The site before ...
First, a new patio and sidewalk of colored and stamped concrete was installed.
Using native stones, I designed and installed this lovely rock garden for the left side of the new entry walk . On the sunny right side, I used bars from the windows of an older building to construct a large trellis. The huge bed is still very young but it already provides lovely contrast to the concrete and brick.
This design incorporated 10 tons of stone, plenty of cedar, an of course lots of conifers pruned in Bonsai style.
Below is the water feature installation .
I designed & built this garden from scratch. When the plants get a little older it is going to look even better.
The creek in the background feeds the pond creating a babbling brook sound.
On the other side of the patio I installed a dry creek bed garden, the river stones are permanently set into mortar.
Note the subtle swirl pattern in the river stones.