from the house feature large beds of sweeping perennials and
the rustic landscape beyond.
natural setting provides the stage for Peter Kudlataís artful design
of Mark and Laurie Tebonís Mequon yard. "I went with more
aggressive perennials that I could plant in large sweeping beds to
create large pools of drama," says Kudlata, owner of Flagstone
Landscape Design and Contracting, Cedarburg.
Big blooms of
catmint, astilbe, Black-eyed Susan and other perennials create broad
brush strokes of color against the rustic landscape and are easy to
the pool house and the pool, and coordinated the landscaping to go
with the architecture of the home," Kudlata says.
The project also
includes a stone courtyard in the front of the house, an outdoor
shower, fire pit and grilling area. "The back became this kind of
gathering space for the family to entertain," Kudlata says.
fire pit and dining area provide multiple entertainment areas
near the pool.
pool is positioned in the yard so itís not visible from the
house, particularly since the pool is only in use part of the