Last weekend all the right angled boxwood in the front of my house was installed by my fabulous landscaper Nelson (Kyle) Dupuis (below).
Nelson also installed all the flagstone pathways at the front and back of our house. The tattoo on his arm is all Ginko leaves, he's a fan of them.
Mary Anne White (My landscape architect) said "When I drive by a house I can always tell if a professional installed the plant material or if it was done by a guy with a wheelbarrow", haha.
Nelson is the perfect landscaper for me because when I tell him to move a shrub over by two inches, he's so good natured about it. Instead of getting cranky, he just gets the job done.
If you are in my area and need a landscaper, you can't have him yet by the way, he's mine for a few more weeks.
Here's the before picture of the front of our living/dining room windows.
And here's the boxwood with the pathway moved over quite a bit. Now I need to find a decorative urn that goes right in this area in front of the living room window.
Every image, link or suggestion Mary Anne sends me, I just love.
One day I emailed her a link to a website that was filled with urns that someone had sent me. She responded, "I don't like any of them, here's what I would recommend".
The two on the back pedestals are the ones she likes. Not that I have been able to find one yet. But I sure love it!
It's really extraordinary to work with someone who has the same aesthetic as you do.
I'm sourcing shrubs for the back yard this weekend so I have to run!
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