Clients

PUBLIC / COMMERCIAL PROJECTS

ARROYO CHOP HOUSE PASADENA, CA
Designed flowing wall fountain in high-end restaurant

CITY OF PASADENA, Pasadena, CA
Parks and forestry consultant, care of organic water gardens, fountains and fish ponds

DESCANSO GARDENS, La Cañada / Flintridge
Garden installation, display set-up, dredging and revitalizing waterways and lily gardens

DISNEY STUDIOS / FATHER OF THE BRIDE, PART II, Burbank / Studio City, CA
Fountain for courtyard scene with Steve Martin

THE GAMBLE HOUSE / USC, Pasadena, CA
Re-establishment of archeological water feature, responsible for stocking, aquatic planting and on-going maintenance

THE GETTY VILLA MUSEUM / The J. Paul Getty Trust,  Malibu, CA
Consultation for aquatic plantings, lily and plant supplier, training and education

HUNTINGTON LIBRARY & BOTANICAL GARDENS, San Marino, CA
Consultation, construction, lily and lotus plantings, koi / fish stocking and care, lectures, and maintenance: Japanese Garden, Chinese Garden, Bonsai Court, North Vista & Main Library Fountains, Jungle & Lily Ponds

LA COUNTY ARBORETUM, Arcadia, CA
Garden design and installation; koi symposiums and garden shows

NORTON SIMON MUSEUM, Pasadena, CA
Consultation on design, planting and maintenance of water garden

PACIFIC ASIA MUSEUM, Pasadena, CA
Consultation, design, and construction of subterranean filtration system, maintenance, koi care: selection, stocking, housing and transporting of fish

SMITTY’S, Pasadena, CA
Design and creation of fountain in high-end restaurant

SONY STUDIOS / MULIPLICITY, Culver City, CA
Creation and stocking of pond, fish wrangling for movie shoot with Michael Keton
and Andie McDowell

YAMASHIRO RESTAURANT, Hollywood, CA
Ongoing maintenance of koi pond and fish husbandry for Japanese restaurant

SHOWCASE HOUSES 1989-2003

RAINING UNDER THE OAKS 1989
Created a series of circular motif water pools spilling down a hillside of native Oaks with varied pitched fountains ‘raining’ from their limbs above

BABBLING WATER 1990
Created a spring source, where water meandered down a riverlet, through gnarled branches of Leptospermum Tea Trees and into a tranquil fish pond below

‘WATER IN HAND’ FOUNTAIN 1991
Designed a water feature with a hand sculpted ceramic fountain as the focal point of this garden

ENGLISH BOARDER GARDEN POND 1993
Established a ’sweet disorder’ of color and foliage adorning this delicately placed pond

BRAMBLING PLACE 1995
Enhanced a serene retreat with a collection of rustic barrel water gardens

THE FOUNTAIN 1996
Restored a historical fountain and brought it to life with drifts of Parrot’s Feather spilling over the mosaic tile to the fish teaming at its feet

WHITE GARDEN 1997
Assembled small, intimate water gardens within white-glazed ceramic pottery interspersed throughout this garden

REFLECTION POND 1998
Drained, cleaned and restored this 110 foot long reflection pond to all of its glory from its filmed and televised past, and adorned it with hundreds of water lilies

THE WISHING WELL 1999
Restored and redesigned a well, original to the grounds of a luxurious private residence, to house carp, minnows and lovely aquatic plantings

THE MARTINI SAFARI 2000
Filled a beautiful raised pond with aquatic life ‘allowing dancing music of cool water to fill the air’

A ROMANTIC RETREAT 2001
Refurbished and stocked a bubbling, lily-filled water garden to compliment the idyllic setting

GOLFING GREEN GARDEN 2002
Regraded the natural and informal surroundings with stone placement and water hazard for the putting green

WATER GARDENS OF THE SUNKEN RILL 2003
Engineered and remastered a running rill that connected three emerald fountains in the courtyard of this estate