December 6, 2017

Before reaching for the chemical sprays, try planting these easy-to-grow plants which have natural mosquito-repelling properties…

As the outdoor season approaches, many homeowners and outdoor enthusiasts look for ways to control mosquitoes. With all the publicity about...

August 31, 2017

At Simple Elegance we provide top tier landscape design services to spruce up any home and garden. 

We don’t just design plants and trees, we work with architectural pieces, fountains, and lights too. Whether you want to update your already beautiful yard with some desi...

August 30, 2017

"GUESS WHAT THE NBA ALL-STAR asked me to dream up for his unfinished four-acre backyard? Party Central – for up to 100 of his closest friends. Yet he also wanted privacy and security to keep his fans out (and his mastiffs in), a romantic setting for him and his wife, a...

August 16, 2017

"HER LATE HUSBAND HAD 'GARDENED WITH LOVE,' sighed my usually upbeat senior client, but now she was ready to transform his dabbler yard into a cozy Victorian garden. As we surveyed the space behind her retirement residence, she confided that she really wanted a large,...

August 16, 2017

If you want to get to know somebody, check out their front entry. From early Chinese philosophy to ancient Greek architecture, front door colors and entryways have always had a lot to say about the character of whoever lives inside

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Texture and movement: This entr...

August 8, 2017

Creating a blueprint for success

There are a few things to consider when planning your California low water landscape.

-What is the exposure of the proposed location?

-What is the soil type?

-What is the general theme of the garden?

Exposure

Full sun

Full sun definitely means...

August 8, 2017

"SHE'S FAMOUS FOR HER STEAMING HOT POPOVERS you slather with melty chocolate or homemade jam, and the first bite will melt you, too. But what she needed what a

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