Libertia lightens up a group of aeonium and
other succulents in a low maintenance border, Ashbury Heights.
Lavandula floats over Baccharis, both drought tolerant and impervious to
above: a collection of wildflowers
gets a spash of purple confetti, courtesy of Verbena bonariensis,
works in progress
natural style gardens are delightfully incomplete... always in flux, changing throughout the years, seasons, and time of day. What does stay consistent is a sense of discovery, elliciting feelings that tend toward joy. With each of the examples below, I provide a link to a description the setting, the challenges, and some details of how each garden evolved.
beautifying a parking strip with a low maintenance, low water garden, click on the pic below to see more.
giving a suburban style planting a modern and deer proof update, click on the pic below to see more.
Duboce Park- silver
a streetside garden celebrates silver foliage while playing with color, click on the pic to see more.
Duboce Park- San Francisco Cottage
a gardening laboratory in the heart of San Francisco (more pictures and details coming)
a hill of gravel transforms into a slice of nature, click on the pic below to see more. (photo credit: Jeff Herwatt)
something old, something new, something borrowed, something see-through, details coming.
a ninety-nine percent native backyard in Oakland. (photo credit Chris Hanzo)
making a flowery meadow, inside a former livestock warehouse.
Dean Ouellette 415-820-1623 email@example.com