Category Archives: landscape

Lushing up a shade garden

40-50 year old rhodys shade this small hillside that slopes to a walkway in front of floor-to-ceiling windows, along the kitchen and dining room.  A palette of 3 hosta varieties, 2 fern varieties, acuba, white bleeding heart, japanese forest grass, … Continue reading

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Home Sweet-Sustainable-Cottage Home…

The Cottages at Redondo project is slated to be the first of its kind for the City of Federal Way.  The City has been working with our development team to promote the building of multiple, small footprint dwelling units on … 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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