Landscape property with very large driveway, small upper yard and a lower yard?
gotw
April 4, 2013 in Design Dilemma
My Property is almost a 1/2 acre however, it has a massive asphalt driveway that is in need of repair, a extremely small front yard with the backyard and yard on one side basically all slope with retaining walls. I installed a retaining wall and steps leading down to the lower yard which is a nice size dirt yard, I cannot grow anything on lower yard), so does anyone have any suggestions?
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nasmijati
Is the driveway flat or slanted? I have some ideas for a flat driveway...

Perhaps you could make the lower yard a patio of sorts with potted plants or a vertical garden?
April 4, 2013 at 10:24am   
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gotw
the driveway slants down as you leave the property, also it does not run straight it branches out which drives me nuts.
April 4, 2013 at 12:50pm   
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nasmijati
I looked in Houzz PHOTOS, Garages, "driveway," and found some I thought might work for your situation.
The first three enhance the curved and/or slanted feature of the driveway.
Beach Bay Point
Chenab House Faisalabad
CAM HOLLAND

These next two focus on permeability of the pavement.
Project in process down the shore!
Entry Court
April 4, 2013 at 1:30pm   
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nasmijati
This photo shows a pavement labyrinth. It might work for your lower yard...

April 4, 2013 at 1:32pm   
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April 4, 2013 at 1:33pm   
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