This Landscape buffer project included installation of a large buffer planting on an existing bank. The plating includes various trees, shrubs, landscape boulders and mulch as designed by Howard J. Supnik Landscape Architect. Once installation was complete we fine graded and seeded some disturbed areas as well as installed sod. This was another phase of an over larger landscape project. previous phases included an outdoor kitchen, fire pit, sitting walls, natural stone patio, hot tub, wood box, lighting and planting.
For the First Phase of this outdoor living renovation, we designed and worked with Howard J. Supnik Landscape Architect to create an outdoor living room feel that included an outdoor kitchen, fire pit, sitting walls, natural stone patio, hot tub, wood box, lighting and planting. We also installed landscaping around the home and removed an existing front concrete walk way to install a natural stone walk and steps leading to the front door. We also installed landscaping at the driveway to create a more inviting feel for guests. This included a large deciduous tree, cedar shaker style light post and entry way path lighting. We also lit the front of the house, and built an entrance way at the back of the home with natural stone and installed landscape path lighting for safety in that area. This outdoor living renovation is located in Lancaster, PA.
Beautiful York, PA country side property we shot & edited for a customer. The property features an amazing log cabin style house along with multiple large scale farm ponds and tons of landscaping throughout. The house as well as all the features on the property were built by the owner himself through out the years. Enjoy!
Below are a few select photos from the shoot.
This Ultimate Outdoor Living & Entertaining area is set on the beautiful Susquehanna river in York, PA and has it all. the largest feature is a Pondless Waterfall that includes a 65? long waterfall and stream and a 35? side stream and waterfall that intersect before making one large dramatic fall. This pondless waterfall includes LED lighting throughout the feature as well as Lighting throughout the surrounding landscape. The pondless waterfall includes driftwood and native rock to resemble PA native streams. The feature varies in width for a natural look as well. Both streams converge to a pooling area complete with large stepping stones to walk across the feature. The pooling area then finishes off into a large cascading waterfall that can be seen and heard throughout the property.
This Outdoor Living Project also includes a small flagstone landing area above the retaining wall near the water feature with natural stone steps that lead to a larger natural flagstone patio. The upper patio is complete with a pergola as well as a natural stone gas fed fire pit, landscaping around the water feature and landscape lighting for night time viewing. The fire pit is propane fed made of square natural stone sandstone barn steps measuring about 5? wide and 18? deep. The propane fire is recessed 6? below the top surface so the fire pit can double as a sitting area for guests. The fire pit is set atop a natural flagstone patio with a pergola and hammock seating.
There is a lower patio with a small wading pool with bar and pizza oven to top off a backyard paradise complete for any outdoor living & outdoor entertaining situation or gathering for family and friends.
The entire backyard is also equipped with Outdoor sound complete with different size and style speakers strategically placed throughout the landscape to top off an outdoor experience like none other.
This Fountain and landscaping Project (before & after) in Lancaster, PA included removal of the existing landscaping at the front of the home, keeping and repairing the stone garden walls and installing various new plants and mulch. We also installed a bubbling Fountain water feature and low voltage landscape lighting.
This Landscaping Project included supply and installation of landscaping based on Howard J. Supnik Landscape Architect front draft planting plan. This was the second phase of this landscape project in Lancaster, PA.
See more of this project here: https://cepontzsons.com/landscape-buffer-planting
This Backyard Landscape renovation consisted of removing existing deck and shrubbery to be able to create a grade away from the house. We then constructed paver steps, a paver walkway and paver circle patio, installed sod, mulched, and moved the shed and seeded the rest of the disturbed areas.
This project included installation of 5 Christmas palm trees installed in decorative pots and dropped into liners in the ground for easy seasonal removal and installation. Christmas palms must be moved indoors for the winter months and kept about 50 degrees to promote health. What better way to give your pool and outdoor living area that tropical feel?
By: Bobby Kenyon
There are many things to take into consideration when planning a landscaping project for your home. People tend not to think about Landscaping or Outdoor Living until the weather turns warm and the flowers start to bloom. In actuality winter is one of the best times of year to start planning your Landscaping, Outdoor Living, Pond or Water Feature project.
More Time to Plan and Design: During the winter months landscapers are typically either plowing snow or planning and preparing for the upcoming season. This will give you a window of extra time to meet, plan, and design your landscape project. Instead of waiting till Landscapers are already busy and more than likely booked out for awhile, you’ll be ahead of the game and ready to start your Outdoor Living project as soon as the weather turns.
Choosing and Ordering Products: Different Outdoor Living materials such as pavers, natural stone, lighting fixtures, outdoor kitchen appliances, fountains, pergolas, fire pits, etc… come in such a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and colors it can take time to choose which products fit your taste and budget. Some products may have to be special ordered which can give the possibility of added delays. All the more reason planning early will be beneficial to all parties involved.
Schedule: Those who choose to start planning early will in return be ahead of the pack when it comes to scheduling the work. Instead of waiting until the weather is nice to start to plan, plan early and have your project underway and ready to enjoy when spring arrives!
Beat the Rush: Spring arrives and the rush begins. Get your project scheduled and planned early and you’ll be the first one in the neighborhood enjoying your new Outdoor Living project.
Turn Around Time: Between planning, designing, ordering products, scheduling, and the size of the project there can be the possibility for considerable turn around time for project completion.
Construction Takes Time: Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither are quality Outdoor Living projects. Landscape Projects can take anywhere from a day to a few weeks to complete depending on the scale of the project. Understanding this and taking this in to consideration can typically be overlooked by most Homeowners when planning their Landscaping, Outdoor Living, Pond or Water Feature project. Make sure you have realistic expectations of the project duration and scheduling before you approve the work.
Bottom Line, the earlier you start to plan the sooner you’ll be able to enjoy your new Backyard Oasis.
This Hardscape Project in Lancaster, PA included a Natural Flagstone Patio extension off of an existing Brick paver patio. We inlayed a few pieces of Natural Flagstone into the existing brick patio as well,to tie the two patios together. Along the steps to the porch we installed a cast concrete sitting wall, with Belgium block edging to boarder the river gravel stone mulch.