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Dean Herald-Rolling Stone Landscapes
Use bands of slate To vary the different paved surfaces of this Sydney garden, the designer has set bands of slate pavers into pebbles. This a great idea for a subsidiary path that is not used as a main circulation route. The colours of the pebbles were selected to complement those of the slate.
Alex Amend Photography
Terrace by Sean Weatherill
As with layered plantings, placing dramatic containers topped with green against flat surfaces helps break up and soften a space.
Sudbury Design Group
Chestnut Hill Residence
How vines climb. Most climbing vines adhere to surfaces by using clinging roots, sticky pads or twining tendrils. Clinging-root and sticky-pad types have the most potential to cause damage to a home’s exterior. Twining tendrils must grow around a support but can also cause serious damage to a home if
Maienza-Wilson Interior Design + Architecture
California Sustainable Home
succulents live on the roofs of the garage and the pool house. The roof installations provide passive cooling inside both spaces and increase permeable surfaces on the property to reduce water runoff. On the main house, a rainwater harvesting system takes rainwater from the roof and deck to a 5,000-gallon
Climbing plants can either cling or vine. Clinging plants have special roots or sticky growths that can adhere to almost any surface. Twining vines twist around objects tightly as they grow.
the heat, the more chemicals are released.Hand wash pots and pans with nonabrasive cleaners such as castile soap to avoid scratching the nonstick surface, which releases chemicals.Stainless steel is a safer choice than aluminum, which has been linked to neurological problems at higher exposures.
Bill Fry Construction - Wm. H. Fry Const. Co.
Pool House Bathroom
Glasstile's products contain recycled content, which ranges from 30 to 97 percent of the tile composition.More: How to Get Your Home's Glass Squeaky CleanSurface Smarts: Venetian Plaster10 Great Picks for Ecofriendly Tile
Nina van de Goor's Home
Elsewhere in Nina's home, two large Expedit shelving units from Ikea store books and the vintage dishes Nina uses in her work. The top surface serves as rotating display space for paintings, framed prints, pottery and vintage treasures.