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Layers, from lawn to hills beyond the fence
Layers, from lawn to hills beyond the fence
A small gravel walkway meanders through the slope above the French drain
A small gravel walkway meanders through the slope above the French drain
Purple Sage against rock from the site.
Purple Sage against rock from the site.
The French drain
The French drain
A simple French drain and re-grading the site means no more winter flooding to the house and provides a naturalistic setting for native grasses. All the rock was from on-site of this river-side property.
Early patio
Early patio
Even before the roof and structure, the patio is inviting on a warm summer evening.
Planting boxes
Planting boxes
These easily constructed planting boxes divide the lawn from the patio area and are planted in herbs and flowers.

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