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Re: I don't like my shape!

Postby kelly_m » Jun 11, 2012 4:41 pm

Up near the house...below the window...there is a Spirea at the walkway.....I would get rid of that area of graden and create a litlle round patio in front of the window (you can always leave room for garden behind...and the garden in front...

Big enough for say 2 chairs or a bistro set......

So essentially if you came out of the can follow the path or go right to a patio....
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Re: I don't like my shape!

Postby JDuley » Jun 11, 2012 4:54 pm

What would you use to create the patio? Stone or wood? Thanks so much!
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Re: I don't like my shape!

Postby Eeyore » Jun 11, 2012 5:12 pm

I agree with K about the location. I think I'd stick with stone for the patio and put it at ground level. However if you want to rise it then go with wood. I also agree that it should be round. You can get some very nice cobblestone packages that are designed in a circle.
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Re: I don't like my shape!

Postby B_BQ » Jun 11, 2012 5:26 pm

I agree: Circle, stone, bistro set. Plus a lovely container of bright annuals and a burgundy shrub somewhere close! Have fun, and let us know what you decide, and post pics please.
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Re: I don't like my shape!

Postby Marion » Jun 16, 2012 2:05 pm

JDuley, what's your zone? and, how much room do you have to the left of that walkway? At first glance, my eye gets drawn to the climbing greenery on the wall on the right, and I'm thinking, there may be substantial space on the left, and potential to do some magnificent things there to really draw a person in.
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