The existing deck was a large park of this compact Rosedale yard, but it required more shade and privacy to be a comfortable lounge space. A modern cedar pergola created a warm, room-like space, and defined the edges of the deck, providing a sense of separation from the adjacent yards.
As you can see in these before and after shots, a narrow deck and railing cut this Hillcrest home off from the existing pool and lounge space. A minimal deck, without a railing, connected the two spaces, while a new cabana cleanly added storage space and concealed the air conditioning unit.
Our installation "Nest", a contemporary raised playhouse installation was selected to receive the award for Outstanding Small Garden at Canada Blooms.
Five interconnected spaces to serve the entire family creating a rejuvenated backyard.
We had to create an economical way to give this walk out a face lift that masked the A/C and its unsightly utility lines as well flow with the existing modern deck.
These are our conceptual designs for a fun, warm and inviting temporary installation along the Woodbine beaches that cleverly clad the existing life guard stands during the winter months.
We thought we would create a friendly little handout to give to our clients once we had completed a project to help them troubleshot the initial aspects of landscape maintenance especially the little things that can make a big difference in the fall and winter.
We thought it turned out pretty well so we are happy to make it available to all who may want it.
Tips for maintaining your new garden especially over those tough fall and winter months as well as best practices for protecting your stone masonry.
We earned a Silver medal to go with our Gold medal from 2010 at the Gardening World Cup .
What a great experience to be back in Nagasaki Japan and to meet old friends and to make many new ones.
Photos of our garden "Home" below courtesy of Lorraine Flanigan of City Gardening Online who was invited by show organizers to cover the month long event.
New Ipe and cedar table top breathes new life and creates additional size out of an existing table top.
Just another excellent wood detail at Spruce street!