Cameron Park backyard gets ‘crashed’
“You get a little emotional about things you’re not too proud of,” Warner said, explaining that she teared up when Blashaw asked about her backyard.
That’s all licensed contractor Blashaw needed.
“Any woman who cries over her yard touches my heartstrings,” he said. “I could feel that she wanted a (nice) backyard so bad. I could tell she had passion. That’s the kind of homeowner I look for.”
On Tuesday, Dec. 3, with gray skies and temperatures hovering in the 40s, Blashaw unveiled Kate Bowers’ landscape and garden design for Warner and Matt Wallace’s spacious Country Club Drive backyard. Minutes later the heavy equipment moved in — Warner on the Ditch Witch and Wallace on the compact excavator.
Warner and Wallace purchased their home six years ago but their barren backyard has received little attention. Warner blamed a lack of creativity but said she and Wallace love to entertain and want and outdoor space they can show off to guests and enjoy with their 4-year-old daughter and two dogs.
Bowers’ design ...