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.