Each week throughout the summer, The Daily will be highlighting one stunning garden view from award winning landscape designer Frederico Azevedo, owner of Unlimited Earth Care, Inc. Let the beauty of his creations wash over you and get inspired to go digging in the dirt yourself this summer.
“When designing stone steps for my gardens, I often use a light-colored stone because it stays cool in the sun (for those barefoot summer walks through the gardens), and draws attention to the vivid colors of the flowers,” says Azevedo. “Terraced landings make the stone a part of the garden and ease the transition. These mortared steps are particularly neat, contrasting the overflowing cornucopia of blooms at its edges for dramatic effect.”
Born in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil in 1962, Frederico Azevedo has studied landscape design in Brazil, England, and the U.S. and is a member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, the American Horticultural Society, and the Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons. His latest book, Bloom: The Luminous Gardens of Frederico Azevedo, is available now at Pointedleafpress.com and on Amazon.