Monthly Archives: February 2011

“Stumped” by a spring bloomer at Greenlake

I decided to take a little stroll around Greenlake this morning to check out the trace of snow and identify a few colorful bloomers I’ve noticed on my runs. One tree in particular had me racking my brain (back to … Continue reading

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Before…. After…. We still have a few finishing touches for this front entry… my client would like to replace the first 16′ of the driveway with a pervious paver (which will be extremely helpful for the amount of runoff and … Continue reading

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Plant day at the Medina Project!

We’re getting closer and closer to finishing up the entry/driveway on the Medina Project! I visited the largest plant nursery I’ve ever seen today, in Woodinville, WA – Vibrant Plants.  It was an overwhelmingly awesome experience!  Of course, I spent … Continue reading

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Rainscreens – how do they work?

Patty – thanks for your question!  This is exactly why I wanted to get this blog up and running. To answer your question about rainscreens… it’s an exterior application of horizontal wood paneling, mounted slightly off the base wall (with … Continue reading

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Medina project

This is my most recent residential project in Medina, WA.  The mid-century house is being completely revamped into a beautifully modernized, contemporary look. My job is to give the landscape a little face-lift, if you will, to match the look … Continue reading

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pretty in pale pink

Who knew you could get ranunculus in October?  I did a wedding in October for my friend Andrea.  She chose a very chic setting and color scheme for her wedding!  She wore an extremely elegant ivory gown while her hubby-to-be, … Continue reading

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Hello world!

This is my very first post to my very first blog!  I’m excited to share with you my interests and create a dialogue amongst friends and visitors to my site.  Over the next few weeks I’ll be spending time adding … Continue reading

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