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Howard Roberts

A man made pond? Absolutely, we wanted to created a folly for this client. You just get a glimpse of the tree house balcony, which was the focal point of this water garden.
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March 31, 2014
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Those are Redbuds or Cersis Canadensis.
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February 2, 2014
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Thank you, we did this for a show house/fund raisers years ago. There was a wooded area on the estate and we wanted to create a folly, something whimsical. Get the consumer to think outside the conventional box and realize that a landscape can be truly anything they want.

This was just a bare area of lawn along the wooded edge/tree line.
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LOVE this project! A Designer Show House is a great opportunity to really be creative! I have done several and have always enjoyed being a part of the total transformations that occur. Are you doing any now?
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January 12, 2013
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Heath and variegated water iris. Thank you for asking!! Howard
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June 6, 2012
gorgeous66 wrote:
what is this grass called and the plants on the out side
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It is not a grass but variegated Iris. Beautiful foliage, purple flower and contrast.
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May 19, 2012
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good day Liquidscapes, i would just like to know did you plant the lilies in the waters soil or on the outer soil next to the stream?
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Both actually!! This garden was for a show house and fund raiser, which lasted for the entire month of May. The Iris's are in pots, because the pond was done with a liner. We had to dismantle this garden once the show was over, which was a shame, but we found a buyer for the structure (which was great, so someone could enjoy it).
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It's a good idea to plant irises in clumps, since this is how they typically grow in the wild. Plant four to five rhizomes together — but don't get them too close. Irises multiply every year, so leave a little space for them to grow.There is nothing worse than a line of single irises along a pond's edge. Avoid this, and plant them in groups instead.
Becky Harris added this to Great Design Plant: Eastern Redbud
That's interesting. Founding fathers Thomas Jefferson and George Washington were both fans of the Eastern redbud and planted many of them on their respective properties, Monticello and Mount Vernon.

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