Cross River Design, Inc.
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Far Hills, NJ Farmhouse traditional patio
 

Far Hills, NJ Farmhouse

Landscape Designer - Anthony Berardo, Cross River
Builder - Porraro Associates
Pool Builder - Marson Pools
Photo Credit - Jay Rosenblatt
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http://www.crossriverdesign.com

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Puneet Bansal wrote:
Does the pergola offer protection from rain??? - Hiii!!! I wanted to know if the wisteria offers protection only from sunlight or from rain as well? Thanks :)
     Comment   October 19, 2013
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Cross River Design, Inc.
Hi Puneet. Like with most plants rainwater will come through the foliage of the wisteria. You'd have to put a pan & gutter system below the pergo structure to keep yourself dry. The wisteria could still go on top but you'd have periodically remove leaves. Also, the feeling under the pergola would be very different.

Hope that helps!
October 21, 2013 at 8:52am   
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annettesaylor wrote:
What make and color are the cushions?
   Comment   May 29, 2013
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Cross River Design, Inc.
Hi Annette: The chaises and cushions were from Gloster, but I'm fairly certain both are discontinued.
May 30, 2013 at 1:07pm   
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Atlantic Patio Furniture
Oxford Garden offers a similar style and Dupione Palm fabric cushions is available. Hope this helps. http://atlanticpatio.com/seating/chaise-lounges/oxford-garden-chaise-lounge.html
April 3, 2014 at 10:30am   
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outersource wrote:
Dimensions of lumber used - Hi great pergola! What are the dimensions of the lumber used? 25 x ? x ? and 10 x ? x ?
   Comment   May 17, 2013
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outersource
Thanks, how about the posts? and post material type? assuming there is wood behind the stone
October 9, 2013 at 8:28am   
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Aesthetic Metal
when it comes to decorating a pergola, something really stunning is to use laser cut shading for the top.
October 9, 2013 at 2:19pm     
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Sunflower Designs wrote:
can you tell me the dimensions of the pergola? It is all gorgeous.
     Comment   April 22, 2013
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Cross River Design, Inc.
Thanks! I believe the dimensions are 10 x 25.
April 23, 2013 at 8:20am     
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alhili
i love it,, can you give more detailed dimensions of the pergola? like:
25X?X? and 10X?X?
July 29, 2013 at 3:56am   
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ybarbon wrote:
Hello.... I wanted to know if the pennsylvania blue stone was the material that you used on the ground? Thank
     Comment   February 24, 2013
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Cross River Design, Inc.
You are correct, this is Pennsylvania bluestone.
March 1, 2013 at 7:27am     
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innanyc
Where do the plants grow from? I don't see any planters with soil.
March 27, 2014 at 9:05am   
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joan settina wrote:
how and/or where is the wisteria planted and trained to grow on the pergola? - I have a deck which is about 3 ft off the ground and a pergola built to cover it. I would like to cover the surface of the pergola with wisteria to create the same effect.
   Comment   January 16, 2013
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Urban Landscape
awesome! Thank you for reply
March 6, 2013 at 2:14pm   
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Wisteria and other climbers like Clematis and roses can't ever have their roots dry and hot. The soil should always be cool and moist enough to cake a handful of soil in a dry hand. One trick to create and collect moister from soil condensation is to bury a plastic container in the ground that can chill the surround soil around the roots. Putting the bucket in the ground encourages the roots to grown down for the moister and out away from the trunk and acts as a natural air conditioner. Watering from the surface only encourages plants to grow roots along the surface where they become weak from bugs, disease and drought.

Construction:
Heat a sewing needle with a lighter and pierce three holes in the bottom of the container with three on top. This creates a drip water irrigation that will last for weeks, or days depending on the weather. Plastic paint buckets with lids from one to five gallons, can be had in your local paint shop. The better buckets have screw tops which allow easier access. Trim the bucket off with material that will make it blend in to your architecture and to prevent lifting from seasonal ground water pressure. Add liquid fertilizer to the water bath as needed in the growing season.

Benefits:
Watch your vines propagate with a rage during the peak growing season and stay plush green during hot dry spells. Eliminate ugly standing hoses that distracts from your natural beauty. Maximize your growing time to cover the structure and ensure it stays healthy year round. Marvel at the way your friends try to guess your secrets to good gardening.
March 10, 2013 at 11:20am     
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pamhebert56 wrote:
What is the plant above the pergular and what type of climate does it thrive in?
   Comment   August 28, 2012
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Jessie Klein
I think it looks like Wisteria.
January 25, 2013 at 9:55am   
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It is in fact Wisteria. Thanks for asking!
March 3, 2013 at 5:30am   
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emeraldcraic wrote:
can you tell me the maker of the chairs and cushions?
   Comment   August 25, 2012
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Cross River Design, Inc.
I'm not sure who made these, but a similar chair can be found at Giati or Gloster.
March 3, 2013 at 5:29am   
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wolfgirl
Hi, I just wanted to say that this is very nice. I plan on installing a pergola next year and having my wisteria grow over it also.
December 30, 2013 at 10:22am   
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tcbarrilleaux wrote:
What kind of wood is used here and how did you treat it? - I am designing a similar exterior space for a poolhouse, and this is the weathered look I want to achieve.
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Francesca Iannilli
thanks
May 8, 2013 at 10:24am   
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outersource
Are the posts also cedar or pressure treated? and did you put them into the ground or use concrete and steel mounts?
May 23, 2013 at 7:06pm   
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merlindaguerra wrote:
Tasteful Farmhouse in Somerset County, NJ - Hello Can you please tell me what you used for the patio floor. Could you be specific about what it is (size and color) and maker. Beautiful job! Thank you.
   Comment   June 17, 2012
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Same thing here, Merlinda...natural bluestone.
June 18, 2012 at 5:48am   
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tootsiex2 wrote:
What is the patio made of
   Comment   April 28, 2012
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joyce1849
Is the boarder also bluestone?
May 4, 2012 at 8:25am   
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Hi Joyce...yes the border is also bluestone. I have samples of the stone we used. I'd be happy to talk about this further if you'd like to chat, just let me know. jrace@crossriverdesign.com
May 7, 2012 at 6:05am   
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