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Oversized Stone stairs
Paradise Restored Landscaping & Exterior Design
For grade transitions try this. Just 3 over sized stone stairs.
I love the mixing of stone and wood to create a beautiful space. This stone path leading up to the wood arbor if a very nice touch for the side of the home. It is hard to see but that arbor is covered in flowers from vines growing on it most of the summer.