A landscape designer creates a welcoming entry with swirling stonework and colorful, textured plants.
By Virginia M. Wright
Photographed by Douglas Merriam
[dropcap letter=”A”] house renovation should make you happy, but whenever Karen and her husband pulled into the driveway of their freshly updated Boothbay home, their spirits sank. The problem wasn’t the house — they loved it, and they loved their ever-changing water view even more. Rather, the problem was the front-yard landscaping: There wasn’t any. It had been sacrificed to the new construction.