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2/23/2012

Before & After: Jacquie’s Silver Lake Garden

before after garden silver lake ca

before after garden

I’m so impressed with Jacquie’s Garden makeover.  It was originally featured over on Apartment Therapy, but it is so great, I have to share it more detail here.

From Jacquie:  My outside space is quite small at about 500 square feet. When I bought my house it was just a concrete slab, poorly installed red fence and a retaining style planter filled with dirt. I rescued the 60’s fire pit form a vacant lot, constructed a fountain from a 4′ tall pot, moved the 16 x 16 pavers from the side of the house, added 4″ river rock and finally trenched out the planter and added fast growing bamboo. I now use the space each and every day and it’s really become my favorite spot in the entire house. I’ve learned that a girl CAN transform an entire outdoor space by herself with a vision, investing many weekends and a great deal of hauling. The only item I hired out for was my galvanized and Douglas Fir fence. My father flew in to help me build the pergola — the rest of the patio I completed by myself. I wanted the space to bring the inside out and have a outdoor lounge feel.

front of house makeover

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Enjoy more in the gallery — all images from Jacquie.

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  1. Tonia Vernet

    February 23rd, 2012 at 4:15 pm

    Very, very nice. The entire country is covered with not so interesting ranch style architecture… and it seriously needs a make-over!!! So thanks for any and all ideas!!!

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