Landscape designer Margie Grace is the founder and lead designer of the Santa Barbara landscaping firm Grace Design Associates. As you will see from the first design tip she offers—Begin With Mood—her initial approach is to consider how a client or family want to live in and experience their outdoor space. The resulting design, not surprisingly, tends to be unique and personal.
In 2009 Margie Grace was named the International Landscape Designer of the Year. Enjoy her smart and practical tips for planning the design of your outdoor spaces.