Landscape Contractor / Design Build Maintain

JAN 2018

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January 2018 31 Contractor: Southwest Fence and Deck Designer: Archiverde Landscape Architecture Location: Texas Materials: Bark-on cedar Dimensions: Approximately 4' tall x 60 lineal feet Crew Size/Project Length: 4 people/1.5 weeks Special Interest: This rustic fence encloses an area for herbs and vegetables. Varying sized, round, galvanized steel troughs were used as above ground containers, so the owner can do her gardening without bending over. Below Contractor: Progressive Landscape Design Designer: Jeff Allen Land - scape Architecture Location: North Carolina Materials: Cedar with a solid stain and cast iron hardware Dimensions: Fence - 3' tall x 34 lineal feet Crew Size/Project Length: 2 people/1 week Special Interest: The 8'-tall "moon" gate is on axis with the shade garden and establishes a view to the rear yard. Above Contractor: Pacific Style Landscape Designer: Pacific Style Landscape and Todd Noice LLC Location: Washington Materials: Cedar, 8"x8" CMUs, cultured stone veneer Dimensions: Wall/fence – 4' tall x 20 lineal feet; Arbor – 8' tall x 4' wide Crew Size/Project Length: 2 people/1 month Special Interest: The client was very spe - cific about limiting straight lines. First the contractor set a foundation, mortared the blocks into a curve, put sleeves into them for the fence posts and veneered the blocks with cultured stone. The arbor was fitted together using dowels, and mortising round tenons through each post. Right PHOTO: TORREY FERRELL

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