Above Ground Swimming Pool Fence And Deck

above ground swimming pool fence and deck
 <br />DEC<br />12<br />Restoring Balance<br /><br /><br />Photos by: Neil Landino<br />The Valders limestone terrace, surrounded by masses of Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Piglet’, Eupatorium fistulosum, and globe boxwood, creates a peaceful spot for poolside dining.<br />Sometimes the landscaping project of your dreams can turn into a nightmare, especially when it’s plagued with as many challenges as this one. The “dream” job involved renovating the landscape of a beautiful 1932 brick residence situated on a wooded 1.8-acre property in Darien, Connecticut, among natural wetlands and a pond. The straightforward aspects of the project included redesigning the front yard and motor court, installing an in-ground pool and spa, adding ornamental plantscapes, and replacing tired foundation plantings. The challenges began when it became necessary to correct the landscape’s most inherent problems, including flooding and poorly managed wetlands, without losing the integrity of the natural context of the property.<br />Bridge over Wetlands<br />A bridge allows views of the wetland buffer. The project involved restoring thousands of square feet of wetland area at the edge of the natural pond, which was previously covered in invasive species.<br />.<br />“Ecologically sensitive design was at the core of the work, which included the restoration of the wetlands and pond area, use of native plant material throughout the site, and substantial improvements to site stormwater management,” says landscape architect and project manager Allan Broadbent of The LaurelRock Company, Wilton, Connecticut. “The entire project involved incorporating improvements in harmony with the ecology and aesthetic of the site to create an elegantly styled milieu for our client’s lifestyle.”<br />Open Yard Beyond Pool<br />A view beyond the pool to the lawn and wetland buffer with native trees, shrubs and perennials. This is the only portion of open lawn that was preserved. More than 5,000 square feet of lawn was removed and replaced by the buffer zone to help restore balance to the natural environment.<br />The complex nature of the site with its wetlands and pond meant undergoing a very involved permitting process with town agencies. “We formed a partnership with the town and worked together to find an approach that had the least impact,” says Broadbent. Invasive species and over 5,000 square feet of lawn were removed from the wetlands and replaced with native wetland trees and plants as a buffer to filter runoff and restore balance to the natural environment. The existing soils on the property were “tight” and slow to drain, so plant materials were carefully chosen to work in these types of soils (see plant list). Other water conservation measures included redirecting runoff from the driveway to a new rain garden near the garage, and installing roof leader drains to direct water to a below-ground stormwater management system.<br />Cobblestone Entry<br />The home’s old, narrow asphalt driveway was replaced with a cobblestone bordered gravel motor court, along with a stem-to-stern renovation of the front yard foundation plantings. A garage-side rain garden captures and filters runoff from the driveway. Large cast-stone planters were added to the existing patio to help define the space.<br />To provide an inviting guest entry to the front of the residence, the old asphalt driveway was removed and replaced with a cobblestone, gravel, and bluestone entry court lit by tree-mounted moonscape fixtures. Hemlock, boxwood and cherry laurel hedges were introduced to define the new entry court, while cast-stone planters with boxwood topiaries were added to adorn the front porch. Existing lawn areas were reshaped to complement the court and bordered with dense plantings of hemlocks with an arching hedge of Hydrangea paniculata ‘Tardiva,’ framed by Clethra alnifolia,Itea virginica, and Carex ‘Ice Dance’ grasses. Western sword ferns were used as a groundcover beneath the existing mature trees.<br />Planters and Walkways<br />Left: Enormous planters with hydrangea trees give spatial definition to the rear bluestone patio. Right: The bluestone walkway is softened with masses of Carex ‘Ice Dance.’<br />An inviting bluestone walkway lined with Carex and Itea was created for access to the pool and meanders through a grove of river birch and serviceberry trees. The in-ground swimming pool with built-in spa was located near the rear of the home and is surrounded by a limestone terrace, pink granite coping, and whitewashed brick seat wall. “The Valders limestone we selected for the terrace took over four months to quarry in Wisconsin, so we had to strategize a construction sequence that allowed the work to continue until the stone was available,” says Broadbent.<br />Custom Wrought Iron Fence<br />A custom wrought iron fence creates an elegant pool enclosure, while a pink granite pool coping harmonizes beautifully with the existing bluestone patio.<br />Softening the poolscape are layers of plantings, including masses of Eupatorium and Miscanthus and clusters of Clethra, dwarf fountain grass, and Iris versicolor. A wrought iron fence was installed to create an elegant pool enclosure, while a solid-board fence was added to hide utilities and the pool equipment. Changing rooms were cleverly constructed below the existing deck to make use of an underutilized space.<br />Hidden Changing Room<br />Changing rooms were cleverly hidden below the existing pool deck. Roof leader drains were installed as part of a reconfiguration and expansion of a below-ground stormwater management system.<br />The LaurelRock Company and Broadbent received a 2014 Gold International Landscape Award from the Association of Professional Landscape Designers for this two-year redevelopment project and its environmentally sensitive design approach. “We believe that the creation of thoughtful, engaging, and timeless outdoor space requires a rich synthesis of utility and artistry; it is the masterful connection of our client’s needs and the site’s intrinsic beauty,” says Broadbent.<br />The Swimming Pool<br />The backyard swimming pool and spa environment includes a poolside terrace, whitewashed seat wall (utilizing traditional white washing methods), and ornamental plantings.<br />Beach at Ponds end<br />A bench at the pond’s edge is a quiet sitting spot amid the newly integrated native plantings.<br />Before renovation - front and back<br />The front and rear of the home before renovation.<br />Publicado 12th December 2014 por Ecossistemas , Arqª. 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771 State Route 323 in London<br />Large colonial style home on a beautiful 5 acre lot in a prime location. Just 5 minutes from MP schools! Home boasts of big open rooms and has had many recent updates! Covered deck & open patio over look the in-ground pool & offers a lovely country view. Pool is surrounded by a vinyl fence. Morton pole barn with water & electric and so much more!! 
