Sometimes landscape architects will specify plants or species that are difficult to source or have features and characteristics that challenge. This execution of A Michael Cooke design gives context to a house with several levels. We worked to give our clients’ pleasure from both the ground view and looking out from balconies above the garden. One of the challenges of working on a steep block is ensuring drainage works. This was a step block with an existing gully that was turned into a feature and also served this important function.