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Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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Take the Plunge G R E G P R E M R U P H OTO G R A P H Y; C O U R T E S Y O F J A N G L E Y S T E E N A R C H I T E C T S , I N C . …hide fencing with shrubbery. – Jim Douthit, a Blade of Grass Under Foot When it comes to decking, Fallon says that bluestone is classic New England. "I love the look," he says, "but it gets really hot." While not a huge fan of pavers, he will swap out authentic bluestone with look-alikes to keep the heat down. Lawn straight up to the pool's coping lends a fresh, modern look. Also, big squares of decking that have enough space for a hint of grass to peek up and tickle the bottoms of your bare feet. As long as you run the lawnmower so the chute points away from the pool and you keep a finished side for kids to jump in from, the grass won't be much of a We l l e s l e y We s t o n M a g a z i n e | s u m m e r 2 0 1 3 maintenance problem. As for other plant life, it can be nice to work some plantings in, but be sure to leave enough room between beds and the edge of the pool in case you need immediate access to that side of the pool. Unless you're build- 52

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