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Great article. Right on point for we mortals who live in cities with small yards and close neighboring structures!

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kgbrn That was my first thought also. The repeated reverberating "pok-pok-pok-boing" would drive me nuts.

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I really love the sunken garden in New York. I can imagine it being a real haven. I'm assuming that drainage was taken into account so that it doesn't become and underwater haven after a lot of rain, and some sort of greenery around the railings at the top to keep it more private.

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