Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture
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Hillside Residence

Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture
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Souix C. wrote:
Where would you find the dragon tub? Was it together or was the tub a fountain with the dragon added?
   Comment   January 15, 2011
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The tub was a abandoned ofuro the dragon was added later it is a purchased item off the shelf.
June 22, 2011 at 10:24pm     
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annerie wrote:
Do you know the name of the grassy looking grey foliage on the front right hand corner of the photo??
     Comment   April 8, 2012

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Vanessa Brunner added this to 35 Fabulous Fountains
This photo has always been one of my favorite outdoor shots on the site. Not just because the fountain has a dragon in a tub, but also because the rosemary, lavender, and olive tree landscaping is one of my absolute favorite combinations. More: 10 Ways to Add Water to Your Home's Design Houzz Tour: Indoor-Outdoor Harmony Over the Pacific Browse fountains finds in our Products section
Amy Renea added this to How to Create an Outdoor Nest
Here is another example of plantings that are the exact right height. They surround this nest without creating a cloistered feel. If the plants were any shorter though, they wouldn't give a feeling of protection. This particular nest is situated on the side of a slight slope or hill which gives an added feel of protection and opens up to a vista below. In the midst of the quivering breezes of rosemary, salvia and lavender, with olive trees hovering in the background, I wish I was the dragon bathing in that fountain!
Samantha Schoech added this to Soak Up Nature With Outdoor Baths
Outstanding in its field! I'd float some of that rosemary in the water for nature's own aromatherapy. Oh, also, there seems to be a dragon in the tub. Hope you don't mind.
Jay Sifford Garden Design added this to Explore Your Garden Personality: The Whimsical Gardener
Display sculpture. The whimsical garden is generally home to a number of unique sculptural pieces. This dragon-in-a-tub fountain is a case in point. The piece is peacefully nestled among rosemary and salvia. The beauty and power of this vignette would be compromised if several other sculptures were competing for attention. Observe the sight lines in your garden and place a sculpture so that the piece speaks on its own without competing with others. Bends in garden paths, hedges and even house corners create new opportunities to appropriately place sculpture.
Laura Gaskill added this to 13 Extra-Cool Things to Do With a Backyard
8. Capture a dragon instead. Bathing in the yard not your cup of tea? Then make way for a dragon, or any other creature sculpture, in a vintage tub to create a statement-making fountain.

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Cornelia added this to Olives
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Ocean garden
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8. Capture a dragon instead. Bathing in the yard not your cup of tea? Then make way for a dragon, or any other creature sculpture, in a vintage tub to create a statement-making fountain.
hbbucky1 added this to Outdoors
April 9, 2014
Tub fountain
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April 8, 2014
Dragon
fathemeh added this to fathemeh's ideas
April 8, 2014
view
Christy LaGrotta added this to christy_lagrotta's ideas
April 6, 2014
hahaha look at the bathtub!! @ is this mockery for the outdoor tub idea?
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April 4, 2014
Fountain
Michelle Bellamy added this to Outdoor bathtub
April 2, 2014
plants
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April 2, 2014
FUN Capture a dragon instead. Bathing in the yard not your cup of tea? Then make way for a dragon, or any other creature sculpture, in a vintage tub to create a statement-making fountain.
carolynburford added this to Patio Ideas
March 31, 2014
dragon
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March 30, 2014
Dragon in a tub
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March 29, 2014
Robinet pour le spa mais plus gros plus emplifier pour dimenssion du spa
martinmarianna added this to bowl pit
March 28, 2014
Dragon in tub
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March 28, 2014
Love dragon bathtub
Sam Buchanan added this to garden
March 26, 2014
do something like this to catch rainwater
cluk2222 added this to Enclosed small to medium porch
March 26, 2014
dragons hiding in the yard!
tytman added this to tytman's Ideas
March 25, 2014
Good idea
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March 25, 2014
Ranchos
springchicken41 added this to Outdoor Living
March 24, 2014
Perfect idea for the bathtub in our backyard. Gotta find a monster!!
