Spall spaces require extensive planning and this one was a fun challenge. The owners wanted to be able to entertain family and friends outside with children and pets. We were able to tuck in a grilling space and rearrange the deck steps to provide additional seating. Read the owner’s own words in this blog post.
We dressed up the gate of the existing fence to create a more inviting entry to the rear garden.
Remove a ditch, plant a rain garden!
And add some boulders.
We were able to repurpose the existing concrete pavers with turf joints in a diamond pattern.
With young kids and pets, turf is a fantastic option. When you can add a putting green, everyone is happy!
Providing ample seating is a must!
Although they are young, the row of hornbeams are a great backdrop to the dining area. The lattice screen helps create an outdoor “living room”.