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    San Diego County Fair – 2014

    Designed and installed by Kimberly Alexander, the San Diego Horticultural Society display won a record 15 awards, and was sponsored by the San Diego County Water Authority. exhibition

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    Sustainable Front Yard, Carlsbad

    We transformed a bland, unsustainable front yard into a beautiful water-wise garden with using sustainable practices: turf removal, climate appropriate and drought-tolerant plants, compost, drip irrigation, permeable walkway and 3” of mulch. The design intent was to also create an open landscape, much to the delight of the homeowner and his neighbor. private-residence

  • Spring Home and Garden Show 2013

    Spring Home and Garden Show

    Outdoor Dining: Where East meets West, a collaboration with Ornamental Gardens. Step into this intimate outdoor dining space and experience the essence of Far East gardens using elements of wood, stone, metal, glass and water to create a harmonious and tranquil beauty. Sustainable garden practices are an important element of this garden utilizing recycled wood, porous decomposed granite, low-voltage lighting […] exhibition

  • Clairemont Mesa

    Clairemont Mesa, San Diego

    We transformed a never-used backyard by adding 1,200 square feet of outdoor living space complete with a garden sauna, custom barbeque and dining area, fireplace and separate living space. With custom patio covers, infared overhead heating elements, the entire space can be used virtually all year long. private-residence

  • Rancho Santa Fe

    Rancho Santa Fe

    A weed-filled quarter acre front yard was modernized into a sophisticated park-like setting with a modern fountain and three, 80’ x 13’ planter beds using Australian native plants, drought tolerant trees, shrubs and grasses.  A turf-grass play area was created with Aloha Seashore Paspalum which uses 50% less water than other turf-grass. private-residence

  • San Diego County Fair

    San Diego County Fair

    In 2012, this design won multiple awards at the Paul Ecke Jr. Flower and Garden Show at the San Diego County Fair exhibition