By Colleen Holmes
This project was all about fun and finding ways to infuse watershapes and the overall landscape with childlike senses of playfulness and wonder.
At a glance, of course, it’s obvious that this particular approach wouldn’t work for too many clients, but in this case, we were working with a woman who wanted her yard to express her love of color, her sense of humor and her unparalleled inclination
toward the unusual.
From our first meeting, I knew that this was someone who wouldn’t settle for anything that even approached the ordinary. Maybe it was the 12-foot-tall fiberglass chicken she’d placed in her front yard or the life-size hippopotamus in the backyard or her [more]