PLEASANTON: POOL PARTY

DESIGN GOAL: Bring harmony to the landscape by integrating front and backyards while creating gathering nooks and relaxation areas

  • select pavers to complement the pool coping and the house style
  • California Native plants
  • modern rectangular planters along fence

“If plants — including many food and forage crops, as well as natural floras — must have insects to exist, then human beings must have insects to exist.”

— E.O. Wilson

quoted in:
The California Wildlife Habitat Garden by Nancy Bauer

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