The perfect California landscape solution!

We’re asking landscape designers across the country to tell us how they’ve used Flower Carpet roses and other easy-care Tesselaar Plants to help solve a landscape challenge.  We’d love to share these tips with our readers!

These first photos show a commercial project designed by Genevieve Schmidt Landscape Design and Fine Maintenance, in Arcata, CA.

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Flower Carpet Pink Supreme adds a touch of color to this Tuscan style building.

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Flower Carpet roses aren’t bothered by harsh coastal winds and tolerate sandy soil.

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Flower Carpet Appleblossom mixed with Mexican feather grass, Mexican bush sage, heuchera and more.

Genevieve told us:  The images above are from a commercial landscape in a Tuscan style in McKinleyville, CA – two blocks away from the ocean. I love using the Flower Carpet roses in this setting because they have bold bright color throughout most of the year, are self-cleaning and require little care, and best of all they tolerate the sandy soil and harsh coastal winds right next to the ocean.


The photos below are are from a Eureka, CA home which won a “Garden Jewels Award” from the Eureka Sequoia Garden Club. While the property is constantly in bloom, it requires only a little over an hour a week to stay looking nice. 

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Flower Carpet Pink Supreme stands out nicely in this award-winning landscape.


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This Eureka CA home won a “Garden Jewel Award” from the Sequoia Garden Club!


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Genevieve believes a good plan is essential to any landscape project. This plan features Mexican Feather Grass, Festival Burgundy, several phormiums, Berkeley Sedge and several other low-maintenance favorites.


Landscape Designer Profile:

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Genevieve Schmidt, landscape designer.

Genevieve Schmidt is a landscape designer based in Zone 10 in Northern CA.  She believes that “A Gorgeous Result Comes From Careful Planning…” and works closely with her clients to develop a plan of action for landscapes that will work for their aesthetics and budget. She words with the Computer Aided Design (CAD) program to provide her clients with easy-to-understand plans for not only plants, but how they’ll work within a patio or pathway layout.

Genevieve is also a writer and active blogger with her North Coast Gardening blog which focuses on Gardening in the Pacific Northwest.  You’re sure to find a great array of tips and suggestions when you visit her blog!

Her work has also appeared in a number of magazines including Fine Gardening, Garden Design and Sunset magazine.



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