Fountain ideas for your Algarve garden<br /><br />Just a simple small water feature, be it made from granite, marble or bamboo, is enough even for a small to medium sized garden.<br />Set on a water retaining vessel which is disguised and buried below ground, plus a small pump set to a timer, and you can experience the relaxing sound of trickling water throughout the day.<br /><br />Gate and fencing options for your garden<br /><br />Fencing and enclosures are essential in determining your boundaries as well as maximizing security. But within a landscape design, they can also act as great wind barriers and sun-traps, enabling you to grow your favourite climbers or delicate shrubs.<br /><br />Mortared or dry stone walls, bespoke wooden trellis designs or simple chain-link fencing can be constructed to suit your specific needs.<br /><br />We have a large portfolio of design and concepts that will further enhance your Portuguese garden. Contact us for more information.<br /><br />Decking ideas for your Portuguese garden<br /><br />A decking area is a perfect setting for al-fresco dining, be it overlooking a panoramic view on your roof terrace, a space for entertaining or an extra space for sun-loungers around the pool.<br /><br />It's also an ideal solution to cover over old tiles, concrete or a troublesome patch of weeds or grass.<br />There is a whole spectrum of materials on offer these days from pre-prepared pine panelling; ipe (Brazilian Walnut) decking strips or the maintenance free composite that comes in a whole range of different colours. So plenty of options to suit all budgets and tastes.<br /><br />Steps, fascias and lighting can all be incorporated to make this chilled out area, more relaxed and convenient for all hours of the day and night.<br /><br />Pergolas and trellises for your Portuguese garden<br /><br />Pergolas and gazebos offer plenty of structural height and architecture to your Portuguese garden. We often use them as entrances or doorways to another part or theme of your garden landscape design.<br />They can be designed from pine, eucalyptus or chestnut in a modern or rustic style that blends in superbly with your overall concept. As well as providing height, they are great for incorporating shade with the addition of trailing a whole host of colourful twining climbers or vines.<br /><br />Honeysuckle, jasmine, passion flowers, pyrostegia or pandoras love weaving amongst the wooden frames and bring sparkles of colour and divine heady scents that will light up your garden.<br /><br />From a small entrance pathway, a shady car park area or meadering maze, we can create something to suit all bugets and tastes.<br /><br />Furnishing your Portuguese Garden<br /><br />Ornaments, statues, figurines, bird baths and gazebos; all enhance the finished product of a garden, whether they are situated at a focal point, as a surprise at the end of a meandering path, or simply as a decorative edge to a water feature. They give an extra dimension, serenity and often a mystical enhancement that entices you to spend more time enjoying your garden.<br /><br />We utilise raw materials on hand here in Portugal, and turn them into beautiful natural sculptures to grace any garden. Wood is plentiful in this part of the world and very sustainable – and we use eucalyptus, cork-oak and chestnut; pressure wash them, dry and treat them in a protective oil and the gnarled clumps of nature take on a complete architectural character of their own. Quite often we utilise parts of the wood that have decomposed, add soil and small aloes and agaves of even trailing geraniums. Hollowed out cork is an ideal candidate for this. With the cork oak being moisture retentive, you don’t even have to water it so much.<br /><br />Another form of stunning wooden architecture can be derived from driftwood or petrified wood. Years of battling winds or saturation from the salt water will carve an array of different shapes and forms into all types of wood. With just a simple bit of cleaning and protective varnish, they add a wonderfully esoteric dimension to your gravel beds and gardens.<br /><br />The other preferred favourite ornament material for the garden is stone, be it a natural stone wall or a huge, strategically placed slab. They provide year round interest when your perennials die back in the winter, whether you use them low and wide to emulate anchors, or tall and skinny as sentinels; they provide stunning accents within the garden architecture.