Jan's Uniquely Landscaped Backyard

Jan's Uniquely Landscaped Backyard

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Nancy Mitchell
Apr 27, 2012

Name: Jan
Location: Croton on Hudson, New York

Our small backyard was underused, not much to look at, and water collected in spots. We built a bluestone patio and added a low stone wall to enclose a portion of the patio. We planted shrubs as a privacy screen behind the wall.

Then we created a dry stream — a specialty of our company, Johnsen Landscapes & Pools — to aid drainage and add interest to our small plot of ground. I planted carex, annuals, siberian iris, grasses, and more along its border.

More info: Johnsen Landscapes and Pools

Thanks, Jan!

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