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This intimate, interconnected landscape gives these homeowners three spaces that make being outside a joy.

Low stucco walls create a courtyard near the front door that has as unique sense of privacy, making it a great place to pause and view the pond below.

Under the deck the stucco walls wrap around a patio, creating a perfect place for a cool refuge from hot summer days. A custom-made fountain is integrated into the wall, a bed of lush flowers is woven into the bluestone, and a view to the surrounding landscape is framed by the posts of the deck above.

The rear patio is made of large bluestone pieces. Grassy seams between the stone soften the hard surface. Towering evergreens create privacy, drifts of colorful perennials surround the seat walls, and clumps of Aspen trees define the entrance to this enchanting outdoor room.

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August 16, 2013
amelieny1 wrote:
hello, what are the purple flowers along the wall?
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Perovskia 'blue spire' ?
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could be russian sage
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July 1, 2013
jnoble005 wrote:
I really like the grasses/purple flowers. What are they?
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The airy purple plants in this image are Russian sage, Perovska 'Little Spire'
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November 14, 2012
Una_Mujer Fuerte wrote:
Do these trees stay about this size? - What kind of tree is this (bunched in 3s)?
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No, they are birch trees and they will grow to about 40 or 50 feet eventually.
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tall plantings at edge of retaining wall
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June 18, 2014
Hanna Harman wrote:
What type of clump birch are these?
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April 25, 2014
mackay123 wrote:
Love the Irregular Walkway Patio Stones. What kind are they? - Where can these stones be purchased?
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