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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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Design Your Landscape As Nature Would

It’s sometimes difficult to describe a design concept in writing.  I recently talked about why you should use plant groupings in your designs and felt this pool setting gave a nice example of this concept. There is so much to gain by understanding and using plant groupings (or “plant massings” as they are sometimes called).

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Where Landscape Meets Lake

Let’s take another visit to the lake home and landscape project by East Coast Landscape.  In the last post we traveled down natural stone steps alongside a well-built and engineered waterfeature. We’re now almost to the shoreline and standing on a wide path covered in woodchips.  This path actually travels a roundabout and gradual climb […]

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Recognize The Potential Of The Site

Observe and Conceptualize You probably already have a notion as to what you want or need in your landscape.  And if you’re a designer you’ve probably interviewed the homeowner to understand their desires.  This is important information, but you should not let those wishes (and even requirements) constrain your initial thinking of the site. Keeping […]

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