Fleurdelis Landscape Design
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A New and Inviting Hillside Entrance traditional-landscape

A New and Inviting Hillside Entrance

A blank canvas on a very steep hillside was renovated into a beautiful tiered garden with wide bluestone steps leading to the front entrance and througha shaded woodland garden.

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March 31, 2013
Lifetime Stones wrote:
Is the landing four steps up a solid piece? Is the face thermal or rock faced? Thank you
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Fleurdelis Landscape Design
No the landing is not one piece. The stone is thermal bluestone.
    Bookmark   April 1, 2013 at 7:24AM
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Lifetime Stones
Thanks it looks great! I really like the shimmer incorporation into the wall
    Bookmark   April 1, 2013 at 7:27AM
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October 2, 2012
Michael Haury Enterprises wrote:
What type of stone was used
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Lifetime Stones
Well Done!
    Bookmark   March 31, 2013 at 12:29PM
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Renee Sachs
Just Beautiful!
    Bookmark   April 15, 2013 at 1:17AM
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June 19, 2012
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Ellie Drotning
Clever! Is cement how you got the top of the wall to be flat? I am looking at purchasing a home with a similar wall, but the top edge hasn't been finished as cleanly as this one. I wonder if smoothing cement would be an option, because right now the wall we're looking at looks a little sloppy — and this one looks fabulous!
    Bookmark   April 29, 2013 at 4:55AM
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What kind of lighting did you put into the wall?
    Bookmark   May 9, 2013 at 8:53AM
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