Sam Goldstein

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Sam Goldstein

About Sam Goldstein

Sam’s educational and work background spans a diverse range. With a certification in Landscape Architecture from Merritt College and a Fine Arts degree in painting, the visual arts have long been her calling. Recently, her love of writing has led her down a new path towards blogging, journalism and editing.
19 10, 2020

Featuring Fire

By |2020-08-17T15:26:46-07:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Landscape Design|

FEATURING FIRE There is something instinctively wonderful about relaxing around a fire, and as a result we find ourselves incorporating fire into most of our outdoor living spaces.  Fire features, as we Landscape Architects call them, can take on infinite forms and aesthetic styles to fit seamlessly into a designed space.  Here are [...]

6 05, 2020

Transitional & Timeless

By |2020-10-12T15:55:58-07:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: Landscape Design|Tags: , , , , |

Transitional & Timeless “The only constant in life is change” – Heraclitus (circa 500 BCE) The nature of change is something that has been on our minds lately, and we’ve been applying an idea that is central to our design philosophy to our everyday life.  The balance of things that change [...]

20 04, 2020

Home Vegetable Garden DIY

By |2020-10-12T15:56:15-07:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: Backyard Retreat|Tags: , , , , |

HOME-GROWN GROCERIES It’s the season to grow, and in spite of quarantine we are excited to get our yearly “urban farm” going here at home.  Going to the store has become one of those things we all really want to do less of, so the idea of planting what we like [...]

23 03, 2020

Backyard Stay-cations

By |2020-10-12T15:56:50-07:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Landscape Design|Tags: , , |

Backyard Stay-Cations When our Spring vacations were cancelled, we were as disappointed as anyone.  But on the plus side, we’ve been thinking more about the art of the Stay-cation, and how we can bring rest and relaxation home to our own backyards.  The concept of the “Stay-cation” isn’t new (though the [...]