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Poolside Landscaping

An oasis has been created surrounding a backyard pool. Ornamental grasses, shrubs, and evergreens have been planted along the pool perimeter. The plants selected require very little maintenance and thrive in a full sun climate. The first grouping of plant … Continue reading

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Driveway Landscaping

As part of a larger landscape project, this driveway landscaping repurposes perennial flowers ­­and ornamental grasses. The ivy and weeds that enveloped the driveway plant bed have been removed and the existing plants have been dug up for transplanting. The … Continue reading

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Front Yard Landscaping

Due to a cold winter, some perennial plants were unable to survive harsh weather conditions. As a result, new front yard landscaping was desired and has been planned and executed in three phases. Phase one included removing dead and overgrown … Continue reading

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Herb and Vegetable Garden Planning and Planting

When considering herbs and vegetables for a garden, it is helpful to think about species, vegetable or fruit type, projected growth size, insect and animal resistance, and climate tolerance. The herb and vegetable garden featured has an assortment of cherry … Continue reading

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Supply Storage Shelves

Cleaning, cooking, food, and water items have all been consolidated onto two metal shelves. The cleaning supplies are stored higher on the shelves for the safety of young children. The cooking and food items are located near each other and … Continue reading

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Storage Shed Organization – Part 2

The remaining shed has become outdoor storage for lawn care items including brooms, rakes, and shovels. After cleaning, the shelves were moved back in and placed against the sides of the shed for shelving smaller tools and supplies. Finally, larger … Continue reading

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Storage Shed Organization – Part 1

Two sheds cluttered with inaccessible tools and supplies were in need of an organizational overhaul. Since so many of the items found in the two sheds are lawn care tools, one shed is now specifically designated for those items. The … Continue reading

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Family Photo Collage Wall Display

Two existing collage photo frames have now been updated and relocated. The photos have been loosely grouped chronologically from left to right in each collage photo frame. Core family groups are intentionally clustered together. A story is told with this … Continue reading

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Family Reunion Photography Wall Display

A variety of individual photo frames can be clustered together and uniformly mounted on a wall. This wall display features family reunion group photos. The photos are organized chronologically from top to bottom and left to right. The frames were … Continue reading

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Black and White Wall Art Prints

An artist created a collection of black and white prints which the patron asked to have framed and displayed along a corridor wall in a spacious city loft. The recommended floating frames were purchased to accommodate the assortment of prints. … Continue reading

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