TROPICAL FLA tropical-landscape


Rock garden, tropical, Florida, bromeliads, river rocks; pots;

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January 22, 2013
scobdue wrote:
I love this tropical landscaping! How wide and how deep is your planter? - I am also a DIY.
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One more thing ... I highly recommend weed blocker and rinsing the rocks before they go into the bed. It's a tremendous amount of work initially but pays off big time because you don't get weeds.
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What a great job, beautiful and weed free landscaping! Well thought
    Bookmark   January 26, 2015 at 4:58AM
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November 13, 2012
Karin MarinPsy. D. wrote:
What is the name of the paint
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Karin MarinPsy. D.
Is there an app for Houzz
    Bookmark   November 15, 2012 at 11:39AM
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Snap some pics, upload them to your computer. Go to this link on Houzz:

That link is on the home page of Houzz. Scroll down and you will see it: Ask the Community .

Since I gave you the link above you can just click on it and you will see were you can post your design dilemma or question. I will start to follow on house so when you do this, I will be notified and can come and comment. But, I am not a designer and don't have any degree in design or architecture. I just love to landscape and decorate my own house. I like to call myself an artist because I LOVE to paint my own artwork for my home too. We are a house full of artists. Both my daughter's paint and my oldest has a minor from the University of Miami in Art. She was also doing sculpture while she attended and some of her work was featured in the UM museum. It was exciting. Anyhow, there will be other people, much more qualified than me, that will probably offer you great advise and suggestions.

Good luck!
    Bookmark   November 15, 2012 at 11:50AM
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August 27, 2012
mandalaybay wrote:
Where can I find the instructions to accomplish this?
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Hi klark,

You just need to raise your landscape beds with dirt. Make the highest point up against your house and gradually go lower towards the sidewalk. You probably would need a border so the dirt does not run off.

To do a landscape job as I have done in my home costs between $10,000.00-$15,000.00. Many of my neighbors have had landscapers quote a job like mine. I nearly fell over when I heard how much they would charge. I did it for much, much less doing all of the labor myself with my husband.

Good luck!
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Thank you so much for the advice and suggestions! I'm so inspired! Thank you so much for replying so quickly and explaining the process so thoroughly.
    Bookmark   January 31, 2014 at 11:00PM
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July 20, 2012
abbottt wrote:
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This is concrete curbing. Check this link or google "concrete curbing" and you should be able to find a professional in your area:

Good luck.
    Bookmark   July 20, 2012 at 6:28AM
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June 12, 2012
renecoello wrote:
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The color is called "Classic Carmel". It was either a Benjamin Moore paint color or Sherwin Williams. I don't remember which one as it's been a few years now. Thanks.
    Bookmark   June 12, 2012 at 8:27AM
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HI -- Benjamin Moore - Classic Caramel # 1118 It's from the old color deck.
    Bookmark   June 12, 2012 at 8:55AM
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March 12, 2012
amwilson wrote:
the skinny palms....what type of palm are they?
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The skinny palms are called King Alexanders.

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March 7, 2012
lcwilson07 wrote:
your gutters - Did you paint your gutters the white linen the same color as your trim
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I am not a landscape or design architect, but for me the gutters should be the same color as the trim with exception to the downspouts. I had the painter paint the downspouts the same color as my home so they blended in and are not noticeable. Downspouts don't add any curb appeal (unless they are the beautiful copper gutters that are very expensive), so I tried to disguise by painting them the same color as the wall or the trim. Recently, I started to change them over to rain chains though. Becky did a feature on rain chains a while back and I got inspired by it. Below is a picture of my home with the rain chains that I added. For me, they are like adding jewelry to your home :) and you will notice mine are copper tulips with a verde gris finish.

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Rain chain to the right of the picture; garage side:
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Added rain chain all around my home. This is the back yard by the pergola:

Good luck!
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