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Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by MidAtlantic, Nov 16, 2004.

  1. activelandscaping

    activelandscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 241

    I use a Fernco - Proflex model ( 3001- 43 or 3001- 44 ), depending on downspout size ( I use either 3 or 4" copper pipe ). I get them at a local plumbing supply just call arround, you may have to order them but a larger PS should have them in stock. I pay around $ 8.00 ea. for them. make sure you get the 3001 series ( plastic to Copper ). I use a 4" street 90, then tie that into the copper with the Fernco.

    They make a special lube to help slide the Fernco over the pipe, I highly recomend using it.:)

    Best of luck,
  2. Elmos

    Elmos LawnSite Member
    Messages: 17

    I went over my alloted time to edit my post #40, so here is my final edit of most of the text in that post. The pics are up there.
    "Active, 'Tamuke yama', two words. Root stock was Acer palmatum. Many that I grafted on this occasion were var. atropurpureum or somewhat so. The age of the under stock was probably about 3-4 years, most were well branched, 1g. The under stock appeared to be of local origin. I don't think a single graft will necessarily grow any faster than a multiple grafted plant. If any thing, the additional foliage on additional trunks and branches may actually encourage more rapid growth as there is more food manufacturing, photosynthesis. I don't remember the specifics of transplants but it was held too long in a gallon and may have been transplanted into a 3g before being planted in the ground. It remained in a container until planted in the ground in 1998. It was transplanted to it's current site in about 2000 and I estimate it's height at about 24" to 30" at that time. It is now about 9' across and 4' 2" tall. No pruning to speak of and no intentional root pruning aside from the planting and transplanting. After the last transplanting I did install a branch separator for about a year. I felt that the largest two stems were too close. It worked just fine. You can't edit these posts, can you? The pictures that I previously posted were made in January and April, 2003."
  3. MarcusLndscp

    MarcusLndscp LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 634

    Okay, I can't get this picture deal right. Who can help me get pictures on here from My Pictures
  4. dylan

    dylan Member
    Messages: 276

    Great looking work everyone. Here is an armour stone wall that my brother and I did last year. Each block weights about 2000 lbs. The wall is about 55' long.


  5. dylan

    dylan Member
    Messages: 276

    How about some hydroseeding?

  6. MarcusLndscp

    MarcusLndscp LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 634

    Here's a job we did earlier this year. 6.5' tall columns with one that was split to accomodate a motorized gate. We built and installed the gate and fencing along w/ the stonework,hydroseeding, the driveway and also did all the site work. Plantings was by others

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  7. MarcusLndscp

    MarcusLndscp LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 634

    Another wall, sign and plantings we installed

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  8. MarcusLndscp

    MarcusLndscp LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 634

    A job we did this summer. Design and install by us, including a rock that was drilled to be a fountain, the stonework, plantings and some of the heated pavers.

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  9. MarcusLndscp

    MarcusLndscp LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 634

    a couple more after....will post more of other work later

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  10. GreenMonster

    GreenMonster LawnSite Silver Member
    from NH
    Messages: 2,702


    Very impressive work. I don't do much stone, so I find that particularly impressive.

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