Phillips Drive

Site Analysis

Our landscape design clients and Lafayette, Colorado homeowners were looking for a functional patio and a landscape design that provided privacy (while maintaining views) and a low-maintenance  plant solution with curb appeal. Easy right?!

Project Goals

» Create a functional patio around  new pool

» Balance privacy screening while trying to maximize mountain views

» Clean & low maintenance design solution

» Nest everything into the landscape with plantings

» Create curb appeal from the driveway

    Concepts

    Solutions

    To create a functional patio around the new pool » 

    • Generous walking space
    • Various locations for potential seating areas depending on the season
    • Dedicated fire pit area with integrated seating
    • Landscape lighting

    To balance privacy screening while trying to maximize mountain views » 

    • Strategic layering of plant material and tree placement
    • Raised planter with stone backdrop

    For a clean & low maintenance design solution »

    • Pavers and natural stone
    • Native flowers and drought tolerant shrubs

    To nest everything into the landscape with plantings »

    • Berms for added depth
    • Retaining seat wall
    • Strategic tree placement

    To improve the overall curb appeal »

    • Plants that give multi-season visual interest
    • Layered plantings with several textures
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      Final Plan

      full plan documents

      Phillips Drive a low-maintenance landscape design created by Helios Landscape Design in Longmont Colorado

      plan design – detail view

      Phillips Drive phase 1 of landscape design created by Helios Landscape Design in Northglenn Colorado
      Phillips Drive phase 2 of landscape design created by Helios Landscape Design in Northglenn Colorado
      Phillips Drive plant schedule by Helios Landscape Design in Northglenn Colorado

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