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Japanese Inspiration on Oak Island

Japanese-inspired garden
Japanese-inspired garden

Rue Sherwood Landscape Design

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Stone wall terrace overlook
Stone wall terrace overlook

Rue Sherwood Landscape Design

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Stone walls with terraced lawn
Stone walls with terraced lawn

Rue Sherwood Landscape Design

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Stone steps lead to natural area
Stone steps lead to natural area

Rue Sherwood Landscape Design

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Ground covers nestle among steps
Ground covers nestle among steps

Rue Sherwood Landscape Design

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Birch with ornamental grasses
Birch with ornamental grasses

Rue Sherwood Landscape Design

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Terrace view
Terrace view

Rue Sherwood Landscape Design

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Native shrubs at conservation edge
Native shrubs at conservation edge

Rue Sherwood Landscape Design

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Japanese-inspired garden
Japanese-inspired garden

Rue Sherwood Landscape Design

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A new Japanese-inspired home on a marsh island, dominated by mature Oak & Hickory trees, called for terracing, stonework and planting design to integrate the architecture and landscape. Stone steps lead through terraces flanked by mature trees, and underplanted with colorful azaleas, Japanese Maples, dwarf conifers and herbaceous plantings. Native shrubs mark the edge of sensitive conservation area.

Project Team:

Architectural Design: Weatherall Design

Landscape Design: Rue Sherwood Landscape Design

Builder: Covenant Construction

Landscape Contractor: Jeffreys Creek Land Contractors