<br /><br />The staple favourite of natural garden ornaments here in Porrtugal is the terracotta pot. 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The Modern Above Ground Pools With Decks Design Ideas Also Beautiful White Wall Design Idea Then White Fence Design Idea Also Beautiful Flooring Design Idea.  http://tmoml.com/the-beautiful-and-new-design-of-the-above-ground-pool-decks-with-the-best-style-idea/<br /><br />#above ground pool deck #above ground pool deck designs #above ground pool deck ideas #above ground pool deck kits #above ground pool deck plans #above ground pool with deck #above ground pools and decks #above ground pools with deck #above ground pools with decks #decks for above ground pools
This 5000 sq. ft. stunning five bedroom is minutes from Lake Champlain, Sunset Lake or Sunrise Lake. About 12 minutes from Lake Bomoseen and Glen Lake. Conveniently equally distant from New York, Montreal, and Boston. International airports in Burlington and Albany, each an easy 1.5 hour drive. The area offers endless recreational opportunities, skiing nearby at Killington, Pico and Ludlow plus local VAST and ATV trails accessible from the driveway. Kayaking, swimming, boating, fishing, snow shoeing, etc.<br />Theatre room comes with projector, 8’X10’ screen with surround sound and prepped for radiant flooring. Harmon pellet stove in family room. Lorex surveillance system with eight cameras inside and out. Spring fed 25’X70’ exotic goldfish pond with a stream down the side of the property next to a very large organic garden. Garage (approx. 1800 sq ft up and down total) with 10’ ceilings downstairs is heated with top of the line On-Demand radiant flooring system downstairs. Upstairs garage offers enormous storage area (or open to create whatever your imagination can handle). Garage was built in 2006. Home is just under an acre and is surrounded by 6’ tall privacy fencing even though our neighbors are cool and they love us! We have taken pictures of ALL construction and created an album that goes with the house. House has been thoroughly insulated including wrapped in styrofoam outside and is therefore easy and affordable to heat and maintain. Beautiful above ground pool (27' round) with solar heating included connected to home by a raised wrap around deck. Drsharrie@gmail.com OR 802-278-2063
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DEAR SIR / MADAM<br /><br /><br />LAUNCHING OFFER 'PIONIER LAKE DEW' BDA APPROVED RESIDENTIAL TOWNSHIP CLOSE TO HSR LAYOUT, SARJAPURA ROAD.<br /><br />PROXIMITY LANDMARK<br /><br />Located around prominent landmarks, offices, schools and colleges. The well connected with main roads on either side to reach in the shortest time and distance….<br /><br />* The Distance from Sarjapur road is about 3.5 KMS.<br />* The Distance from HSR Layout is about 8 KMS.<br />* Hosur Road is about 4.5 KMS.<br />* It connects from Electronics City Phase II is about 5 KM.<br /><br />DIMENSIONS’ AVAILABLE<br /><br />◊ 30x50 ◊ 30x55 ◊ 30x60 ◊ 40x60 ◊ optional plot size<br /><br />AMENITIES<br /><br /><br />Gated community residential township with modern facilities set in serene,natural surroundings.<br /><br />While providing the modern infrastructural facilities, care has been taken to ensure that the pristine environment is left undisturbed.<br /><br /><br />1) 7 FEET ALL ROUND COMPOUND WALL WITH FENCING & 24/7 SECURITY.<br />2) ENTRANCE ARCH WITH GATE.<br />3) UNDER GROUND SEWAGE SYSTEM AND SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT.<br />4) UNDER GROUND WATER CONNECTIONS AND SUMP AND OVER HEAD TANK.<br />5) CATCH WATER AND RAIN WATER DRAINS.<br />6) ASPHALTED ROADS WITH FOOT PATHS, PAVERS AND TREES.<br />7) OPEN LAWN WITH BARBEQUE DECK.<br />8) SHOPPING MART.<br />9) JOGGING TRACK & CHILDREN’S PLAY AREA.<br />10) FLOOD LIGHT TENNIS COURT.<br />11) FLOOD LIGHT BASKET BALL COURT.<br />12) FLOOD LIGHT CRICKET.<br />13) FULL FLEDG CLUB HOUSE:<br /><br />A) BADMINTON<br />B) SQUASH<br />C) SWIMMING POOL<br />D) CRECHE<br />E) GYM<br />F) SPA<br />G) SNOOKER & BILLIARDS<br />H) BOARD ROOM<br />I) CARDS ROOM<br />J) YOGA ROOM<br />K) MULTI PURPOSE HALL<br />L) ASSOCIATION OFFICE<br />M) MINI THEATER<br />N) LIBRARY WITH CAFE<br />O) GUEST ROOMS<br />P) CAFE SHOP<br /><br />REGARDS<br />PRASHANTH KUMAR<br />PIONIER DEVELOPERS<br />MOBILE: +91-9886062539
