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Small Front Yard Landscape Design

Small front yards can be challenging to landscape because it is easy to overplant when plant material/trees are small.? What you end up looking at within a couple of years are palm tree trunks and plant material that has been hedged beyond recognition in an attempt to...

LANDSCAPE DESIGN IDEAS

The following photos are of Eileen G Designs recent projects that showcase everything from a summer kitchen add-on to front and back yard renovations.    

Summer Gardening in South Florida

As a landscape designer, I try to learn as much as I can about the place I'm going to be gardening. After 25 years of living and gardening in south FLorida, you'd think I'd know a thing or two about southern gardening. I came to South Florida thinking it would be a...

FLORIDA FLOWERING TREES

Ways to use low height flowering trees in your landscape:   as a focal point near the entry at the corner of the house as a large accent to anchor a garden bed that needs some height several grouped close together as a small "stand" of trees on one side of the? yard...

Planning an Outdoor Kitchen

Why do bad outdoor kitchens happen to good people? It?s a question I ask myself every time I walk around otherwise gorgeous residential landscapes and see poorly planned grill islands, view-obscuring pizza ovens, and homely rows of unnecessary appliances. It?s a...

Backyard Design Testimonial, Palm City, FL

Eileen was terrific to work with. ?We were on a tight schedule, so she turned drawings around very quickly, and was willing to work them until they were exactly what we wanted. ? She brought in excellent subcontractors, oversaw their work, and held them to a schedule....

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