I saw this 3 times today in about 1 mile and it reminded me how common this is. You know..the corner of the house with a blue spruce planted 3 feet away from the siding (cause we all know trees dont grow). Then to gain some contrast they put 3-5 gold mops. To the guys that have no eye..which apparently is most in this profession...let me clue you in. Pale blue and burnt yellow/brown not only do not look good together..but it would be hard to find something that looks worse...(except for the red that you will no doubt think is missing) Combine that with tan siding or red brick...and the pain multiplies. Then because you mow the lawn..you will probably also take a pair of gas shears to the gold mops. Thats where the brown fun begins. Your not supposed to trim them like that...its a HAND PRUNE PLANT. Not that a V shaped brown/yellow plant doesnt have it's uses somewhere...just not here. What was your plan with the spruce? To remove it in 4 years?...or maybe you figured you would plant it so poorly that it would either rot or be attacked by enough bugs to do the job for you. Did you know that there is a beautiful variety of "mop"cypress"? that is GREEN...not yellow and when hand pruned only has a beautiful cascading waterfall like effect? It might take some of the pain out of what you've done. Why dont you guys find someone with a bit of a design passion..let them draw up something that isnt horticultural vomit and all you do is the install? You'll look like the hero while your name will continue to improve and GAIN momentum. The best landscape install I ever did (money, quality,customer satisfaction) was off a spec sheet from a design firm. Like putting legos together.