Terra Ferma Landscapes
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Entry Courtyard contemporary-landscape

Entry Courtyard

View into entry courtyard with bosque of pear trees.

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September 26, 2014
jeffreyw wrote:
What type of gravel was used here - ?
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HI Jeffrey! Thanks for the question. It was 3/8" pea gravel. Hope that helps.
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August 23, 2014
Leslie Baker wrote:
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Hi Leslie,
Thanks for the question. We used a 'Select Blue' bluestone with a custom bush-hammered finish.
    Bookmark   August 25, 2014 at 9:12AM
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July 10, 2014
Ben Young Landscape Architect wrote:
Where is this project located?
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This project is located in Woodside, California.
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June 15, 2014
devory wrote:
can they grow in a 30"space
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Thank you for the question. Which plant were you referring to?
    Bookmark   June 17, 2014 at 4:15PM
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January 4, 2014
mrsrjv wrote:
what are the names of the trees both flowering and background? Hedges?
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This is a beautiful calm looking space. May consider those Thujia for privacy in our new yard.
    Bookmark   March 29, 2014 at 3:26PM
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Thank you. We love it too.
    Bookmark   March 31, 2014 at 1:10PM
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July 18, 2012
Cuckoogarden wrote:
the front tree's name - what's the tree's name?
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There are other pears like the Cleveland pear that they could be which are a better tree than the Bradford. The Bradford does have a problem with splitting that other varieties don't.
    Bookmark   March 11, 2013 at 5:24AM
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This is just gorgeous
    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 2:43AM
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May 6, 2012
karinad wrote:
What are the shrubs in the background called? - Thank you!
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are those cypress trees?
    Bookmark   July 9, 2014 at 10:13AM
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They are Thuja occidentalis 'Emerald Green'.
    Bookmark   July 15, 2014 at 3:08PM
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

In a more modern setting, shorn evergreens and flowering trees achieve the same effect.
5. Plant shade trees. Exercise your green thumb by planting shade trees around the house. Design associate Andrew Spiering of Terra Ferma Landscapes suggests casting shadows on the southwestern exposure of the home using large deciduous trees, like oaks, sycamores and elms. "Other ideas include increasing humidity around the home using layered planting or reducing hardscape," he says.
Standard trees, this time pear trees, are again used in a modern parterre-style entry courtyard.The indirect route along the pathway to the front entrance gives a wonderful vista through to the wall of golden conifers.

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Hi! Thanks for the questions. The hedge is Thuja occidentalis 'Emerald Green' and the flowering tree is a Bradford pear.
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