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revising the back steps and retaining walls

By: katine

Created Jan 1, 2013 with 651 views and 13 ratings

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About This Space

more hideous circa 1947 stuff going on here with rotting rail-road tie retaining walls and nothing but overgrown stuff and weeds. we re-did the retaining walls, stained them bvrown (although that is not done in these pictures), re-desgined the stairs to the back of the house and planted 80 baby boxwood shrubs to grow into a hedge. also back-filled the area with about 5,000 chutes of pachysandra, yes, which I planted each one myself, by hand over the course of about 9 months.


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