Landscape Contractor / Design Build Maintain

JAN 2018

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44 LC DBM Contractor: Borrowed Ground Designer: Borrowed Ground Location: British Columbia Materials: Granite boulders, slate pavers, Columbia River Basalt, Montana slate, Dimensions: 5' tall from grade x 15 lineal feet Crew Size/Project Length: 6 people/1 Month Special Interest: The project is described as "Asian inspired." Left Contractor: J.Cugliotta Landscape Nursery Designer: J.Cugliotta Landscape Nursery Location: New Jersey Materials: Pennsylvania river jacks, ¾" clean stone (for footer), Portland cement, concrete sand Dimensions: 3' tall and 3, 11 and 25 lineal feet (3 separate walls) Crew Size/Project Length: 4 people/5 days Special Interest: This is a 300-year-old horse farm in South Jersey and the homeowner requested a New England-style cobblestone wall. It is trapezoidal in shape: 2' wide at top and 3' wide at bottom. The con - tractor installed an 18"-deep footer under each wall to relieve hydrostatic pressure. Two plywood forms were made in the trapezoidal shape of the finished wall and strings were run at 8" intervals as wall was built to insure proper batter. Contractor: Borrowed Ground Designer: Borrowed Ground Location: British Columbia Materials: Montana slate, Arkansas sandstone Dimensions: 4" tall x 65 lineal feet Crew Size/Project Length: 3 people/4 weeks Special Interest: This is a Montana slate stone retaining fence along a pebble driveway. Contractor: Borrowed Ground Designer: Borrowed Ground Location: British Columbia Materials: Basalt/andascite columns, quartzite wall ma - terial, Arkansas sandstone caps Dimensions: 18" tall on the inside x 16' in diameter Crew Size/Project Length: 3 people/20 working hours Special Interest: The fire pit is made out of fabricated Olivene blocks. Right Below Left Left

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