Cynthia produces her designs with a sensitivity and understanding of the clients' wishes and needs. Within this framework, there is always room for creativity and fun! By evoking all five of the basic senses—sight, smell, touch, hearing and taste—into each of her designs, the result is a one-of-a-kind timeless garden!
Using terraces is a stunning way to add unexpected destinations such as a fire pit to the overall design. Depending on the topography of the site, terracing can also serve a functional purpose.
Patios can adjoin a home, thereby "enlarging" the living space square footage, or they can be tucked away for those quiet moments we all cherish.
Decks these days can still be constructed from wood, but there are many other handsome-looking materials and composites to offer!
Walls can be the work horses in landscape design. Not only can they be beautiful, built out of natural stone, for example, but they can also act as noise buffers and gracious screens for not-so-attractive vistas.
Steps are part of our journey from one place to another.
Pergolas can serve as lovely focal points in a garden and at the same time, they can be a destination for a shady summer kitchen or outdoor eating area.
Oh what fun! Outdoor kitchens are as individual as the client and lend to a full-service outdoor entertaining space.
Bocce Ball courts are rapidly increasing in popularity. And a bocce ball court does not require as much space as you may think.
This body of water with quietude can be informal, traditional or modern. A water rill connecting to a reflecting pool is a favorite of mine.
The proper sound of bubbling water in a garden is both soothing and cleansing.
Prayer labyrinths, memory gardens, night gardens, parterres, vegetable and herb gardens, small citrus groves
Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. John Muir