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Design/ Build- Rustic Retreat Farmhouse Patio, Chicago

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Inspiration for a mid-sized cottage side yard gravel patio remodel in Chicago with a pergola — Houzz

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Lauren Dunec Design added this to Tour a Romantic Farmhouse Garden and Bocce Court in Illinois
“After” photos by Hannah GoeringYard at a GlanceWho lives here: Rick and Lisa Moser, their two dogs, Millie and Annie, and about 20 chickensLocation: Old Mill Creek, Illinois (about 48 miles north of Chicago)Size: About 1/10 acre (405 square meters)Designer: David and Jennifer Hoxsie of Greenhaven LandscapesMaintaining the integrity of the farm’s history was a goal from the start. “We bought the property because we loved it for what it was,” homeowner Rick Moser says. “We wanted to honor its history while bringing some things up to date and realizing some new potential for it as well.”After spending a little over a year working on the house restoration, the Mosers turned their attention to the overgrown garden. They first hired Craig Bergmann Landscape Design to do a master plan of the property and initial plantings around the home. Then, Greenhaven Landscapes came on board to tackle other areas of the grounds, including the bocce court and seating area.
Lauren Dunec Design added this to 12 Sustainable Gardening Ideas From Landscape Design Pros
1. Reclaim Spaces, Rather Than Tear Them DownIf you’re starting a garden renovation, it’s tempting to want to tear everything out and start with a clean slate. However, replacing all plants, hardscape and structures can lead to added costs and unnecessary waste. If possible, look for ways to reimagine spaces and reuse existing materials. Landscape designers David and Jennifer Hoxsie of Greenhaven Landscapes revived this site of a former dairy barn and grain silo on their clients’ property in Illinois. Instead of tearing down the crumbling remains of the barn and the unused silo, the designers integrated them into a new walled garden and bocce court, keeping truckloads of concrete onsite and out of a landfill. “It was a balancing act of wanting to create an inviting, finished space while embracing the aged, imperfect character of the site,” David says.Work with landscape architect on your outdoor renovation

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Bocce or horseshoes! And bench.

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