**Winner of the 2011 NJNLA Grand Award.** This client came to us with one request in terms of the plants that were to be used in this landscape design…constant color. With that in mind, all of the plants we selected are either rebloomers, long-bloomers, or they have fall foliage. A highlight of the project is the rose garden full of Knock Out Roses that we installed behind the lakeside lounge area. A stained cedar pergola with a wet bar provides the perfect area to entertain, relax, or watch some television in the comfort of the shade provided by the pergola while sitting only a few feet from the swimming pool. In the center of the design, we selected fragrant hosta to provide a subtle fragrance to the entire pool area.
These clients wanted to update the appearance of their driveway and front entrance. One of the key things we did in this design was to widen the steps to make the entrance from the driveway more inviting. We replaced the brick retaining wall with a natural stone wall with a custom bluestone cap. The brick walkway was replaced with a bluestone walkway leading to a new natural stone landing with bluestone treads and a custom aluminum railing.