Planting Palm Trees in the Courtyard

Project: Malibu Beach House, Episode 12, Part 3

A pair of cantera stone columns is added to the foyer of the Malibu project house. In addition, an innovative custom cabinet system goes into the kitchen, and Bob learns the latest in time-saving installation tips. Finally, the courtyard landscaping begins with the planting of several fully grown queen palms.
Part 1: Designing the Kitchen
Part 2: Installing the Cantera Stone Columns
Part 3: Planting Palm Trees in the Courtyard
Bob and the landscaper discuss planting five fully grown Queen Palm trees in the courtyard, partly in order to hide unsightly features of a neighbor's home.
Bob Vila transforms a California beach house on stilts into an elegant Spanish-style villa, worthy of its glamorous location—Malibu. Projects include an elegant winding staircase, a state-of-the-art sprinkler system, environmentally friendly blown-in cellulose insulation, and seismic code compliance.

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