250 - 500 sq ft
More than 40 hours of labor
less than $500
Other Project Elements
Pathways, Retaining walls, Raised/tiered beds
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Advice from the Owner
The raised beds were a ton of work to implement, but well worth it. And the paths between them really help to break up the space. The walls are made of strip stone, and the pathways are breeze stone. After I had a rough idea of what I wanted, I used a tool called gardenPlanner to help me with my designs. Its nothing fancy, but it helped me to figure out the square footage of my retaining walls and paths, which was incredibly helpful when ordering materials. The pictures that have the yard flat are before photos. The ones I added here are about 4 months after planting. I have the Shades of Summer and Hummingbird Delight Garden-in-a-Box sets, and they are both lovely!Back to Inspiration Hub
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