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September 2005 - Feature Story
Jason Bowman, a designer for California Horticulture Landscape Construction Inc. in Campbell, says plants such as lavender give a real Mediterranean feel to any fountain. Olive trees and African sumacs can add a hint of the Greek isles. Bowman says "larger and fewer" is a good rule of thumb with rocks--it looks contrived if the rocks are too small. "You want it to feel as natural as possible." You also want it to look natural.