"Our client's goal was to restore the natural habitat around her home to a condition better than she found it while beautifying her surroundings."
Before our involvement on this 6-acre property, it was blighted and barren due to
To revive the ecosystems and create visual appeal, seasonal runoff is directed
to a series of cascading ponds that recharge groundwater, deeply watering newly
planted Sycamores and natives, while halting the erosive forces that once plagued
Garden plantings around this spacious 4-bedroom home feature Mediterranean,
Australian and South African exotics for maximum visual impact.
Away from the house, exotics transition to compatible native plants, attracting
and benefiting local wildlife (and neighboring property owners).
These tall sycamores now inspire perching owls and resting hawks to return.
We can almost hear Mother Nature whispering “Thank You” in the soft breezes as
they trail down through the winding canyons on the horizon.
Restored wildlife habitat area with native plants
Retain stormwater and irrigation water on site to rain ponds; groundwater recharging
Natives and South African plants with little water needs
Greatly reduced lawn area replaced with “no-mow” grass translating to lower maintenance costs, no noise and air pollution
Fire resistant plants to address “defensible space” and “fire zone” concerns
Liberal use of mulch for weed control and retain soil moisture
No biologically harmful chemical pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, fertilizers.