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before and after pics

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by barcode148, Jun 30, 2007.

  1. barcode148

    barcode148 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 86

    i am begining my first landscape job this week. here are the before pics and the after pic will be uploaded upon completion.

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  2. deere615

    deere615 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,676

    who quite a bit of work there. Where are you in pittsburgh Im in The Rocks
     
  3. barcode148

    barcode148 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 86

    im in westmoreland county
     
  4. Husky05

    Husky05 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 307

    Im in the south hills, baldwin whitehall area
     
  5. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,163

    What is to be done? Cleanout and mulch or some kind of new landscaping as well?
     
  6. barcode148

    barcode148 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 86

    -clean out all beds
    -build beds around all free standing trees
    -use topsoil as needed
    -install weed barrier
    -1 foot lacing of pink star rock around all beds and some other decorative places
    -mulch everywhere else
    -install plantings as a surprise to the client around mailbox wingwalls (the pictures of the wingwalls are in the landscaping forum under "help me out with some plantings")

    i know i have my work cut out for me. its only my sister a friend of ours and i who are doing the work. my dad is helping me out with some of the design. we have till sat the 7th to complete the work. the worst part is that because i am only 17 with no portfolio to show to prospective clientel i underbid the job in order to be able to do this in the future. Also the customer is one of the best masons in the area. So im hoping word of mouth will help me out
     
  7. barcode148

    barcode148 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 86

    just about everything is done i have about 50 man hours in it now. i have to put in about 3 hours on friday with touch up work and then the after pics will come.:walking:
     
  8. barcode148

    barcode148 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 86

    well i have finished. the first picture is a before pic on a couple of topiaries. also the last picture i would like to know if this is in fact poison ivy. thanks

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  9. ACutAbovesiny

    ACutAbovesiny LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 590

    It looks like a hydrangea to the right of the last pic.
     
  10. barcode148

    barcode148 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 86

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