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Elegant patio photo in New York

Romantic Tarrytown TerraceTraditional Patio, New York

Often, less is more. Take this landscape design composed of climbing roses, hydrangeas, and lilies surrounding a bluestone terrace. This small, suburban garden feels both expansive and intimate. Japanese forest grass softens the edge of the terrace and adds just enough of a modern look to make the garden’s owners, urban transplants, happy. “My husband and I were looking for an outdoor space that had a secret-garden feeling,” says homeowner Anne Lillis-Ruth. “We’ve had fun adding furniture, antique planters, and a stone fountain to [landscape designer] Robert Welsch’s beautiful landscape. The white and green plantings provide the perfect backdrop to my collection of colorful table linens, glassware, and china. We love our garden!” Dean Fisher loved it, too. “The setting is so lovely and relaxed. It evokes the south of France, with its intimate scale and the integration of house and patio through the use of the vines and other plantings.”

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leftcoastgal wrote:Mar 9, 2011
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    Westover Landscape Design
    Hi Barbara Ann, at my own garden here in Tarrytown, we added sculpture from artists that we have known for years. That gives us a real connection to the art which also adds beauty and drama to the garden.
    You may also want to look at another of our gardens on Houzz which is filled with sculpture:
    http://www.houzz.com/projects/10776/gingko-house
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    Chicago Roof Deck & Garden
    You might be able to add the artistic element without buying just sculptures/ lawn art. Look for interesting furniture pieces that could add that element and be functional.
babysimone wrote:Jul 2, 2011
realitybites wrote:Mar 9, 2012
graily wrote:Apr 4, 2012
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    Hello do, the terrace is set in stone dust on a soft base. The stone was laser cut and has very tight joints. Very easy care and permeability. A standard base of item 4 and gravel was used as the base with stone dust for the joints. Good luck with your project. Robert
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    dp environments
    Thanks for the quick reply! So it's all dry-set? Wow impressive!
adunca03 wrote:Jul 11, 2012
love the lattice. Where can I purchase and how easy is in to install?

- Also, how durable is it compared to fencing?

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    Westover Landscape Design
    This needs to be ordered and installed by a high quality fencing professional. It is custom cedar lattice stained with a light wash, height is 6 feet, posts are 8 feet, with two feet buried in cement for support. Post caps are also cedar.

    We purchased from a high volume wholesale manufacture who sells only to the trade.

    Good luck with your project.
  • kobley
    I had a fence similar to this made by a carpenter. The lattice was done with 2"x2". The look was a little more open than this picture. I also used a semi-transparent stain. If you use 2"x2" it should be quite durable. Staining the wood also helps.
astrocomet wrote:Sep 6, 2012
Wondering. How big is this space?

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    Hello Jane, thanks for the compliments and your question. The material is thermal cut bluestone, set in a stone dust base with very tight joints. No cement, only stone dust.

    Here is another image of this lovely garden.

    Hope this helps!

    Good luck with your project.

    Robert Welsch
    Westover Landscape Design, Inc.
    more at www.WestoverLD,com
  • Jane Burks
    Thank you!
johnstonfarm2013 wrote:Feb 23, 2013
Beautiful. I love the wicker table & Chair set. Where can I purchase this? Thanks

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    Westover Landscape Design
    Thanks for your question johnstonfarm2013, those were purchased by the homeowner at Fortunoff.
ndolson wrote:Apr 3, 2013
bunniet wrote:Apr 10, 2013
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    Hello bunniet, thanks for your question...not sue this is related to this image or the landscape design we did for this client. Please repost your question in the general "Advice" or "Discussions" boards. Good luck!
乾坤设计室 wrote:Apr 14, 2013
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    Stunning! What kind of hyndrangeas did you use?
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    Westover Landscape Design
    Limelight Hydrangeas. One of my favorites.
ronzdezines wrote:May 16, 2013
Is there a way to copy pics on Houzz, I simply wanted to use one as background wallpaper.

- see above, can't copy a pic.

