Landscape Architect & Specifier News

MAR 2013

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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At the point where the main path at Atlanta's Fourth Ward Park goes over the pond the hardscape transitions to structural concrete. llumination over the water is from rectangular 2.4-watt LED rope lighting (Efficient-Tec International, 'RL-3000') on custom-fabricated steel cable railings (Owens Welding). Water plants around the pond are 'Scarlet hibiscus, spiderlily, water canna, Tuckahoe, pickerelweek, 'Blue Flag' iris and 'Chairmaker's' bulrush. The raised planters have a variety of grasses: "Inland Sea' oats, 'Sugarcane' plumegrass, soft rush, pink muhly, 'Cheynene Sky', 'Heavy Metal' and 'Shenandoah' switchgrasses; 'Hameln Dwarf' and 'Tall Tales' fountain grasses; 'The Blues' little bluestem, Indian grass and 'Purpletop.' 52 Landscape Architect and Specifier News

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