of Life Nursery
The largest grower of California native plants, Tree of Life offers a catalog of species from California’s many and diverse plant communities. Visit their retail nursery in San Juan Capistrano. For directions or to learn more about the native plants that they grow, visit their website at: http://www.californianativeplants.com.
The Succulent Source
Based in southern California, the Succulent Source ships 2" and 4" succulents nationwide. I have used their beautiful succulents in live wall installations. They are packaged with care and arrive in perfect condition. For more info about the species that they grow, visit: http://thesucculentsource.com
High Country Gardens
Mail order, low-water use plants - famous for their beautiful Agastache (Hummingbird Mint) varieties.
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden: California native plants
Desert Botanical Garden: Sonoran Desert plants as well as desert plants of the world
The Solar Energy Company - providing: solar pool heating, domestic hot water and solar electric. thesolarenergycompany.com
Arborist Rick Rudnick and his crew specialize in the art of fine pruning and tree care. Rick services Santa Barbara county, Ventura county, L.A. county and other locations statewide. For more information, please visit: http://rickrudnickarborist.com
Pacific Green Construction Landscape
Landscape construction, organic property maintenance and property management, residential and commercial - quality craftsmanship with friendly service.
Duet Interior Design
"Creating harmony for interior spaces"
Island Seed & Feed - Organic Products
A great place to purchase organic fertilizers and pest control products in the Santa Barbara area. The owners and staff are friendly and knowledgeable and are able to answer many questions regarding common landscape and pest problems. They are located at 29 S. Fairview in Goleta, phone# 805.967.5262, or visit them online at http://www.islandseed.com.
When To Plant - An app from Mother Earth News
A helpful and informative app for those just getting started with growing vegetables at home.
Seed Savers Exchange - Buy heirloom seeds online at: http://www.seedsavers.org/
Santa Barbara Landscape Paintings: http://ellenyeomanslandscapes.blogspot.com/
http://archidose.blogspot.com: An interesting, upbeat blog, by architect/writer John Hill.
Sustainable Hobbit House Architecture: