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Dunlap Design Group, LLC
5 Reviews
Powder Room
Ideabooks10,680
Questions13
SMALL BATHROOM IMPROVEMENT TIP 5. Use a large-scale pattern. A large-scale pattern, like this wide stripe, can trick the eye into seeing expanded space. The square footage might stay the same, but the bathroom will feel bigger
like this wide stripe, can trick the eye into seeing expanded space. The square footage might stay the same, but the bathroom will feel bigger.
large scale patterns can trick the eye into seeing expaned
large-scale pattern, like this wide stripe, can trick the eye into seeing expanded space. The square footage might stay the same, but the bathroom will feel bigger.
Use a large-scale pattern. A large-scale pattern, like this wide stripe, can trick the eye into seeing expanded space. The square footage
“Sink” — pleaseletme
ROOMS & BLOOMS
4 Reviews
Windy Brae
Ideabooks95,307
Questions11
interest and draw the eye to that feature or entice the viewer to explore another part of the garden. When decorating your outdoor space many of the same rules apply as with inside the home. Just think of your garden as a room without a ceiling. Cheers, Rick
This was one of two original exterior doors off of an 85 year old house. The other is also used as a gate on the other side of the garden. The doors have been finished with marine grade exterior paint.
for the fence if the plan is for it to be visible. We never intended it to be seen. The door is now surrounded by the hedge which leads to a woodland garden. Cheers, Rick
doesn't make sense to paint out the beauty of some woods). 4) Most importantly, what makes you happy when you sit in the space! My own yard is a woodland garden, therefore I leave most, if not all wood surfaces in a natural state so as not to distract the eye from the feeling of being out in the forest. If
“Door to garden” — lkloiber
Outhouse Design
3 Reviews
Ruess St
Ideabooks33,185
Questions9
walls away. “It’s a trick of the eye,” he says
eye into the center and push the walls away. “It’s a trick of the eye,” he says. Art and sculpture are good candidates, too. “A single sculpture with uplighting can be phenomenal,” Angus says.
Rock garden for side next to hot tub
I like the way the bench also houses the garden
features. He’s even added a single large planter right in the center of a small backyard to draw the eye into the center and push the walls away. “It’s a trick of the eye,” he says. Art and sculpture are good candidates, too. “A single sculpture with uplighting can be phenomenal,” Angus says.
deal with your needs and challenges.” — Mitchell ParkerIt’s true — in a small space, you need to get the design just right. Parker leads us through 16 tips from the landscape pros, including how to incorporate (or screen out) the views, make the most of just a few materials, deal with sloping yards and
“Garden Garden” — lilijay
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The Brickman Group, Ltd.
1 Review
Potager Garden
Ideabooks37,519
Questions5
A traditional garden in the French style that contains fruits, berries, herbs, cutting, and vegetable garden.
How do you water this garden?
What do you use or plant to control pest in this beautiful garden
How wide are garden beds themselves? And how much did the brick cost you?
being a French student, Marie... this reminds me of the Villandry gardens... check them out
I hope you'll all forgive a small, uninvited tip: native soil is great IF its great. Horse manure can be full of weed seeds and very "hot" (look it up). Some places don't freeze hard enough to heave the ground (obviously not an issue in Chi-town). Homemade compost is often full of seeds, too. I wouldn't
Kind of a cool garden layout but alot of work to get it there.
“very neat and orderly.” — crazygirlohmy
debora carl landscape design
15 Reviews
debora carl landscape design
Ideabooks79,292
Questions13
A once forgotten side yard turns into a charming gravel garden Martin Residence Cardiff by the Sea, Ca
The homeowner found the iron pot holder at a housewares/garden store in north San Diego but says it was the only one available.
how to use pot in garden at home
small garden idea but a fountain instead in the middle
the center of this garden, in balance with herbs on both sides. As the path reaches the small, circular focal point, it splits into two matching crescents; they continue around the urn and reconnect on the far side. Adding a circular detail to a straight path is a classic design trick that turns an otherwise
paths and stone terraces are hallmarks of French garden design. A gravel path is one of the easiest ways to start your landscape. In this case, the gravel defines the path area, while the inset stepping-stones make for a more stable walking surface.Design tip: With any loose stone, be prepared for some
“great idea for a side yard” — moniquemcc
SURROUNDS Landscape Architecture + Construction
3 Reviews
Elegance in Design
Ideabooks53,943
Questions10
such a garden because of the deer. Is this structure tall enough and strong enough to keep deer out? Its so beautiful!
what the size of the entire garden? This
use 4x4 and 1x's for building this? Is that a wire in the same area you have the garden tools hanging from, what's on top of it?
You must have built a beautiful entry for this garden. Any way we could see more pictures?
We constructed the base of the garden out of 21A gravel and put the decorative gravel on top. There is probably 6-8" of base before it gets to the soil
This garden is unbelievably gorgeous. I see it is in a wooded environment. Curious if the fence helps to deter the critters! Would love to adapt this to my new home. What do they say about flattery?
“Vege garden” — mljjmccoll
The Brickman Group, Ltd.
1 Review
Potager Garden
Ideabooks17,272
Questions5
A traditional garden in the French style that contains fruits, berries, herbs, cutting, and vegetable garden.
passthrough with garden carts and people. However, the purpose of the pathways is to mitgate compaction of the garden soil, so a pathway could be minimally effectivly as wide as a persons dimensions - 12" or so.
This is one of my fovorite bricks to use in garden space and is called
I think those are mini trellises...try gardening catalogs(google).
the lush green garden theme-perhaps diff paving
I like the small garden space design
perhaps more than you might imagine. Tip: Pick big bouquets for displaying and smaller bouquets just for cooking. Keep in mind that dried herbs tend to be about three to four times stronger than fresh, so a little bouquet will go a long way in cooking.
“The garden as landscaping along the brick walk” — annettebergman
Rob Kyne
The Hampton Garden
Ideabooks80,629
Questions16
vegetable garden, raised beds, crushed stone
Raised garden for that area in my back yard?
home made raised garden boxes - love 'em!
Cool idea for a raised bed garden
Love these raised garden beds - exactly what I want!
Garden boxes raised - easier to reach for watering, picking vegies
moisture.” — Falon MihalicThis article is full of great tips about which types of wood best resist rot when used in your outdoor projects. Bookmark it for when you get ready to build that new fence, replace the deck or start a container garden.Full story: 8 Rot-Resistant Woods for Your Outdoor Projects
Traditional raised garden boxes work double duty, as they also provide a bit of seating along these neat garden paths.
“Excellent Idea for backyard gardening” — igfiona
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