Please describe the members of your family (age, interests).
Do you have pets? Do they need to be contained?
What, in your view are the site’s strongest characteristics?
What are its weakest traits?
Describe special or unusual natural landscape elements that exist on this property that you feel should be preserved or enhanced in the resulting project?
What do you most like about this property and was there one, key aspect of it that prompted you to acquire it?
How would you describe your aesthetic preferences (for example: casual, formal, traditional, contemporary, naturalistic, etc...)
At this home, what portion of your time do you expect to spend out of doors? (if appropriate, qualify this for each member of the family, and attempt to think ahead for everyone’s future needs and interests)
Are there particular seasons or times of day are you are more likely to be outside?
What will you and your family or guests most enjoy doing in the out-of-doors while at this house?
Typical number? Maximum number?
What is the average number of parking spaces that will be utilized?
What is the maximum number of parking spaces needed?
What are your particular desires/requirements for storing vehicles? (Inside or out, proximity to house, visibility, etc.)
Do any family members or frequent guests have physical conditions or other special needs that should be considered in the design of the landscape?
Do you expect to host large events at this property? (fundraisers, business events, etc.)
Are there particular seasons or plant characteristics that are of special interest to you? Consider year-round uses, changing colors, flowers, scents, attractive to birds and other wildlife, unusual forms or structure, any other qualities...
Do you have any favorite species or groups of plants? (native or other)
Please describe your interests (if applicable) in any of the following: vegetables, herbs, fruit trees, berries, cut flowers or other ‘crops’?
Are there any plants or building materials to which any family member or frequent visitors have significant aversions or allergic reactions?
Are there locations on your property that you would like to incorporate vegetation for screening purposes?
Do you have any favorite materials that you would like to see incorporated into the proposed design?
Are there any materials that you absolutely detest?
Is there any information pertaining to the neighboring properties that you believe should be taken into account?
Is there anything else you would like us to know or consider?
Do you have any questions?