Terrace Design Ideas
Container divider. Golden Duchess® Eastern Hemlock Tsuga canadensis 'MonKinn' Plant Monrovia Patent #25,503. Full shade to part sun. Z 4. Evergreen 3’-6’ h, w in ground. Superb new dwarf with golden yellow foliage on graceful, arching branches. Its low, mounding form and improved sun tolerance over other gold varieties. A stunning container specimen. Plant en masse for a truly dramatic effect. Evergreen.
Feature outside dining rm. North Star Dwarf White Spruce: a pyramid evergreen that will last through the years, hardy in 50 degrees below zero. All light, even shade. In ground, it can get to between 5-10 feet tall x 5’w and is easy to maintain it’s neat and tidy shape. Smaller in containers. Z 3-7.
3’sq deciduous wood planters joined by 6” wood screen all at 38”, with up lights. Free standing bench in-set in front of split faced limestone pond. Trees - multi stem serviceberry or flowering dogwood, with low creeping junipers that cascade. (Well pruned with some strong leaders - not too bushy). Far corner evergreen or snow crabapple.
Sent to bob
Hydrangea in pot by office window
Plant by green egg... use small upright dwarf tree? options.
Raised wood deck with step lights. Take just beyond back of posts for blinds to land on
6’ planter Feature outside dining room
Corner or bench pots - birch multi stemmed
Color block annuals somehow.
Use of annuals in urns (x3) or tall pots in front of slider. .colorblock
Mixed evergreen and seasonal Pot by bedroom window
Evergreen Divider container option... 2 evergreens with Variegated Yucca
Planter - low evergreens and centre feature for height?, shade. Carpet juniper?
Globe cedars along south rail...
Containers along common terrace dividers, to grow food, flowers, shrubs
Tree container, bench, storage
Bar table at railing, furniture layout
Simple, shady corner by family room
Awesome planter beds, all year benches. Try redbud (worked in Burlington), with hosts, juniper, boxwoods and hydrangeas.
South overhang - green Egg shelf with bbq beside it, and wood ceiling
Section of artificial grass under conversation or sunning area? (Not under table - food issues)
Pretty, small down lighting along select section(s) of condo wall
Bar table, stools
Trees in corners, cozy feel
Keep activity to sides, and middle space clear.
Pergola, water, fire... native plants, elevated water fountain with greenery
Gentle sound - where?
Back to back seating
Kitchen main doors, (with dining table, leading to BBQ.
Furniture layout — mirror image
Under cover, plants get limited direct sun in hot times, and lots of indirect light.
Contiguous design... planting and horizon
Evergreen grouping creating path
Pretty against white - container with dark green grass/evergreen ground cover, birch trees, sedge grass
Yorkville. Se or sw corner
Linear wood planter... simple line, easy to run irrigation in planter and pots in front
Transition view — height of treetops relative to view line in and out... these low plants are on same level
2 loungers with planter behind.
Low planters near window, creating a path
LED strip light (warm color) along bbq ledge (and under planter ledges elsewhere)
Too high... need seat height not table height. Lowe’s. Check re burner cover or just whole fire pit cover... do not want to leave cover on all season. About $1300
Option if seating is priority ... vs sunny eating area. Parallel seating (real furniture) and cushion boxes as seat, table.
Linear Colorful planters perpendicular to glass, dividing seating areas
Low or medium hedge in front of shed