Timothy Lee landscape design
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Garden Gate

photo by Tim Lee
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donahuemc wrote:
How is the paint/stain holding up to the Boston weather? - I really want to stain my fence black, but I'm worried about how it will weather. Do you know how this fence is holding up? Also, what product did you use. Thanks!
   Comment   June 12, 2014
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The fence is holding up very well, its 6 years old now. I wish i had time to locate the paint product but id have to dig through some very old project files buried in my garage! My memory says its a dark forest green by Sherwin Williams. Best bet is to get some color samples and to have the fence primed and painted in the shop before installation. Good Luck!
June 12, 2014 at 12:37PM      Thanked by donahuemc
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ngragg wrote:
Gate color - What color is the gate and fence.
   Comment   March 19, 2013
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sorry too long ago, can't remember the exact color - we matched the house trim color.
March 21, 2013 at 6:03AM   
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cailorcameron2 wrote:
what type of stone are these? My landscaper wants to put 4 stepping stones off my deck.
   Comment   November 14, 2012
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Jay Scaletta
Yes, some refer to it as natural field stone. Sandstone is also referred to as natural field stone. Sandstone will be more of a beige color, where Pennsylvania Blue Stone is a gray/blue color.
November 14, 2012 at 12:23PM   
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This is not bluestone - we used new England irregularly shaped granite fieldstone steppers or slabs used as stepping stones. There are many choices in this category, you can get irregular bluestone steppers too they typically have a natural cleft finish which is relatively smooth, smoother then the ones pictured here and brown to blue-gray in color. They are usually thinner too, these here are 3-6" thick. Thanks for your question.
November 18, 2012 at 5:29AM     
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mrvelazq wrote:
Is this a vinyl fence? - If so, can it be purchased somewhere or would I need to contact a contractor.
   Comment   November 1, 2012
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jacqu
Can you refer me to the fence company who did this? I am also in Michigan
January 20, 2013 at 4:06PM   
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Sorry but i'm not in Michigan but i spent my summers there as a kid
January 29, 2013 at 11:54AM   
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Shannon Lynch, Mathers Realty wrote:
is this a side yard? - how wide is the space? what kind of shrubs did you use? i have a narrow side yard in the back ... and trying to figure out how to best landscape the space
   Comment   October 24, 2012
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I'm not exactly sure but probably about 25-30' wide on average. We choose a mainly new england woodland type palette of plants. Rhododendron, ferns, birch, hydrangea, viburnum, serviceberry, boxwood, ornamental grasses, coneflower, sedum, montauk daisy, catmint, caryopteris and periwinkle.
November 1, 2012 at 12:42PM     
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sherriegualdoni wrote:
After going to the website newenglandwoodworkers.com, I have found the arbor, however the gate is different, d - After going to the website newenglandwoodworkers.com, I have found the arbor, however the gate is different, did you change the gate? and if so how can I find it? Love this and going to try for something of the same look. This is stunning and welcoming! Thank you in advance
   Comment   August 29, 2012
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Thank you I'm glad you like it. We didn't change the gate - they may have replicated the arch for another project and used a different gate. Good luck!
August 30, 2012 at 1:16PM   
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grantobe wrote:
What is the color of the fence and by whom is the paint made? - We've just added quite a bit of fencing to our back and trying to decide on a color. Our house is brick and it has been quite a task to find the right color but we really like this one. Please respond. Thank you! Lib Miller
   Comment   May 27, 2012
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grantobe
Thank you. We have been unable to match that color as of this date.
June 20, 2012 at 5:40AM   
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Sherwin-Williams has a great widget where you can find colors from photos you search. Go to their website and download it - its called chip it. Maybe that will help. Good luck.
November 18, 2012 at 5:45AM     
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Simone Wells wrote:
Where did you get the light fixture from and what is it called? Is it high or low wattage? Thank you!
   Comment   April 19, 2012
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This was hard to find. We finally had to convert a standard fixture to low voltage primarily because we didn't want to see any conduit on the arbor. I believe its from Hadco but several lighting companies make this type of fixture. It was the size and the pendant style that was hard to find. Its called an onion style fixture. By the way that vine is completely covering the arbor now and looks amazing.
April 20, 2012 at 4:01AM     
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rtzoller wrote:
trees - What kid of trees did you pland along the fence? I am looking to plant something in a similar location, but sorry about the trunks getting too big. Thanks!
   Comment   April 7, 2012
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this type also stays narrow and upright not taking up much space.
April 7, 2012 at 6:18AM     
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rtzoller
Thanks so much!
April 7, 2012 at 8:58AM     
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Karen Klein_Schaffer wrote:
Can these pavers be set right in the soil without using sand or gravel as a base? - I want to put large pavers in an area where I cannot get grass to grow. Can I just set these large pavers directly in the dirt or do I have to dig the area out and set the pavers in sand or pea gravel as a base? Thank you.
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Karen Klein_Schaffer
Thank you. I was trying to avoid digging out the whole area. I'm ready to tackle this project now.
March 24, 2012 at 11:20AM   
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you are welcome good luck!
March 24, 2012 at 2:06PM   
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wdotyates wrote:
What is the stepping stone material (name and color)?
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The material is what we call New England granite fieldstone steppers. Which are typically collected flat stone with an irregular surface that looks split. The color is typically a range of browns, tans, gray and sometime rust colors. There is another shist material quarried in the western part of Massachusetts called Goshen stone that has beautiful mica flecks and has a kind of graphic shine to it. It has more of the gun metal gray, browns and rusts in it. Hope this answers your question. Thanks for asking!
May 15, 2011 at 11:10AM     
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wdotyates
Thank you for your response...it is just what I am looking for....

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May 15, 2011 at 1:01PM   
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Rea Rangaka wrote:
where is this house located - i am looking for a location to do a photoshoot royal.kingsmen@gmail.com
   Comment   October 30, 2012
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ASHOK - SMIT
   Comment   August 31, 2012

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The fence behind this row of trees makes them stand out all the more. Not all fences have to be natural unstained or unpainted wood. The contrast of the dark painted fence against the bark of the trees ties in with the color of the flagstone path. Tip: Painted fencing can need more maintenance than natural cedar. There are opaque and semi-opaque stains on the market as well.
Portals, thresholds and doorways often define a garden space. Here, the lovely curved arbor over a garden gate reads as the positive form in the side garden. It's balanced by the solid stepping stones that will lead you farther into this softly planted environment.
Nature and your landscape are great places to look for color inspiration. A green fence pulls in the color of its lush surroundings for a subtle, earthy vibe.

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