Nov 03, 2013 1:40 am
In true 'show me your backyard' style, here is the recently finished product after 3 years of bare yellow construction sand From zero to hero in 10 weeks! What a difference! Hope they provide some backyard inspiration for those needing it.
Approximate cost $15,000 including materials, labour where necessary, soil prep, plants, mulch and irrigation.
Side view. Grass is Empire Zoysia, laid on soil prepared as per Fu Manchu's instruction, circular garden bed features a chinese tallow, agapanthus 'Bluestorm' and ornamental sweet potato 'Sun Kisses'.
Square beds feature a Syzygium topiary and society garlic. Plants next to the fence are ornamental plums prunus 'Nigra', and liriope muscari 'Evergreen Giant'.
Feature stackstone wall and limestone planter. Plants are phormium flax 'Flamin' and society garlic. Pavers are Boral Midland Brick Ezi-Pave 'Sahara' and Boral Midland Brick Masterpave 'Charcoal'.
The Mediterranean garden, featuring an olive tree, purple fountain grass, rosemary, lavender, phormium flax 'Flamin', ornamental sage, silverdust, 'snow in summer', and liriopes.
Re: My finished backyard PICS6
Nov 07, 2013 6:02 pm
Lovely! The Mediterranean garden is gorgeous and the paving looks really schmick.
Looks like the perfect place for many future BBQs.
Built PD Bridgeport 35; moved in December 2008.
Moving on up
Re: My finished backyard PICS11
Sep 08, 2014 5:48 pm
I know this is an old thread - but I wanted to comment on it anyway - it looks beautiful! By now the plants must've grown nicely would love to see updated pictures
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