My promise …

I will listen to your dreams and interpret your vision to create your personal garden environment. Here you can enjoy peace and comfort in a natural garden setting and reconnect with nature in complete serenity.

Honoring Plants, Place and Spirit,
Christiane Holmquist
760-586-6065

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A new shade structure makes the patio more livable.

Beautiful drought tolerant garden in San Marcos

This landscape was transformed from lawn-centric static space into a living garden designed for outdoor living.  It is colorful and entertaining year round, and invites to enjoy and relax, play and garden.  We transformed the yard […]

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Dynamic Family Garden in La Jolla

This “outdoor home” has it all: Outdoor living areas; complete privacy and lush plantings. The backyard was redesigned as intimate “outdoor home” with several usable spaces, inviting privacy, color and and interesting textures. Its muted […]

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Lush and Waterwise Landscape Design in Carlsbad, CA

This drought resistant landscaping –  front and back – is lovingly planted with exuberant, dramatic greenery that is a pleasure to care for.  Shady sitting areas, water play features for children and adults, and comfortable […]

Long View of Mediterranean drought tolerant landscape

Sustainable Mediterranean Landscape In Bonsall

SUMMARY: Inspired by Californian’s brilliant sunshine, the architecture of the client’s home and the beautiful vistas of the surrounding hills, we created a sustainable landscape design that integrates drought resistant plants and employs permeable pavement, recycled materials,and […]