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This garden path was created next to the new master bedroom addition we designed as part of the Orr Residence renovation. The curving limestone paver path is defined by the plantings. RDM and the client selected plantings that are very happy in the shade as this part of the yard gets very little direct sunlight. Check out the rest of the Orr Residence photos as this project was all about outdoor living!

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joveta wrote:
Where do you get the limestone?
   Comment   April 8, 2014
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Try a local mason or local stone yard. The installation is really important with a stone walk like this, especially if you want something that will last. Good luck.
April 14, 2014 at 7:45AM   
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mlisowski wrote:
What colour is the siding and who makes it?
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carriesabrina
I love this landscaping and house combo. Please provide the color name and brand of paint. would be very much appreciated.
November 2, 2013 at 2:03PM     
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designerremodelgarden wrote:
how much would this cost to build?
   Comment   March 26, 2013
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It was part of a much larger project and the clients actually did the vast majority of the garden design once the spaces had been defined. As far as costs they are going to vary from region to region and in your plan materials so I would try and find a local landscape architect or designer to lay something out and give you a preliminary price. Good Luck!
February 4, 2014 at 7:14AM     
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Deb Sanders wrote:
Do you have a list of plants you could share?
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ingridstrydom
Love it
April 30, 2013 at 7:52PM     
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jodysevil
Absolutely beautiful, please come and do my garden..
October 21, 2013 at 9:32PM     
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bodesigncorp wrote:
Cost? - How much did the path itself cost in materials, not labor?
   Comment   December 3, 2012
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The project is back far enough that it is going to be hard to find that info. Talk to a local mason or stone yard as different materials work better in different climates. Good Luck!
December 10, 2012 at 8:15AM     
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bodesigncorp
Thank you so much for replying!!! I will take your advice.
December 10, 2012 at 3:05PM     
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designbuff1 wrote:
Bird bath - Where did you find the bird bath? Is it metal or stone?
   Comment   October 14, 2012
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It is copper - similar to this - http://www.hayneedle.com/sale/copperbirdbath.cfm?source=placpc&mr:trackingCode=E481C66D-6177-E111-A36F-001B21BCC0BC&mr:referralID=NA&origin=pla&kw={keyword}&mr:adType=pla&mr:ad=18259771902&mr:keyword={keyword}&mr:match={matchtype}&mr:filter=43791992982&gclid=CJmxxcWfg7MCFayPPAodsFkAGg
October 15, 2012 at 7:38AM     
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csigafoose wrote:
What kind of shingling is used on the exterior? Love the look.
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theora1915
WHAT IS THE BRAND OF THE SHINGLES AND ARE THEY PRE-STAINED OR PAINTED AND WHAT IS THE COLOR PLEASE.? tHANKS
March 27, 2013 at 3:21AM   
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Christina Kocsis
Sorry Theora, 1915, I dont know the brand of clapboard used or the exact paint . Although, a little research i'm sure will get you closer to the products you need to suit your budget. . I always say buy the best you can afford, especially if you plan on staying in your home for a long time. Also, the dentil crown they used was a beautiful touch. Happy hunting and best of luck.
May 6, 2013 at 7:28PM   
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vinodhm_k wrote:
What is the Land Area Measuring in Sq.Ft - Hi I am interested in knowing what is the total sq.ft of the land Area ?
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The area in that photo is about 15'x30'.
March 8, 2012 at 12:07PM   
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bubbe27 wrote:
what stones were used for the walkway? what shrubs, planing were used along the walkway and further behind the walkway?
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Sorry we didn't see there was a question. The path is all limestone pavers. The client did a lot of the planting and selection but they are all shade plants as the area get almost no direct sunlight. Hope that helps.
March 8, 2012 at 12:09PM   
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lindagoleski
Just wondered what the fuchsia colored flowers for shade were. They don't look like impatience....
February 18, 2013 at 6:07PM   
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Siding Paint Color - What is the color of the house???
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1. Location Your primary concern with a new master bedroom should be its location. This is probably the most difficult and complicated decision of the adding-on process. You want to know how your new bedroom will relate to the landscape, or if it even can, if it is not on the ground floor. You also have to consider privacy and how the circulation of the layout will work with the rest of the plan.With the addition of the master suite on this house, the architect has defined a marvelous path garden that complements the scheme and the new master bedroom in an enchanting way.

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