Gaye Lowton
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Cor-Ten steel is the material choice for the retaining walls of this terraced garden.    The glaucous coloring of the succulents contrasts well with the metal, and the plants are perfect for dry conditions. The gravel mulch aids drainage and prevents water evaporation while providing a great textural contrast against the plantings and steel.

Cor-Ten steel is the material choice for the retaining walls of this terraced garden. The glaucous coloring of the succulents contrasts well with the metal, and the plants are perfect for dry conditions. The gravel mulch aids drainage and prevents water evaporation while providing a great textural contrast against the plantings and steel.

The heat- and drought-tolerant Dichondra argentea ‘Silver Falls’ cascades over the Corten steel retaining walls.

The heat- and drought-tolerant Dichondra argentea ‘Silver Falls’ cascades over the Corten steel retaining walls.

Corten steel panels float off of a concrete retaining wall.  Internal lights illuminate the panel at night and make it appear to float.

Corten steel panels float off of a concrete retaining wall. Internal lights illuminate the panel at night and make it appear to float.

Corten steel retaining walls and stair risers.  Adds great color and contrast of material.  (design by LandWest Design Group)

Corten steel retaining walls and stair risers. Adds great color and contrast of material. (design by LandWest Design Group)

Belmont Hill Residence - contemporary - landscape - boston - Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC

Belmont Hill Residence - contemporary - landscape - boston - Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC