A majority of the backyard was covered in asphalt and the front yard grass was receding. We made a simple design for the front yard with some shade friendly varieties. the client wanted more useable space in the back for his kids to play and have pool parties. the concrete around the pool was cracking and a hot tub had been removed so there was an open square with no concrete. there was also flooding around the pool We repaired the concrete & resurfaced it. then we installed a drain in the pool deck to alleviate the flooding. We removed all of the asphalt and created a grassy area and a bed all along the back of the house with some color and low maintenance plants.