blackrabbitranch added this to blackrabbitranch's Ideas
March 24, 2014
Like all the ideas
geromeaz added this to Landscape Ideas
March 24, 2014
Vintage bathtub - Bathing in the yard not your cup of tea? Then make way for a dragon, or any other creature sculpture, in a vintage tub to create a statement-making fountain.
artpark added this to artpark's ideas
March 24, 2014
need yard art - big bicycle
Donya Schroeder added this to Landscape Ideas
March 24, 2014
add an aquatic sculpture to a tub and make it into a pond/fountain
abbadabba123 added this to landscaping
March 24, 2014
love this fountain
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March 23, 2014
Fountain
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March 23, 2014
Dragon!
Terry Lynch added this to gardens
March 23, 2014
onewingstudio added this to Exterior Ideas
March 23, 2014
Love this guy. We could do iron fish in a stock tank...
12annette added this to Landscape Ideas
March 23, 2014
Unique fountain
enyblade added this to Landscaping ideas
March 23, 2014
dragon in a vintage tub for a fountain
suestefko added this to Exterior Ideas
March 23, 2014
Bathing in the yard not your cup of tea? Then make way for a dragon, or any other creature sculpture, in a vintage tub to create a statement-making fountain.
suki09 added this to gardens
March 23, 2014
some kind of tub or pail with a animal looking out, part of the water feature?
sagesandi added this to Backyard
March 23, 2014
This would get a lot of looks if it were in the front yard!
kennethrbailey added this to Landscaping
March 23, 2014
water feature
Lennie de Poel added this to Patio Ideas
March 23, 2014
dragon in bath (art)
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March 23, 2014
dragon in tub - would love dragon in pond or fountain!
Sabrina Cassidy added this to Ideas for 2013 New Projects
March 23, 2014
love the dragon
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March 23, 2014
dragon!
cmdmail26 added this to cmdmail26's ideas
March 23, 2014
Serpent- awesome.
madhousemom added this to Exterior Finish
March 23, 2014
Maybe not the tub, but I want a dragon in the landscaping! :)
Shana Wagner added this to beautiful pieces I want
March 23, 2014
neat idea
rcahrensfeld added this to Molly's Allen
March 23, 2014
ditto!
zeebee added this to Garden
March 23, 2014
Funny and fun
christietoo added this to FUTURE GARDEN IDEAS
March 23, 2014
HUMOROUS FOUNTAIN Capture a dragon instead. Bathing in the yard not your cup of tea? Then make way for a dragon, or any other creature sculpture, in a vintage tub to create a statement-making fountain.
zoomsgirl added this to Patio Ideas
March 23, 2014
Cool
weznatr added this to weznatr's Favorites
March 23, 2014
For our backyard?
carolynbu added this to carolynbu's ideas
March 22, 2014
Dragon in a tub!
leeanlynn added this to leeanlynn's ideas
March 22, 2014
like the dragon in bath tub
Bridget Schuil added this to Landscape Ideas
March 22, 2014
outdoor tub
scotfree63 added this to Landscape Ideas
March 22, 2014
note how great the strong black looks against the green of this garden
DIAspoton added this to exterior and garden
March 21, 2014
cool dragon fountain
oceangirl56 added this to Outdoor Baths
March 20, 2014
Love the Dragon!
Rachel Leah added this to Exterior Ideas
March 18, 2014
Wishing Well
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March 16, 2014
dragon
Luke Buckle added this to Well that's unexpected
March 9, 2014
Is that a dragon in the bathtub or are you just pleased...
nickit13 added this to nickit13's ideas
March 8, 2014
Could work on my hill slide
mallsup added this to Outdoor / Pool
March 7, 2014
Olive trees
nettegreg added this to nettegreg's Ideas
March 6, 2014
Artwork
emprint added this to bathroom
March 5, 2014
outdoor tub
Rod Mulholland added this to Landscape Ideas
March 1, 2014
dragon
Vicki Denson added this to garden
March 1, 2014
have water coming out of the dragons mouth. The gravel fills the hole for the water, then pipe water up and out the faucet. My fountain.
