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77 Winding Stream Ideabooks
3 Shower Sound Systems That Beat Your Clunky Old Radio
Stream music, radio and podcasts — and even take phone calls — right in your shower, with wireless and water-resistant sound systems
"Stream music, radio and podcasts — and even take phone calls — right in your shower... including live-streaming morning news programming. Second, you won’t miss any phone alerts... or the wind in the trees. I let my mind wander while I'm in the shower and enjoy some... constant stream of entertainment. I vehemently refuse to jump on the bandwagon. So to... tablets streaming music.One interesting feature is that iShower has the ability to..."
10 Native Wildflowers to Beautify Your Winter Garden
They stand strong in wind, feed wildlife and are easy to grow. But you may want to add these plants for their looks alone
"strong in wind, feed wildlife and are easy to grow. But you may want to add these plants... echo of wind-rustled stalks. Let’s look at some of my favorite, most interesting native... there's a stream running through it), scrub, oak woodland, etc. Since you like manzanitas... strong winds in any season or the rusty color of its seed heads. In any case, even..."
Houzz Tour: And the Community Award Goes to ... a 'Zen Barn'
Contemporary minimalism wins over the neighbors and delights the owners of this light-filled Canadian home
8 Questions to Help You See Through Green Hype
With the ecofriendly bandwagon picking up some dubious passengers, here's how to tell truly green products and services from the imposters
Design With Weather: Introduce a Rain Chain
Great Design Plant: Papyrus
Out of Africa and into your garden, gently swaying papyrus adds an exotic touch to water features and riverbeds
"along stream edges, it's able and willing to be cultivated in a residential garden... it from wind for best success.See more guides to great design plants..."
Want to Live by the Water? What You Need to Know
Waterside homes can have amazing charm, but you'll have to weather design restrictions, codes and surveys
"disease and wind are more severe on the water than inland. Those perils still exist but... DIVERTED stream--lovely stream in a beautiful laid stone channel--but that water doesn't... bigger stream it feeds. How was this possible? The OLD stream used to FLOOD other... south winds blow the rain horizontally. I live on Long Island, about 8 miles from... "high winds" are county-wide, not just if you're in open space right near the water..."
5 Easy Ways to Break Free of a Gardening Rut
Experience your garden in a whole new way — no big budget or major effort required — with these invigorating ideas
"away, the wind chill makes it feel like -2 degrees Fahrenheit, and you’re still nursing... little stream come from - those are AMAZING! OK, the elephants are fab but the rocks... make the stream look alive and flowing is really amazing. Perfect for xeriscaping or... 'real' stream isn't possible owing to maintenance or other issues ruling out pumps..."
10 Problems Your House May Be Trying to Show You
Ignore some of these signs and you may end up with major issues. We tell you which are normal and which are cause for concern
"rain and wind. A house is moving and breathing,” says Tapley Dawson, a partner at The... underground stream that is underneath our home. Yep, runs right underneath. Normally... and the stream is dry, unless there are exceptional circumstances like torrential... r, it streamed water into a bucket for half an hour.) Trapped moisture can occur... bottom. Wind and rain can drive moisture under and into the door if it's not properly..."
Made Up Design Word of the Day: "Bedscape"
Native Plants Inspire and Educate at NYC's Botanical Garden
Stroll through the new Native Plant Garden with us to get great ideas for plant choices and sustainability
"catch the wind or offer up their blooms in rigid, colorful spikes. And there are places... spikes.Winding paths take you through a woodland and connect to other distinct areas... bogs, stream banks and poor soils, it is a native from southeastern Canada all the... pond or stream, you'll be interested to know that this tough perennial naturally occurs..."
What's That Sound? 9 Home Noises and How to Fix Them
Bumps and thumps might be driving you crazy, but they also might mean big trouble. We give you the lowdown and which pro to call for help
"coy-dogs; winds thru the woods behind the house; the stream in spring and fall---hail... where the wind changes could affect reception any time of year and where an incoming... when the wind was blowing from a certain direction. Otherwise, the forgotten radio just... kph hour winds. I guess Australian hardwood is the best building material in the world... horrendous winds in Spring. We have recently added hot water in floor heating, and ran..."
Houzz Call: Tell Us About Your Dream House
"running stream nearby. Inside I'll have a sweet kitchen with open shelving but great... storm wind. I'd also have a less trendy kitchen. The former owners put in a white... running stream just beyond. The home is cozy, just enough for me, and with an extra... woodland, stream and all, smack dab in the middle of the city. There's an abandoned house... light stream in all the time, and there's a big open deck off the dining room (with..."
Gardening for Happy Kids
"creek or stream provides endless entertainment. No park or playground can complete... with a stream. My daughters had an idyllic childhood with much time spent doing outside... and a stream owned by the railroad. The land in part had been used as a ceremonial... in the stream. Found turtles; frogs; few fish; many Canada Geese and was attacked... over the stream was a horse or a tree fort or a space rocket--- A block away at home..."
Water Towers Rise Again — See Their New Shapes and Uses
Emptied of water, these structures are now being filled with furnishings to add living space and take advantage of the views
"solar and wind power is developed....warming water is a very good excuse to build one... small wind mill up there and some solar panels---we might just FINALLY have some... large stream. If you see a house that is an early one and is NOT beside that stream... either the stream changed course or was channeled--or the house was moved! The 87 ft... contains a winding staircase. Follow the stairs to the lower level, and you'll find a..."