The path I want to create will be bold where excitement is key and understated where I want calm. How you say? Its all in the matrix. Bold is red breeze and creamy white steps. Under-stated is stone dropped in grass. I went with red breeze on the central axis over the bridge to guide… Continue reading The breeze and strip stone path installation
I have been looking for a solution to the pea gravel pathways in the backyard. Although I love the look of the pea gravel, as its adds a simply elegant formal element around the grass, the looseness of the material is maddening. You cannot walk on it, never in bare feet, and the dogs… Continue reading Klingstone Paths a pea gravel remedy?
This is the under-decking we have chosen to go with. Hopefully we can install it sometime this summer. DryDeck by Timbertech Kits are offered from the Deck Superstore. Our initial quote was $475. We need to re-measure to ensure.
Pioneer Sand and Gravel Other mulch Suppliers We love the mulch we got for our yard, it smells wonderful and has a rich dark color, and the bark size is nice and small so it will laydown and nicely. But did we order too much? We figured we had about 700 sq ft between… Continue reading Got mulch?
Since our lawn in the front yard receives little sun, Green Valley turf recommended RTF (rhizomatous tall fescue) 303-798-6764 We measured about 570 sq feet of lawn, with some fudge for the sod needed below the wall. 570 square feet RTF Cost = $373 delivered or $287 picked -up Amount = 1 pallet + 25… Continue reading Sod for Shade
Pioneer Materials Calculator Material coverage estimate = 4″ depth = 45 sq ft – see top soil calculator Total in YARDS = or 9 yards 2009 Total cost = 26.95 x 9 = $236.25 for Jensen’s Planters Mix Front Yard north side of walk = 609 sq’ x 3″ = 5.6 yards south side of… Continue reading Topsoil Coverage and other materials
Unfortunately I don’t think we will be able to afford doing the wall this year. I want the front yard presentable, and that means getting the pea gravel out, a sprinkler in, and the beds / grass set. We will just have to wait until the end of the summer to see if we can… Continue reading Front Wall Cost Estimate