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NEW PRICE $219,000 FEATURED LENEXA HOME<br />MLS# 1891725<br />LOCATION: 12004 W 100TH Street Lenexa KS, 66215<br /><br />SPECTACULAR POOL in Poplar OAK PARK Subdivision. Over 2,000 sq. feet. 2 Story home with formal dining, large eat-in Kitchen with hard wood floors, Cabinets newly painted inside and out. newly landscaped yard with a stunning in-ground swimming pool, new pool liner with warranty, newer pool pump.Covered Deck with refinished deck. New 6ft fence to make your yard private. You will want to live outdoors. Family Room has gas fireplace. Vinyl siding. Don't miss this one.<br /><br />http://debbie.erskine.reeceandnichols.com/homes-for-sale/KS/Lenexa/66215/12004-W-100TH-Street-125850484<br /><br /><br /><br />#realestate   #lenexarealstate   #lenexahomesforsale   #realtor  
We had a wonderful landscape project in Scituate, Massachusetts last week. Designed a planting area around an in ground pool deck that included plants and gravel<br /><br />#scituate   #landscaping   #landscaper   #massachusetts  
HOW DOES A POOL AFFECT MY HOME VALUE?<br /><br />As temperatures begin to rise, the lure of sparkling sunlight reflected off rippling blue water draws many homeowners to invest in an in-ground pool. That a pool adds to quality of life, there is no doubt. When it comes to adding value to your home, however, that question is more difficult to answer. Before you dive in, consider these points.<br /><br />Know your buying pool -<br /><br />The general demographic of your neighborhood often determines if a pool is an attraction or a definite turnoff. When the trend is young families with small children moving in all around you, a pool would hinder many potential buyers from looking at your home since pools are a hazard to small children. Conversely, if most nearby homes otherwise comparable to yours have pools, adding a pool might draw buyers.<br />For homeowners without children, or for families with older children, the right pool can be a great attraction. Pools often become the gathering place for neighborhood youth, single adults or child-free couples, and extend a home’s entertainment space.<br /><br />Know your long-term plans -<br /><br />When you know that you've bought a starter home, and that you will be selling and moving within five to seven years, a pool may not be the best investment for you even if it increases the market value of your home. In-ground pools are expenses, often running into the tens of thousands of dollars between ground preparation, installation, adding protective fences and alarms, and obtaining permits. Unless you keep the home long enough for the market price to surpass the cost of the pool, it could be a net loss.<br /><br />On the other hand, if you intend to live in the home for a decade or more, the cost of the pool may be absorbed into the increase in value of your home. A caveat however: as the pool ages, the potential for mechanical or structural failure increases. Constant maintenance will keep the pool in the asset column but a poorly maintained pool can detract from your resale value.<br /><br />Other aspects to consider:<br /><br />How much space do you have?<br /><br />Adding a pool to your yard decreases the usable yard space. If you have plenty of room, say a third of an acre or more, giving up space to a pool is no problem. A smaller yard, however, might require a smaller pool. If the pool is too small to be useful for exercise, recreation or entertainment it might be a distraction.<br /><br />What privacy level do you need?<br /><br />Consider your comfort level and whether you will use a pool that is exposed to your neighbors’ view from upper windows and decks, low fences, terraced lots or otherwise visible to passersby.<br /><br />Does the community have a pool?<br /><br />If your community development shares a pool, having a private pool may be less of an enticement to purchase, so factor the availability of nearby facilities into your calculations.<br /><br />Do you have the time to maintain a pool?<br /><br />As noted above, pools in poor condition may hinder a home sale, so determine ahead of time if you have both the time and ability to maintain a pool. If you are very busy, or physically unable to clean and care for your pool, but you still want one, hire a qualified pool service professional to keep your pool looking and functioning at its best. Factor the cost of a pool maintenance service into your investment.<br /><br />Every location differs when determining the return on investment for a pool. Contact your local Real Estate Agent or give us a call today and we can recommend one to you.
