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Dry Creek Valley Home - A Pool For Sharing

Photographer: Katherine B. Stickley, Arterra LLP

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September 5, 2014
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Looks like natural sod.

    Bookmark   February 10, 2015 at 11:33AM
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December 16, 2012
cheiii wrote:
What are the big green spikey plants (NOT the ones with the purple flowers)? Thank you!
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This would be a perfect question for our Landscape Architects who did this project :

Arterra Landscape Architects
88 Missouri Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 861-3100
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I'm not the land arch but I greatly admire this planting scheme. The tall grasses are Miscanthus, the whispy purple plant is perovskia and the wheat colored grasses are stipa. - beautiful garden.
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September 4, 2012
jtlmwaldo wrote:
What is the green plant with purple flowers in the foreground? - It has long stalks, thanks.
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Looks like Russian Sage?
    Bookmark   October 8, 2012 at 8:06PM
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like the tall grasses on hillside (for our upper garden above stone wall)?
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is this what you were thinking Ed?
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variety of hillside plants....mix of shrubs, grasses, perennials. Trees?
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Like this pool
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love the slope plantings. would artificial turf work around the pool. Maybe in between rock pavers. The only problem is that is must be cool on the feel.
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hillside plantings
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Instead of cement put down golf course grass.
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spa pool slightly raised
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large rocks to hold back base of hill
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Great hillside plantings. Love pool too
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example of grasses and Russian sage
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large rock base
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Plantes naturel sur falaise.
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Plant choices
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hill side landscape, would look great on the hill by the pool
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Turf around pool - area to lounge on turf
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The pool is down the hill from the house
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the pool and grass
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Simple pool with border. Turf grass surround??
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the view is stunning
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This hill is gorgeous
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