Create an Inviting Outdoor Oasis
This homeowner wants a tropical, natural environment to complement her house and an area where she and her kids can play and relax.
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Before: Dead Backyard
There are dead plants, a sink hole and no shade. "It's a pit," says homeowner Moira Gubbins of her backyard. "I lead an incredibly busy life, and I want this backyard to be a fun place to relax, keep cool and escape from my kids." She wants a tropical, natural environment to complement her house.
Landscape designer David Ross creates an inviting outdoor setting by altering the microclimate in her backyard and adding a tropical feel that adds more shade for warm days.
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A lifeless backyard and pool is updated with curved pathways and lots of palm trees.(4 photos)