Gorgeous Flagstone Patio in Van Nuys

You would not believe this beautiful flagstone patio was once only dirt, weeds, and a tree stump.  Now, the Van Nuys, California residents can enjoy a water-conserving oasis.

The grass and weeds were removed, with the tree stump ground down.  Lots of cleanup to level out the property before laying down the flagstone and other plants.

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The concrete walkway was also demolished.

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The vine on the wall was completely removed, and the planter was prepared for a refurbishment.  Would you believe a window was behind all those vines?

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A flagstone-and-pea-gravel patio area was created.  A half barrel with a semi-dwarf citrus tree was placed in the mulched area to the side of the patio.

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Professional brass lighting was incorporated around the patio, as well as bark mulch and drought-tolerant perennials.  Drip irrigation was installed to make the new landscape worry free — and to also save water.

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The refurbished planter was filled with staked, elegant Legastrum.  And now you can see the window!

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