Swimming Pool

Calm, serene landscape now complements beautiful swimming pool. Scroll from “now” down to “then”:


Welcome your visitors with a lovely entrance. Change old and tired to fresh, colorful, and hospitable. Scroll from “now” down to “then”:


Decks extend your home into your landscape with just a step out the door. Two decks below: Top – canyon view. Bottom three – the warmth of ipe complements a gracious home.


Landscapes can be enjoyed from the shade of elegant structures. Below: an attached patio lattice; stone and wood casita; traditional gazebo in orchard; owner and pet in gazebo.


Stairways can add drama as you move through the landscape. Three beautiful stairways in three very different gardens:

Water for Wildlife

Provide beauty for your landscape while also providing water for wildlife. Three examples of water for birds and other animals.

Above: From article about “The Water Conservation Garden,” San Diego Union-Tribune.

Low Water Plants

Beautiful gardens on a low-water budget. Two gardens, four images:

Small Fountains

Three custom small fountains for residential clients : a backyard olla (pottery) fountain (top); a front yard illuminated glass block fountain (middle); a bird-friendly small traditional fountain (bottom).


A beautiful little stone and wood house (casita) provides a garden refuge from the big stone and wood home (casa). Scroll from “now” down to “then”: