The Wall Street Journal Mentions SEI

“Seattle-based landscape designer Scot Eckley, says he designs gardens and backyards to function like rooms, with a typical price range between $80,000 and $250,000. His clients Jenna and Jonas Sylvester wanted to extend their midcentury-modern style to their backyard, which they outfitted with a fire pit that doubles as a lounger, television nook and dining […]

Name this plant…

This past Saturday, Devin and I went to Fox Hallow Farm with Ian and his sister, Mia.  Ian and I discovered a big patch of Petasites and renamed it Ian Plant.

SEI is featured in “This Week On Houzz”

8 Backyard Ideas to Delight Your Dog Houzz– Kitchen Ideas, Bathroom Ideas and More » Decorating Ideas and Photos- For Example: Wine Cellar Design · Dining Room Design · Staircase Design · Bathroom Design · Gym Design · Laundry Room Design · Basement Design ·

Year in Review

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 […]

And here’s to five more great years!

Cheers, Scot

In the Holiday Spirit…

Conner sported his holiday gear yesterday after winning the office ugliest Christmas sweater contest.  Conner has a degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Washington and works on the construction crew for Scot Eckley Inc.  In his free time, Conner enjoys playing basketball and is currently volunteering as the assistant coach at his former […]

Battle of Chefs

  I was invited to participate in the 2nd Annual Battle of Chefs hosted by Luxe Interiors + Design & Bradlee Distributors.  I was paired with the Head Chef of Pearl, Bradley Dickinson.  The teams where given one hour to complete a dessert and appetizer using the secret ingredients:  Bacon and Chinese 5 spice.  What fun!  We […]

Marty Wingate and The Northwest Horticultural Society

   It was a treat to lead a tour of my garden a couple weeks ago for Marty Wingate and the Northwest Horticultural Society.  We talked about outdoor rooms, creating privacy and how to design for small spaces.  Marty Wingate is a Seattle-based writer and speaker about gardens and travel.  She is the author of  the Potting Shed Mysteries.  […]

See Scot Eckley in Luxe Magazine

    Did you know that before studying Landscape Architecture,  Scot wanted to be a fashion designer? Or that he describes his soul belief as  ” Design Matters.” Learn more about Scot Eckley in the Summer 2012 issue of Luxe Magazine.  

Residence Wins Masonry Institute of Washington Award!

Washington Park Hilltop Residence wins the 2012 MIW Excellence Award for Masonry for their achievement in architectural design.  Well done team! Architect:  Stuart Silk Architects  http://www.stuartsilk.com/ General Contractor:  Bender Custom Construction  http://www.benderchaffey.com/ Mason Contractor:  Hallocks Masonry Materials supplier:  Quarra Stone Co. It is always exciting to work on such great projects with great people.  SEI […]