  • williamstjessica
    Enlarge the photo and take a screen shot
  • mbmrhodes

    Or use the snipping tool in windows

hallmank11 wrote:Apr 28, 2014
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    Hello hallmank11, thanks of your question. The terrace is a bluestone that is laser cut and is sourced from China. It is called "blue thermal". Hope this helps. Good luck with your project.

    Robert Welsch
    Westover Landscape Design
    www.WestoverLD.com
deco_sfc wrote:Nov 11, 2014
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    hello deco_sfc, the color is a light tan white wash, very watered down in order to still see the grain of the wood, and give it a weathered look. I don't recall the exact brand or supplier. Good luck with your project!

    Robert Welsch
    Westover Landscape Design, Inc.
    more at www.WestoverLD.com
memorr wrote:Mar 16, 2015
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    Hello memorr, thanks for the kind words. This terrace is approximately 18' x 30' for a total of 540 sf.


    I hope this helps!


    Good luck with your project.


    Roberrt

smorelli2003 wrote:Apr 8, 2015
What is the vine on the lattice and the species of hydrangea?

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    hello smorelli2003, thanks for your question. The vine is sweet autumn clematis and the hydrangeas are Limelight Hydrangea.

    Good luck with your project!


    Robert Welsch

    Westover Landscape Design, Inc.

    more at www.WestoverLd.com

mcanderson77 wrote:Apr 15, 2015
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    Hello mcanderson77, thanks for the compliments and your question. It all depends on your location. These are planted in Tarrytown, NY which is 30 miles north of Manhattan and located in USDA hardiness zone 6. For full sun, we recommend the Annebelle Hydrangea and for shade the Oakleaf Hydrangea. There are dozens of hybrids and cultivars with varying flower color, structure and habit. Go to a good local garden center in your area and ask the staff what they recommend.


    Hope this helps.


    Good luck with your project!


    Robert Welsch

    Westover Landscape Design

jewje wrote:Apr 25, 2015
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    hello jewje, thanks for the question. The purple flowers are petunias. Good luck with your project!


    Robert Welsch

    Westover Landscape Design, Inc.

gazzosa wrote:May 4, 2015
Could you tell us how BlueStones were set? What is underlay material?

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    Hello gazzosa, thanks for your question. This terrace was set in a base of 4 inches of crushed and compacted gravel, then a 4 inch layer of compacted stone dust. This is a stone dust base installation with tight joints and no mortar or cement. I hope this helps!


    Good luck with your project!


    Robert Welsch

    Westover Landscape Design, Inc.

Timothy Shew wrote:May 12, 2015
What was the total cost of this project? TS

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    Westover Landscape Design

    Hello Timothy, the overall cost for this project was +/- $55,000 including all of he extensive excavation, stone work, fencing and gates, plant materials and furnishings. This was completed in 2011.

    Hope this helps!

    Robert Welsch

    Westover Landscape Design, Inc.

lagunabeachokie wrote:Jul 26, 2015
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    what is the name of the patio stone design?

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    Hello wheeleresimmons, thanks for your question. The deign does not have a name per se, it was custom laid on site by our masons....no book of patterns or layout was used beforehand...but I guess one way you could describe it is "irregular laid" in a soft base. Hope this helps. Good luck with your project!

    Robert Welsch

    Westover Landscape Design, Inc.

    more at www.WestoverLd.com


edmoeller wrote:Oct 26, 2015
what is the stain color on the lattice fence?

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    Westover Landscape Design

    hello Edmoller, thanks for your question. i don't know the exact color, it was a "white wash" or thinned out version of the beige house trim color, which the homeowner chose and installed. She wanted to match the house, but still have the wood grain of the cedar fence show. So it is a 50% wiped on dilution of the beige house trim color. I'm sorry I don't have the specific color or brand.


    Robert

Lindsay Burkhead wrote:Jul 6, 2016
Is this thermal bluestone?

- Is this thermal bluestone?

nicholas_smith77 wrote:Jul 15, 2016
What is the make of the table and chairs?

- What is the make of the table and chairs?

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    Westover Landscape Design

    Thanks for your question. The table and chairs were selected by the client and were from a previous house. But I believe they are from either Frontgate or Country Casual. I was not involved in the selection so this is just a guess.


    Good luck with your project.

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