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Old 07-30-2012, 10:10 PM
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My First Landscape Project

Ok. Just so everyone knows I'm new at this and this my first project I've done at my house. Ive only just begin to do stuff so my place is like an empty canvas. I would like some good constructive critisiam on what i could have done, or should have done, or what i can do with my place. Please be easy on me. Thanks
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Old 07-30-2012, 10:19 PM
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Umm...looks okay, but you need a selection of taller/bigger plants and it would look better with river gravel or a brown mulch.
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Old 07-30-2012, 10:25 PM
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Looks a little small, use larger (more mature) plants and red mulch is for fast food places and old ladies. As far as plant types it would help to know where you live. BTW I think the house is perfect, and is what I would like to build myself.
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Old 07-30-2012, 10:30 PM
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Yeah i should have done a little more research before i got started. The shrubs i have planted is suppose to grow to around 4 ft or so. I didn't want my porch completely covered. But like i said I'm a beginner and just getting started with doing this. Ive got big plans for this place.
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Old 07-30-2012, 10:35 PM
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@knox gsl. i live in south mississippi
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Old 07-30-2012, 10:37 PM
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Nice place. I am a huge fan of large trees. I would add a few 4" caliber Oak trees to the front to add shade and definition and maybe a tea rose garden on the right side by the porch for color. Since you live there, take your time to let what you have fill in to make sure you don't over plant.
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Old 07-30-2012, 10:56 PM
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i dk where your located but if that were my house i probably would have made the beds a bit larger with flowing curves. I would put some red tree on the right porch corner with daylillies around the base. Also i would have put some large decorative landscape boulders in, boxwoods lining the sidewalk (nonexistent at the moment) and some type of green spiral trees on each side of the step up to the porch. Not bad for your first landscape project but as suggested larger plants would have given it a fuller look. Also my suggestions may not be relevant in your location
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i dk where your located but if that were my house i probably would have made the beds a bit larger with flowing curves. I would put some red tree on the right porch corner with daylillies around the base. Also i would have put some large decorative landscape boulders in, boxwoods lining the sidewalk (nonexistent at the moment) and some type of green spiral trees on each side of the step up to the porch. Not bad for your first landscape project but as suggested larger plants would have given it a fuller look. Also my suggestions may not be relevant in your location
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