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Down to Earth Designs, Inc.
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Raleigh koi pond, japanese azumaya
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Custom cedar and cypress azumaya inspired by a tea-house design. Our client enjoys relax ing in the shade by the koi pond and stream. © 2012 Ben Case, Down to Earth Designs, Inc.
I want that stream in my backyard!
Gazebo, rocks along stream, pavers around edge
“Asian inspired” — melissamerriam
Jane Kim Design
Jane Kim Design
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More southern light streams through the window in this second bathroom, where the tub and shower share space in the same tiled area.
“shower and bathtub in same space” — Janos Baldivieso
Clearwater Summit Group
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Micah Bay Beauty
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Quicksilver Commercial
“interesting” — Victoria Spina-lieber
Spring Creek Aquatic Concepts
Stream in a garden landscape
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down that would ordinarily grow high in our Cascade Mountain Range. Real streams have riffles, pools, cascades and sometimes a feature called a glide. Real streams are not a rock lined "slot" turned up on an angle. Real streams also have bends, meanders and an ever changing width. We will demonstrate
Along with natural ponds, of course we build natural streams and creeks This image is a cascade ( a steep riffle ) on a creek that began it's life as an irrigation ditch. Floral: red: indian paint brush purple: large leaf lupine. Both are native to this area albeit at much higher elevation. Our
Spring Creek Aquatic Concepts
Stream in a garden landscape
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Pools in streams and creeks have shapes defined by the physics of the channel. Notice this pool has a curvature to the left and it prepares to flow over the next waterfall. Natural streams often have many more elements than rocks. Logs and large tree branches blend elegantly and tell the story of
of a real creek. What you do not see here is a preponderance of rocks and boulders. Rocks create an annoying hard edge to waters. This stream is designed to appear soft. Very often we design so the eye cannot even pick out the edge of the water. The result is a much more soothing natural image
Spring Creek Aquatic Concepts
Stream in a garden landscape
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glide. The slightly rippled water to the left is the end of a riffle as it enters the next pool. Again, see how a stream designed to be real has bends and twists. On small streams like this we do have the luxury of turning this into a riffle if desired.
Stream in a garden landscape
stream glide...stream riffle...garden pond stream...landscape stream
Spring Creek Aquatic Concepts
Stream in a garden landscape
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Natural Water features demand more than a typical landscape pond. Yes we have to know our science, but for streams and creeks to appear real, we have to understand more than ecology and hydrology, we need to have worn out a closet of hiking boots to gain the artistic eye to create reality. Most people
“Log at ponds edga” — zmagik
Down to Earth Designs, Inc.
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Raleigh koi pond, stream, japanese teahouse
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Raleigh koi pond, stream, japanese teahouse
Watergarden stream © 2012 Ben Case, Down to Earth Designs, Inc.
The stream
“Pond” — donnaduboistaylor
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