Yesterday, I met with a client to review plant selections for her garden. Her 7-year old son overhead us and was very intrigued. He thought we should plant a Pizza tree and drew this picture. Yummmmmm!
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St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect time to announce this year’s new Pantone Color, Emerald 17-5641!
The scope of this project was to create a low maintenance and dramatic entrance, define the auto-court, preserve the existing walls and screen the neighbor’s house to the south. We accomplished this with three well placed pots of clumping bamboo. I love using pots because they are sculptural, they are opportunities for color, and they work well [...]
I took over 3000 photos with my iPhone last year. Here are just a few of the highlights from 2012. A. Washington Park garden remodel with fire feature (not turned on). Late Summer 2012 B. Rock frog on Bainbridge Island. I passed this while on a bike ride. Early Summer 2012 C. Washington Park Residence [...]
I expected the boulder setting project in Idaho to take three days, but we finished in only two. Is was a real treat to have a free day to drive the long way back to Boise. Cody, one of the guys helping set the boulders, recommended I visit the Old Idaho Penitentiary in Warm Springs, [...]
This year we helped one of our clients decorate for fall with large display of beautiful pumpkins and gourds. We also built some not-so-scary scarecrows to greet the clients each day. This was a blast and it really got us in the Halloween spirit!
The combination of ecology and design is coming together once again with the idea of insect hotels. That’s right, sculptures of organic materials with varying textures and voids for little critters to inhabit right in the middle of the city. Urban Hedgerow is one of the forces behind this new concept. They inspired Kevin Smith and [...]
Atelier Vierkant is a great line of pots that Terris Draheim recently told me about. They are handmade is Beernem, Belgium, a small rural town in west Belgium. Above are a few of my favorite pieces. Please check them out: http://www.ateliervierkant.be/ Cheers, Scot
Soon the strip down the center of my driveway will be a sea of purple. The blooming thyme is always a sign that summer is officially here! Cheers, Scot