Fulton Bluestone Patio and Walkway

Nov 12, 2018 | Blog, Projects

Fulton Bluestone Patio and Walkway

For this project, the client had looked through our portfolio and seen some of our previous work, including our Federal Hill backyard renovation, and was inspired to have a patio and walkway of their own.  The goal was to have a walkway from the driveway to the backyard with a permeable patio that could seat 4 chairs.  We planted a native garden in between the walkway and the house.
The stone used was a thermal cut bluestone with 3/4″ river jack joints, and black metal edging was used to outline all the hardscaping.

The client requested we try to include a serviceberry, grasses, and lots of flowers into the design.  Everything was picked by our designer with both the client’s requests in mind as well as the site conditions.  Space was left to allow for access to the tractor equipment underneath the deck.

‘Henry’s Garnet’sweetspire- Itea virginica ‘Henry’s Garnet’
‘Autumn Brilliance’ Serviceberry- Amelanchier canadensis ‘Autumn Brilliance’
‘Ruby Spice’ Sweetpepper bush- Clethra alnifolia ‘Ruby Spice’
False Indigo- Baptisia australis
‘Forest Pansy’ redbud- Cercis canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’
‘Lord Baltimore Hibiscus- Hibiscus moscheutos ‘Lord Baltimore’
‘Ruby Slippers’ oakleaf hydrangea- Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Ruby Slippers’
Blue eyed grass- Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Dwarf crested Iris- Iris cristata ‘Powder Blue Giant’
Milkweed- Asclepias incarnata
Gayfeather- Liatris spicata
Butterfly weed- Asclepias tuberosa
‘Silver Gem’ Violet- Viola walteri
Pennsylvania sedge– Carex pensylvanica

“Everything looks great and exactly as I had envisioned. We are very pleased. The crew were all so nice; very hard working on some hot and humid days. “- Missy, Fulton MD

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