Envision Landscape Studio
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Garnet Residence modern-landscape
 

Garnet Residence

This small tract home backyard was transformed into a lively breathable garden. A new outdoor living room was created, with silver-grey brazilian slate flooring, and a smooth integral pewter colored concrete wall defining and retaining earth around it. A water feature is the backdrop to this outdoor room extending the flooring material (slate) into the vertical plane covering a wall that houses three playful stainless steel spouts that spill water into a large basin. Koi Fish, Gold fish and water plants bring a new mini ecosystem of life, and provide a focal point and meditational environment. The integral colored concrete wall begins at the main water feature and weaves to the south west corner of the yard where water once again emerges out of a 4” stainless steel channel; reinforcing the notion that this garden backs up against a natural spring. The stainless steel channel also provides children with an opportunity to safely play with water by floating toy boats down the channel. At the north eastern end of the integral colored concrete wall, a warm western red cedar bench extends perpendicular out from the water feature on the outside of the slate patio maximizing seating space in the limited size garden. Natural rusting Cor-ten steel fencing adds a layer of interest throughout the garden softening the 6’ high surrounding fencing and helping to carry the users eye from the ground plane up past the fence lines into the horizon; the cor-ten steel also acts as a ribbon, tie-ing the multiple spaces together in this garden. The plant palette uses grasses and rushes to further establish in the subconscious that a natural water source does exist. Planting was performed outside of the wire fence to connect the new landscape to the existing open space; this was successfully done by using perennials and grasses whose foliage matches that of the native hillside, blurring the boundary line of the garden and aesthetically extending the backyard up into the adjacent open space.
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July 1, 2013
wusie1 wrote:
What is the name of the tree in the planter
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Hi, it is a Crape Myrtle: Lagerstroemeria indica x fauriei 'Tuscarora'
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October 2, 2012
megzjohnz8 wrote:
Where did you get the wire for the fencing on the right of this picture?
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sprattliz
Love it! How can I find out if I can use for a deck iup about 25 ft high n CT? Is it under code? Thanks. Ellie
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Not sure. You will have to check with your contractor and your city code/ordinances. Good luck!
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May 4, 2012
KAYLANA ALAYSA 'Landscape Design' wrote:
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Stainless Steel
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Christy Boyd
How large of a pump did you need for the smaller water feature? And so many types of pumps out there (magnetic, direct, solar, heavy duty, utility, in line, axial). What kind is best suited to this application?
Thank you for the help!!
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

The layer of Cor-Ten in this landscape occupies the space between the lower elements and the tall fence. It ties a series of outdoor rooms together.

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wall fountain
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Combination of wood and concrete with water feature...Cucaracha would love this!
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deer fence
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Terrace with concrete and wood
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Love the simple water feature
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wall w fountain
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water feature
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October 26, 2014
Two areas of water feature---nice for floating a boat down the channel for kids!
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fence with gate
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Water noise from wall
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Raised beds in the back may provide more privacy.
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mesh fence that blends into solid fence to hide neighbor pathway
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gravel border between concrete retaining wall and grass
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Wire fence around pool
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nice mix of wood & clean lines
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wood & concrete mix
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water spout
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Fence for house
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Deer fencing, concrete runnel, plantings, materials
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Really like this version for garden area. Open to having no top rail on the wire section.
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wood and wire
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keep chickens in, light thru
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Above ground rain runoff
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Wire mesh fence and gate on the left side is what we need
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simple clean fence...posts and square mesh with nice gate design
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lt frt box style w/visible bolt heads makes it modern, easier to make and the wood keeps it organic. every bolt could attach to leg--wood post, piping, etc
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front of house
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Cool water fixture
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open at top
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Planter ideas for garden
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very pretty planing around the RW
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solid fencing on side open on back...similar plan at Cliff
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Garden box idea
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Stone planter bed.
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I def like a fence with a frame - this is too airy
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deer fencing
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Straight Hog wire no frames for it
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raised beds, texture and
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like the trough water feature in raised planter
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fence for the back
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water flowing into pool
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Idea to continue fence along side of house
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mesh fence for back ... sides?
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DG path between grass and plantings
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Separate water features, set up to look like one. Pond top and rill below.
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Top top to obstruct view
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Mix of solid privacy and wire
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privacy and keeps animals out
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Fence
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concrete fence with water catch
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Fence on left
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bench wall for back of pool
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water
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Water in with the wall
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Fence
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Water feature and retaining wall cladding
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fence
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water feature, see whole project
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Great use of concrete and wood
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wall + raised beds
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a rill and water feature on the north side
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fencing, concrete water feature
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Fence and concrete planters
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Grate fence
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door to back
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love the water feature
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water feature for apartment patio
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Water feature built into wall
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fountain and runoff stream
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Katie - this fence does not have wood on the top and does have a solid wood fence on one side.
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different levels, garden, water feature in one
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covered, then open
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Modern Patio,wall
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