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Church Village Green

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  • 14 October 2016
A project by The Central Bank of Barbados A run down area in Bridgetown between the west gate of Queens Park and The Central Bank was rehabilitated to create a public space. A project by The Central Bank of Barbados Great care was taken to preserve the existing trees on the site. This photo shows
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Erosion Control Project

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  • 14 October 2016
This cliff face was eroding at a fast pace and threatened to cause serious damage to the property above. The solution was a combination of a rockfall protection mesh, a gabion basket wall built on a solid concrete base, and a boulder revetment. The concrete base for the gabion wall had to be poured by
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A West Coast Garden

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  • 14 October 2016
A large garden in Sandy Lane Barbados presented a mix of architectural styles, sloping terrain and varying degrees of light. Creating a nature trail across rocky terrain required careful implementation to ensure it looked natural, would not wash away in stormy weather and works comfortably underfoot. A cactus garden is a great showcase for some
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The Constitution River Rehabilitation Project

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  • 14 October 2016
A massive project was undertaken to transform the river from a stagnant pool of water collecting garbage and breeding mosquitoes into a space that would improve the look of Bridgetown and offer locals and visitors a place to stroll along the waterside.   The project required a landscape contractor with the knowledge and experience to
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A Tropical Garden In Sixty Days Project

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  • 14 October 2016
This property had to be transformed from a construction site into a lush, colourful garden in two months. See the ‘before’ and ‘after’ photos.   Highway traffic and surrounding buildings needed to be screened. And just after six months the plantings are well on the way to doing the job with the added benefit of