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Julie Orr has a background in furniture design from her days as a commercial interior designer. Her motto: form follows function while also “feeling good” to the end user.
Dead Lawn got you Brown and Feeling Down? Try a Drought Tolerant Turf Alternative Groundcover instead.
I’m a homeowner who just started a landscape installation and now I get this scary notice in the mail about a preliminary notice for $2000. Huh?
Learn to Compost from the Worm Dude in Seven Easy Steps
Keeping rainfall on your property through the water-shed landscaping approach is an ideal choice for every client because it helps reduce pollution, restores life to the soils and attracts good wildlife.
This warm and outgoing Menlo Park family saw an opportunity to turn and crowed “forested backyard” into a ideal entertaining space for impromptu pizza parties or kiddie soccer games. The inside of the home is urban farmhouse so why not bring some of the farm living and European styling into the backyard as well?
Outdoor rooms with kitchens are a specialty at Julie Orr Design. We’ll meet with you and design a kitchen on the spot. I’m a designer, not a salesperson, so you can rest assured that you’ll receive only the appliances and functions that make sense for you.
Imagine having an outdoor room to cook dinner for your family and guests. We can custom design your new kitchen for you and have it delivered to Palo Alto.
We design and have artisans in Menlo Park who can build any size and any type of outdoor kitchen for you. Although custom, the prices are very reasonable for made in the US products.
With new technology and more competition in market, prices have come down for LED outdoor lighting.
Low Maintenance? Low Water Needs? Good around Oak Trees? Yes, that’s Heuchera for you!
An accurately measured site will help your landscape designer understand what elements are existing on a given site. A correctly measured site will help with the design process and allow a means of communication between design and construction teams during installation.