Steps to Prepare for New Pool Installation

You’re about to dive right into a pool design and building mission—and you’ll already see the ultimate outcomes once you look into the yard of your Westchester property. There’s a solar shelf the place you may chill on a chaise lounge, and a waterfall that seems like a day on the seashore. You’ve additionally deliberate for a patio leisure area the place family and friends …

North Fitzroy Project – Ian Barker Gardens

Again in 2011 we have been commissioned by our purchasers to design and assemble the back and front areas of their interior metropolis property in North Fitzroy. The house owners, a younger skilled couple, have been endeavor a renovation and recognised an incredible alternative to construct the backyard areas in unison. Not solely was it advantageous from a logistical work move perspective, it additionally made …

Marin County Art Garden by Surfacedesign

Surfacedesign lately accomplished the Marin County Artwork Backyard. This sculptural backyard overlooking the San Francisco Bay displays the imaginative and prescient of passionate artwork collectors whose private creative imaginative and prescient contains the thought of the panorama being skilled and enhanced via play and exploration. Because of this, the backyard incorporates distinct areas that weave collectively structure and panorama, offering locations for reflection, play, and …

What to Consider When Adding a Luxury Spa to Your Pool

We’re spending extra time at dwelling as of late and discovering methods to take pleasure in it by constructing in a number of the pleasures of journey and leisure that we miss. Somewhat than reservations at a favourite restaurant, there’s dinner supply and a night on the patio. As a substitute of reserving a resort trip, we’re contemplating easy methods to carry the facilities we …

SWA Group Designs The Promenade On Forest

SWA Group has designed ‘The Promenade On Forest,’ a pandemic-age pedestrian plaza with eating, buying and protected gathering areas in laguna seashore. A collaboration with the Metropolis of Laguna Seaside, CA, the mission goals to assist native companies, artists, in addition to strengthen public wellbeing and social bonds. The Promenade on Forest, which opened to the general public on June 15, is a step above …

Essential Pool Safety Features to Have on Hand

Planning a pool undertaking is thrilling when you think about the entire luxurious parts you may embody, from a pool solar shelf to grottos and a slide for the children. However there’s a entire set of important options you in all probability aren’t considering of if you search Houzz for pool inspiration or view accomplished tasks from knowledgeable pool contractor. We’re speaking about pool security. …

A Hillside Gypsy – by Landscape Designer Bernard Trainor

Bernard Trainor has been a group favorite right here at Ian Barker Gardens for a while now. His capability to marry the performance of a backyard design with its magnificence is extraordinary. And what Bernard was capable of obtain in his California ‘Gypsy’ undertaking is breathtaking – drawing inspiration from the pure setting and mixing it into the panorama design. This expansive backyard, nestled on …

Father’s Day Gift Ideas (for Dads Who Love to Be Outdoors!)

Listed here are a couple of Father’s Day present concepts from the Residence Exterior group. Positive, a few these may be a bit of extravagant…however dads deserve one of the best, don’t they?! If you happen to actually wish to present Dad some love, how about his personal man cave? Studio Shed, an organization trusted and really helpful by Residence Exterior designers, supplies pre-fab kits …

Edible Gardens and your Landscape

This yr has been THE yr for edible gardens, and we’re excited to see so many people getting outdoors and attempting it for the primary time. Nonetheless, there’s additionally a false impression that rising meals means selecting between a fairly backyard or a sensible backyard. In truth, incorporating edibles into your panorama doesn’t have to remove from the look of your yard in any respect. …

Glen Iris 2 Project – Garden Design

Again within the winter of 2015 we have been requested by our fantastic Glen Iris purchasers to design the entrance, rear and facet areas of their L formed courtyard. A household with two younger boys, their major goal was to discover a answer to greatest make the most of the restricted backyard area that they had accessible. Being a younger household, a pool was excessive …