When a property is quite expansive, when the property lines that define the garden are at odds with the orientation of the house, when the project involves remodeling and adding to an existing house, and when the garden includes several different micro climates, you truly have a design challenge on your hands. This garden is an example of what can be achieved when the homeowner, the design team, the builder and the interior designer work together to create a “compound.”. The result is a private retreat, with many different garden sections, garden rooms, and outdoor entertaining venues that when combined have become a gathering place for generations of the homeowner’s friends and family.