Outdoo Living and Landscapes

Landscaping Services Snoqualmie, WA

Project description

Outside Landscaping


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Project Q&A with the homeowner and pro

What was the homeowner's main goal or motivation for doing this project?

Alderwood Landscaping | Backyard Resort Living

Alderwood Landscaping | Backyard Resort Living It kind of started out. Their backyard was very unusable and blocked off by a wall. They wanted to make it more functional for their three daughters. They wanted lawn space and coverage. They wanted a sunning area and a covered patio with a grill station and fire pit. I worked with them over time to develop a design scheme.

What renovations did you do?

Alderwood Landscaping | Backyard Resort Living

Alderwood Landscaping | Backyard Resort Living We removed the existing concrete patio, we did some grading because their yard has a step up. We created a rock upcroppings to formulate and work through that grade transition. They had a hot tub that we needed to reincorporate, and create a lower patio area.

How long did this project take?

What are some of the key materials you used?

Alderwood Landscaping | Backyard Resort Living

Alderwood Landscaping | Backyard Resort Living Black colonial slate for the natural stone. We also used salt rock, bench rock.

What was your biggest challenge and/or biggest takeaway working on this project?

Alderwood Landscaping | Backyard Resort Living

Alderwood Landscaping | Backyard Resort Living Working through some of the grading issues was a struggle. We also had to work around budget considerations to meet their goals.

What did you or the homeowner splurge on?

Alderwood Landscaping | Backyard Resort Living

Alderwood Landscaping | Backyard Resort Living The wood structure. We had to create that patio area and outfit it with LED lighting. The outdoor covered space overall was a splurge. It really brings everything together and gives it multifunctionality.

Any advice for homeowners who are thinking about doing a home project?

Alderwood Landscaping | Backyard Resort Living

Alderwood Landscaping | Backyard Resort Living Understanding the difference between the landscape architect and a landscaper. Finding

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