As an avid gardener and a professional Interior Designer, I had run out of my own creativity with regard to what to do next on my very old property. Tara came to the project with a fresh, energetic and creative spirit, yet was willing to work collaboratively. She listened to my needs, preferences and requests and developed a multi-stage plan that went beyond my expectations and dreams. I am continuing to enjoy the results from the 1st and 2nd stages and will certainly be calling Tara again when ready to start stages 3 and 4. As a bonus - Tara is great fun to work with!
Posted: 5/10/2011 • Link to this review
An outstanding experience!! Tara is not only a very skilled landscape designer but a joy to work with. She came on the site with a completely open mind....listened to what we wanted to accomplish and then with great skill began to help us develop a complete picture of our landscaping. Her ideas were fresh and not overpowering and did a great job of expanding our concepts. The final design delivered to us in full color and in a way we could easily understand, met our expectations and more. To put it in another way....it was fun to design our home landscaping with Tara's expert input and coaching. We paid for a designer but got much more...we got a person that sensed our desires and led us to a completion of the project that fits us exactly.
Posted: 4/27/2011 • Link to this review
We moved into a house we loved, but with a garden we didn't. We discussed our needs and wants with Tara and she created several designs for us to choose from, with a variety of options within each design. Her blueprnts were beautifully drawn and easy to follow. The result has been a garden that everyone has praised...and our neighbors envy. Tara's use of natural materials, native stone and flora, as well as the flow and contours of etire back garden are very pleasing to the eye. An added bonus is the fact that Tara is a delightful person with a charming personality and is so easy to work with. We can highly recommend Tara to anyone looking for a creative and talented landscape designer.
Posted: 3/22/2011 • Link to this review
This has been my one and only experience with a landscape designer, but I can't imagine anyone doing a better job. Tara's vision and expertise in design created a far better yard than I could have ever imagined. She took into consideration our overall ideas about what we wanted (or thought we wanted) and then improved upon them. Tara created a beautiful, well thought out design that we were able to visualize through her outstanding professional blueprints. Having these blueprints created a plan that was easy for the landscapers to read, thus avoiding potentially costly mistakes due to lack of communication or misunderstanding. Further, Tara was easy to get a hold of, returning phone calls promptly and was constantly coming by to assess the progress of the project all the way through to completion. This is also a service I would reccomend for the small additional fee she charges. Overall, I would not hesitate to reccommend her services to anyone wanting to create a serene and beautiful landscape.
Posted: 3/21/2011 • Link to this review
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