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Heidi Reesor wrote:Apr 27, 2014
  • Angel Wasmund

    what other plants did you use


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    Princeton Scapes Inc

    A few other plants include inkberry, rudbeckia, and sedum

L M Cline's LLC wrote:Mar 29, 2014
  • Megan Clark
    Can you outline the types of plants used here?
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    Princeton Scapes Inc
    I'm sorry I just saw this. We used a variety of plants. From different varieties of ornamental grasses to sedum, to Mugo pines to Rudbeckia
redhotlava wrote:Aug 4, 2015
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    Princeton Scapes Inc

    Hi there, here is a list of a few plants that are located in this photo: Sedum "Autumn Joy", Miscanthus "Morning Light" and "Gracillimus", juniper, inkberry, birch, and rudbeckia

  • christinequance

    Hi there - what is the name of the plant when you're looking at the picture it's third from the left along the bottom? Beside the morning light?

Maureen O'Hara wrote:Jun 14, 2015
kasonmeme wrote:Feb 14, 2015
smilendown wrote:Jul 7, 2014
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    Princeton Scapes Inc
    The lowest level you see in this photo is the walk out basement.
titlerw wrote:Jun 2, 2014
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    Princeton Scapes Inc
    The slope here runs from approx. 4' to about 6' high. the width from the the top of the slope (at the porch) to the bottom of the slope runs approx. 12 feet to 20 feet. How well this works really depends upon the site - drainage, access, width the slope can run, size of the boulders, type of plants as well as the type of material the ground/ slope consists of. Lots of variables, I hope that helps.

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Jay Sifford Garden Design added this to How to Design a Great Garden on a Sloped LotMay 18, 2014

Strategically place boulders. Well-placed boulders can stabilize the grade as well as create microclimates for a variety of plants. By deliberately placing large boulders parallel to the top of the bed, you can create water-retentive planting pockets for moisture-loving plants. By placing smaller boulders perpendicular to the top of the bed, you can create well-draining areas for those plants that require those conditions. Custom soil mixes that retain or release water can further aid you in the creation of a unique mixed bed.

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tmac_low
tmac_low added this to OutdoorMay 31, 2019

Maybe something like this for front of house

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