Tiny Water Feature adds a lot of ambience and pleasant sounds next to a patio off of the master bedroom
Once devastated by crane flies, renovated yard now drains well and with addition of features and plantings is healthy and inviting.
Combination of wood and wrought iron complements the similar pergola also designed and built in this yard.
Inviting gate to a large Northwest contemporary yard with some Asian elements
This water feature provides enjoyment to family and friends as well as providing a place for birds, butterflies and dragonflies to get a sip of water or sun themselves on the adjacent boulders.
This tiny flagstone patio has become a place for a couple’s morning coffee offering great territorial views of the yard and seeing many butterflies visiting all the flowers.
Cascading greens of the lime sweet potato vine soften and contrast nicely with the gray wall.
A frog makes this pond its home
This patio provides a comfortable feel for both large gatherings or an intimate evening by the fire.
Window boxes filled with brilliant colors during summer.
Large planter full of colors and textures.
Pair of hummingbirds getting a cool drink from a small fountain on a warm day
Large goldfish are very colorful swimmers in the pond.
Secret Garden – a beautiful spot to contemplate on one of the large, flat boulders, surrounded by colors, textures, varying heights – quite a peaceful spot in a sunny opening of a woodland garden
Stylish custom bridge crosses a waterfall and connects the lawn area to the fire pit area
Elevated Pergola is a wonderful ‘destination’ to watch the fish in the adjacent pond.
Broken Concrete slabs were stacked to create a wall, giving a rustic, cottage charm to the entry steps to the bungalow home.
Lighting on this well-lit home provides beauty and safety.
Whimsical frog fountain keeps the water aerated for the koi pond while the owners are on vacation
Drilled flat rocks are stacked to make a unique, drippy fountain … Perfect for a small space or a little surprise waiting to be found out in the yard.
A pair of mallard ducks are enjoying the rocks next to a waterfall and pond and contemplating a cool drink and a swim.
Beautiful ‘Pistachio’ Hydrangea
The fire pit draws people around to stay warm and enjoy the glow, maybe some s’mores…..
Bridge gives Asian flair to the waterfall and koi pond
A sparrow enjoys the shallow water of the birdbath placed outside the living room window.
What a romantic setting to enjoy a bottle of wine on a warm summer evening!
The arched bridge is a great place to watch the koi as well as a nice hiding and shade spot. It connects the two sides of the narrow back yard split by the construction of the waterfall and pond.
Formal entry walk from street to house
The ceiling of this gazebo had several LED Lanterns hanging from it, adding a luminous ambience at night, and very eye-catching during the day.
Large stone slabs set to create natural steps from the patio down to the yard
Romantic setting for a hot tub
Koi enjoying exploring their pond
Fabulous during day or night – this water feature and fire pit set in the flagstone patio a walkway is a definite destination spot in this back yard at Lake Tapps.