For this suburban Boston residence, JMMDS designed a landscape centered around a unique path of bluestone pavers that travel over gravel, grass, and plantings, eventually leading to a little teahouse on a hill. A former raised ranch home, this modern, glassy remodel features big, picture-window views out into the Japanese-inspired geometric landscape.
Juniper covers the retaining walls, softening the hard lines of the stone.
Juniper varieties bring four-season color to the garden.
Specimen boulders are focal features in the garden.
Boulders accent paving and planting areas.
The planting palette focuses on form, texture, and foliage color.
A dry riverbed of gravel is crossed by a stone bridge.
The pathway design links bluestone square stepping stones and raised stone "bridges."
Seasonal bursts of color and unique stone details accent the landscape.