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A Seat Wall In The Landscape

What’s A Seat Wall? No, that’s not a trick question. The obvious answer is “a seat wall is a wall to sit on”. That’s true, but I wanted to bring up some additional aspects of a seat wall.  For instance, what other functions do they serve and what else should you know about them? In […]

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Pool Fence Regulations – What You Need To Know

General Pool Fence Regulations As I always say and practice, check with the municipal building office for exact pool fence regulations.  There can be aspects of the code that are tweaked or interpreted a certain way and you need to know that.  I find it helpful to bring in a sketch (pictures too) and explain […]

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A Bluestone Walkway Built To Last

One thing you learn from doing landscape renovation projects is what works and what doesn’t.  The test of time will often determine if something was built correctly or not. And because our work is outside, never underestimate the affects of  mother nature on the materials you choose and how they are “put together”.  Sun exposure, […]

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Make Stone Steps From Fieldstone Boulders

Stone steps come in all styles.  Essentially their role is to get you from one level to another. In good landscape design, how stone steps look is as important as how they function.  Frankly, that should be the case of every element in a well-designed landscape. When we speak of the function for steps, it’s […]

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