Paradise Lost… and Found – Montecito Restoration Continues

On January 9, 2018 massive debris flows came barreling down the slopes above Montecito, devastating the community of nearly 9,000 inhabitants. In a matter of moments, 23 people lost their…

Rising From the Mud and the Ashes – Restoring Montecito

We hear about disasters around the globe on a daily basis, but it’s hard to imagine that such devastation will ever hit so close to home. In early December 2017,…

Silver Award!
Padaro Lane Beachfront Retreat

Our Padaro Lane project takes Silver at the 2018 APLD International Landscape Design Awards! Location, location, location, right?  This house definitely had that… and more! Filled with light, right on the…

More Gold!
The Awards continue with “The River at Tanayan.”

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in,                                …

More Gold!
This Award-Winning Garden is a Cliff-Hanger!

In my last post  I boasted of being named 2018 Designer of the Year by the APLD (Association of Professional Landscape Designers) – the highest honor in our industry. For…