As I sat in my office and gazed out the window wondering what to write about, it came to me in a vision. A vision of my neighbour across the road walking past his window in his birthday suit. Thus, my topic was decided - landscaping for privacy. As our cities and towns grow larger, and increasingly bigger houses occupy increasingly smaller sections but the demand for outdoor living remains high, our privacy becomes compromised.<br />There are many ways to add privacy to your garden, from putting in perimeter plantings to building fences, screens, or garden structures. The most obvious and quickest solution is a fence, but due to council height restrictions this may not be enough to give sufficient privacy and corresponding planting against your fence can solve this. Tall and narrow plants help create a tightly knit screen such as Eugenia or bamboo. Bamboo is good because it’s evergreen, attractive and fast growing, but plant with caution – do not plant running bamboo as they will spread all over your garden in no time. Choose a clumping bamboo instead. To maximise the aesthetic, below your tall screening plants or trees, continue the planting with smaller shrubs and ground covers towards the lawn or patio to incorporate a pleasing mix of colours and foliage types and to create less of an impression of a uniform, box like landscape. Potted plants such as Areca palm or Schefflera arboricola can be positioned to create a green screen around a patio, deck or seating area. Before you do any perimeter planting especially when tightly spaced, consider negative impact it may have on your fence as the plants grow larger and exert pressure on the fence, also as they compete for root space. Plants also have a larger footprint if you have a small garden and space is at a premium.<br />Planting deciduous shade trees, which can grow from 8 to 15 metres high, is a good way to obscure a neighbour’s view from a second story window or balcony. Positioned over a deck or patio, the canopy provides shade and privacy in the summer. In the winter, the sun is able to shine into the house through the bare branches and privacy won’t be as important as you tend to spend less time outdoors. However this is a labour of love and a very long term solution as you wait for the tree to grow. Also consider whether the tree negatively impacts on the neighbours either through casting shade onto their home, vege garden or swimming pool, dropping leaf litter all over their garden and in their gutters and obscuring any nice views they may have.<br />Sometimes only a part of the garden such as your outdoor dining, BBQ or spa areas need addressing when it comes to privacy. In these instances a manmade structure can be best. Screens, either stand alone or attached to the house or fence can create an instant sanctuary and can be made of anything you like. Trellis, wrought iron, bamboo, brushwood or louvre shutters. An openwork screen may not provide complete privacy, but they add a lot of visual interest to a landscape and allow natural light and breezes in, which is particularly important in a small area. When enjoying our outdoor spaces we usually want the feeling of privacy, even if we don’t have complete privacy. If you do want to add another layer to your semi-transparent screens then climbing plants can be trained through them or potted and hanging plants placed in front of them. Protect your privacy from above in high density areas with slat roofed pergolas, shade sails and canopies. A well placed structure such as glass house or garden shed can also obscure views in to your garden. Talk to us at Green Image about ways to make your garden into a private sanctuary.
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161 Bay Court, Winchester, VA, 22602<br /><br />Sit on the deck and enjoy your privacy. In-ground pool, 2 stall barn with room to expand, board fencing and stream on property. Kitchen recently updated. GREAT commuter location only 2 miles from Clarke County Va and near Virginia horse country. IDEAL LOCATION - 5 MILES EAST OF WINCHESTER. PERFECT FOR COMMUTERS. 6.7 ACRES, FARMETTE THAT IS  FENCED AND CROSS FENCED FOR HORSES. COMPLETELY FENCED AREA JUST OFF OF HUGE FINISHED ROOM ON LOWER LEVEL.  #WinchesterVA<br />http://bethpaisley.com/featured-homes.asp?listing_id={E29F18D7-7961-4E68-A11D-63EEFEA2BECB}
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Due On Sale Clause<br />EMC - Earnest money contract<br />FCRA – Fair Credit Reporting Act<br />FDIC - Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation<br />FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency<br />FHLMC - Freddie Mac (Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation)<br />I/O- Interest Only (loan)<br />LOC – Line of Credit<br />LOI – Letter of Intent<br />LPOA – Limited Power of Attorney<br />MAO – Maximum Allowable Offer<br />PMI – Private Mortgage Insurance<br />POA – Power of Attorney<br />POF – Proof of Funds<br />Sub2 – Subject to existing financing<br />TIL – Truth In Lending<br /><br /><br />Real Estate Listing Abbreviations<br /><br />1C, 2C – 1 or 2 car Garage<br />2/1 – 2 bedrooms / 1 bathrooms<br />4/3 – 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms<br />3/4 Bath – toilet + sink + shower or tub<br />4/3/2 – 4 bedroom / 3 bath / 2 car garage<br />A/G PL – Above