From Barren to Blooming
Makeover by Outside Landscape Group, (770) 754-1188, www.outsidelandscapegroup.com
The owners of this Alpharetta home wanted to make use of the wasted and unsightly space in their backyard and called upon the pros at Outside Landscape Group to get the job done. What was once a large, dirt slope just outside of the homeowners’ main living space was transformed into a beautiful water feature that became the focal point of the entire home. The pond basin is approximately 6×12 feet wide and 24 inches deep, with two waterfalls—one with a 3-foot drop and the other with a 5-foot drop. With these cascading twin waterfalls and a large pond basin for blooming aquatic plants and colorful Koi, this new outdoor installation has put new life into a formerly barren landscape.
• Trees: Ligustrum, flowering crape myrtle and weeping Japanese maple
• Flowers: Yellow daylilies, lantana, pink gumpo azaleas, gardenia, liriope and iris
• Rock materials: Square wall rock, natural moss-covered ornamental boulders and river rocks from Tennessee rock quarries.