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Ed Ball Landscaping | Custom Pools and Luxury Water Features

The EBLA team specializes in outdoor pool design and installation. This is one of our favorite aspects of outdoor living to create as a pool dramatically transforms the client’s use of their outdoor space. We implement the latest 3D software in our design work so every aspect of the project can be brought to life before we even begin the construction process. Our designers focus on aesthetics that are also functional and easy to maintain. There are limitless personalization choices that can be included in a pool design. The EBLA team is thrilled to transform your ideas into the outdoor oasis of your dreams.

Check out our other pool and water feature projects…

Laying a paving stone or brick on a courtyard.
A beautiful outdoors pavers with two comfortable armchairs and a fire pit.
Tile path in an ornamental garden
Garden fountain with two overflows, in antique style.

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The Client Experience

Step 1: Consult

Step 1 is to get to know our client, our client’s goals and dreams for their exterior space, and find our what is logistically possible for their landscape. We do this through Feasibility Studies and Client Consultations on site. After an initial conversation or phone call, an appointment will be made, and Ed Ball will personally come out to you and your home to begin the dream process!

First we want to know what our client’s goals and dreams are, maybe they just have these big picture ideas, but they don’t really understand the details and how to make their outdoor living space a reality. Each home’s exterior assumes various characteristics based on layout, neighborhood, locality, and arbitrary constraints, for example, which must be assessed and integrated into the plans. When necessary or beneficial we even use drone technology to attain an aerial bird’s eye view of a client’s full landscape and potential!

Step 2: Design

Once we clearly understand the customer’s wishes, we embark on the design process. We consider factors such as the site’s orientation, topography, existing vegetation, and architectural style of the home. We then create a master plan that outlines the layout of the space, including hardscape elements like patios, walkways, and retaining walls, as well as softscape elements like trees, shrubs, and perennials. Throughout the design process, we maintain close communication with the customer, ensuring that their vision is being realized. Once we have a thorough grasp of the client’s desires and requirements, we set out on the design process. This involves taking into account a range of crucial factors, including the site’s orientation in relation to the sun’s path, the topography or slope of the land, any existing vegetation that may influence the design, and the architectural style of the home. Considering all these elements, we can create a coherent and harmonious design that complements the surrounding environment.

Step 3: Build

One crucial aspect of high-end landscape design is the seamless integration of natural elements with man-made structures. I often incorporate indigenous plants and local materials to create a sense of harmony with the surrounding environment. This approach enhances the visual appeal of the space while promoting sustainability.

Another essential consideration is the creation of distinct zones within the landscape. For instance, I might incorporate a tranquil seating area nestled amidst lush greenery, a well-equipped outdoor kitchen for entertaining guests, and a secluded spot for relaxation and reflection. Each zone offers a unique experience, allowing the homeowner to fully enjoy the versatility of their outdoor space.

Step 4: Maintain

In addition to aesthetics, I also prioritize practical considerations such as privacy, security, and accessibility. By installing features like privacy screens, well-placed lighting, and accessible pathways, I ensure that the landscape not only looks stunning but also provides a safe and comfortable environment for the homeowner and their guests.

Crafting a high-end outdoor landscape is a true labor of love that requires a collaborative effort between the landscape architect, the homeowner, and skilled craftsmen. By combining creativity, technical expertise, and attention to detail, I strive to create outdoor spaces that are both visually stunning and functionally exceptional.