Our Design Process

Formal Parterre

This was a small part of an overall garden redo. The Tudor estate was badly in need of a garden restoration. Many new boxwoods were added to an empty stone parterre each quadrant centered with a beautiful blooming Crab-apple (Malus) tree. The ultimate in formality! Arborvitae, boxwood, antique roses and specimen trees abound in this overall project. This property is currently on the market and is located on Lookout Mountain, Tn!

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Design

Drawing of landscape design on Lookout Mountain

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After landscape design implementation on Lookout Mountain

Georgian Estate

This older brick Georgian is also located on Lookout Mountain, Tn. On my recommendation the brick was painted white and new evergreen plantings really popped against the clean palette. The front plantings were chosen to bloom in a white or nearly white palette, while the back garden was to be planted with more color. This home sits right on a bluff and has an incredible view and the landscape design was created to take advantage of this fact.

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Design

Drawing of landscape design on Lookout Mountain

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After landscape design implementation on Lookout Mountain

Historic Estate

This historic estate is located on Missionary Ridge in Chattanooga. Sections of this large ornate home was poorly landscaped and needed an overhaul with plantings that reflected the age and grandeur of the home. Siberian Iris, Limelight Hydrangeas and lots of evergreens were added to created four season interest and color and to add charm back into the landscape of this show place. We also added and redid several large planters for this project and planted seasonal color for special events.

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Drawing of landscape design

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After landscape design implementation

Mountain Retreat

This newer log home (utilizing wood from historic barns, homes) is tucked away in the woods of beautiful Elder Mountain in Chattanooga. The property was beautiful naturally but was completely lacking in landscaping. Deer resistant plants were used as well as some natives to create a very naturalistic and soothing environment that fit with the rustic home and setting. There is always something beautiful to look at in this garden at any time of year! The owner has had this garden recognized as a Certified Natural Wildlife Habitat.

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Design

Drawing of landscape design

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After landscape design implementation

Native Garden

This garden is located on Signal Mountain, Tn. The owner, an avid naturalist and member of the Wild One’s Native Plant Group wanted landscaping utilizing all plants indigenous to our area and the South East. I searched high and low to add as many native evergreens to provide structure to the garden as well as many interesting and beautiful blooming shrubs and perennials, etc… One interesting phase of this project involved planting around the beautiful pond and stream that was man-made but looks extremely natural and peaceful. The owner has also had this garden recognized as a Certified Natural Wildlife Habitat.

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Design

Drawing of landscape design and planning process

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Finished landscape design and garden implementation

Suburban Manor

This newer estate has a farm-like quality consisting of 9 acres and is located in the Mountian Creek area of Chattanooga. Out of date and overgrown landscaping was removed to make way for new plantings that would work with the large scale of this home. The owner wanted a semi formal look without being too stiff. Large Coral Bark Japanese Maples were added as well as dwarf Magnolias and a large variety of shrubs and perennials. It is a sight to see any time of year!

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Design

Drawing and planning of landscape design

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Finished landscape design

Dream Gardens and Landscaping in Chattanooga Tennessee