Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC
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Davis Square Garden contemporary-landscape

Davis Square Garden

A structured urban garden nestled in the heart of Davis Square provides usable outdoor spaces for an active, modern family. Tightly crafted wood screens provide privacy from the bustling streetscape and enclose half of the garden. Lichen-covered granite blocks from Maine form a seat height bench along one edge of a richly patterned brick terrace, and an elderly pear tree shades a fantastic outdoor dining room. Native shrubs, ferns, grasses, and other drought tolerant perennials soften edges and create multi-seasonal interest. An herb and vegetable garden along the north side of the property creates a productive and meaningful use of limited space in an otherwise forgotten part of the garden.

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April 20, 2014
roseeva09 wrote:
Anyone know a company in Boston, MA. that can instal this style fence? - Hav been looking for a company in the Boston, MA area that can install this style of modern fence?
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Dishington Construction inc.
Did you find someone to build your fence?
    Bookmark   January 13, 2015 at 7:56AM
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California Fence Company

Nice fence design, it looks beautiful as well as very elegant. Could you please let us know the type or material of the fence you have used? I liked the look of it very much and think this is cedar but not quite sure as many fences are painted to make them look like real cedar. Thanks for any replies.

    Bookmark   February 14, 2015 at 5:53AM
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September 20, 2013
tacosurf_mb wrote:
What type of wood is this? Ipe? Clear wester cedar? 1" planks "1 gap
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Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC
This is western red cedar--these are 1.5" x 1.5" horizontal slats with stainless steel fasteners. The slats are spaced 1.5" apart. Good luck!
    Bookmark   November 30, 2014 at 10:32AM
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A slated wood fence is ideal for backyards, as these fences both enclose and define a space as well as provide some privacy. It's suitable for any style, from colonial to contemporary.

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PERFECTLY NATURAL driveway screen~~
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