Before and After Pictures

Creating A Favorite Space

This Outer Sunset makeover was a combination of archaeology and evolution.

Potrero Modern

Deborah Thomas Gardens teamed up with a local celebrity for this daring design.

Excelsior Organic Overhaul

This overlooked boxy mess became an organic and open rain garden retreat.

Outer Sunset Refresh

Postage stamp front yard modernized with the ultimate in low maintenance.

Colorful Compact Courtyard

At this Bernal Heights space for outside entertaining, color and lush plantings took center stage!

Garden With A View

Contemporary flair added to focal garden and containers.

Part Shady Garden Makeover

Noe Valley vegetable garden refreshed to include cut flowers, stepping stones and pocket gardens.

Hillside Focal Garden

Steep slope becomes focal point for bedroom views with deer- and drought-resistant plantings and moss rock walls.

Front Lawn Be Gone!

Water-thirsty grass makes way for low maintenance plantings, reclaimed materials pathway and intimate seating.

Mediterranean Inspiration

Oakland Hills entry focal garden mixes classic plantings and the unexpected for bold color, shape and texture.

Curb Appeal

Overlooked entry upgraded with brick and stone accents, shade-friendly plantings, and curbside focal garden.

Indoor-Outdoor Living

We call this rear garden with an expansive deck "low-water luxe."