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  • Garden Structures - Landmark Landscapes a lincoln landscaping company - Page 2
    Close Outs Testimonials Submit Testimonial Testimonial Blog Contact Contact Us Jobs Select Page Garden Structures and Decks Unique Fencing Ideas Here are a few ideas for non traditional fencing Some would be perfect for kids others are merely an inexpensive way to keep those precious gardens free from unwanted pests Williams Project before and afters Privacy was gained through the installation of large trees some topping out at 4 caliper We also utilized grade change through berming and boulder work to elevate our plantings Elevation change also aided us in providing our customer with a nice water feature Hardscaping in the form of pavers and castle wall added additional usable space to the back yard A natural gas fire pit was installed to take the chill out of those cold Nebraska nights Lastly we installed lighting on both the landscaping hardscaping and the house itself Here we did our best to better life for this uprooted Mizzu fan May your ship sail strong on this ever present sea of red Zysset Project after pictures This project is filling in nicely wouldn t you say This was a major renovation with essentially most of the back yard being torn out We

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  • Fire Pits & hearths - Landmark Landscapes a lincoln landscaping company - Page 2
    in the landscape Hidden Gardens Landscape Beds Entries Poolside Landscape Lighting Seasonal Lighting Container Ideas Interior Exterior Home Decor Ideas Construction Remodeling Ideas Water Features For the Kids Unique Products Materials Database Boulders Cobblestone River Flats Decorative Rock Drystack walls steps Flagstone Landscape Lighting Manufactured Retaining Wall Block Mulches Pavers Seasonal Lighting Plants Database Deciduous Shrubs Deciduous Trees Evergreen Shrubs Perennials Evergreen Trees Customer Proposals Links Close Outs Testimonials Submit

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  • Boulder pictures - Landmark Landscapes a lincoln landscaping company - Page 2
    project together and extended the use of this special area Tennity A beginning there was turf Here is what we started with in July A basic back yard with a large expanse of turf and limited landscaping The Tennity s had quite the check list of needs Our plan covered most of them and we added a few additions along the way to bring the entire project together To date this has been my toughest back yard renovation and most rewarding I ve learned a great deal from this project Namely with the right equipment planning and motivation anything is possible Tennity After pictures Here are some after installation photos Note the color both in bloom and foliage Contrast is everywhere and bold distinctions abound through this landscape We installed a retaining wall for the elevation changed to accommodate the pool As you can see we added a dry creek bed to eliminate trapped water Then we installed a flagstone path to the golf course Walsh Bring the camp fire to you Here we added a nice area right off the house that allows for a nice fire You can cook out or just enjoy a nice evening by the fire with this cozy hardscape Walsh One year later Our first picture was taken in November 0f 09 this one is one year later to the date Water Feature Lighted All water features look better under lights Here the feature continues to add enjoyment into the evening hours What components comprise a professional landscape As a landscape professional I ask a fairly complex question of my customers what look do you have in mind for your landscape On many occasions I get I d like my yard to look great or I want some nice curb appeal These generalized statements are exactly what designers constantly address The fact is many customers lack an understanding of what a professional landscape can entail I will cover some of the basics in the design concept below Per Wikipedia Landscaping refers to any activity that modifies the visible features of an area of land including 1 Living elements such as flora or fauna or what is commonly referred to as gardening the art and craft of growing plants with a goal of creating a beautiful environment within the landscape 2 Natural elements such as landforms terrain shape and elevation or bodies of water 3 Human elements such as structures buildings fences or other material objects created and or installed by humans and 4 Abstract elements such as the weather and lighting conditions Landscaping is both science and art and requires good observation and design skills A good landscaper understands the elements of nature and construction and blends them accordingly The above definition speaks of elements both natural and human A landscape professional will have an eye for combining these elements in a creative harmonious and sustainable manner In a perfect world I have a few elements available right out of the shoot The first

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  • landscape beds - Landmark Landscapes a lincoln landscaping company - Page 2
    humans and 4 Abstract elements such as the weather and lighting conditions Landscaping is both science and art and requires good observation and design skills A good landscaper understands the elements of nature and construction and blends them accordingly The above definition speaks of elements both natural and human A landscape professional will have an eye for combining these elements in a creative harmonious and sustainable manner In a perfect world I have a few elements available right out of the shoot The first natural element I prefer to have or add is elevation In the picture below one can clearly see how the ground slopes This is a good example of elevation change Elevation change allows one to stack items if done properly nothing is hidden behind taller items Depth is visibly created in the bed through the use of contrasting elements The picture below does a nice job of featuring contrast as well We see contrast in color from plant to plant and through the introduction of boulders I also see the use of contrasting texture as some plantings offer long grassy leaves where others have small dainty leaves I see too many landscapes where there is very little contrast between one plant and the next This slope planted with only plants providing green foliage would have presented an entirely different look Again and again I see my eye drawn to landscapes that combine elevation change stone elements contrasting foliage color contrasting foliage texture and differing heights If you can maintain these principles your landscape is off to the right start in my opinion What not to do Here is a good example of In my opinion what not to do in your landscape As a landscaper I crying when I see yards like this If nothing else

