This concrete slab supports two large steel planters too heavy for a brick foundation, while highlighting the entry to the adjacent garden. Designed and installed slab, installed brick patio, consulted / assisted Kurt with plantings in steel planters.
Designed and installed this brick path, integrating a sandstone shower pad for hot-tubbers. Also installed an underground drywell to accommodate downspout and shower runoff.
A second view of Kurt's hot tub shower pad / pathway.
The Spring Garden at Great Vow Zen Monastery. I took part in installing the various elements in this garden--wood, cement, stone, gravel, and plants. Design by Toru Tanaka.
A second view of the Spring Garden at Great Vow Zen Monastery.
Path to the Jizo Garden entrance gate at Great Vow Zen Monastery. I helped to install this irregular path with embedded flagstones, river rock border and an intersecting path. Design by Toru Tanaka.
A second view of the Jizo Garden entrance gate at Great Vow Zen Monastery
Flagstone path meets stairs to Cleone's upper patio. Designed and installed stairs and path.
Cleone's path crosses a creekbed and meets the base of the stairs. The creek covers a French drain. Designed and installed stairs and path, also worked on planting, creekbed and French drain.
Flagstone path traversing the creekbed

Judy's restored creek. We took apart the stone banks to install a lining of coconut fiber for erosion control, then rebuilt them. We later planted ferns, rushes and native plants among the rocks and surrounding the creek to complete the natural look.

Installed a bridge across Judy's creek (photo from before stone bank restoration)

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