From Drip Irrigation to Conserve Water and Related Costs
Fresh 'arborist chips' to mulch the new garden area.
From Mediterranean Hillside
The soil has been opened, cleared, and amended. Note the pathway for stairs yet to go in.
Timber stairs and the base drip system are in as the planting is done.
The pool and wooden deck are in and the flagstone patio is being built.
From Kentfield Hillside and Pool
A special approach to retaining good soil for planting on a steep hillside.
Mulching and clean up after the planting.
Putting in plants across the hillside.
The hillside plantings of varying heights, textures and, ultimately, seasonal colors.
Watering in the new trees.
Trees go in at the bottom of the hillside.
Mulch and plant materials carry across the yard, ultimately integrating this garden with the larger mountainside.
Cutting and grading the flagstone deck.
A closer look at the new fieldstone walls, textures and colors.
From Hillside Wonderland
Different grasses and foliage providing textures and colors that evolve seasonally amidst the native stone walls.
A year later...a beautiful, new mediterranean hillside garden.
The same newly planted and mulched hillside further down the driveway
From Front & Back Yards - Before and After