Monthly Archives April 2014

Block retaining wall and stairs design and installation Olympia, wa

Completed retaining wall and wood stair installation and design project front view. Homeowner now has parking for 2 cars Completed block retaining wall system and step installation. This project included designing wood steps  for maximum parking spaces in mind. Wood steps were made of outdoor ground contact type materials. Hand rails are for safety. Blocks used for this wall are called Jumbo Juniors and come out of Canada. This before photo  shows no parking for vehicles and unsafe steps to upper level of yard. The project requirements after meeting with homeowners and discussing design options were to create maximum parking areas and  safe steps to sidewalk connecting to
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Vegetable Garden Boxes

Completely redesigned vegetable garden area for the family including handicap wheel chair access.This vegetable garden box landscaping project required a new landscaping design. This old worn out garden box areas did not meet the homeowners needs. Head to Toe Landscaping design team met with homeowners to find out what type of vegetables they wanted to grow. This enabled Head to Toe Landscaping using the information provided to design the proper vegetable garden box space needed for the type of plants that will be grown.Before garden renovation started.
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Fencing, Arbors, and Pergolas

This old style gothic fencing in white was primed and 2 coats of exterior paint applied. Our suggestion is to install vinyl white fencing material because of the wet weather in Washington. No matter how you prepare the wood it will peel and crack. Six foot tall privacy Cedar fencing with caps installed using galvanized ring shank nails for a long a lasting fence. When installing a wood fence always butt the fencing tight; this will allow for shrinkage in the wood. There are wood preservatives available at you local hardware store. The one we use is Linseed oil this will penetrate
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Retaining Walls

We help create your paradise Head to Toe Landscaping, Inc. Serving Olympia Washington for 35 Years Using my 35 years experience in designing and installing landscape projects from southern California to Alberta Canada I will help you create  your personal outdoor paradise. Commercial and Residential Complete landscaping renovations Patios/ concrete/ flagstone/ interlocking pavers / brick/ slabs Barbeque pit areas / wood, propane. Irrigation system experts / renovation/ installations and water conservation. Decks / wood and synthetic. Water Features / monuments/ ponds. Fire pits / wood or propane. Garden Boxes / vegetables / herbs or flowers. Retaining Walls / block /
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