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Mill Valley Residence

Wood bridge over waterfall.
Barbara Ries Photography

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July 22, 2013
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These are Sonoma or Humbolt field stone boulders. Most any landscape yard in Northern California will have an assortment. The larger yards have the larger boulders. These varied in size from 3-5 tons apiece.
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March 15, 2013
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These are submerges halogen lights. The surrounding stone, reflecting the light, is a sandy beige color giving the light these warm tones.
    Bookmark   March 18, 2013 at 2:55PM
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what is the name of the orange plant on the left?

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September 6, 2012
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This used to be the driveway to the old garage. Its completely manufactured.
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The railings pictured here are very striking, who made them?
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What is the name of the orange plant on the left?

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"The two-story-high staircase was the perfect opportunity to build a water feature spilling water along the stairs," Pedersen says. He craned in boulders as heavy as 6 tons from Sonoma County and carefully nestled them onto concrete beds that work like shelves, allowing the stream to cascade over and between them."This kind of thing is easy to draw, but not so easy to build," he says. "You really have to compose it just right to keep it from looking artificial."

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nice waterfall surface and rocks
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large boulder spill way
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I hope there is some sort of natural stream in the property in getting.
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Bridge to door, flat top arch bottom. Use rebar for balusters?
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Do a few big boulders w layers of plants in between
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BBQ Eden bridge over water
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Bridge is a nice touch. L
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a water fall inthe forest
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Lake ideas
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Should start small but work towards this at the hotel.
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Waterfall and lights!
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Pretty railing!
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Dave's waterfall- bit more dramatic- got to have a troll bridge too...
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If we can do a water feature in the front yard...
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Like the railing and the waterfall.
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Love bridges and creeks
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Maybe build up the area around the bridge so water can cascade
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Mill Valley Residence Wood bridge over waterfall. Barbara Ries Photography URL Category Landscape Style Tropical Location San Francisco
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Nice use for boulders an water
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to continue with the idea for my "rain creek"
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The shimmer in the light. It makes it so beautiful!
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