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Butterfly Fountain and Pergola

comments (0) May 25th, 2010 in Project Gallery
vasily66 vasily66, member

Pergola nestled in Woods
Setting up the Fountain and Garden Bones
Butterfly Fountain
Butterflys eye view (oops did I forget to paint the last board?)
Pergola nestled in WoodsClick To Enlarge

Pergola nestled in Woods

Photo: Self

We started with an overgrown, broken pool that was full of mosquitos and sludge.  The owner wanted a place to relax and watch the world pass by.  They were interested in plants that attract butterflies and honeybees, and all other pollinators.  The butterfly bubbler fountain spans about 6 ft. across in all directions and is a focal point for the clients and a welcome watering hole for the pollinators.  The pergola is handmilled Eastern White Pine with a wash stain to match the owner's house trim colours.  We were able to train a Trumpet Vine atop the pergola and the site is lined with cedar rail fence sections. 


Design or Plan used: My Own Design - Bill Thompson, Wood, Water and Stone Landscape Design/Build
posted in: Project Gallery, outdoor spaces, butterfly fountain and pergola

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