Harmony Gardens
Shelley Sparks, principle
Our Mission is to Improve People’s Lives
Through Improving Their Environment
What we can do for you?


In creating your l...
Each landscape is unique so you won’t see
here what we will design for you

The following examples are meant to give you a...
This is a small scale development streetscape using some
native plants to preserve the character of the natural
surrounds.
A nature walk park was part of the same development.
Another natural area was designed to resist deer intrusion.
My favorite parts of this design is the patterns that draw
you...
Materials are repeated throughout a project to create
cohesive statements.
Every design involves attention to detail and seeing each
space as an opportunity to create a scene to enjoy.
No matter what style.
This is a drought tolerant design.
Here a newly planted drought tolerant
multi-family housing project.
Our designs always use the best new materials in
innovative ways. Here Buffalo Grass is a “no mow”
addition to interesting...
In the same space glass rock simulates a water fountain to
offer the beauty without the maintenance headache of a
fountain...
Every entry challenges the landscape designer to meld the
style with the right plants.
The landscape design of this entry is perfectly matched to the
architecture.
Traditional architecture demands traditional plant
materials and an understated paving solution.
Deer intrusion in this garden has resulted in using a variety
of plants to learn which ones are most resistant.
In the beginning of each design process we assess the
relationship between the land and the client to determine
which appr...
That is why you won’t see one “style” associated with
Harmony Gardens. Each design is a response to the
particular site an...
When we begin each design we consider the level of
maintenance that will be provided so that we can offer
designs that tak...
Some designs require an eclectic style to respond to the
client’s needs.
Here a combination of shade conditions and the request for a
naturalistic style produced an elegant landscape.
A strong architectural statement demands interesting
combinations of plant responses.
Even where planting is limited, innovative landscape
design can offer a strong stylish solution.
In situations where native or drought tolerant plants are
used, the selections are chosen for their hardy longevity.
Colorful plants are carefully selected with an eye to the
balance between the WOW factor and their maintenance
needs.
The use of color is carefully selected in coordination with the
client and their specific needs.
Textures are as important as colors in selection of plant
materials.
At times, plants take a secondary position in the design.
For more Harmony Gardens portfolio, visit
harmonygardens.net – Galleries section.
Beside my portfolio work, I have experie...
We would love to work with you to
beautify your community
For questions or more information, please contact:
Shelley Spark...
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Landscape garden design supports you life by surrounding you with beauty and style that improves the quality of your existence. Whether your garden is small or large, you can bring nature back into your life with your choices for plants and materials to coordinate with your home or commericial space.

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  1. 1. Harmony Gardens Shelley Sparks, principle
  2. 2. Our Mission is to Improve People’s Lives Through Improving Their Environment What we can do for you?  In creating your landscape we listen to what you want and design a landscape in keeping with your needs.  We design landscapes that fit your need for reliability as well as uncommon beauty.  Your new or renovated landscape will have a sense of style, taste and attention to detail.
  3. 3. Each landscape is unique so you won’t see here what we will design for you The following examples are meant to give you a potpourri of styles and a look at some detailing that we have done in past work.
  4. 4. This is a small scale development streetscape using some native plants to preserve the character of the natural surrounds.
  5. 5. A nature walk park was part of the same development.
  6. 6. Another natural area was designed to resist deer intrusion. My favorite parts of this design is the patterns that draw your eye around the planting.
  7. 7. Materials are repeated throughout a project to create cohesive statements.
  8. 8. Every design involves attention to detail and seeing each space as an opportunity to create a scene to enjoy.
  9. 9. No matter what style. This is a drought tolerant design.
  10. 10. Here a newly planted drought tolerant multi-family housing project.
  11. 11. Our designs always use the best new materials in innovative ways. Here Buffalo Grass is a “no mow” addition to interesting art objects in the garden.
  12. 12. In the same space glass rock simulates a water fountain to offer the beauty without the maintenance headache of a fountain.
  13. 13. Every entry challenges the landscape designer to meld the style with the right plants.
  14. 14. The landscape design of this entry is perfectly matched to the architecture.
  15. 15. Traditional architecture demands traditional plant materials and an understated paving solution.
  16. 16. Deer intrusion in this garden has resulted in using a variety of plants to learn which ones are most resistant.
  17. 17. In the beginning of each design process we assess the relationship between the land and the client to determine which approach is best for them.
  18. 18. That is why you won’t see one “style” associated with Harmony Gardens. Each design is a response to the particular site and the client.
  19. 19. When we begin each design we consider the level of maintenance that will be provided so that we can offer designs that take into account the future of the landscape .
  20. 20. Some designs require an eclectic style to respond to the client’s needs.
  21. 21. Here a combination of shade conditions and the request for a naturalistic style produced an elegant landscape.
  22. 22. A strong architectural statement demands interesting combinations of plant responses.
  23. 23. Even where planting is limited, innovative landscape design can offer a strong stylish solution.
  24. 24. In situations where native or drought tolerant plants are used, the selections are chosen for their hardy longevity.
  25. 25. Colorful plants are carefully selected with an eye to the balance between the WOW factor and their maintenance needs.
  26. 26. The use of color is carefully selected in coordination with the client and their specific needs.
  27. 27. Textures are as important as colors in selection of plant materials.
  28. 28. At times, plants take a secondary position in the design.
  29. 29. For more Harmony Gardens portfolio, visit harmonygardens.net – Galleries section. Beside my portfolio work, I have experience in designing and working with homeowners associations:  As the Landscape Architect Consultant for Doheny Sunset Homeowners Association I review common areas and individual homes to assess fire hazard and viewshed violations. I also review plans to see if future landscape will violate CC&R’s.  As the Landscape Coordinator for Pardee Construction Company where I designed and coordinated installations for model homes, common tract areas and entries for homes built in Las Vegas, San Diego, Camarillo, Riverside and Santa Clarita
  30. 30. We would love to work with you to beautify your community For questions or more information, please contact: Shelley Sparks, Harmony Gardens 818-505-9783 E: shelley@harmonygardens.net
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