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Potomac courtyard contemporary-patio
 

Potomac courtyard

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maryjodody wrote:
What is the fencing material? PVC? Is it PVC type?
   Comment   June 16, 2014
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the horizontal fence is stained cedar. the screen is some type of semi-transparent privacy mesh. don't think it's pvc though.
June 16, 2014 at 9:26am   
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sixgun1 wrote:
where can I purchase the fountain ? anita.lindo@yahoo.com Thanks
   Comment   May 13, 2014
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the fountain was partially custom built. the "planter" had a hole cut in the bottom with a pvc pipe & shut-off valve but the base & pump was done on site. the "planter" came from an import place off Hempstead hwy in Houston.
May 13, 2014 at 7:18am   
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Cheryl Meriggi wrote:
Tall Square Tapered Planters - Hello, I have been looking for (2) similar planters, maybe a little shorter. I don't want cheap plastic ones. Can anyone tell me where I can find them?
   Comment   May 25, 2013
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nking43
Try Frontgate.com for similar planters.
October 17, 2013 at 1:46pm      Thanked by Cheryl Meriggi
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Suzel Beauchamp
We have in stock at Véronneau
www Veronneau.com

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Designer for Veronneau. 514 726 7202
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March 2, 2014 at 6:47am   
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Cata XXI wrote:
Hi, do you lay anything under the cement pavers before you lay them down? Thanks, and btw I love your design
   Comment   May 10, 2013
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saeryon
Has there been any shifting or problems since you installed?
I'm trying to get this look w/ contractors in NJ area but they keep advising me not to use these pavers due to shifting & try to steer me to other traditional pavers.
Thanks for the great visual inspiration! It's keeping me from compromising my modern aesthetics & regretting later. Love this!
May 20, 2013 at 12:11pm   
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bryansk69
sorry to just now be getting back with you. there has not been any shifting because of the concrete that shored them up.
October 17, 2013 at 1:06pm     
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Marfield Bautista wrote:
Brown Cement? - What is that material you use for the brownish cement mix?
   Comment   February 6, 2013
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the planters were from a random import place on hempstead highway in Houston. They are a glazed ceramic.
June 10, 2013 at 6:45am   
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vh1hairston
Crate and Barrel has similar planters,
July 13, 2013 at 8:26pm     
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jikonomou wrote:
Love the concrete pavers - Would like to see & feel their texture, before I proceed. can you advise were I can finds these in the Houston area.
   Comment   October 25, 2012
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thank you. not sure about the screen. the owner put it up until the japanese yews grew to fence height.
April 15, 2013 at 10:33am   
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Cindy Pelton
Would love to know where you can purchase them - live in Phoenix -everything is brown!
April 29, 2013 at 6:01pm   
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lucybluz wrote:
Where did you purchase the lanterns?
   Comment   October 2, 2012
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sorry for the long delay on reply they came from Marshalls.
February 8, 2013 at 9:18am   
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Vicki Bybee wrote:
What did you use between the pavers? Could recycled tire mulch be used to fill between flagstone pavers?
   Comment   June 15, 2012
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sorry for the long delay in responding. I've got dwarfed mondo grass & black mulch until the mondo grass fills in. I guess you could use recycled tire mulch in the meantime.
August 22, 2012 at 11:55am   
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wannabe wrote:
what is the back iron fence covered with?
   Comment   June 3, 2012
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it's a mesh typically used for gates. I believe you can get it at Home Depot or Lowes. It was temporary until the Japanese Yews grew.
June 4, 2012 at 6:28am   
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vmedina wrote:
vivianmmedina@yahoo.com - Was this your own project or did you have help from a design firm. I need help in my yard and love this
   Comment   June 3, 2012
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Thanks. This is my personal residence but I do more architectural design than landscape design.
June 4, 2012 at 6:29am   
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mlgg wrote:
Love the umbrella. Can you tell me where it was purchased and the manufacturer, brand and name?
   Comment   June 3, 2012
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I believe it was from Ikea
June 3, 2012 at 6:35am   
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mlgg
thanks so much!
June 3, 2012 at 11:06am   
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ropergrl2001 wrote:
Potomac courtyard - Ok, i absolutely love this courtyard. What size of pavers did you use and what is the square yards for this area?
   Comment   May 30, 2012
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zornb
This is an absolutely gorgeous patio area, very modern and sofisticated looking. My question is, (is a concrete paver stone the same as a concrete sidewalk block, as a sidewalk block is 30" long by 24" wide?
July 14, 2012 at 8:14pm   
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thanks. sorry for the late response. It's basically a poured concrete 2'x2' paver. It's different from a sidewalk block.
August 22, 2012 at 11:53am   
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krompack wrote:
tall planters - where are the tall planters from
   Comment   March 19, 2012
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erikaeeds
Similar planters at Crate and Barrel, though maybe not as tall.
April 25, 2012 at 2:45pm   
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the pavers are precast 2'x2' concrete pavers w/ leveled sanded bed & shored up w/ concrete. dwarfed mondo grass fills in between the perimeter
April 26, 2012 at 7:05am   
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csrenovations wrote:
What kind of stone are these?
   Comment   June 25, 2011
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sorry for the long delay in replying. they are precast concrete pavers from lowes or home depot
February 8, 2013 at 9:20am   
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leonglang wrote:
I need tips on choosing patio lights.
   Comment   March 18, 2011
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Ronique Gibson
Determine what your uses for your patio at night are. If you are going to entertain around a summer kitchen, you will need overall ambient light in food preparation area, but also mood lighting such as lanterns, tiki torches, wall sconces and table lanterns around lounging areas.

To highlight planted areas, landscape lighting and wall washers can be used.

For a decorative touch, also consider string lights for trees, stringing lights on the underside of umbrellas, and good 'ol candle light to bring a more intimate environment to your porch.
March 19, 2011 at 6:19pm   
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Check out our site and if you have questions feel free to contact a sales rep for complimentary design advice.

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Light Strings: http://www.environmentallights.com/Soft-Warm-White-LED-Christmas-Lights_C406.aspx
May 7, 2012 at 2:51pm     
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