ground Pool<br />AC – Acre<br />A/C – Air Conditioning<br />Actv – Active<br />ALM – Aluminum Siding<br />APT – Apartment<br />ASB – Asbestos Siding<br />ASM – Assumptions<br />ATFN – Attic Fan<br />ATT – Attached Garage<br />BA – Bath<br />BALC – Balcony<br />BB – Baseboard Heat<br />BCH – Beach<br />BD – Bedroom<br />BKPORCH – Back Porch<br />BKYD – Backyard<br />BLDRS REDO – Builder’s Renovation<br />BLT – Built-in<br />BOT – Boat Slip<br />BR - Bedroom<br />Brk - Brick<br />Brkf - Breakfast Area<br />Bsmt - Basement<br />Bulk - Bulkhead<br />Bung - Bungalow<br />CAC - Central Air Conditioning<br />Cbl,Cblh - Cable/Hookup<br />CCR – Conditions, Covenants, and Restrictions<br />Cdrcl - Cedar Closet<br />Cen - Central Air<br />Cer - Ceramic Tile<br />CFan - Ceiling Fan<br />Chn - Chain Link Fence<br />Cldsc - Cul-de-sac<br />Clap - Clapboard Siding<br />Clbhs - Clubhouse<br />Clus - Cluster<br />Cnl - Canal<br />Col - Colonial<br />Cont - Contemporary<br />CPT - Carpet or Carport<br />Crk - Creek<br />Crwl - Crawl Space<br />Cth - Cathedral Ceiling<br />CVAC - Central Vacuum<br />Cvga - Converted Garage<br />Crprt - Carport<br />C-fan - Ceiling Fan<br />Cent h/a – Central Heat&Air<br />Deco - Decorative Fence<br />DEDRS - Deed Restrictions<br />Det - Detached Garage<br />DhkpP - Dryer Hookup<br />Dk - Deck<br />DLM - Seller Disclaimer<br />DLO - Seller Disclosure<br />Dbl- Double<br />D/W - Dishwasher<br />Dr -Dining Room<br />Dry - Clothes Dryer<br />Dsp - Garbage Disposal<br />DWF, DWAC - Deep Water/Access<br />EA - exclusive agency<br />EIK - Eat in kitchen<br />ELE - Electric<br />ELV - Elevator<br />END - End Unit<br />E - Rng Electric Range<br />ERS - exclusive right to sell<br />Exr - Exercise Room<br />Farm - Farmhouse<br />FRBO - for rent by owner<br />FDR - Formal dining room<br />FFBR - First Floor Bedroom<br />FFE - furniture, fixture, and equipment<br />Fha Forced Hot Air<br />FHA Federal Housing Administration<br />FLR – Floor Furnace<br />FIN LL – Finished lower level<br />FM RM – Family Room<br />FML – Formal<br />FNCD YD – Fenced Yard<br />F-bmt - Finished Basement<br />Foyr - Foyer<br />Fp, Fpl, Fplc - Fireplace<br />Fpgas - Gas Fireplace<br />FR - Family room<br />FSBO - For Sale by Owner<br />F/A Ht, FAH – Forced Air Heat<br />FXR - Fixer Upper<br />GAR - Garage<br />G/A - Garage, Attached<br />GARB - Garbage<br />GAROP - Garage Door Opener<br />GLF - Golf Course<br />GLFP – Gas log fire place<br />GMT Kitchen - 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Marsh<br />Mstr - Master bed room<br />MSN - Masonry<br />MTG - Mortgage<br />MULTI - 3+ Car Garage<br />MYOB – Mind Your Own Business<br />MWV - Microwave Oven<br />NAR - National Association of Realtors<br />NAT GS HT - Natural gas heat<br />NBHD – Neighborhood<br />NGS – Natural Gas<br />NONQ – Non-Qualifying<br />NYSAR – New York State Association of Realtors<br />OA – Owner Agent<br />OBO – Or Best Offer<br />OCN – Ocean<br />O/F – Owner Finance<br />OFC – Office/Study<br />OFF – Off Street Parking<br />OP – Occupancy Permit<br />OVER – Oversized Garage<br />OWN – Owner Financing<br />P&S – Purchase and sale<br />PAN – Pantry<br />PAR – Partially Fenced<br />PAT – Patio<br />PERM – Perm Attic Stairs<br />PGS – Propane<br />PICK – Picket Fence<br />PILE – Pilings<br />PITI – Principal, Interest, Taxes and Insurance<br />PL/A – Above Ground Pool<br />PL -Swimming Pool<br />PL/1 In-Ground Pool<br />PLAY – Playground<br />PMI – Private mortgage insurance<br />PMP – Well Pump<br />POA – Power of Attorney<br />POR, POR-S Porch/Screened<br />PROP HT - 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 <br />DEC<br />12<br />Restoring Balance<br /><br /><br />Photos by: Neil Landino<br />The Valders limestone terrace, surrounded by masses of Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Piglet’, Eupatorium fistulosum, and globe boxwood, creates a peaceful spot for poolside dining.<br />Sometimes the landscaping project of your dreams can turn into a nightmare, especially when it’s plagued with as many challenges as this one. The “dream” job involved renovating the landscape of a beautiful 1932 brick residence situated on a wooded 1.8-acre property in Darien, Connecticut, among natural wetlands and a pond. The straightforward aspects of the project included redesigning the front yard and motor court, installing an in-ground pool and spa, adding ornamental plantscapes, and replacing tired foundation plantings. The challenges began when it became necessary to correct the landscape’s most inherent problems, including flooding and poorly managed wetlands, without losing the integrity of the natural context of the property.<br />Bridge over Wetlands<br />A bridge allows views of the wetland buffer. The project involved restoring thousands of square feet of wetland area at the edge of the natural pond, which was previously covered in invasive species.<br />.<br />“Ecologically sensitive design was at the core of the work, which included the restoration of the wetlands and pond area, use of native plant material throughout the site, and substantial improvements to site stormwater management,” says landscape architect and project manager Allan Broadbent of The LaurelRock Company, Wilton, Connecticut. “The entire project involved incorporating improvements in harmony with the ecology and aesthetic of the site to create an elegantly styled milieu for our client’s lifestyle.”