View Poll Results: ESTATE STYLE means no more

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  • mildew growing on northern walls by not planting closer than 10 ft

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  • having to install IRRIGATION next to the house

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  • plants or grass next to house

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  • foundation plantings

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    Jan 2010

    Default Estate Style-saves more energy several ways

    Sarasota-1930's Metzner Home (Ringling area) was called in prior to demo. We redesigned Outdoor Living Space (Landscape)1st) Inventory all plants,cleanup, root prune 2 to 3 month, ferti.& replant into raised holding area.-2)Design w/ex.inventory; discovered several arch features & moved enter to once org.per 70's addition(we only discovered this after moving plants)3)New plan;& new enter(org one)Created a buffer (med to larger plantings) 5 feet from sidewalks,planting away from structure. Slight rising mound, parell w/walkway. No plantings within 7ft (S)ext to 10ft(N) from building (small STONE or SHELL only)[ESTATE STYLE- consists of grouped plantings on ea side N-E-S-W recv 1 medsize TREE per 40 linear ft. with supportive shrub/bushes & ground covers. Prefer NATIVES Grouped W/same WATER USE! Amend existing soils & use DIEHARD by Horticulural Allance, poly-mer w/Micros &Bio-Organisums. Limit use of sod, use ground covers,clay pavers,stone/shell around buildings. MORE on FACEBOOK-ESTATE STYLE-energy,water saving -property enhancing-living space-habitat-so much more!ESTATE STYLE
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