The corner of yard had potential with a rock wall and a view of the mountains. We decided to add a destination and gathering space to draw people over, and that a fire pit would be a perfect accessory.
We added a bench with a poured in place concrete seat, redwood slats with custom brackets to match the BBQ island screen and dark grey Santa Barbara stucco finish. An inviting pre fabricated fire pit and soft grey pea gravel complete the area. New plantings include a Podocarpus hedge line and dramatic, feathery “Burgundy” Australian willows (Agonis flexulosa ‘Burgundy”). New drought tolerant dwarf Bermuda turf with a concrete border connects the area to the main patio.