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Massachusetts Landscape Architect Takes Pride in Sustainable Design and Construction with New England’s Natural Stone

Posted by Amanda Pittsley on May 14, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Crisscrossing the landscape long before the Revolutionary War, stone walls are as classic to New England as church steeples and lighthouses, with a legacy that continues to this day.

Hundreds of years after the nation gained its independence, walls crafted from native stone are still a traditional element in hardscape design not only in a nod to the region’s history but also as a more modern approach to sustainability.

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Topics: American natural stone, Sustainable Design, stone walls, New England

8 Freestanding and Retaining Stone Wall Designs That Will Add Dimension to Your Property

Posted by Amanda Pittsley on Oct 11, 2017 10:26:00 AM

A natural stone wall will embellish the look of your property while harmoniously connecting your house design with nature. These structures can create charming raised flower beds, natural garden backdrops, boundary markers, driveway ramps, or purely serve as decoration.

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Topics: Granite, stone walls, freestanding wall, retaining wall, fieldstone

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