Cross River Design, Inc.
Landscape Architects & Designers
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
URL
http://www.crossriverdesign.com

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October 19, 2013
Puneet Bansal wrote:
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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!
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May 29, 2013
annettesaylor wrote:
What make and color are the cushions?
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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.
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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
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May 17, 2013
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when it comes to decorating a pergola, something really stunning is to use laser cut shading for the top.
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Anne-Marie Chung
Fabulous!!!!
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April 22, 2013
Sunflower Designs wrote:
can you tell me the dimensions of the pergola? It is all gorgeous.
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Thanks! I believe the dimensions are 10 x 25.
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alhili
i love it,, can you give more detailed dimensions of the pergola? like:
25X?X? and 10X?X?
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February 24, 2013
ybarbon wrote:
Hello.... I wanted to know if the pennsylvania blue stone was the material that you used on the ground? Thank
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Cross River Design, Inc.
You are correct, this is Pennsylvania bluestone.
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innanyc
Where do the plants grow from? I don't see any planters with soil.
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January 16, 2013
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Urban Landscape
awesome! Thank you for reply
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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.
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August 28, 2012
pamhebert56 wrote:
What is the plant above the pergular and what type of climate does it thrive in?
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Jessie Klein
I think it looks like Wisteria.
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It is in fact Wisteria. Thanks for asking!
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August 25, 2012
emeraldcraic wrote:
can you tell me the maker of the chairs and cushions?
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I'm not sure who made these, but a similar chair can be found at Giati or Gloster.
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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.
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July 30, 2012
Trent Barrilleaux 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
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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?
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June 17, 2012
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.
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Same thing here, Merlinda...natural bluestone.
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April 28, 2012
tootsiex2 wrote:
What is the patio made of
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joyce1849
Is the boarder also bluestone?
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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
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