Celebrating 60 Years: Builders Association of Northwest PA Awards of Excellence


Thursday Feb 19th, 2015

Builders Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania Awards of Excellence
Category: New Landscape Install $25,000 - $50,000
Winner: Dahlkemper Landscape Architects & Contractors

This project started one year prior to the residence being built. Placement of the house on the wooded land was made, with consideration given to views from the street. Careful clearing of the land at the construction site was done for adequate light around the house and to help shape the spaces around the house. A flagstone walkway leads you to the cottage entry garden in the front, surrounding the welcoming porch. Rain chains enhance the Erie showers. Mowing is reduced with a meadow border of wildflowers as a transition to the natural area. And, although the infrastructure is in place, additional phases are to follow to complete the master plan of the garden.

Front Entry





Krista and I would like to pass on to your crew that we really do enjoy our front yard. We have found people stopping by to look at it as if it were a piece of art, of course we know it is. It has made a big difference in our enjoyment of our home. We will highly recommend you to all of our friends.

Jim Strafford

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