Vine and Dine


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Before

The busy PR executive with a culinary background wants outdoor areas complimentary to his gracious home for entertaining, relaxing, and casual gardening.
Design Challenge
A huge expanse of brick driveway leading to formal box-hedge ovals,decomposed granite pathways, and central fountain fill the area.The front
garden’s roses are unhappy in their northern exposure beneath the sycamores.
Design Solution
Hand-wrought, sculptures, mosaic table, water wall, and fire pit define the rooms which are linked by inviting pathways. A cutting garden is alive with butterflies and pollinators. In front, plants that complement the home’s architecture and colors offer a true sense of welcome.          
“The garden captures all my moods, from the den when I want to read, to the bounty of flowers when I want to decorate. I love the happy dining room. And the few steps over to pick strawberries and lettuces are just right,” the client.


Now

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Dining Room
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Den
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Cutting Garden

Photographs by Ken Gutmaker, Mike Koozmin, Alma Hecht

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