Friday, July 25, 2014

Photo - Chinese Elm (Ulmus parvifolia)

The Chinese Elm is a terrific shade tree for San Diego. This tree is will reach 30 to 50 feet in width 
and 20 feet in height. The Chinese Elm is also a drought tolerant tree.

Photo by Doug Kalal, taken at Santee ASA Softball Fields

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Photo - Fire Pit Table

This natural gas table was built in place by Dandy Landscape Construction. 
Photo by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's residence in Carmel Valley

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Photo - Decomposed Granite Courtyard

Photo by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's home in La Costa

Photo - Outdoor Living Room with Firepit set on Travertine Tile

This cozy living room centers around a portable fire table that runs on a propane tank. 
Travertine tile is the floor material that give this space a sense of elegance.
Photo by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's house in University City

Photo - Alumawood Shade Structure at Night

A nice outdoor light and twinkle lights add ambiance to this patio.
Photo by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's garden in Encinitas

Photo - Variegated Brazillian Aloe (Furcraea foetida 'Mediopicta')

Photo by Doug Kalal

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Photo - Variegated Lily Turf (Liriope muscari 'Variegata')

Liriope is a great plant for shady areas (especially under trees).  
The flowers are not that interesting, it's the foliage that makes a statement.
Photo by Doug Kalal