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The pool and adjacent fire pit are unified by a flagstone patio.

Fire and Water

Against a riverfront backdrop, a patio and fire pit provide scenic spot for gathering

Fire and Water Clients living on the South River in Annapolis contacted Walnut Hill Landscape Company to update their pool area, which boasts an enticing water view. The result was a backyard overhaul that encompassed a new, lagoon-like pool complete with a waterfall, an outdoor kitchen, an enlarged flagstone patio delineated by a curved seating wall and a user-friendly gas fire pit designed by Walnut Hill. “The owners wanted to be able to come home from work, pour a glass of wine and just press a button,” says principal Michael Prokopchak. Lush plantings and comfortable seating surround the fire pit, while an unobtrusive wire fence around the perimeter ensures an unimpeded river view.

Landscape Design & Installation: Michael Prokopchak, ASLA, Walnut Hill Landscape Company, Annapolis, Maryland. 

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