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Carmel Hilltop Retreat mediterranean landscape

Carmel Hilltop Retreat


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Mary Robbins wrote:
What are the shrubs? - What are the shrubs planted around the trees?
   Comment   October 10, 2012
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It is a perennial mix. Mostly Nepeta and Sage and I believe there are some Heuchera in there as well.
October 11, 2012 at 10:36am   
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fhuettin wrote:
What are these trees? I am looking for mediterranean shade trees.
     Comment   September 15, 2012
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Found the plant list! These trees are Cercis occidentalis. Project is located in Carmel Valley CA.
October 11, 2012 at 10:37am     
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Pretty sure that is not ceris, leaf is wrong size and shape. Maybe a Koelreuteria?
October 31, 2013 at 12:41pm   
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Emmanuelle Levin wrote:
What stone is on the floor? feasible for the North East?
   Comment   April 6, 2014

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dmknapp1 added this to Patio Furniture
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good table and chairs idea
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Just needs wine
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Love everything ...the stone patio and table
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Flag colour
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beautiful outdoor dining
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All of it
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April 15, 2014
Love this
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outside shady dinning
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Tree canopy
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trees in patio
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Tree canopy
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April 7, 2014
Trees used as shade over table
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March 30, 2014
Flagstone color?
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Fantastic view and romantic setting.
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Back patio
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On se croirait en Toscane... La belle!
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Imported trees to what could be hot patio
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Patio rock
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Flagstone around tree
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Love the flagstone
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Carmel hilltop
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Patio area eating outside looking out into view
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Great idea to use a big area of the yard for patio
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Outside area
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peaceful setting
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tree shade - no structure
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Looks like Crete where we ate cheese and olives
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low water areas with patio
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Plant trees in a large hardscape
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like the table with iron decor
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patio save next to drop off
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Explanada hacia el valle
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aww..yes thank you
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Mediterranean with tree shade
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Shade from trees in triangle
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Ideia de estilo Toscano
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patio with tree ceiling
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fave pavers
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italy? france? spain? wonderful!
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Great idea
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This is what we have in mind for the dining area in terms of look and feel
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Too much
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Consider this tree for privacy behind deck fence. What type of tree is it?
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Shade-tree concept
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sol !
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Need a back garden eating area like this one!
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patio surrounded by trees
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No walls all trees
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Great view from patio.
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Nice patio view
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tree canopy, pea gravel, large dining area
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The view. The nature all around.
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Lots of tile, hardly anything else
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Think peace
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El manejo de la piedra y el sombreado natural
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The room is created by the trees. Adding green space to a large patio.
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who doesn't love these european-looking dining areas with what pastoral views
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patio material
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The patio is great. Especially as they've used the tree for some natural shade.
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Toscana patio
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Breathtaking location. Symmetrical positioning of four trees.
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Decoration and the view .
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of course flagstone in this setting!
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med garden feel
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precioso para la casa
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Something about eating out on an outdoor patio. :-)
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Back patio?
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trees planted for ceiling
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lighting in the garden patches
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have dining be in grown shade
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Love the trees
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October 10, 2013
it looks like exactly what our outdoor dining area is going to end up looking like!
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I love how the 4 trees form a big shadow for the table!
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That's California hills back there; probably east bay Alamo or close by
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beautiful spot!
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Stones near garage for patio area?
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beautiful terrace
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Tree canopy
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Perfect outdoor space
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trees for shade
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Love the idea of carving out spaces for trees on the patio.
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Terraza y cantero
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dalles de stationnement chalet
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Use of trees as an awning!
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Tree shade
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Plain Trees instead for shade.
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what's not to like?
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Colour of patio stone
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Trees forming a sitting area ceiling
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Jardin inferior
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beautiful setting
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natural canopy
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Love the flag stones and the trees for a patio.
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planter beds at base of trees.
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trees in patio - string them with lights
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Canopy of trees
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Pure beauty. Purchase large trees
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Fabulous spot
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Lovely use of trees for shade canopy for outdoor spaces. Very gracious!
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Wonderfull garden
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i love this so much
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beautiful sandstone patie with 3 trees
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Mediterranean landscape
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outdoor room
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trees in patio planters
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Nice outdoor space
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Random stone, straight trunks and dappled canopy.
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What if our patio looked like this
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beautiful, mediterranean feel
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Patio and trees
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Tiles around table
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trees provide shade and shelter - canopy
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Sitting on the stone patio, at a nice table with a pot of hot tea, and a plate of scones, looking out over the beautiful hills, listening to the to heaven!!! Love it!
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Layout of trees
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outdoor eating
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trees to provide shade for outdoor seating area
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Les dalles
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everything!! my dream!!
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I love the idea of a dining table under the trees
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Lovely outdoor "room."
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très agréable terrasse sous les arbres
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Daun diatas agak tinggi so provides shading
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stone and trees
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