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Our little pond area is viewed from an elevated boardwalk/deck with a small waterfall running beneath and surrounded by Ostrich ferns. We feel so connected with Nature here while watching the fish, frogs, birds and dragonflies that inhabit our mini ecosystem.

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Victoria Nelson

What a fun article. #10 is my favorite, but all of the ideas are great.

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FormLA Landscaping

Lauren, we agree with Woogie3 - this article lowers blood pressure! We love the collection of lush, leafy private spaces that show it is possible to create that sensation - even in the city. Thank you for including us.


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