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Look at this pic for retaining wall

Posted by sandi_w 7b/8 (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 3, 13 at 19:34

I found this pic on google. I think I want to try a version of this. This pic was on gardenweb at one time, but I can't find who it belonged to.


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RE: Look at this pic for retaining wall

Sandi, Lovely look. Apart from paiinting your wall terracotta, all you need to do is to get blue accents for your wall and add a couple of terracotta planters to get the same 'feel' for your retaiing wall. There will be a difference though. The photo shown is that of a dry climate. (use of succulents, aloe,, rosemary) while yours is that of a shady and possibly wet climate. If you will check the link I sent you for the succulent wall, you will find that photo was of a wall also made to look mediterranean but the person who made it lived in Vancouver - a particularly wet and cold climate. Lots of ideas to achieve that mediterranean look.

Here is a link that might be useful: Thomas hobbs garden


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RE: Look at this pic for retaining wall

Thanks ianna. The house and gardens is gorgeous. I will save your link. I've been trying to find afordable half pots online, but not much luck so far. I hope to start the wall this weekend, first with a dyed concrete skim coat then planting next week.


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