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2020 and Beyond!

November 26, 2019

Whew!  It has been a year, hasn’t it? Have you experienced it too?  This year has been an emotional roller coaster with many highs, lows and EVERYTHING in between.  I shared a very personal post with you a few months ago so I wanted to write this post to update you and let you know… Read more >

Deck Railing Options

November 22, 2019

Although deck railings are installed mainly for safety and security reasons, that doesn’t mean they can’t look good. Railings can help finish the look of a deck and help add a little extra style to your outdoor space. There are a lot of options when it comes to deck railings including wood, metal, glass, composite,… Read more >

What We’re Working On: November 2019

November 21, 2019

The number of projects in installation has reduced but we’re just as busy with design work. This past month we’ve worked on concept designs for clients in Sammamish, Kirkland, and Bothell. First up, a Sammamish back yard. After that we worked on concepts for a new client in Kirkland. And lastly we have concepts for… Read more >

Plant of the Month: Polystichum species

November 15, 2019

This group of evergreen ferns includes our native Sword Fern (Polystichum munitum), Japanese Tassel Fern (Polystichum polyblepharum), Christmas Fern (Polystichum acrostichoides), and the Hard Shield (Polystichum aculeatum) and Soft Shield Fern (Polystichum setiferum) along with quite a few others. They look best if the fronds are cut back in late winter to reveal the intricate… Read more >

What We’re Working On: October 2019

October 31, 2019

We started and finished a front entry just up the street from our studio in Snohomish. Just waiting for the custom railing and it’ll be fully completed! We also started a new project in Edmonds which wrapped up this week as well. The project has a Belgard Urbana paver patio and walkway, bluestone flagstone steppers,… Read more >