The Garden Route Company
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SF Retro Modern modern landscape
 

SF Retro Modern

An Eichler remodel with a steep hillside garden. This project pushed the limits of creating flat space where there was none! The angular architecture of the garden is balanced with bold and textural free form plantings. Color, texture and juxtaposed angles.
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luckylady0310 wrote:
Behind the Retaining wall - I'm building a barn on a steep slope and love the look of this wall. How was the wall built? Is the wood just cladding material?
   Comment   August 11, 2013
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Hi,

This wall was constructed using 4x6 pressure treated posts set into 5' deep concrete piers with 3x12 pressure treated boards bolted to the back of the posts. The front cladding is vertical grain 1x4 cedar which has been stained.

Good Luck.

R.R
August 12, 2013 at 8:03am      Thanked by luckylady0310
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callaway358
Thank you for the great info!
August 21, 2013 at 8:58am   
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eddj wrote:
Question - What material is used for the wall? Thx
   Comment   April 21, 2013
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callaway358
See above
August 21, 2013 at 8:58am   
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pressure treated structural wall faced with 1x4 stained cedar.
March 18, 2014 at 4:19pm   
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ancoraimpar wrote:
landscaping for steep slope - Could you sugges plants that can be used for steep slopes
     Comment   August 1, 2012
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Hi, this would greatly depend on soil type, micro climate and how steep the slope is. Can you provide more info?
August 22, 2012 at 1:54pm   
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