Rotted retaining wall becomes and aquascape miracle. Project showcase- How we went from ugly walls to beautiful cascade!


This total backyard renovation started with the need to replace an old rotted wood retaining wall. There was loud road noise directly behind it, and our clients were looking for a solution. The combination of large boulders and landscaping stabilizes the hill. The sound of the waterfall masks the road noise. The result was an updated backyard with a stepping stone path that leads through a 7' high cascading waterfall that guests can walk under, and a stream into a pondless reservoir. This new walk under waterfall is the focal point for the renovated pool and patio space. Project by Deck and Patio Company Huntington Station New York. Read more in HOUSE Magazine November - December 2006 - http://www.deckandpatio.com/DP_Blog/?p=1013
New 7' waterfall and landscapaed area replaces old ugly wood retaining wall. Project by Deck and Patio Company Huntington Station New York. Read more- http://www.deckandpatio.com/DP_Blog/?p=1013
New 7' waterfall and landscapaed area replaces old ugly wood retaining wall. Project by Deck and Patio Company Huntington Station New York. Read more- http://www.deckandpatio.com/DP_Blog/?p=1013
Newly landscape slope replaces old retaining wall. Project by Deck and Patio Company Huntington Station New York. Read more- http://www.deckandpatio.com/DP_Blog/?p=1013
Newly landscape slope replaces old retaining wall. Project by Deck and Patio Company Huntington Station New York. Read more- http://www.deckandpatio.com/DP_Blog/?p=1013
Bluestone stepping stone lead through the 7' natural waterfall and stream. Project by Deck and Patio Company Huntington Station New York. Read more- http://www.deckandpatio.com/DP_Blog/?p=1013
Bluestone stepping stone lead through the 7' natural waterfall and stream. Project by Deck and Patio Company Huntington Station New York. Read more- http://www.deckandpatio.com/DP_Blog/?p=1013
View of the top spill stone and bluestone path around the back side of the swimming pool. Project by Deck and Patio Company Huntington Station New York. Read more- http://www.deckandpatio.com/DP_Blog/?p=1013
View of the top spill stone and bluestone path around the back side of the swimming pool. Project by Deck and Patio Company Huntington Station New York. Read more- http://www.deckandpatio.com/DP_Blog/?p=1013
New Cambridge patio that replaces old concrete patio around the swimming pool. Project by Deck and Patio Company Huntington Station New York. Read more- http://www.deckandpatio.com/DP_Blog/?p=1013
New Cambridge patio that replaces old concrete patio around the swimming pool. Project by Deck and Patio Company Huntington Station New York. Read more- http://www.deckandpatio.com/DP_Blog/?p=1013
New entrance into the pool area, with a spectacular view of the new waterfall that replaces the old retaining walls. Project by Deck and Patio Company Huntington Station New York. Read more- http://www.deckandpatio.com/DP_Blog/?p=1013
New entrance into the pool area, with a spectacular view of the new waterfall that replaces the old retaining walls. Project by Deck and Patio Company Huntington Station New York. Read more- http://www.deckandpatio.com/DP_Blog/?p=1013
New waterfall focal point behind the swimming pool. Project by Deck and Patio Company Huntington Station New York. Read more- http://www.deckandpatio.com/DP_Blog/?p=1013
New waterfall focal point behind the swimming pool. Project by Deck and Patio Company Huntington Station New York. Read more- http://www.deckandpatio.com/DP_Blog/?p=1013
BEFORE photo of rotted retaining wall
BEFORE photo of rotted retaining wall
BEFORE photo of backyard prior to renovation
BEFORE photo of backyard prior to renovation
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  • Acorn Ponds & Waterfalls
    on Jan 6, 2013

    Hey @Deck and Patio Company, this is a stunning Pondless Waterfall. I love how the stepping stone path goes right through it! Great design and excellent job.

  • Sharon Bothwell
    on Jan 9, 2013

    Beautiful ~ wish this way my backyard!

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