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Meadows Farms Landscape Designer

15867 Pebblewood St
Dumfries, VA 22025 703-638-2545

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I would suggest that the customer ask the Landscape designer to show illustrations... - Sep 20, 2018

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Dumfries Nursery and Garden Center, Inc

17715 Washington St
Dumfries, VA 22026 703-441-6870

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We had gotten a plan from Dumfries several years ago but hadn't gone ahead... - Aug 13, 2013

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