This intimate garden in a city setting has the coziness of a small backyard, however, the scale of the house seemed to overpower the sunken garden spaces that were created by the two-story home on a narrow lot.
A custom landscape design was necessary to achieve all the client’s goals creating a cohesive landscape plan that also captures their personal style.
Building an inviting entertaining space with a gas fire feature, incorporating a hot tub, and achieving a balance of materiality were all necessary. Simple forms constructed of ipe transgress the backyard while an oversized bench appears to float effortlessly in the background. A plant palette that is northwest in style was used, incorporating evergreens, woody ornamentals, and perennials.
A second phase of this project allowed the plantings and color themes to be continued into the front yard. Additionally, a custom linear fence with hickory stain was added to complete the contemporary look around the property.
Having grown up working the land, Chauncey has instilled the values of dedication and hard work into Fifth Season. After founding in 2009, Fifth Season has been serving the greater Eugene area with local expertise and sourcing the finest plant material in Oregon.