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FurElise

kgbrn That was my first thought also. The repeated reverberating "pok-pok-pok-boing" would drive me nuts.

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liz

I really love the sunken garden in New York. I can imagine it being a real haven. I'm assuming that drainage was taken into account so that it doesn't become and underwater haven after a lot of rain, and some sort of greenery around the railings at the top to keep it more private.

   
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The Outdoor Room, LLC

Design constraints are what push us as creative proprietors, problem solvers and landscape architects! We have had a number of projects that were presented to us for the very reason that some natural obstacle, drainage issue or municipal constraint was present and beyond the know how of the property owner. Having the opportunity to provide budget conscious solutions and change an undesirable feature into a great asset for the client is why we can stand back some days and say, "Wow, we did it!"

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