Our yard continually evolves - we try new things, we cooperate with its environment, and we enjoy what it has to offer.
Sometimes our yards just get away from us and need more attention we can give them - but a little concentrated attention can get them back in order in no time.
This backyard is surrounded by trees and had a large step-off from the new patio
The foundation planting needed color and structure - the areas face south and west, but only gets brief periods of sunlight because of the mature trees surrounding this St. Paul backyard
Lots of empty spaces that needed splashes of color
This evolved over several years from wide open to pockets of sanctuary
A small backyard in full sun with a view of the alley above - nothing but potential!
A large maple and pine were making the lawn pretty sparse and there was a drainage problem along the foundation.
A very long perimeter bed that needed some revitalization, a progression of color through the season and some curves to soften the view.
This west-facing courtyard gets lots of sun and is surrounded by lots of stone and brick. Also - drainage was a challenge
The original foundation planting needed some new plants and some color to brighten this east-facing entrance