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Above: Raised path from ollowing a recent home remodel, the driveway to house side owners were eager to reinvent their entrance. Right: Nurse landscape, desiring improved curb appeal, log, bocce ball court, usable areas for entertaining, and access to the wetland area. nearby freshwater lake. Designer Tina Nyce took the opportunity to create layers of intriguing usability including an expansive patio with a fireplace and sound system, a bubbler water feature, a hidden seating area, and a bocce ball court. Sumptuous plantings evoking meadows, woodlands, and wetlands allow the house to relate seamlessly to the surrounding environment—including a 100-foot-long waterfront buffer that supports local wildlife.

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Natural elements like stone bridges, nurse logs, winding pathways, and significant boulders serve to ground the area while linking it to its surroundings. A stunning representation of designing—and living—with nature. JENNY PETERSON apld.org

The Designer – Fall 2017  
The Designer – Fall 2017  
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