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  • Poolside - Landmark Landscapes a lincoln landscaping company - Page 2
    Boulders in the landscape Hidden Gardens Landscape Beds Entries Poolside Landscape Lighting Seasonal Lighting Container Ideas Interior Exterior Home Decor Ideas Construction Remodeling Ideas Water Features For the Kids Unique Products Materials Database Boulders Cobblestone River Flats Decorative Rock Drystack walls steps Flagstone Landscape Lighting Manufactured Retaining Wall Block Mulches Pavers Seasonal Lighting Plants Database Deciduous Shrubs Deciduous Trees Evergreen Shrubs Perennials Evergreen Trees Customer Proposals Links Close Outs Testimonials

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  • landscape lighting - Landmark Landscapes a lincoln landscaping company - Page 2
    in the landscape Hidden Gardens Landscape Beds Entries Poolside Landscape Lighting Seasonal Lighting Container Ideas Interior Exterior Home Decor Ideas Construction Remodeling Ideas Water Features For the Kids Unique Products Materials Database Boulders Cobblestone River Flats Decorative Rock Drystack walls steps Flagstone Landscape Lighting Manufactured Retaining Wall Block Mulches Pavers Seasonal Lighting Plants Database Deciduous Shrubs Deciduous Trees Evergreen Shrubs Perennials Evergreen Trees Customer Proposals Links Close Outs Testimonials Submit

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  • Construction & remodel ideas - Landmark Landscapes & construction - Page 2
    top sink and faucet back splash and lighting plus color schemes Lee An after picture In this case our customer had purchased a home and was left with some challenging problems The prior home owner had built a wall that didn t fit into the new home owners game plan We were commisioned to take out the old and bring in the new The wall was failing in spots and re building it with out having a source for additional stone to match was not an option This renovation involved adding natural Limestone snap steps pavered walkways a patio a pondless water feature and landscaping The customer wanted rock instead of mulch to lessen maintenance I m still a mulch fan especially when boulders are being utilized The mulch adds contrast to the boulders and really allows them to stand out For customers that are after reduced maintenance this maybe the way to go In time proper placement of plantings will allow for nice contrast as they mature and fill in the river rocked areas Limestone wall and steps Here is an example of 12 Limestone wall block and 6 8 Limestone steppers M Benes Curved retaining wall w steps A curved retaining wall with lighted steps M Benes Limestone chip makes a wonderfull playground base This project covered all sorts of outdoor projects The picture here shows how easily a playground can come to life in your own backyard when the right materials are utilized Here we incorporated 25 limestone base material through out the playground area We vibratory plated the limestone so as to create a hardened surface We also introduced a climbing area for the kids made out of natural limestone boulders and low maintenance plants for additional interest Matthews A before picture prior to construction This project began as a deck and gazebo but grew into much more Matthews After construction hardscaping landscaping and lighting We built a custom deck and gazebo using Trex Incorperated tumbled pavers into the landings below each set of steps Low voltage lighting throughout the structure and landscaping ensured extended enjoyment even into the evening hours We were blessed to come accross these customers who now utilize all of our services Mohr Tree House Here is another example of a nice play house or tree fort if you prefer We even added Low voltage lighting to the interior of this nicely built project Nice job Chad We later went on to re landscape grade out and drain the back yard removed and added new driveways moved and added to the fence plus we added pavered patios to the back and walkways to the front Natural stone wall with curves Here is a nicely done natural stone wall It has nice curves and functional steps that complement the wall materials The plantings choosen use a scale that compliments the wall well Outdoor living space where does it start and stop I searched the internet to find the perfect definition of an outdoor

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  • water feature - Landmark Landscapes a lincoln landscaping company - Page 2
    the Kids Unique Products Materials Database Boulders Cobblestone River Flats Decorative Rock Drystack walls steps Flagstone Landscape Lighting Manufactured Retaining Wall Block Mulches Pavers Seasonal Lighting Plants Database Deciduous Shrubs Deciduous Trees Evergreen Shrubs Perennials Evergreen Trees Customer Proposals Links Close Outs Testimonials Submit Testimonial Testimonial Blog Contact Contact Us Jobs Select Page Water Features Zysset Granite bouldered waterfall Granite creates a natural look to any stream or pond Granite

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