Charles McClure, landscape architectMediterranean Landscape, Santa Barbara

This is an example of a large mediterranean backyard gravel retaining wall landscape in Santa Barbara. —  Houzz
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nancy2909 wrote:Jun 11, 2012
  • grahamrw
    Check Pottery Barn for outdoor curtains
  • heavenlygaits
    I've been seeing painters canvas drop cloths for outdoor application. They are neutral and come with a great choice of lengths. They are 100% cotton and I recommend washing them first
sharlene wrote:Aug 8, 2011
  • cliebsch
    Extraordinary. Beautifully done!
  • rickschroeder
    looks great. I like to brick border. Any issues with cracking the brick or bocce balls during play?
S P Brown Interiors wrote:Mar 24, 2015
Dave Narcisco wrote:Feb 23, 2012

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nataliemyers
Natalie Myers added this to Bocce, Anyone? Toss Some Popular Games Into Your Yard PlansApr 17, 2013

A perimeter curb will keep balls in play. One that is built 6 to 18 inches high out of cast concrete, bricks or blocks will do.The structure adjacent to this playing area offers a luxurious spot for resting between games, turning this backyard into an oasis.

becky
Becky Harris added this to Landscape Trends: Bocce Ball CourtsApr 18, 2011

Playing a primitive form of bocce goes all the way back to the Egyptians in 5000 B.C. Doesn't this fancy covered patio with the curtains seem like someplace a modern-day Cleopatra could sit and watch the sport?

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phuong35
Phuong added this to Esther Ave: Design for back and side yardsAug 14, 2019

A bocce ball court for Ben would be nice...

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