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Water-Wise Front Yard landscape
 

Water-Wise Front Yard

The front lawn at this residence was replaced with water-wise plantings, a dry stream bed created to direct drainage & a new walk way of recycled concrete was added.
Design & Photo by Jean Marsh
Installation by Naylor Landscape

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bairbremic wrote:
Recycled concrete - Ecycled concrete - what is it
   Comment   March 21, 2014
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The question is what is recycled concrete? It is concrete; typically drive ways or walkways that have been removed with no screen mesh or re-bar in it. These pieces of broken concrete (average thickness of about 4 inches) make a great building material for walls or patios, and here we have laid it out as flagstones to create this entry walk. It is mortared in and there are also little bits of brick added just for looks. I have attached a close up of another patio we did with this material.
March 24, 2014 at 12:36PM      Thanked by bairbremic
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barabia wrote:
what are the purple and white flowers called? Thanks
   Comment   December 5, 2012
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May 22, 2013 at 10:25AM   
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Perfect...Thanks for response
May 22, 2013 at 1:01PM   
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