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    Our backyard pics- Before and After

    We recently had our backyard landscaped, so I thought I would share a few photos. I am glad to have it done because I hated the gravel/dirt that surrounded the pool. It made it unpleasant to use and hard to keep the yard clean. Not to mention, it was downright ugly.

    We still have some minor things to do, but the major part is done.

    Our backyard before the landscaping


    Our backyard after the landscaping


    Before the retaining wall


    After the retaining wall


    Nicole

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    Re: Our backyard pics- Before and After

    that looks great!!! I like the retaining wall...your yard looks like a park now!!


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    Re: Our backyard pics- Before and After

    Looks fab! I especially like your retaining wall.
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    Re: Our backyard pics- Before and After

    OH that is lovely!!!
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    Re: Our backyard pics- Before and After

    Very nice work. I too love the retaining wall and gravel.
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    Re: Our backyard pics- Before and After

    Very nice improvements! 8)
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    Re: Our backyard pics- Before and After

    Wow, what a difference - looks great! I'm adding it to the slidshow.
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    Re: Our backyard pics- Before and After

    Thanks, for the kind words all!.... Sitting out in the backyard sipping a glass of wine is one of my favorite activities. Now I do it with a smile on my face. And this is the first year we have been able to enjoy the pool since buying the house in '06. I found TFP last summer, but shortly thereafter, put a hole in the liner, prematurely ending the season. I have been BBB'ing all season and, so far, have had only one blip. Now I find myself having "pool talk" with other friends that have pools and trying to convince them to BBB.....LOL.
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    Re: Our backyard pics- Before and After

    Great use of the area by the fence.
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    Re: Our backyard pics- Before and After

    Looks real nice! congrats

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    Re: Our backyard pics- Before and After

    Looks great! The gravel made a huge difference in the overall appeal.
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    Re: Our backyard pics- Before and After

    Looking good. I also like the retaining wall.

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    Re: Our backyard pics- Before and After

    Thanks. I have found that it is difficult to get all the gunk out of the rocks. We have a lot of maple trees and they drop those helicopters all summer.
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    Re: Our backyard pics- Before and After

    nicely done!
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