Lots o' Boulders (pics)

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by cedarcroft, Sep 15, 2007.

  1. cedarcroft

    cedarcroft LawnSite Senior Member
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    This is a job we just did. 40 tons of boulders, 2 waterfalls and an embedded slide. the guy wanted a cave or grotto, but settled for a monster natural rock waterfall setup.

  2. mrusk

    mrusk LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,260

    Rock placement looks great! Slide looks like a cheapo though!
  3. cedarcroft

    cedarcroft LawnSite Senior Member
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    its actually pretty expensive. its called a wild ride slide and its about 7 ft tall and very well built. I have a piece of sh!t slide at my house and this one is alot more substantial. it is buried in the dirt and we have moss rock steps going up to it.
  4. MJS

    MJS LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Wow. I wish I had the ability to do 'scapes like that. Looks awesome, Cedarcroft.
  5. Grn Mtn

    Grn Mtn LawnSite Senior Member
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    how do you put the winter cover on it?
  6. mattfromNY

    mattfromNY LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Central NY
    Messages: 1,582

    .... Or keep the rocks out of the pool? LOL
    Looks great, Nice job.
    Grotto, huh, can you say Playboy Mansion??
  7. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,570

    great job, very impressive
  8. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
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    Yes, very nice work !!
  9. Bplandcurbing

    Bplandcurbing LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    very Impressive, How long did that take.....
  10. cedarcroft

    cedarcroft LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 442

    loop loc pool cover core drilled into the rocks. took 5 days. it was 150 yards of fill, 40 tons of moss rock, a few yards of river gravel, 2 aquascapes waterfall (6500 and 2500) and the slide. someone else did the patio and we got the job from the pool builder. we are bidding on the planting against his LCO, so I am hoping we get that job also.

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