From Sloping Lawn to a Backyard Oasis

Our formerly un-useable backyard was transformed last fall into an oasis of plantings and patios. We can now entertain guests in multiple areas and enjoy the sounds of nature and of soothing running water while doing so. To see more photos of the transformation, please visit the link below.
View to the lower level fire pit and waterfall.
View from gate.
Night view of the sycamores, maple, and viburnum trees.
Looking out towards the trees.
View from across the yard.
Looking down onto the waterfall.

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Sue Sullivan

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Have a question about this project?

1 question
  • Betty
    on Aug 24, 2018

    How much would something like this cost??

    • Sue Sullivan
      on Aug 25, 2018

      While I am not comfortable posting the amount of money spent on this project, I will tell you that costs would depend on the demographic area in which you reside and the type of firm that you hire to do the work.

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  • Anna Ibarra
    on Jan 2, 2017

    Just beautiful, and so tranquil. I also have a sloppy yard and I am always trying to get inspired.

    on Sep 27, 2017

    BEAUTIFUL!!! Love it.
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