Landscape Renovation Part 1

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Landscape Renovation Part 1

  1. 1. AMENITYMASTER™ Landscape and amenity design, planning and project management Landscape Renovation Part 1: Front Yard Example Click on Menu at lower left to automate presentation
  2. 2. Before
  3. 3. After
  4. 4. Success A successful landscape project requires 4 ingredients
  5. 5. Success • #1 - A thorough site assessment • #2 – A detailed landscape plan • #3 – Experienced installers • #4 – Skilled project management
  6. 6. Success Site Assessment
  7. 7. Site Assessment • Block wall edging around tree and driveway not necessary • Over-grown or dying trees need to be removed • Turf in poor condition
  8. 8. Site Assessment • Weeds and dirt are filling the gaps between steps • Planting area by retaining wall in deteriorating condition • Dog activity has worn turf areas
  9. 9. Site Assessment • Retaining wall planter receives little sunlight • Foundation river rock not consistent with theme of home • Tree planter not necessary • Dog traffic pattern has worn turf
  10. 10. Site Assessment • North facing planter in shade • Worn traffic pattern • Large walkway overhang throws rain water onto large rock bed area
  11. 11. Site Assessment • Retaining wall too visually dominant • Water from upper drain spouts not washing away quickly • No visual interest due to lack of plant material
  12. 12. The Process Landscape Design
  13. 13. The Site Plan • Install cedar fence along drive entry • Add lighting along driveway • Re-landscape island, front, side and rear yard areas
  14. 14. Front Landscape Plan • Remove 3 trees and lilac hedge along driveway • Install drain tile along foundation • Create catch basin for main roof rain drain • Define steps with block ledge and decomposed granite backfill • Add irrigation, plant material, mulch, black top soil and new sod
  15. 15. The Process Installation
  16. 16. The Installation • Remove existing sod
  17. 17. The Installation • Remove existing sod • Install drain tile along foundation
  18. 18. The Installation • Remove existing sod • Install drain tile along foundation
  19. 19. The Installation • Remove existing sod • Install drain tile along foundation
  20. 20. The Installation • Remove existing sod • Install drain tile along foundation • Create catch basin for main roof rain drain
  21. 21. The Installation • Remove existing sod • Install drain tile along foundation • Create catch basin for main roof rain drain
  22. 22. The Installation • Remove existing sod • Install drain tile along foundation • Create catch basin for main roof rain drain
  23. 23. The Installation • Remove existing sod • Install drain tile along foundation • Create catch basin for main roof rain drain • Define steps with block ledge and decomposed granite backfill
  24. 24. The Installation • Add edging
  25. 25. The Installation • Add edging • Position and install plants
  26. 26. The Installation • Add edging • Position and install plants • Install drip irrigation in planting areas
  27. 27. The Installation • Add edging • Position and install plants • Install drip irrigation in planting areas • Add mulch to planting areas
  28. 28. The Installation • Add edging • Position and install plants • Install drip irrigation in planting areas • Add mulch to planting areas
  29. 29. The Installation • Add edging • Position and install plants • Install drip irrigation in planting areas • Add mulch to planting areas • Add irrigation to turf areas
  30. 30. The Installation • Add edging • Position and install plants • Install drip irrigation in planting areas • Add mulch to planting areas • Add irrigation to turf areas • Add black top soil and new sod
  31. 31. The Process The Result
  32. 32. The Result
  33. 33. The Result
  34. 34. The Result
  35. 35. The Result
  36. 36. The Result
  37. 37. The Result
  38. 38. AMENITYMASTER Completion of Phase 1

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