Capped flagstone retaining walls and a simple clean xeriscape plant palette is the basis for the success of this landscape. Achieved by integrating the materials and architecture of the house, this...
Anderman Bonnie Brae
Award of Excellence 2012 ALCC “Nancy provided us with a top-notch landscape design for our new house. She was willing to research some complicated elements and did a good job...
Kieding University Park
Award of Excellence 2012 ALCC Warm and beautiful flagstone retaining walls, patio, stairs and walkways make this lovely home at the end of the street feel secure without limiting the overall...
Anderman Green Roof
Award of Excellence 2012 ALCC The Andermans wanted to walk out into a garden from the second floor of their home. They are very environmentally conscientious and desired a rooftop...
Saint John’s Dominick Park
The inlaid stone paver labyrinth was inspired by one inside the 13th century Chartres Cathedral in France. It provides a spiritual, meditative walk within an enclosed, serene setting of trees,...
Applewood Hillside Terrace
Award of Excellence 2011 ALCC Composite decking with a new airy pergola above replaced an aging wood deck and low overhead cover. The deteriorated railroad tie retaining walls were removed,...
Lauer Krishana Park
David wanted a renovated backyard to provide an inviting area for relaxing and entertaining. The area off of the deck was reshaped with an informal patio, enclosed within a mound,...
Lakewood Garden House
Xeriscape Honor Roll, Denver Water Department 2001 This Lakewood residence was typical of the post-war suburban style of the 1950s–all lawn and pfitzers. Our design solution introduced semi-arid Rocky Mountain...
Estes Park Mountain View
This Estes Park site is in a broad open valley, exposed to winter winds. The primary concern was creating windbreaks to control snowdrifts and screen off neighboring houses. Large, sculpted...
Denver Steele Street
This pergola covered stone patio is now the family hub. It is all usable living with a tumbled paver stone driveway transitioning stepless to the patio, then with brick pavers...
Cherry Creek Courtyard
This contemporary urban courtyard had serious storm drainage problems. Drainage pipes were laid to carry the runoff away from the building. Brick pavers were selected to match the existing architecture...
Wheat Ridge Rural
Award of Excellence 2003 ALCC This Wheat Ridge home is in a hilly well-established neighborhood with a backyard abruptly sloping down to a large pond. There were problems with runoff...
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Our design philosophy strives to balance conservation and sustainable plant communities with comfortable outdoor living. Our semi-arid Western climate presents unique design opportunities in landscape use and design. We embrace the regional challenges and find ways to support our clients desire for sustainable choices as well as their functional and aesthetic goals. Denver and the Rockies encompass some of the most beautiful natural scenery that our country has to offer. You deserve a landscape that reflects that rare beauty. Contact us today for a consultation with one of our seasoned designers who will create a vision with you for your ideal outdoor living space.