294 earth friendly lawn care Home Design Photos

Shades Of Green Landscape Architecture
Modern Revival
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You would like to spend less time and money maintaining a lawn. With the average homeowner spending 150 hours per year on lawn care, it’s no wonder that the no-lawn movement is gaining popularity. Depending on the composition of the plants chosen (and whether l
4. You would like to spend less time and money maintaining a lawn. With the average homeowner spending 150 hours per year on lawn care, it’s no wonder that the no-lawn movement is gaining popularity. Depending on the composition of the plants chosen (and whether l
spending 150 hours per year on lawn care, it’s no wonder that the no-lawn movement is gaining popularity. Depending on the composition of the plants chosen (and whether low-maintenance ground covers, such as gravel, are incorporated), a shrub- and perennial-dominated yard should take between 25 to 75 hours
“Like the plant: Senecio Mandraliscae” — mia_mesquita
THOMAS KYLE: Landscape Designer
Courtyard photos
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the idea, would not work unfortunately on my soggy lawn, but beautiful idea
There are lawns. And then there are works of art. Perhaps your rectangular patch of turf feels lush. But why not give it an artistic treatment, like this enticing Alice in Wonderland–inspired checkerboard of grass and concrete pavers? (P.S. This lawn is durable, permeable and decorative — not to mention
nonplant elements and pieces that you incorporate into the garden should be a reflection of your personal style. At the terminus of this patchwork-quilted lawn is a gorgeous contemporary water feature. Unique and functional, it balances the two-dimensional "floor" with just the right three-dimensional form
“Lawn” — maureen123
Huettl Landscape Architecture
8 Reviews
Mangan
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Love the lawn furniture. Where is it from?
Include edibles. A lawn-free yard wouldn’t be complete without some form of edibles. Build raised planters, mix edibles into a perennial border or simply place a few pots of chili peppers on the patio.
14. Include edibles. A lawn-free yard wouldn’t be complete without some form of edibles. Build raised planters, mix edibles into a perennial border or simply place a few pots of
“sezlonguri” — attina
Northern VA Landscape Architect & Designer
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Windsor Companies
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automobile traffic. The new permeable driveway is built of recycled clay bricks placed on gravel. The remainder of the front yard is organized by soft lawn spaces and large Birch trees. The entrance to the home is accentuated by masses of annual flowers that frame the bluestone steps. On the lake side
sculpted grass area, easy care plantings
edge of lawn landscaping and flowers
While the ingredients are quite traditional — a lawn, ground cover, flowering shrubs and a specimen tree — this design utilizes shape quite well. The overall look is sophisticated, beginning with the strong, rounded lawn and continuing to the curved planting bands that emanate from it
keep it in place. It spreads very slowly, and I have never experienced it growing out of bounds, nor have I heard complaints from my many gardener friends."
“Landscaping” — pmalau
Lear & Mahoney Landscape Associates
4 Reviews
Halsey Farm Lane Southampton Village New York
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house. As long as someone else took care of them.
Dahlia's pretty. Light colours work well. Borders edging lawned area
Popular dahlia types. These types are different only in appearance, not care. Care is consistent from type to type. Cactus and semicactus: Pointed petals, almost spiky in appearance Waterlily: Slightly curved petals that have a
The flowers. Also, dahlia tubers are edible - would need to do more research on that, tho. I think I saw it in Mother Earth News.
Popular dahlia types. These types are different only in appearance, not care. Care is consistent from type to type.Cactus and semicactus: Pointed petals, almost spiky in appearanceWaterlily: Slightly curved petals that have a waterlily appearanceSingle: A single disc with a ring of petals surrounding
“i like the way color is on the ground” — frmoblad
Donna Lynn - Landscape Designer
Back Yard Shade Garden
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Ajuga. A path from the pergola leads to a tennis court behind the trees. Working with the arborist employed to maintain the oaks on the 4 acre property, care was taken to plant and irrigate in such a way as to protect the mature trees.
in the sunny areas and over seeded with Triple Crown shade tolerant in the more shady areas. The lawns had been in place for many years and in time the shade factor increased. The gardener kept the lawn looking healthy by overseeding the sunny sections twice a year and the shade areas more frequently
Ajuga. A path from the pergola leads to a tennis court behind the trees. Working with the arborist employed to maintain the oaks on the 4 acre property, care was taken to plant and irrigate in such a way as to protect the mature trees.
“Hydrangeas” — Kareena Christian
merge studio
2 Reviews
napa residence
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Hi, thanks for your question. It is in fact real lawn, not artificial. It happens to be one of the first lawns installed in our area using the new Sub-surface Drip Irrigation (SDI) technology, called "Eco-Mat" by Hunter Industries
although this structure was engineered specifically for the metal roof. Our client likes it because it is lightweight, durable, and maintenance-friendly.
is that if it's EasyTurf, the owner doesn't have to worry about maintenance, bugs, rodents, fading, or worn out paths under the swings! A lot of day care centers and schools are installing EasyTurf on their playgrounds for these and other reasons - including our 'fall safe' technology. Are you interested
Easy to care. Love the parabola, such a cool layout
“Simple swing set for Angie!!” — j_celestin
Joni L. Janecki & Associates, Inc.
Carmel Valley House
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Haesloop Architects-designed home into the site. Much of the home was constructed using PISE (pneumatically impacted stabilized earth) and this technique of rammed earth is echoed in walls that stretch out from the house. Joni L. Janecki & Associates, Inc.
Rammed earth and wood. Nice garden.
outdoor space user friendly
pise wall (rammed earth)
“R” — hels101
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