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Waterfall Oasis by Outdoor Makeover
Waterfall Oasis by Outdoor Makeover
Outdoor Makeover & Living Spaces
Outdoor Makeover
Design ideas for a traditional backyard water fountain landscape in Atlanta.
2013 ALE: Stairway to Heaven
2013 ALE: Stairway to Heaven
Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association
Hively Landcapes http://www.hivelylandscapes.com/ Project Entry: Stairway to Heaven 2013 PLNA Awards for Landscape Excellence Winner Category: Residential Up to $15,000 Award Level: Bronze Project Description: Battling age arid multiple sclerosis would not deter these homeowners from a relaxing and interactive backyard getaway. It was important to block the nearby homes from the view, while creating an open environment for neighbors to meet and socialize. Their love for landscaping and birds, needed to be joined with a relaxing water feature that could be enjoyed from desired locations inside the house as well as outside. I wanted to incorporate plants they liked, that would work on such a tough slope, and provide year-long interest. By making the water feature the prominent piece in the garden I had to make it naturalize into the hillside, as if it was always there. By the end, a never ending and insurmountable hillside was transformed into their, "stairway to heaven." This new home construction left little quality topsoil with large amounts of fill soil to stabilize for a successful water feature. Topsoil and mushroom soil were used to amend planting holes for plants, and proper base materials were used for water feature and stairs. Such a steep hill makes equipment difficult to manage. By setting equipment on top of the hill, we were able to drag/winch materials up the hill to put in place. Due to health conditions of the client, navigation of the hill would require a more functional access. Natural steps and materials were the clients desire, and Techo Bloc's Rocka steps filled both needs. The water feature was constructed with a natural stone bridge to cross and flat stones strategically placed as foot holds. The pondless water feature is constructed using Aquascape's engineered system for filtration and flow. Waterfall rocks are from local quarries to ensure blending and natural elements. Plants were selected to have multiple aesthetic features along with a habitat for many birds. Color was necessary from the first bloom on the Phlox to the first snow dancing on the Miscanthus plume. To meet the client's budget, we designed the garden, planted the trees, supplied the plants and placed the plants for the client to install. The homeowner had the railing and smaller steps installed by others. With the clients uplifting attitude and determination they became the ushers of the development to welcome new families into the area. Their peaceful transition became a weekend and holiday hotspot where adults can appreciate the beauty while the children playfully splash each other in the stream. Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating disease that can confine your life experiences. Their dreams and conviction led to a therapeutic garden that appears to disappear into the sky. This illusion has brought joy to them and others and trademarked their slogan, "stairway to heaven." Photo Credit: Hively Landscapes
Park Hill  Backyard After
Park Hill Backyard After
Landscape Connection
Denver Colorado Outdoor Room(s) including outdoor dining, pathways, water feature with accent lighting.
Inspiration for a traditional backyard stone waterfall in Denver.
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Ni-water Composition
Ni-water Composition
Outdoor Craftsmen
Inspiration for a mid-sized mediterranean full sun backyard stone landscaping in Denver.
Mark's Backyard
Mark's Backyard
Artistic Landscapes
This is an example of a traditional backyard brick flower bed in Atlanta.
Garden Waterfalls
Garden Waterfalls
Matthew Giampietro Garden Design
Backyard waterfall in Connecticut by Matthew Giampietro of Waterfalls Fountains & Gardens Inc.
This is an example of a large traditional partial sun backyard stone waterfall in Miami for spring.
Davis Residence
Davis Residence
Wylie Architecture Planning Interior Design
The Davis Residence is nestled into a mountainside in Jamul, CA with views to the ocean. It is built with recycled and fire proof materials. Photography by Roberto Zeballos
Tree and Waterfall Inspired Backyard
Tree and Waterfall Inspired Backyard
Aquascape
Aquascape Inc.
This is an example of a traditional backyard water fountain landscape in Chicago.
Naturalistic pond with waterfall
Naturalistic pond with waterfall
GROUNDS KEEPER
Natural ecosystem pond and waterfall with grasses, water lilies and other aquatic plants.
Design ideas for a large rustic backyard water fountain landscape in New York for spring.
Dukas Fountain
Dukas Fountain
Lewis Aquatech
Beautiful wall fountain and decking.
This is an example of a mediterranean backyard landscaping in DC Metro.
Brentwood Castle
Brentwood Castle
Mystic Water Gardens
Inspiration for a large traditional full sun backyard water fountain landscape in Los Angeles.
Micah Bay Beauty
Micah Bay Beauty
Clearwater Summit Group
Quicksilver Commercial
Photo of a large rustic partial sun backyard water fountain landscape in Seattle for summer.
Boardwalk and Three Weir Fountain
Boardwalk and Three Weir Fountain
Kim Rooney Landscape Architecture
Landscape by Kim Rooney
Photo of a large modern partial sun backyard concrete paver landscaping in Seattle.
Back Yard Wonderland
Back Yard Wonderland
Smalls Landscaping
Smaller streams alongside the waterfall were incorporated to flow as offshoots to the main falls. Landscaping plantings were strategically placed to cover pumps used in the running of the waterfalls. We also designed and built our own intake stand for the pump screen to keep them off the pond bottom. This prevented debris from entering the falls and streams.
Water Features
Water Features
Rolling Meadows Landscape & Garden Center
This is an example of a traditional backyard water fountain landscape in Kansas City.
Cobb Lake Estate
Cobb Lake Estate
Lindgren Landscape
Buff sandstone boulder water falls cut through formal sandstone veneer retaining walls. Custom built sandstone bridge spans the stream. Designed and built by Lindgren Landscape
Urban Landscape Design & Construction
Urban Landscape Design & Construction
Urban Landscape
Photo of a mediterranean backyard water fountain landscape in Los Angeles.
Mica Foothills
Mica Foothills
Coppercreek Landscaping
Perched on a hillside on the edge of the Palouse, these homeowners wanted a backyard that took advantage of the stellar views across the surrounding farmland. Masonry retaining walls match the brick of the house, while the landscaping complements the vistas below. The water feature has multiple falls that cascade into a deep wading pool below. The concrete patio is cantilevered over the water for a seamless transition. Across the top pool, boulder stepping stones continue the path to the upper patio.
White Falls
White Falls
SURROUNDS Landscape Architecture + Construction
Landscape Architect: Chad Talton
Inspiration for a large traditional backyard brick water fountain landscape in DC Metro.
A Lush Backyard Poolscape
A Lush Backyard Poolscape
Apple Tree Landscapes, Inc.
Photo of a large traditional backyard stone water fountain landscape in New York.
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