<br />Open Yard Beyond Pool<br />A view beyond the pool to the lawn and wetland buffer with native trees, shrubs and perennials. This is the only portion of open lawn that was preserved. More than 5,000 square feet of lawn was removed and replaced by the buffer zone to help restore balance to the natural environment.<br />The complex nature of the site with its wetlands and pond meant undergoing a very involved permitting process with town agencies. “We formed a partnership with the town and worked together to find an approach that had the least impact,” says Broadbent. Invasive species and over 5,000 square feet of lawn were removed from the wetlands and replaced with native wetland trees and plants as a buffer to filter runoff and restore balance to the natural environment. The existing soils on the property were “tight” and slow to drain, so plant materials were carefully chosen to work in these types of soils (see plant list). Other water conservation measures included redirecting runoff from the driveway to a new rain garden near the garage, and installing roof leader drains to direct water to a below-ground stormwater management system.<br />Cobblestone Entry<br />The home’s old, narrow asphalt driveway was replaced with a cobblestone bordered gravel motor court, along with a stem-to-stern renovation of the front yard foundation plantings. A garage-side rain garden captures and filters runoff from the driveway. Large cast-stone planters were added to the existing patio to help define the space.<br />To provide an inviting guest entry to the front of the residence, the old asphalt driveway was removed and replaced with a cobblestone, gravel, and bluestone entry court lit by tree-mounted moonscape fixtures. Hemlock, boxwood and cherry laurel hedges were introduced to define the new entry court, while cast-stone planters with boxwood topiaries were added to adorn the front porch. Existing lawn areas were reshaped to complement the court and bordered with dense plantings of hemlocks with an arching hedge of Hydrangea paniculata ‘Tardiva,’ framed by Clethra alnifolia,Itea virginica, and Carex ‘Ice Dance’ grasses. Western sword ferns were used as a groundcover beneath the existing mature trees.<br />Planters and Walkways<br />Left: Enormous planters with hydrangea trees give spatial definition to the rear bluestone patio. Right: The bluestone walkway is softened with masses of Carex ‘Ice Dance.’<br />An inviting bluestone walkway lined with Carex and Itea was created for access to the pool and meanders through a grove of river birch and serviceberry trees. The in-ground swimming pool with built-in spa was located near the rear of the home and is surrounded by a limestone terrace, pink granite coping, and whitewashed brick seat wall. “The Valders limestone we selected for the terrace took over four months to quarry in Wisconsin, so we had to strategize a construction sequence that allowed the work to continue until the stone was available,” says Broadbent.<br />Custom Wrought Iron Fence<br />A custom wrought iron fence creates an elegant pool enclosure, while a pink granite pool coping harmonizes beautifully with the existing bluestone patio.<br />Softening the poolscape are layers of plantings, including masses of Eupatorium and Miscanthus and clusters of Clethra, dwarf fountain grass, and Iris versicolor. A wrought iron fence was installed to create an elegant pool enclosure, while a solid-board fence was added to hide utilities and the pool equipment. Changing rooms were cleverly constructed below the existing deck to make use of an underutilized space.<br />Hidden Changing Room<br />Changing rooms were cleverly hidden below the existing pool deck. Roof leader drains were installed as part of a reconfiguration and expansion of a below-ground stormwater management system.<br />The LaurelRock Company and Broadbent received a 2014 Gold International Landscape Award from the Association of Professional Landscape Designers for this two-year redevelopment project and its environmentally sensitive design approach. “We believe that the creation of thoughtful, engaging, and timeless outdoor space requires a rich synthesis of utility and artistry; it is the masterful connection of our client’s needs and the site’s intrinsic beauty,” says Broadbent.<br />The Swimming Pool<br />The backyard swimming pool and spa environment includes a poolside terrace, whitewashed seat wall (utilizing traditional white washing methods), and ornamental plantings.<br />Beach at Ponds end<br />A bench at the pond’s edge is a quiet sitting spot amid the newly integrated native plantings.<br />Before renovation - front and back<br />The front and rear of the home before renovation.<br />Publicado 12th December 2014 por Ecossistemas , Arqª. 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771 State Route 323 in London<br />Large colonial style home on a beautiful 5 acre lot in a prime location. Just 5 minutes from MP schools! Home boasts of big open rooms and has had many recent updates! Covered deck & open patio over look the in-ground pool & offers a lovely country view. Pool is surrounded by a vinyl fence. Morton pole barn with water & electric and so much more!! 

