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Waukesha New Construction Project 

This home was built in 2018 in Waukesha, WI.

Type: New Construction

Year Completed: 2018

Aspects: Final Grade, Stairs, Patio, Retaining wall, Downspout splash pads, Proper Drainage with Swales, Native Plants 

Any Specific Challenges: Difficult grade changes between properties and street, clay soils, consistent rain storms keeping yard unworkable

Price Range: $20k – $35k+

Materials Used: Retaining Wall => Field Stone Granite Boulders

                            Patio => Unilock Series 3000 Mineral Ice Grey

                            Stoop & Stairs => Brussels Dimensional 

Plants: Plants were selected to provide year round attraction, wildlife value, and bloom primarily blue, white, or pink flowers – no yelows or reds.

Trees & Shrubs: Red Cedar, Serviceberry tree, Pagoda Dogwood, Red Dosier Dogwood, Glossy Black Chokeberry, Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle, Hydrangea, Boxwood, Weigela 

Perennials: Blue Wild Indigo, Anise Hyssop, Little Bluestem, Pasque Flower, Jacob’s Ladder, Wild Blue Phlox, Large-flowered Beardtongue, Pennsylvania Sedge, Prairie Smoke, Coneflower, Pussytoes, Spotted Bee-Balm

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Muskego New Construction Project 

This home was built in 2019 in Waukesha, WI.

Type: New Construction

Year Completed: 2019

Aspects: Complete Landscape Master Plan / planting bed design, native plants, wildlife, rainwater management 

Any Specific Challenges: Front yard sewer drainage connection

Price Range: $5k – $15k+

Materials Used: Mulch => Brown dyed shredded hardwood

Plants: Plants were selected to provide year round attraction, wildlife value, amazing colorful flowers, fragrant flowers near the front door, and low maintenance.

Trees & Shrubs: Hackberry, ‘Blue Muffin’ Viburnum, Endless Summer Hydrangea, Oakleaf Hydrangea

Perennials: Blue Wild Indigo, Prairie Blazingstar, Butterflyweed, Lavender, Prairie Dropseed, Purple Coneflower, ‘Cheyenne Spirit’ Coneflower, Blue Flag Iris, Prairie Smoke, Northwinds Switch Grass

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Glendale Rain Garden

This home was built in 1953 in Glendale, WI.

Type: Drainage Problem / Rain garden

Year Completed: 2020

Aspects: Drainage, flooding, basement flooding, rain garden, native plants, infiltration, improve grading, basement water, foundation issues, rainwater

Any Specific Challenges: Extreme ponding situation, water from neighbors dumping into property, newer apartment complex built nearby changing the entire neighborhood rainwater drainage

Price Range: $12k – $30k+

Materials Used: Engineered Soil => Pervious Soil Mix

                            Mulch => Double Shredded Hardwood

Plants: Plants were selected to provide filtration, drought tolerance,  year round attraction, wildlife value, amazing colorful flowers, and low maintenance.

Trees & Shrubs: Saskatoon Serviceberry

Perennials: Blue Wild Indigo, Prairie Blazingstar, Butterflyweed, Prairie Dropseed, Purple Coneflower, ‘Cheyenne Spirit’ Coneflower, Blue Flag Iris, Pasque Flower, Prairie Smoke, Northwinds Switch Grass, Little bluestem, Large-flowered Beardtongue, Ironweed, New-England Aster, Swamp Milkweed, Wild Petunia

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Whitefish Bay Rain Garden

This home was built in 1940 in Whitefish Bay, WI.

Type: Rain Garden, Drainage Solutions, Hardscapes

Year Completed: 2020

Aspects: Rainwater management, rain garden, downspouts, patio, natural stone, permeable patio, rain barrel

Any Specific Challenges: Water draining into basement storage

Price Range: $10k – $25k+

Materials Used: Stair => Natural, local Lannon stone stair

                            Patio => Natural, local Lannon stone flagstone       

                            Mulch => Double shredded hardwood

Plants: Plants were selected to provide rainwater absorption, year round attraction, wildlife value, amazing colorful flowers, and low maintenance. 

Trees & Shrubs: Japanese Maple ‘Bloodgood’

Perennials: Marsh Marigold, Swamp Milkweed, Prairie Phlox, Turtlehead, Prairie Blazingstar, Butterflyweed, Blue Flag Iris, Joe-Pye Weed, Great Blue Lobelia, Anemone, Heartleaf Aster, Brunnera, Black-eyed Susan, Sombrero Flamenco Coneflower, Lady Fern, Wild Geranium, Ligularia

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