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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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Wood Shade Structure with shingle roof

This cedar structure was built with a cmu seating wall
at its base to complete the outdoor room feel.
The room was then surrounded by a pondless water feature
to futher enhance the tranquility of the space.
 
Photo by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's house in Tierrasanta

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Photo - Forest Pansy Redbud (Cercis Canadensis 'Forest Pansy)

This is one of my favorite small trees (15' tall x 20').
The Forest Pansy Redbud is covered with pink flowers in the Spring.
This deciduous tree also has nice fall foliage color.
 
Photo by Doug Kalal

Photo - Talavera Tile

This is the tile selected for the back of the wall fountain.
 
Foutain built by Dandy Landscape, designed by Doug Kalal.
Photo by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's garden in La Costa

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Photo - Spanish Wall Fountain

This custom built wall fountain was designed to have a seating wall
to allow for additional seating in the courtyard.
Built by Dandy Landscape.
Photo taken by Doug Kalal, at a client's house in La Costa.

Photo -Artificial Grass on Slope

One way to have a nice green slope in front of your home is use artificial turf.  This works best for a design with clean simple lines.  ...