criggity added this to Aunt Jinny
February 28, 2014
unique sculpture/garden art
galynt added this to doors
February 26, 2014
fun
megwalsh9 added this to Garden
February 23, 2014
Display sculpture. The whimsical garden is generally home to a number of unique sculptural pieces. This dragon-in-a-tub fountain is a case in point. The piece is peacefully nestled among rosemary and salvia. The beauty and power of this vignette would be compromised if several other sculptures were competing for attention. Observe the sight lines in your garden and place a sculpture so that the piece speaks on its own without competing with others. Bends in garden paths, hedges and even house corners create new opportunities to appropriately place sculpture.
aprildaisy86 added this to Landscape Ideas
February 23, 2014
I need a loch ness monster. I just do.
Ashleigh Jade added this to Backyard
February 23, 2014
rosemary and salvia
abkrol51 added this to abkrol51's ideas
February 20, 2014
Whimsy
Mauri Yopp added this to Landscape Ideas
February 20, 2014
Love the sculpture
Linda Van Wagner added this to Landscape Ideas
February 18, 2014
just fun
Tere Velazquez added this to Magic Ideas
February 18, 2014
Dragon's bath
sesinteriors added this to sesinteriors's ideas
February 17, 2014
Sculpture
skp1 added this to skp1 landscaping
February 16, 2014
cute!
Jackie Ross added this to jackie_ross7660's ideas
February 16, 2014
fun green idea
loisb1974 added this to Gardens
February 16, 2014
Doable in the boardwalk
magjerde added this to front yard
February 16, 2014
love plants
deberah4400 added this to deberah4400's ideas
February 16, 2014
dragon sculpture
Sylvia Percy added this to sylvia_percy's ideas
February 16, 2014
Love the dragon in the tub
fargosteph added this to fargosteph's Ideas
February 16, 2014
Love the dragon in the water tub
spikemartin added this to landscaping
February 16, 2014
Nessie -- creatures adding personality
mindingthebody added this to mindingthebody's ideas
February 16, 2014
Tub
dyecar added this to dyecar's Ideas
February 16, 2014
Dragon fountain
bqnira added this to bqnira's ideas
February 15, 2014
use stainless steel house trough for a bubbleing fountain
marlowcats added this to marlowcats's Ideas
February 15, 2014
Hilarious.
charromero added this to Exterior Ideas
February 15, 2014
I could use my claw foot tub for something like this.
hrhdiane2 added this to hrhdiane2's ideas
February 14, 2014
whimsical garden2/dragon
enyblade added this to Outdoor lighting, fire, water
February 14, 2014
dragon in a tub fountain
ladybuffington added this to Landscape Ideas
February 14, 2014
Display sculpture. The whimsical garden is generally home to a number of unique sculptural pieces. This dragon-in-a-tub fountain is a case in point. The piece is peacefully nestled among rosemary and salvia.
GreenThumb Gardens added this to cvaia's ideas
February 14, 2014
Just great
jtimson added this to City Garden
February 14, 2014
the dragon
k2fox added this to k2fox's Ideas
February 13, 2014
Love it
laurwin added this to laurwin's Ideas
February 13, 2014
Very cute
staugustine2010 added this to staugustine2010's ideas
February 13, 2014
Love this sculpture idea!
nlworley added this to nlworley's ideas
February 13, 2014
There's a dragon in that tub!
Elske DeGroot added this to bacjyard
February 12, 2014
sculpture with humour
Jodi Walder-Biesanz added this to Exteriors
February 12, 2014
fun tub fountain
smarkl added this to Landscape Ideas
February 12, 2014
Display sculpture. The whimsical garden is generally home to a number of unique sculptural pieces. This dragon-in-a-tub fountain is a case in point. The piece is peacefully nestled among rosemary and salvia. The beauty and power of this vignette would be compromised if several other sculptures were competing for attention. Observe the sight lines in your garden and place a sculpture so that the piece speaks on its own without competing with others. Bends in garden paths, hedges and even house corners create new opportunities to appropriately place sculpture.
