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Contemporary Design

Reimagine Your Landscape: Contemporary Design

The waterwise contemporary gardens have a minimalist style, using structural plants to set the tone. Smooth stone, sleek pottery, and furniture with clean lines add the final touches. Complete your design with a geometric fountain.
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English Garden Design

Reimagine Your Landscape: English-Style Design

The waterwise English-style landscape is inspired by a place to relax and admire nature. Incorporate groups of fragrant flowers, planted among brick or cobblestone paths, small groupings of trees, and seating to admire the birdbaths or small ponds. Accent with English-style creative containers.
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Rendering CA Native Landscape

Reimagine Your Landscape: Native-Inspired Design

The waterwise California native-inspired garden offers long seasons of bloom,  with plants acclimated to our Mediterranean climate. Complete the design with whimsical pottery, and cozy chairs to observe the flurry of pollinators drawn by their favorite flowers.
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Mediterranean Design

Reimagine Your Landscape: Mediterranean Design

The waterwise Mediterranean gardens have an informal style, with elements of stone, iron, and plants that are well-suited to our climate. Create year-round interest with a variety of leaf sizes, color, and texture. Designed to include more waterwise plants and irrigation efficiency.
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Summer Series Part I, Mediterranean

Summer Series Part I, Mediterranean

Taking its cue from the coastal areas of Spain, Italy, and France, the Mediterranean gardening style combines plants that provide texture, color, and structure, alongside more formal accents. Here are a few of our suggested plants for Mediterranean landscape that saves on water.
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Start with the Basics, Part II

Start with the Basics, Part II

Welcome to Part II in our series about basic landscape shrubs for the Sacramento region. We've selected some of our top shrub picks that perform well in our area year-round—and then matched them with companions to help you personalize your landscape design.
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Start with the Basics, Part I

Start with the Basics, Part I

Welcome to our series about basic landscape shrubs for the Sacramento region. We've selected some of our top shrub picks that perform well in our area year-round—and then matched them with companion options that will help you personalize your landscape design.
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DIY Landscape Design

DIY Landscape Design

Rebecca, of Studio Plumb, embarked on a journey of DIY landscape design as a guest participant of the One Room Challenge. Rebecca is an interior designer in the Sacramento area. She has an eye for design, color, texture, and lines. But landscape design is something she had not tackled before.
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