Building a house requires blueprints. Creating a unique and fresh landscape requires the same forethought and attention to detail.

This is my specialty, and my passion.



Recent installations, designs, and thoughts...

Intoxicating Autumn Colours

Intoxicating Autumn Colours

October 3, 2019

The dramatic days of autumn are returning. Cool, brisk mornings warm up surprisingly into fair sunlit days, and twilight is early enough to be enjoyed with low back lighting fading softly into quiet crisp evenings. The lighting during autumn is always so unique – low angles create fascinating shadows, and bring colours to the fore […]

Mountain ramblings

Mountain ramblings

July 29, 2019

Every summer our family takes to the hills, rain or shine, with frequent weekends away backpacking and exploring. We suit the kids up with their adorably petite and jaunty back packs and lumber on with our own overstuffed and weighty gear, coaxing our four and six year olds with hiking treats, heaps of praise and […]

This Comox garden is coming alive…

This Comox garden is coming alive…

June 27, 2019

One of the lessons of landscape design is patience. Design is a process, and it takes time for all the pieces to come together to achieve a fully realized landscape. In depth client meetings, detailed site analysis, mapping out of main components, developing the overall concept, working through revisions, finalizing layouts and pouring over plants […]


“We were very satisfied with Arianne’s knowledge of design , plants and trees. We were thrilled with Arianne’s ability to turn our blank slate into a beautiful oasis. The design of our backyard is beautiful!”

February 2019

Shena Hinks, Royston

“I highly recommend Arianne for your landscape design. She is very pleasant to deal with. She offers a wealth of design knowledge and brings forth a lot of fresh ideas. Good old fashion customer service.”

September 2017

Gerry Cormons, Courtenay

“I would highly recommend you. I felt that you listened and understood what I wanted, and used your expertise to make my ideas and preferences work. Where we needed to make adjustments with varieties, you did so while staying in the framework we had worked on together. My finished garden is very impressive. Although I admit to being a little biased, our location means we get a lot of passersby and many compliments.”

July 2018

Ann J. , Courtenay
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