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Hill meadow mediterranean landscape

Hill meadow


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joandcharles wrote:
Steps - Are the steps filled with gravel? What type and do they move around a lot and track to other areas?
   Comment   January 5, 2014
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Autumn Skies Landscapes
We only use about 1/2" of gravel on paths, patios or steps as more than that tends to give the feeling of walking uphill on sand
January 8, 2014 at 5:30pm   
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Autumn Skies Landscapes
I do like the look of this!
January 8, 2014 at 5:30pm   
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carmcclaskey wrote:
Flowers - What is the name of the plant with the white flowers on either side of the path?
   Comment   November 27, 2013
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Huettl Landscape Architecture
Santa Barbara Daisy. Erigeron sp.
December 6, 2013 at 5:59pm   
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lg88 wrote:
Love the look here but how labor intensive?
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Jason Lee Design Studio, Inc.
I designed something like this for a project last year and the cost ended up being the same as using integral colored concrete. So we went with colored concrete step/ walkway, because the homeowner wanted low maintenance. I love this look. Maybe for my next project :)
January 8, 2012 at 4:47pm   
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The timbers (6x8) and gravel are much lower in cost than concrete steps. They do have limited lifespan though and my preference now is to have cast concrete beams instead of the wood, but it is more expensive.

August 22, 2012 at 1:04pm   
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Laura Gaskill added this to 15 Great Ideas for a Lawn-Free Yard
6. Plant a native meadow. If you have a larger outdoor space to contend with, you may not want to cover it all in gravel or stone. Think instead about creating a low-maintenance “meadow” of native plants that requires little water or upkeep. A local landscaping pro or a staffer at a good garden center should be able to guide you in choosing plants that will do well in your area. This is also a good option for sloped yards, where hardscaping would be more difficult.Find plants native to U.S. regions

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Natural meadow look.
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Bobs side
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Soften the edges of a mostly hardscaped yard with climbing vines and flowers. This works especially well in small urban gardens, as the climbing plants provide greenery and privacy, and make the yard seem more spacious.
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wood for steps
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For front hillside going to lower level. These wood and gravel steps probably are less slippy than rock ones we have now.
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"Native Meadow"
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lawn free yard
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stairs & article on minimizing lawn
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idea for outdoor stairs or oath
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Plant a native meadow. If you have a larger outdoor space to contend with, you may not want to cover it all in gravel or stone. Think instead about creating a low-maintenance “meadow” of native plants that requires little water or upkeep. A local landscaping pro or a staffer at a good garden center should be able to guide you in choosing plants that will do well in your area. This is also a good option for sloped yards, where hardscaping would be more difficult.
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fix for L&C yard
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meadow, grass but not mowed
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Low maintenance and low water
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creeping flowers
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love the steps and meadow.
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The plants and steps
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No grass
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Native grass meadow
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steps for side of house
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native plants
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Gravel steps
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"native meadow" plantings
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Idea for steps down side yard in front.
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front yard? side yard?
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low maintenance hard scaping
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Love the use of grasses. Especially love blue fescue with erigeron.
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meadow look
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6. Plant a native meadow. If you have a larger outdoor space to contend with, you may not want to cover it all in gravel or stone. Think instead about creating a low-maintenance “meadow” of native plants that requires little water or upkeep.
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No lawn
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last Saturday
Good walkway side garden
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*note: some of my favourite plants put together. daisy, lavender, yarrow, grasses
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Hill side stairs
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plant choices
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escaleras VL
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Alpine hill plus steps
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Outdoor steps
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Uphill steps with gravel
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love the steps!
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RR ties w/ gravel for steps
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Plant ideas
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do not like - too messy
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Meadow garden with steps
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Steps and rr ties
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variety, colors, textures in the plants.
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landscaping for the slope
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Hillside planting
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Rock retainers
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gravel steps, shade garden
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Great sloped landscaping
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January 9, 2014
gravel steps but plants are a little old fashioned you don't want lots of ground cover plants (they are ones that spead across ground)
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railroad ties with gravel
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rail road ties
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railroad and gravel walkway
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Like the walkway with gravel and stones lining the sides. Like the plantings.
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flower and brush
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Railroad tie steps with gravel and dry stacked stone border
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casual, stepped path; could use RR ties with rock edging
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We DO have a mountain home!
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railroad tie steps 1
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garden steps
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gravel steps
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railroad tie steps, gravel
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steps with wood and gravel are a real possibility
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pea gravel for landing pads on steps
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Stairway, plants
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plant ideas
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kind of staircase I need to build
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purple grasses
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Too much similar heights
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Nice mix of plants
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steps with railroad ties
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Step idea
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Stair steps and plants.
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Rail tie steps!
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creative step idea
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Lawn steps
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Gravel stairs
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RR tie steps
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Stair steps
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Another - why I DON'T want gravel
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Steps for slope..rr ties and gravel
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Path pic
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Hillside steps
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pathway idea
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railroad ties and hillside plants
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English daisy
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gravel steps
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gravel steps
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basic and simply coupled with garden bed
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these gravel steps are interesting. I love gravel. simple. a snow nightmare? Yes. Best for less-travelled areas at our home, yes.
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gravel pathway among plants with railroad tie steps (or stepping stones)
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rocks, railroad ties and gravel
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for the backyard toward the garage?
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cabin steps
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pathway to gardens?
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terraced steps
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railroad tie steps with small gravel between
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great steps bordered by rock
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gradual steps to back yard
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timber and stone steps
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the 4x4s as a pea gravel pavilion border
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plants, textures
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slope landscape
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back steps
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Brick pathway
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Type of stairs
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steps in decomposed granite pathway and plants
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Low growing periannuals
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Stone Path on incline
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simplicity, more affordable design
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really nice grasses, and color from flowers mixed in
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gravel steps
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Slope of perrenials
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Landscape steps
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slope path
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Steps timber & limestone
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double steps water out / water in
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Gravel. & steps
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walkway idea for west side along drive leading to west door
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love this pathway
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Path: timber and loose stone steps.
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Like the stairs
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pathway ideas to boathouse
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baby's breath, lavender, beach grass....of course!!
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hillside stairs
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Different Grasses
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Hillside steps
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Backyard stairs
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this is what I had in mind: mix of trees and open spaces for planting
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Path and steps for behind garage. Use ferns, hosta, mosses for plants.
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Like the path idea and design
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Integrating succulents with meadow grass and walkway.
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Native plantings
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path with gravel
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Steps with gravel
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