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Rick O'Donnell Architect
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Rear Planters
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easily fit into nearly any style of garden, depending upon the type of rock you use. If you are a handy DIYer, you may be able to complete a project like this on your own, but most homeowners will want to hire a masonry crew to install the beds properly. Pros: Masonry can be a permanent addition, and the
the supplies are available almost everywhere. Masonry raised beds are very attractive and can be built to blend in with or even match your home's exterior. Cons: Masonry can be fairly costly, depending on the type of rock. Cost: Most masons charge by the linear or square foot; for raised beds expect
perennials, paving — you are replacing your lawn with. That said, here are some general guidelines.If you are hiring a designer or landscape architect to plan your garden’s makeover, the cost can start at $1,500 for a planting scheme and run higher for a complex plan with more design elements. If you remove
“Stones” — martiniqueabrams
orlando comas, landscape architect.
10 Reviews
Hollywood Residence - 02
Ideabooks11,054
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Landscape architecture project by Miami based landscape architect Orlando Comas, member of American Society of Landscape Architects, licensed by State of Florida.
the life out of everything under them. Just love this photo with these lush ferns. Do you think ferns could grow under the Maples? Thanks so much for your insight.
What is name of these trees? Love your landscapes.
When used as street trees in new projects, Miami-Dade County requires them to be planted at a spacing of 35' average of your street frontage. I will rather see them planted
I was thinking it might be nice to create large compact gardens around your big trees. This would really soften them up.
climate. Design tip: Not all trees do well with plantings underneath; many, in fact, will suffer from overwatering or root competition. Check with your nursery or local gardening experts before planting.
“Front yard plantings” — cathy424ever
Schwartz and Associates Landscape Architecture
8 Reviews
Planting Details
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around those strange beautiful things. Perhaps will spend the rest of my life to build a rock wall like your. Thank you !!!
Thanks for your interest! The plants in the wall are hens and chicks: Echeveria. The tall blooming plants are Cotyledon
shown here. You may look for opportunities in existing structures or incorporate structures into plans for that next project. To avoid disappointing results, it is imperative that you take careful note of your climate and microclimates and find suitable plants to them. Mediterranean Landscape by Schwartz
Schwartz and Associates Landscape ArchitectureSaveEmail Succulents. If your crevice is sited in a warm, dry, sunny location, succulents such as these Echeverias may be a beautiful and logical choice. Succulents are unmatched
“Succulents” — jstone1016
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each project. Steel specifications vary from project to project, as each site poses unique challenges. Some projects require us to engage a structural and hydrostatic engineer as well. We highly recommend working with your local hardscape professional to work out the details of your project.
of each project. Steel specifications vary from project to project, as each site poses unique challenges. Some projects require us to engage a structural and hydrostatic engineer as well. We highly recommend working with your local hardscape professional to work out the details of your project.
resort. Winter visitors are arriving in lower elevation communities and passing through the higher places; traffic alone shows this. So, how do you make your own garden feel more likea favorite resort? Create potted plantings that impress during the cold season. Hardier accent plants, such as yucca, Hesperaloe
“Easy steps and planters” — kailanakanishi
Jean Marsh Design
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dry stream bed directs drainage during rainy season
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How did you connect the stream bed under the path and prevent path erosion? I'm planning a similar project.
Basically we are retaining, slowing down and directing the drainage to remain on-site as much as is possible. Hope this helps. Good luck with your project.
Here is an example of one of my projects in Corona. Search thru photos and add your own with comments.
You could be walking a hillside in Greece or Italy, but you're actually traversing the path to a front door in the United States. The design is both pretty and practical. The "stones" in the path are recycled concrete. The boulders not only add a natural look to the space that plays off the concrete
“plants” — alg210
Kikuchi + Kankel Design Group
10 Reviews
Saratoga Estate
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beds and the outer 2x6 boards are carriage bolted to them. They were all custom built by the landscape contractor on the project. Depending upon where you live, you could build yours from redwood, cedar or pressure treated wood (make sure you put a barrier betweent pressure treated wood and the soil)
specified and the contractor purchased this greenhouse from an online supplier: charleysgreenhouse.com. They have numerous styles and sizes that may fit your need.
vary depending upon the choice of wood and availability. Don't forget to put wire mesh on the bottom to protect from gophers (if you have them in your area)!
Planning for fall, raised beds, greenhouse, perhaps a cover like this to pot in?
“Raised beds!” — lizziebb
debora carl landscape design
15 Reviews
debora carl landscape design
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Start a project file. Take advantage of winter downtime to daydream about home and garden plans. Keeping your ideas organized will help you stay on track to complete your projects, so start by storing everything in one place. A paper file or bulletin
provide the underpinnings. Gravel paths and stone terraces are hallmarks of French garden design. A gravel path is one of the easiest ways to start your landscape. In this case, the gravel defines the path area, while the inset stepping-stones make for a more stable walking surface.Design tip: With
bulletin board is great for tear sheets, but a basket or box is better for storing bulky samples. You can even create your to-do list in an ideabook. Choose what will work best for you.
“Garden” — abramofa
David Morello Garden Enterprises, Inc.
15 Reviews
Mediterranean Style Home and Gardens
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I have replicated your design in my backyard. I need one more tree. What is the tree on the far left of this picture?
utilitarian purposes in mind. While trees and shrubs can certainly create a living barrier within your yard, creatively placed vines can also give you that feeling of privacy as well as enhance the beauty of your home.
from a picture and want to allow enough room for the trees when mature. Also how far from the fence line to plant the closest crepe myrtle? I'm planning to place a bench or garden swing on the grass in front of the arched area. It will be my favorite reading spot. Thank you for the inspiration!
These trees (Crepe Myrtle) were part of the original landscaping for this project and we re-purposed them to the spot you see in the photo.
“Plants in back” — ashly2005
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