Looks great, not easy to live with. Beware of wanting a look and incorporating it into your landscape design before thinking through living with it. Day in, day out, hot, cold, wet, snow, dark, carrying things, visitors, children, elderly etc. Make sure you are PLANNING when you put together a plan, not just a list of "things" you like.

Looks great, not easy to live with. Beware of wanting a look and incorporating it into your landscape design before thinking through living with it. Day in, day out, hot, cold, wet, snow, dark, carrying things, visitors, children, elderly etc. Make sure you are PLANNING when you put together a plan, not just a list of "things" you like.

Float Steps on Foliage  Make steps "float" by hiding their risers behind a thick carpet of foliage. Try Boston ivy; its clinging tendrils make it easy to train and keep trimmed to prevent tripping, and its green leaves turn a rich reddish-purple in the fall.

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Float Steps on Foliage Make steps "float" by hiding their risers behind a thick carpet of foliage. Try Boston ivy; its clinging tendrils make it easy to train and keep trimmed to prevent tripping, and its green leaves turn a rich reddish-purple in the fall.

Palm Springs home designed by William Krisel and built by Robert Alexander for his wife Helene in the early 1960s. Elvis & Priscilla Presley spent their honeymoon here. The stepping stones float over a recirculating stream/waterfall.

Palm Springs home designed by William Krisel and built by Robert Alexander for his wife Helene in the early 1960s. Elvis & Priscilla Presley spent their honeymoon here. The stepping stones float over a recirculating stream/waterfall.

San Juan Island Residence: The visitor is taken down through the canopy of the woods to the house. Lush plantings are an equal match to the strongly expressed pathway.

San Juan Island Residence: The visitor is taken down through the canopy of the woods to the house. Lush plantings are an equal match to the strongly expressed pathway.

Steps up to a contemporary Japanese garden using a floating stone path above the water and vertical bamboo sticks as an architectural feature.

Steps up to a contemporary Japanese garden using a floating stone path above the water and vertical bamboo sticks as an architectural feature.


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