Samuel H. Williamson Associates
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shwa contemporary-landscape


A contemporary twist on the typical suburban ranch house.

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August 31, 2014
pccapri wrote:
What is the type of ground cover on both sides of the steps?
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I answered my own question ..... Creeping bramble
    Bookmark   August 31, 2014 at 10:22AM
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Yes, to be specific, Rubus calycinoides.
    Bookmark   August 31, 2014 at 12:37PM
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May 9, 2012
Mrs. Watson wrote:
what are the names of the two trees
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These are grafted cherry trees, Prunus serrula trunks with Prunus 'Snow Goose' tops.
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August 16, 2013
amelieny1 wrote:
Hello. Please tell what the two trees in the front of the house? are
August 30, 2012
Joan Becich wrote:
Color of paint on exterior - I like that color a lot! Tried to get the exact color from the landscape architect but he didn't know it.
June 27, 2012
psh17 wrote:
What kind of windows are on this house?

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June Scott Design added this to Upgrade Your Front Yard for Curb Appeal and More
Reasons to Redo Your Front Yard 1. Circulation is not functioning well. The main purpose of the front yard is to provide an entrance to your home. A good design strategy includes:Planning for vehicle circulation and parkingCreating a welcoming walkway to the front door Highlighting the front entry

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ltwilliams72 added this to Landscape Ideas
January 11, 2015
the step down and how they have the ground cover we could do this in our backyard
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December 31, 2014
Lawn Garden Mix
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November 3, 2014
LIKE: 60's/modern feel. Like Windows. QUESTION: Does the Gable roof work here?
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October 16, 2014
Great walkway!
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October 15, 2014
pavers to house
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October 15, 2014
comparable to ours
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October 13, 2014
for my new build
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Sloped yard
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October 6, 2014
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October 5, 2014
Exterior color
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October 4, 2014
Its fresh look
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Diverted steps
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September 28, 2014
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September 28, 2014
good design
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September 27, 2014
nice front break up of roof - makes the entrance
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September 27, 2014
slope 15
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September 18, 2014
landscaping bushes
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September 14, 2014
raise ceiling in main rooms and add porch at the same time.
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lindo camino de acceso
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High edge, low slope
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September 7, 2014
Nice walkway
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September 6, 2014
Front porch
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September 4, 2014
I need a similar landscape for sloping yard.
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August 28, 2014
stepping stones
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Banked area with shrubs
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August 20, 2014
Slope and trees
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August 20, 2014
porch, landscaping
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August 18, 2014
sidewalk 7
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ground cover
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Front grass
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July 16, 2014
plant something on bank only
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front yard
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July 10, 2014
Mowable walkway. I wonder about using some ground covering to break up the yard and not have so much to mow. But I don't know anything about ground cover maintenance. - Rob
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July 10, 2014
big chunky squares
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June 25, 2014
Cantilevered gable instead of using posts?
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front landscape
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Low growing ground cover
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Concrete blocks in grass instead of paving
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stone path
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patio con niveles
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May 30, 2014
این طرح رو می پسندم! بله
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May 25, 2014
Small slope solution.
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May 25, 2014
Tiered with low bushes in between.
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May 24, 2014
Cement step blocks
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clean gable
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Entrance overhang
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Stepping stones in the lush green lawn.
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I do not want this
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Stepping stones
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May 16, 2014
I like the tree in front of the flower bed
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May 14, 2014
use ground cover on the slopes to avoid the need to mow
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slope groundcover
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Like around the house
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stone front walk
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plantings for hilly area
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Tall shrubs in middle, short in front of window
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path up to house
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April 30, 2014
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April 29, 2014
blends together nicely
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April 27, 2014
idea for path in back yard might be cheaper than a walkway
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cesta a kleče :)
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concrete pads in grass
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MCM. Simple plantings. Border against foundation.
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April 7, 2014
Love flagstones
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All one Colo simply house
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open gable with vertical siding, double doors
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March 31, 2014
. Circulation is not functioning well. The main purpose of the front yard is to provide an entrance to your home. A good design strategy includes: Planning for vehicle circulation and parking Creating a welcoming walkway to the front door Highlighting the front entry
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March 28, 2014
clean simple lines
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March 28, 2014
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March 28, 2014
I love how the lawn is minimized by sedums in geometric patterns. the mugo pine and the stone steppers complement the design well
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hill cover
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ranch front yard
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front door
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March 5, 2014
groundcover on slope. saves from mowing a slope
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March 3, 2014
entry at different level than front yard yet entry itself is level
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February 27, 2014
Отделка террас зеленью
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February 26, 2014
roofline, frt yard
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extended roofline doubledoored entry
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Worth It
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Large front windows
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Walkway and evergreen shrubs
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Tiered garden
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February 16, 2014
like the overhang on the porch
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February 12, 2014
green yard
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February 11, 2014
steps up slope
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February 7, 2014
roof over door
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February 7, 2014
Landscape architect in Portland
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February 6, 2014
Plants on the slope
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February 5, 2014
Another elevation situation
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February 5, 2014
roof line and landscaping elevation to front of house
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חזית בית
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February 4, 2014
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February 4, 2014
closed foliage, for our front lawn with sculptural trees?
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February 4, 2014
Gorgeous. Very green, so low maintenance. Hmmm...something to consider.
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February 4, 2014
Front yard
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February 4, 2014
Patio Stone
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February 3, 2014
The landscaping is awesome
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February 3, 2014
Front bank idea?
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February 3, 2014
updated ranch
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low watering plants
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February 3, 2014
Our front yard path will look like this.
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February 3, 2014
simplicity...and no mulch
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February 3, 2014
Love the steps
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February 3, 2014
step down for grade
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February 3, 2014
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February 2, 2014
giant square path stones
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Edging of plants
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paint colour
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Casita de una planta
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create levels in the backyard
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curb appeal
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Front entry and landscape
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February 2, 2014
Me encanta este jardín.
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February 2, 2014
front yard
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February 2, 2014
redo the front yard
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Front entry path
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February 2, 2014
Square recessed blocks for path in grass, plus texture combination between the grass and beds
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February 2, 2014
the colors are perfect but to good to be truu
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February 2, 2014
front yard - groundcover?
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Entry porch
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Shrubs in front of house
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small tree
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Low care attractive
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cool yard
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Front yard
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My love
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February 1, 2014
Love the design. Great solution to a slope.
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January 28, 2014
brighter yellow, but don't like all one color.
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January 27, 2014
welcoming entrance, meandering stone path
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Front path large pavers in grass - simple/modern planting design
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Nice shapes clean good color
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Love the pine bush
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December 29, 2013
modern ranch style
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December 6, 2013
What do you like about this photo?lanscaping layers compensate for the lack of interest in the house
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November 26, 2013
Square pavers
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November 25, 2013
The pitch and the porch pitch are different directions
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November 18, 2013
downward slope, que serve para nosso caso como upward slope
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reducing the lawn
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Ranch exterior makeover
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