My professional plans weave together your unique needs and preferences with all the elements impacting your landscape. I create plans customized and optimal for your site.

  • Increase the value of your home with improved curb-appeal
  • Extend your living space to the outdoors
  • Enjoy new and creative yet practical options to areas of concern and interest
  • Avoid costly mistakes and unplanned modifications during installation

Designs can include area map creation, planting bed and hardscape layout, plant selection, and drawings ranging from simple sketches to landscape architecture quality CAD drawings.

Color rendered backyard landscape plan Bucks County PA

Area Landscape Planning

Design for your dream while sequencing installation to your time and budget. Whether you’re the do-it-yourself type or contracting installation, a detailed design plan allows you control over your results and cost.
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Back yards | Suburban lots | Rural Properties | Estates | City courtyards

Waterlilies blooming in planted naturalistic backyard pond

Specialty Gardens and Planted Landscapes

Success with specialty gardens isn’t as simple as selecting plants from a list! As a horticulturist, life-long gardener and naturalist, I understand the special needs of plant communities and their function in the landscape to help achieve thriving gardens.
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Native plantings | Meadows | Rain gardens | Bird and butterfly gardens |
Wildlife habitat borders

Multi level backyard patio of bluestone and brick

Hardscape Features

Built landscapes use hardscape elements to improve function and provide outdoor living enjoyment. Hardscaping deserves careful planning to ensure long-life and maximum appeal for your budget and aesthetic preferences.
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Walkways | Patios | Decks | Ponds | Pools and Cabanas | Sheds | Driveways

Boulders and native plantings with blooming Creeping Phlox stabilize steep shady slope

Trouble Spots and Unique Challenges

There are many ways to solve or minimize landscaping challenges. I apply natural design approaches to address these issues while enhancing property value.
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Steep eroded slopes | Privacy screening |Storm water run-off |
Heavy Shade| Deer browse | Pet use areas

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