Featured in Romantic Home Magazine

I’m please to say, the “English Garden” I designed for a Laguna Beach interior designer, Susie Mitchell, was featured in the July issue of ” Romantic Homes” magazine. This project was a true labor of love. My inspiration came from the beautiful beach and the coastal Maine architecture of the home. I created several retreat areas with twelve foot, rose engulfed arches, accented  by vintage pieces to compliment the lovely aesthetic of the interior. The interior is beautifully done and loaded with ideas.  Check it out.

Danna Callahan
Landscape Designer


English Cottage Garden

I gave this charming, remodeled, Laguna Beach home, a true English Cottage Garden. Structure and whimsy evoke a different experience in each area of the garden with an element of surprise. In the retreat garden for the guest quarters awaits a relaxing lounge chair and antique slider, nestled beneath a rose engulfed arch. The garden is peppered throughout with citrus and fruit trees. A “parterre” of boxwood encase blankets of color that change with each season. Three rose filled arches soften the hedge surrounding the garden. A gazebo allows the homeowner to dine “alfresco” next to a soft trickling wall fountain, encased by a wisteria vine. A bird bath fountain surrounded by rose trees attracts birds year round. The lavender lined stone and gravel pathway, leads to a quite bench with a vista that allows the onlooker to experience the whole garden against the backdrop of the blue Pacific.

Danna Callahan

European Garden Designer

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Laguna Beach Cottage

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