A little help on a bed design.

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by KrayzKajun, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    im landscaping these signs for city. its a donation from my company.

    trying to decide how to create an edge for the beds infront of these signs. i was thinking maybe doing a small wall as going two bricks high or just cutting a edge like the other beds i do.

    im open to opinions. both signs are exactly the same.

  2. I like the idea of 2 bricks high. You going to fill in with dirt?? Use a low groundcover that won't get higher than the bottom letters and a taller feature on both sides of the sign.
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    CS-LAWNSERVICE LawnSite Member
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    been a long time since i have seen any thing Westwego

    I grew up in Terrytown sadly moved away 20 years ago

    I would go the two brick high and the low ground cover as stated above ,less upkeep on your part that way
  4. alexschultz1

    alexschultz1 LawnSite Bronze Member
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  5. alexschultz1

    alexschultz1 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    3 - emerald green arborvite
    4 - firepower nandina
    7 - blue star juniper
    2 - rosemary
  6. alexschultz1

    alexschultz1 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    definatly not my best work... but im tired and catching a buzz because of the vacation tomorrow. Let me know if im headed in the right direction, this is a hobby of mine so i dont mind getting some helpful criticism

  7. dKoester

    dKoester LawnSite Gold Member
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    A small dry stack would work as well.
  8. nightshutter

    nightshutter LawnSite Senior Member
    from UT
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    I think the flower bed should be taken in this direction
  9. MarkintheGarden

    MarkintheGarden LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I think that it would look better without the wall. The wall makes the short sign look even shorter. I like the evergreens for the ends, and I think that red and gold flowers would work best.
  10. iowa

    iowa LawnSite Senior Member
    from NW IA
    Posts: 305

    I agree with leaving the wall out, if you build it up 2 courses high your mulch will be right at the bottom of the spot lights as well, if not higher.

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