Category Archives: Lawn Alternatives

777 Project

Here are photos of our work in progress … this first pic was taken earlier today showing where we are now, and below that is a chronological look at the steps it took to get there

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back patio

Back Patio Area
Back Patio Area in September before concrete and brick removal

 

Back Yard
Remember September – Back Yard
Concrete edges
Concrete edges
pre garden
pre garden after clean out
back area
Oct 12th – back area concrete removal

20151012_back patio 3

Oct 12th – concrete removal

20151012_cocrete removal

view from rear garden

concrete recycled
concrete recycled
Annie's plants
Annie’s plants
Salvia
Salvia
patio area pre platform
patio area pre platform

20151027_Rogan

Rogan

succulent pond
succulent pond
concrete edge removal
concrete edge removal
drain trench
10/27 – dug 24 inch deep drain trench
drain trench
drain trench
before stone
before stone

20151028edge in tact

20151103_garden begins

Garden begins

grass planting
11/10 Planting Grasses

20151116_stone delivery

Nov 16th 3 Tons of Stone Delivered

20151117_path begins

Path begins

Back patio site
Back patio site

20151121_path grows

Path and patio site

patio base
Dec 3rd layment of patio base

20151203_patio base

patio base

back patio detail
back patio detail

20151208_back patio laid out

back patio layout

20151208_Bidens bloom

Bidens blooms

20151208_patio base 3

back view patio

 

20151209_1 ton of rocks!

12/09 transported 1 ton of rock from Richmond in East Bay to SF

20151209_back patio 2

setting stones

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12/09/2015 laying stones

back patio

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