Project Tovey Drive

I've been working with this sweet couple for the last couple months on their new nest, and I'm so excited because I will be getting to design their landscape! Now, it's going to be pretty large (their parcel is 1.25 acres), so things are going to be crazy big, with a lot of detail and yummy-ness.

After an initial consult with the couple, we found that they were definitely more drawn to the country atmosphere and really loved the views surrounding them. There will be a few larger trees on the edges of the property for some buffering and privacy, but mainly it's going to have the essence of a country estate / french country garden meets Pacific Northwest. Here's what I've been imagining.

Some winding walking trails...


Eclectic Landscape by Hopewell Landscape Architects & Designers Groundswell Design Group, LLC

Some vertical change towards the east side of the property (although, not this drastic), with lots of water-wise plants and grasses... Not so many large trees around the house, though.

Rustic Pool by San Francisco Landscape Architects & Designers Arterra LLP Landscape Architects

With a cute little gathering area out front, so they get the awesome views.


With large expanses of country grass and plant borders around the edges.

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And color. Lots and lots of color and texture.

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And cute little country features. We're going to do a windmill over their well-head. I'm so excited!

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Can you imagine it? I can't wait to get to the next stage and start showing you some of the plants and plans!



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