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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Photo - BBQ Island

This island was formed with CMU block and covered with ceramic tile on top with smooth stucco finish on the sides.  
Photo by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's residence in Rancho Bernardo.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Photo - California Room with Tile


 This plain concrete patio was given a modern look with ceramic tile.  This tile is from Arizona Tile, it's called Aequa Cirrus.  Tile installed by Dandy Landscape.  
Photo by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's residence in Escondido

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Photo - New Zealand Flax 'Sundowner' (Phormium tenax)



This colorful drought tolerant plant is also good for pool areas.
Photo by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's garden in La Mesa

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Photo - Built in Bench with Firepit

This built in bench has Ipe Wood backing.  Built by Dandy Landscape. Designed by Great Gardens Landscape Design.  Photo by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's residence in Escondido.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Photo - Mediterranean Garden

This low maintenance garden features Mexican Bush Sage, Kangaroo Paws, Daylilies, Lavenders and other hummingbird friendly plants.  
Photo by Doug Kalal, at a client's garden in San Diego

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.  ...