Shiva and her husband Nima's backyard is a total bust. There is no privacy from the neighbors and the whole space is plain and bare. Steve Rhule and his son Nick give this family the comfortable and private outdoor space they crave by creating a recirculating water sculpture framed by three massive rocks, custom seating formed from wood, stone, and metal, and a firepit the whole family can enjoy. Large planters filled with white and purple flowers fill out the space and add color throughout.
Daniel & Rebecca are passionate about their work and the food they serve, and always try to make each meal memorable. What isn't memorable is their backyard, which is completely barren and as plain as can be. As these homeowners' lives revolve around cooking, Steve and Nick Rhule order up a one-of-a-kind stone grill and an immense waterfall that powers a rotating chicken rotisserie. A flagstone patio, complete with a massive stone table and surrounded by colorful plants, completes these chefs' outdoor oasis.
Jose and Annette love plants, but for this pair of plant scientists, the vegetation in their backyard is purely theoretical. Steve and Nick Rhule's plan is to integrate the house and yard by creating a gorgeous hardscape and garden where the entire family can comfortably hang out. Giant stone benches frame a flagstone patio complete with a metal firebowl, and a massive rock and driftwood waterfall that collects the home's rainwater take this space over the top.
Designer duo Sarah and Kurt has finally met their match. Overgrown vines and weeds, a half-dead dogwood, and beat-up outdoor furniture are what counts as highlights in their untamed backyard. Steve and Nick Rhule give this family the outdoor seating area they've always wanted by creating a massive stone water feature all ages can enjoy, an in-ground stone firepit, and a huge stone table that has an actual river flowing down the middle.
Every day, quirky father and son duo Steve and Nick Rhule leave no strange stone unturned in their quest to create the most inspired landscapes you'll ever lay eyes on. Steve's vision helps transform a neglected and underused backyard with projects that include a flagstone patio with a steel fire pit and stone ottomans. Meanwhile, Nick creates a massive waterfall with a mission to make it look like it's been there for thousands of years. Along the way they learn that big rocks, a steep hill, a rainstorm and tractors don't mix.
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