We were brought into this design/build project in summer 2018. It was initially a unifunctional designed yard that prohibited the family from fully enjoying the expanse of outdoor space that was available to them. Therefore, like most of our clients, this household gave us the task of providing a layered design that creates endless possibilities for activities… Click to see before and progress shots!!
“It's important to understand your ownership pattern because it is an expression of the values that guide your life. The question of what you want to own is actually the question of how you want to live your life.”
Through thick and thin Falling Waters showed up and braved the weather this past weekend to give visitors of the 34th Annual Garden Show an experience they would never forget. We were hesitant of how the audience and the panel would receive our display, but the response was unexpected and we are so blessed by the outcome.
Yeah! It’s that time of year again where the sun is staying out longer, the plants are in full bloom, and the Home & Garden Show is in full swing at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. We have taken part in years past, but this year we are putting a spin on our ordinary submittal and are multi-tasking by promoting the necessity for children to get out and play, and also promoting one of our specialty projects: Flora Vista Elementary School.
US Highway 101 is the main artery on the United States’ Pacific Coast that links the North to the South. It was originally established to connect the Spanish missions, pueblos, and presidios that formed California centuries ago; however it now links the major cities that make up the West Coast. In San Diego the major throughway was overtaken by the I-5, and the Historic Route 101 is now a scenic route that hugs the coast of north county San Diego (from Oceanside to La Jolla). We have the unique opportunity to not only work by this monument of California but we have the pleasure of beautifying a portion that belongs to commercial buildings on the north end of Solana Beach…
Let me rephrase: our favorite materials to use in the landscape are plants. We are not suggesting replacing your backyard with a concrete jungle; however, concrete, and its various finishes and colors, is an inexpensive, durable, and low-maintenance material that we use in every project.
The inclusion of houseplants in living spaces is a huge craze that has been trending since the turn of the century and they are predicted to increase in popularity even more. Young adults are not moving into homes like their older generation was before them, instead they are content with their apartment, condo, or studio. Without a house, they do not have a built-in garden or backyard, yet they still have the desire to be surrounded by a living, green habitat… and in walks the houseplant…