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NewApproach

New concrete steps flanked by custom steel planters draw visitors to the front entry. Photo by Kingbird.
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merlync wrote:
is deck under arbor concrete? - is there a concrete patio under the arbor, or is it a wooded deck? I would like to use the concrete in that area but I'm concerned about water run-off from the roof onto the concrete.
   Comment   November 29, 2012
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merlync
Thank-you so much for that info! Your landscaping really makes all the difference to that house!
November 29, 2012 at 9:17PM   
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Thanks! You're welcome.
December 6, 2012 at 1:31PM   
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ella1234 wrote:
what is the surface on the ground? is it cement? color? thanks
   Comment   October 1, 2012
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Yes, it's just plain concrete, but wet.
October 2, 2012 at 7:23AM     
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sherisue wrote:
Planting that looks like a mist. - What are the flowers that look like a cloud in the planting? Thanks
   Comment   August 28, 2012
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The low-growing white flowers are Snow-In-Summer, Cerastium tomentosum. Is that the plant to which you are referring?
September 8, 2012 at 11:02AM     
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sherisue
Exactly the one I was referring to. Thank you. I love the look.
September 9, 2012 at 5:50AM   
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lynnagema wrote:
Whats the name of the tall grass
   Comment   July 15, 2012
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Stephanie Reimer
What are the planters made of? They look great!
May 23, 2014 at 8:21PM   
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Thanks, they are made of steel and allowed to rust naturally. A local craftsman welded them for us.
May 27, 2014 at 8:48AM   
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What are the planter boxes made out of?
   Comment   June 7, 2014

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Frank Organ added this to Shape and Pattern Set Gardens' Tone
Using Simple Geometric ShapesThe type of pattern you use as the basis of your garden plan will depend on its suitability to the site, considering levels, views and the style of the building that the garden will adjoin. The simplest of all shapes in garden design is the square or rectangle, as house walls and boundaries usually suggest a 90-degree pattern. The use of a single type of shape produces a sense of movement. In this design, it moves our eyes through the garden to the front door.

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