Katherine Hess added this to katherine_hess2347195's ideas
February 12, 2014
Peacefulness and whimsy together.
mcoconnor added this to Landscape Ideas
February 12, 2014
Everything!!!
elausier added this to elausier's Ideas
February 12, 2014
sculpture
Ashlar Painting added this to Arcitectual Design Elements
February 12, 2014
Who needs outdoor fish when you have one of these?
janee22 added this to janee22's ideas
February 12, 2014
dragon bath
vickileslie added this to BR House
February 12, 2014
fountain
Karen Harris added this to karen_harris163's ideas
February 12, 2014
hysterical:)
jtaylorg added this to Garden projects
February 12, 2014
Outdoor bath
renojean added this to Landscaping
February 12, 2014
What fun!
marylee23 added this to laverne
February 12, 2014
the plantings of rosemary and lavendar, gravel area,
Pam Twilegar added this to yard
February 12, 2014
Sculpture and native plants
gfratiani added this to Outside patios
February 12, 2014
so funny and cool!
Global designs added this to kim_schilling's ideas
February 12, 2014
dragon in a bathtub sculpture in garden
Alma Trejo added this to Patio Ideas
February 12, 2014
Está espectacular este jardín de hierbas de olor.
vanillamendoza added this to country property
February 12, 2014
bath-tub in garden, why not?
dccb added this to dccb's ideas
February 11, 2014
Like it
Rosemary added this to rosemary02144's ideas
February 11, 2014
Dragon
lilacs54 added this to lilacs54's ideas
February 10, 2014
fun
andrea added this to Landscaping
February 10, 2014
this is soooooo fun!
John Arndt added this to livestock tanks
February 1, 2014
this is very kool
sunglowdr added this to Patio Ideas
January 29, 2014
Galvanized tub
svsbell added this to fountains
January 26, 2014
Dragon!!!!
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January 20, 2014
suelo rodeado de piedra y naturaleza
kh970 added this to kh970's ideas
January 5, 2014
totally cool!!!!
eucritta added this to eucritta's Ideas
December 12, 2013
The dragon in the bathtub fountain.
Christine Hammersley added this to christine_hammersley's ideas
November 30, 2013
I want one!
fathemeh added this to fireplace
November 25, 2013
view
horvath added this to horvath's ideas
November 18, 2013
whimsical water feature
lizzyloubee added this to lizzyloubee's ideas
November 16, 2013
everything
Elisa Chambers added this to Elisa Chambers' Ideas
November 14, 2013
hot tub
lechedecoco added this to entrada (lobby,escalera,patio)
November 7, 2013
El dragón!!!
doreen1145 added this to doreen1145's ideas
October 31, 2013
how cute
docstaschuk added this to garden area
October 25, 2013
water feature and surrounding plants
tinamhuffman added this to Lloyd Residence
October 22, 2013
rosemary and lavender with water feature
mcvic3 added this to zen calm gardens
October 15, 2013
cute
Laura Ferlic-Stark added this to Exterior Ideas
September 25, 2013
This photo has always been one of my favorite outdoor shots on the site. Not just because the fountain has a dragon in a tub, but also because the rosemary, lavender, and olive tree landscaping is one of my absolute favorite combinations.
Tina Mico Landscape Design added this to mico56's ideas
September 23, 2013
olives lavender and rosemary
gorbycat added this to gorbycat's Ideas
September 21, 2013
Bastrop
heatherjkasper added this to fun ideas
September 15, 2013
This photo has always been one of my favorite outdoor shots on the site. Not just because the fountain has a dragon in a tub, but also because the rosemary, lavender, and olive tree landscaping is one of my absolute favorite combination.
joyn80s added this to joyn80s
September 2, 2013
Same idea with water trough
margies2958 added this to margies2958's ideas
August 25, 2013
Dragon
greencyn1 added this to Water Features
August 17, 2013
Herb and water garden
inverness46 added this to inverness46's Ideas
August 11, 2013
Love him!
corentyne added this to garden
August 10, 2013
too cool
Dot Calm added this to dot_calm's ideas
August 8, 2013
For Dot's water trough?
