Amazing home transformations
DIY yard makeover: front to back
A Bay Area couple learn the joys of sweat equity as they landscape the home of their dreams
Photo by Thomas J. Story, styling by Emma Star Jensen, written by Jess Chamberlain
The front yard
Traversed by a concrete stairway—that sleekhandrail is ipe wood—the yard is now home to veggie beds, water-wise plants, and
“endlessmulch”—all of it built, planted, or spread by Lisa Wong Jackson and Nick Jackson.