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Project Completion…Are New Landscapes Ever Complete? – RB Project #6.20

Landscapes are often a work in progress.  No matter how thorough your planning has been, the project is looking for those added tweaks so that…well, it just feels right. Years ago I worked for a design/build company as a crew foreman.  This company had its own nursery/garden center.  The designer would ask me to gather […]

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Plaster Is To New Pool As Sod Is To New Landscape – RB Project #6.19

I haven’t posted recently on Project #6.  The work there is done…well, for this year anyway, and I’d like to show you one of the last steps to completing this project. Plastering The Pool This was a special day – certainly for the homeowner, but for all of us involved with the project.  No matter […]

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Rock Outcroppings and Plantings – RB Project #6.18

Rock Outcroppings Should Have A Purpose When I’m arranging and installing rocks & boulders to hold back earth there is a certain relief and confidence that it will look good.  This is because essentially the rock-work has a purpose and function, and to the viewer it makes sense being there.   I’m meeting the number […]

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Sod Your Way Out – RB Project #6.17

The Lawn Should Be Last Following our strategy from day 1, which was to literally start at the back of the property and work our way out, it was time to sod level 2 (a.k.a pool/cabana level). Before this stage we followed the same approach by completing the sportcourt level including sod before moving onto […]

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