MAKEOVER! Before and after in the garden

 Check out some before-and-afters! In this case, a "middle" photo, above, showing (very) large irregular bluestone pavers being dry-set in a backyard where lawn was a continual disappointment.

Check out some before-and-afters! In this case, a "middle" photo, above, showing (very) large irregular bluestone pavers being dry-set in a backyard where lawn was a continual disappointment.

Makeovers are fun! Here is look back at BEFORE & AFTER photos of some of our gardens . . . and a few images taken somewhere in the middle of construction process:

 Office terrace, 16th floor / after

Office terrace, 16th floor / after

 Midtown office garden, 16th floor, 1 year after planting.

Midtown office garden, 16th floor, 1 year after planting.

 Before photo of midtown office garden   here are some photos of the installation process itself

Before photo of midtown office garden
here are some photos of the installation process itself

 Brownstone backyard, Japanese garden (80% complete -- just waiting on the tea house!)

Brownstone backyard, Japanese garden (80% complete -- just waiting on the tea house!)

 Before : Japanese garden-to-be

Before : Japanese garden-to-be

 Green roof and garden on the 2nd floor, with several seating & dining areas, shade pergola, and screening from the street.

Green roof and garden on the 2nd floor, with several seating & dining areas, shade pergola, and screening from the street.

 Green roof and garden : before

Green roof and garden : before

 Meadow-like Brooklyn backyard with stone path & elevated terrace

Meadow-like Brooklyn backyard with stone path & elevated terrace

 Meadow-like Brooklyn backyard, before (well, before/during at any rate)

Meadow-like Brooklyn backyard, before (well, before/during at any rate)

 Backyard townhome garden (more middle than after, but it offers an idea)

Backyard townhome garden (more middle than after, but it offers an idea)

 Construction underway

Construction underway

 Before photo of the townhome backyard (Day 1 of demolition)

Before photo of the townhome backyard (Day 1 of demolition)

 New stone terrace, stairs & gravel "secret" garden seating area in Brooklyn backyard garden

New stone terrace, stairs & gravel "secret" garden seating area in Brooklyn backyard garden

 Brooklyn backyard, construction underway / before

Brooklyn backyard, construction underway / before