working with nature
I specialize in helping my clients increase the value and beauty of their homes by creating elegant outdoor living spaces across Los Angeles.
By producing exceptional yard designs that combine seasonal color, perennials, landscaping, ponds, bonsai, and detailing, I strive to ensure that you are completely satisfied with the end result of your project.
Design is a collaborative process between the client and the designer. I am passionate about working directly with you to discover your personal aesthetic and help bring your vision to life through every detail involved in your unique project.
Your satisfaction and enjoyment of your new space is my top priority, and I always strive to provide a service that I am proud of. I begin each and every one of my landscaping projects with a thorough consultation to better understand your goals, needs, and budget, and I can personally guarantee that your individual project will be completed according to your preferences.
We’ll start each project with an in-depth discussion about how you’d like to use your yard and identify the special elements of your outdoor space that bring you joy. Are you looking to create a perfect spot for entertaining? Or a tranquil respite from the rest of the city? Whatever your goals may be, we can make it happen!
When designing outdoor spaces to fit your aesthetic and lifestyle, it’s the finer touches that can really make a difference. I will ensure your garden is being cared for, cut, planted, and fed the right way to keep your yard looking its best.
I promise not to cut all your plants into balls and squares, unless that’s the look we are after!
Do you currently have a pond? Would you like one? I am an experienced water garden, fish pond, and fountain specialist. From building brand new ones to fixing and maintaining existing, I know the ins and outs of using water features creatively in landscape designs to help bring new life to your property.
Let me help you create, buy, care for, and develop the Bonsai you've always dreamed of. With over 40 years of experience in caring for all kinds of Bonsai, I know firsthand the dedication and specialized attention this careful gardening practice requires. I can teach you the techniques and methods that you’ll need to know to start growing your own Bonsai, from small potted plants to yard-size trees.
Don’t have the space for a traditional garden? Don’t worry! I can help turn any area of your home into a beautiful greenspace. From patios, balconies, and courtyards to walls and rooftops, we can get creative to transform your space in ways you never imagined possible, even if it means adapting your garden to thrive exclusively indoors.
Are you interested in starting to grow your own food? A home garden filled with a variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables is a great way to help lessen your environmental footprint and also enjoy the countless benefits of homegrown produce. I can help you get started growing your own food using a variety of methods such as raised beds, planters, pots, and even aquaponics.
Are you interested in bringing a special tree into your garden? Or perhaps you just have a favorite hedge or tree that needs some extra love? I can help you grow and maintain all kinds of decorative plants that will enhance your unique landscape design.
Sometimes you just need some targeted advice and careful planning to ensure that your existing gardener doesn’t cut your plants at the wrong time of year. Nothing is worse than waiting 12 months for your flowers to flourish only to have them all cut off before they ever
Check out this great video here we remove the lawn and replace with flowering water wise plants on drip irrigation finished with decomposed granite.