Saturday, July 26, 2014
Friday, July 25, 2014
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
By Doug Kalal - July 25, 2014
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Thursday, July 17, 2014
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
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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
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. ...
Mow strips can be made from any solid material used to separate the lawn from a planting bed. They allow a law mower to trim the gras...
Here are those stairs in construction. Photos by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's garden in Rancho Bernardo.
As mentioned in previous posts, San Diego is the land of many slopes. I have talked about the plants for the slope, now let’s talk about...