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15 06, 2020

NOTES FROM THE GARDEN

By |2020-07-20T10:08:36-07:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: Backyard Retreat|

Notes From The Garden The J.Montgomery Studio Garden is more than just a spec garden for our clients.  It’s where some of us live and others of us work, a place of garden experimentation, and lately a shelter-in-place oasis.  It’s also undergone many transformations over the years.  Though we design landscapes on [...]

20 04, 2020

Home Vegetable Garden DIY

By |2020-04-20T11:57:45-07:00April 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 [...]

17 06, 2019

Summer Solstice

By |2019-06-17T12:11:40-07:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: Backyard Retreat|

Summer Solstice Last year around this time, our blog focused on Summer gatherings.  We look forward once again to a season of outdoor living at its finest – Fresh garden vegetables and flowers on the table, swimming to beat the heat, and warm nights, candle-lit dinners, and stories around the fire. This year, [...]

11 06, 2018

Outdoor Entertaining

By |2019-01-25T17:49:38-08:00June 11th, 2018|Categories: Backyard Retreat|

Set the Mood: Ambiance for Outdoor Entertaining As designers of space, we understand that the feeling of your outdoor living space makes all the difference, and never is this more key than when it comes to outdoor entertaining.  The feeling we refer to as ‘ambiance’ could better be thought of as the transformative [...]