Gardner Residence

When it came to the landscape for their newly remodeled home, the Gardner’s wanted something that would fit both the arts & crafts style of the home and their busy family life. G. Brown Design, Inc. worked with the homeowners to create a master plan, in keeping with the period style of the home and the owner’s needs. The plan proposed redesigning the front yard to incorporate a low stacked stone retaining wall with columns and light fixtures to tie into the architecture of the home. A new entry walk was created, enlarging the size of the driveway and providing wide staggered terraces for a more inviting approach, in keeping with the arts & crafts movement. Another important element in keeping with this particular architectural style is the selection of planting material. Lower growing and horizontal branching plantings maintain the lines of the home, while colorful mixed border perennial beds offer a historically accurate planting scheme.