to the landscape. Accentuate plantings with large raised beds and a matching mailbox post. Notice how the three brick structures create a triangle and balance the pathway; all three elements working together to draw your eye to the front door.
Marry the house to its landscape. The architects and
unanimous — landscaping is what makes the biggest difference in exterior appeal. Whether you're aiming for a quick freshening up or a complete front yard overhaul, take the time to come up with a basic plan for your landscape. Aim for a good balance of lawn and plants. "Avoid just putting sod down and calling
to the landscape rather than plopped on a lot."Look for the sight lines in your yard. Get a visual from the curb or drive by the space you want to update. "Identify the 'where,'" says Kim Thibodeau of Paradise Restored Landscaping. "The viewpoint that will pull you and your guest outside." If you don't
for the landscape designer/implementer only, I can also connect you to that firm as well as the stone mason.
It is an impressive riverside site. I have additional photos if you are interested.
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landscaping- multi level with stone retaining wall, stairs, boulders
blending w/ landscape. natural approach to landscape.
Gorgeous landscape - love the concrete planters.
of the landscape. While it is vitally important that the size and height of the retaining walls are in balance with the house and garden, it is equally important that the plantings don't overpower the hardscape.The precise plantings in this terraced front garden link all the beds of differing height and