Mommyfriend added this to OutdoorsArchitecture/ H20
July 28, 2013
Tub, surrounded by river stones and rosemary, lavendar and an olive tree. Search Hidden nooks (?)
debbiemtx added this to bath
July 24, 2013
Ugly
Marcus Edwards added this to fountains
July 21, 2013
dragon in the pond
Khani Zulu added this to backyard
July 7, 2013
Tub
CDK Design added this to tao_charl
July 7, 2013
plant material
csmonahan added this to landscaping
July 6, 2013
ROSEMARY, lavender & olive tree.... great combo
vgirldesign added this to mountain ridge
July 5, 2013
Gardens
dollymama added this to firepit patio
July 4, 2013
Dragon in a bathtub ...s'nice!
Cornelia added this to Garden Art
July 2, 2013
Grasses
angelhues6 added this to Outdoor living
June 30, 2013
Dragon tub fountain
Jim Rufus added this to Landscape Ideas
June 26, 2013
planting
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June 23, 2013
Rosemary
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June 4, 2013
Pretty garden
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May 28, 2013
Wood/stone/nature
gwohld added this to Backyard
May 26, 2013
rosemary and lavender
2oso added this to outdoor garden bath tub sap
May 22, 2013
large river rocks surrounding outdoor tub
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May 20, 2013
Delightfully silly.
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May 17, 2013
Mina
kiminak added this to backyard
May 13, 2013
dragon
janmthielen added this to hot tubs
May 12, 2013
love the tub? what is it made of? also like the natural grasses surrounding tub
littleferalpig added this to garden
April 20, 2013
lavender with river rocks and blue grey accent plant
dnlh added this to KR
April 19, 2013
Dragon
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April 16, 2013
Dragon in Tub
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April 16, 2013
rosemary, lavender, olive tree, dragon in tub. what fun
crystaldewars added this to Crystal's Canine Care
April 3, 2013
bath
Brigid Smith added this to Landscape Ideas
March 30, 2013
rosemary, lavender and olive... our themes?
roadglide95 added this to roadglide95's Ideas
March 24, 2013
Love the sea monster water deco! Good ideas of rosemary and salvia.
celguss added this to celguss's ideas
March 18, 2013
dragon in the tub
jotm added this to jotm's ideas
March 13, 2013
looks coastal to me
studyograf added this to studyograf's Ideas
March 9, 2013
Küvet ve yıkanan kız
dianebrunjes added this to dianebrunjes's ideas
March 9, 2013
CUTE!!!!
avaandsue added this to outdoor bathing
March 1, 2013
good use of plants, also cheaper, stand alone tub
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February 17, 2013
dragon
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February 4, 2013
whimsical
Bronwyn Hadley added this to garden
January 31, 2013
greyish foliage section of garden
Lincoln Glover added this to Exterior
January 29, 2013
outdoor bath
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January 26, 2013
Bath in a lea
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January 22, 2013
vanduo
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January 17, 2013
Salvia good hillside plant
Benjamin Wolfe added this to Things I Love
December 30, 2012
Rosemary, lavender: a landscape you can smell (and, in some cases, cook with). Pine is nice too, for scents. It's like built-in aromatherapy.
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December 28, 2012
Plants
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December 27, 2012
the tub being out in the open. The river rocks below it. Wonder how deep it is?
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December 25, 2012
ohmygoodness
Expressions by Natalie added this to Outside
December 17, 2012
WHAT too good. Love it. Don't know what it is. Don't care.
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December 7, 2012
water for deer
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December 1, 2012
Rosemary with blue grass
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November 28, 2012
dragon
arwen719 added this to fountains
November 28, 2012
the fountain has a dragon in a tub
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November 27, 2012
no Dragon
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November 26, 2012
Love the rustic elements
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