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Fountain ideas for your Algarve garden<br /><br />Just a simple small water feature, be it made from granite, marble or bamboo, is enough even for a small to medium sized garden.<br />Set on a water retaining vessel which is disguised and buried below ground, plus a small pump set to a timer, and you can experience the relaxing sound of trickling water throughout the day.<br /><br />Gate and fencing options for your garden<br /><br />Fencing and enclosures are essential in determining your boundaries as well as maximizing security. But within a landscape design, they can also act as great wind barriers and sun-traps, enabling you to grow your favourite climbers or delicate shrubs.<br /><br />Mortared or dry stone walls, bespoke wooden trellis designs or simple chain-link fencing can be constructed to suit your specific needs.<br /><br />We have a large portfolio of design and concepts that will further enhance your Portuguese garden. Contact us for more information.<br /><br />Decking ideas for your Portuguese garden<br /><br />A decking area is a perfect setting for al-fresco dining, be it overlooking a panoramic view on your roof terrace, a space for entertaining or an extra space for sun-loungers around the pool.<br /><br />It's also an ideal solution to cover over old tiles, concrete or a troublesome patch of weeds or grass.<br />There is a whole spectrum of materials on offer these days from pre-prepared pine panelling; ipe (Brazilian Walnut) decking strips or the maintenance free composite that comes in a whole range of different colours. So plenty of options to suit all budgets and tastes.<br /><br />Steps, fascias and lighting can all be incorporated to make this chilled out area, more relaxed and convenient for all hours of the day and night.<br /><br />Pergolas and trellises for your Portuguese garden<br /><br />Pergolas and gazebos offer plenty of structural height and architecture to your Portuguese garden. We often use them as entrances or doorways to another part or theme of your garden landscape design.<br />They can be designed from pine, eucalyptus or chestnut in a modern or rustic style that blends in superbly with your overall concept. As well as providing height, they are great for incorporating shade with the addition of trailing a whole host of colourful twining climbers or vines.<br /><br />Honeysuckle, jasmine, passion flowers, pyrostegia or pandoras love weaving amongst the wooden frames and bring sparkles of colour and divine heady scents that will light up your garden.<br /><br />From a small entrance pathway, a shady car park area or meadering maze, we can create something to suit all bugets and tastes.<br /><br />Furnishing your Portuguese Garden<br /><br />Ornaments, statues, figurines, bird baths and gazebos; all enhance the finished product of a garden, whether they are situated at a focal point, as a surprise at the end of a meandering path, or simply as a decorative edge to a water feature. They give an extra dimension, serenity and often a mystical enhancement that entices you to spend more time enjoying your garden.<br /><br />We utilise raw materials on hand here in Portugal, and turn them into beautiful natural sculptures to grace any garden. Wood is plentiful in this part of the world and very sustainable – and we use eucalyptus, cork-oak and chestnut; pressure wash them, dry and treat them in a protective oil and the gnarled clumps of nature take on a complete architectural character of their own. Quite often we utilise parts of the wood that have decomposed, add soil and small aloes and agaves of even trailing geraniums. Hollowed out cork is an ideal candidate for this. With the cork oak being moisture retentive, you don’t even have to water it so much.<br /><br />Another form of stunning wooden architecture can be derived from driftwood or petrified wood. Years of battling winds or saturation from the salt water will carve an array of different shapes and forms into all types of wood. With just a simple bit of cleaning and protective varnish, they add a wonderfully esoteric dimension to your gravel beds and gardens.<br /><br />The other preferred favourite ornament material for the garden is stone, be it a natural stone wall or a huge, strategically placed slab. They provide year round interest when your perennials die back in the winter, whether you use them low and wide to emulate anchors, or tall and skinny as sentinels; they provide stunning accents within the garden architecture.<br /><br />The staple favourite of natural garden ornaments here in Porrtugal is the terracotta pot. 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