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

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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 apleasure to care for.  Shady sitting areas, water play features for children and adults, and comfortable walkways […]

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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, […]


Plant Lover’s Paradise in Rancho Santa Fe

Attractive dry stream bed hides a drainage swale No one can tell that this attractive dry stream bed hides a drainage swale. Beautiful materials for the garden steps Beautiful materials blending harmoniously together make the […]