Patio Takes the Plunge

Updated Apr 25, 2013

Hardscaping is the star of this Fremont, Indiana lake house’s outdoor living space, containing more than 120 tons of related materials. The retaining walls are a single row of natural glacial boulders that landscaper Tina Etter from Millgrove Landscaping hand selected from various pits in her area.

After removing a concrete patio and steps on both the lakeside and roadside, Etter laid a new paver patio that is twice the size of the original. To enhance the English cottage style, she planted more than 600 tulips and daffodils and will add more perennials and annuals next year. “This installation will be more beautiful with maturity,” Etter says. The project also includes irrigation, bluegrass sod and low-voltage lighting.


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