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Entertaining Garden

Design Intent: 

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  • Transform the rear garden of a row house for dining and entertaining, and add parking and bike storage areas. 

  • Re-grade to move water away from rear steps to basement and foundation.

Implementation: The rear garden of a DC Row House was overgrown and was only used as a passage to the garage.  An outdoor kitchen with: built-in ceramic egg; garbage can; cooler and bar area were installed.  A privacy screen was installed to divide the garden area from the utility area—parking, bike storage and garbage cans.  A new pathway was constructed towards basement steps and new grading pushes water to percolate in garden beds and away from the house.