Saturday, December 15, 2012

Checkerboard Square with Circle

Untrained, unschooled & perfect.

Viewed from deck & house the existing lower garden, above, leads to their wild wood.
They hired me to design their landscape.  Of course I left this alone!  Tweaks could be made but out goes THEIR charm.
And, they built this DIY !
Garden & Be Well,    XO Tara
Alexander Pope......Men come to build sooner than to garden finely as if gardening were the greater art.  ca. 17th century
pic via client's Facebook page


David Cristiani said...

An example of leaving the good alone, in the existing checkerboard and rock work being left; that dark rock is amazing! said...

Great to know when NOT to change anything.

Pink Overalls @DIY Home Staging said...

What a lovely view. And I bet the sound of the fountain from the deck is delicious!

Whenever I see these checkerboard affairs, I always wonder about how much work they demand, keeping the grass trimmed around each square. So I am happy to see that even when someone doesn't get all anal about it, the effect is still charming.

cindy hattersley design said...

I am sure whatever you do Tara it will only enhance and refine the entire landscape!

5th and State said...

breathtaking! what a great idea and view

Orlando Commercial/Residential Landscaping said...

The checkerboard design makes it all happen for me great job.