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How to Get a Built-in Outdoor Grill
New project for a new year: Put fresh-air grilling on the menu with a built-in setup that suits your patio or yard
"with a built-in setup that suits your patio or yard... chairs and let the kids go crazy on the lawn or in the pool, and everyone can enjoy... family and friends will feel more relaxed, because they can really kick back on lounge... creating a built-in grill on your patio or in your yard that allows you to be a chef out... out in the fresh air. Grills can make a house party easier by getting everyone... areas and walls Tv, fireplace BBQ Hood over BBQ for smoke @stephking47 yes concrete..."
Landscape Trends: Spout and Trough Fountains
"striking fountains around lately? Their rectilinear forms resemble troughs, and they... trough and spout fountains as a bold move. The second precedent is the troughs A.E... of fountain design stand out in my mind. The first is the work of Luis Barragan, who... Bye used in Kentucky on a horse farm. The long trough-like fountains borrowed from... down. In the history of landscape architecture, two precedents using this kind of..."
Have Your Garden Fountain and Be Water Wise Too
Learn which water features are more conscious of conservation, along with strategies for placement and use
"garden. And nothing brings a feeling of coolness and tranquility quite like a pond or... design and maintain your fountain or shallow pool can greatly affect how much water... or fountain. But what about water consumption? In warm climates how you locate, design... movement and melodious splash, water features often become the focal point of a garden... small fountain and a pet watering station. What about mosquitoes and the possibility..."
Great Design Plant: Purple Fountain Grass
"grasses, and one of my favorites is purple fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum). Its form... form and striking coloring make it a valuable and flexible addition to any garden... texture and movement in their outdoor areas should take a look at ornamental grasses... garden, and its easy care makes it a favorite among gardeners everywhere. Whether you... purple fountain grass work its way into your outdoor living area. Just don't be surprised..."
Great Design Plant: Lively Fountain Grass Thrives Just About Anywhere
"Enjoy fountain grass for its exuberant form, long-lasting color and texture for borders... qualities in a landscape you want to sit up and take notice. The graceful form of fountain... drama and good looks. Caution: In hot climates this species can self seed prolifically... bright and buoyant. Words out of a dictionary, but when a plant can give you these... the red fountain grass (Penisetum setaceum).... problem in my Vermont garden (USDA zone 5) but homeowners in warmer zones should be..."
Water in the Landscape: Fabulous Fountains
"peaceful and cooling, and modern fountain design has added limitless options for what... work in Mexico, Ed Bye's work in Kentucky, and Peter Walker's Tanner Fountain at... purpose in the space, and not just serve as a little asterisk on a landscape plan.... People love fountains. For me, I just love the sound. If there's something I can put my... other fountains to peruse that are much more than an asterisk on a plan...."
35 Fabulous Fountains
"l Off and Be Soothed With a Little Water Music In Your Garden... Although in nature, water can be fearsome and powerful, it also has an incredible soothing... people and animals. Implementing water features in the garden can accomplish the same... Outdoor fountains can be enjoyed year round, but are often appreciated most in the... bubbling fountain with a refreshing pool to dip your toes into. These 35 inspiring fountains..."
Fall for a Water-Wise Fountain
No need to sacrifice beauty in the interest of water conservation — these smart fountain designs let you have both
"beauty in the interest of water conservation — these smart fountain designs let you... balance and movement to an outdoor space, qualities nearly impossible to replicate... conservation in mind? There are a few strategies: *Decrease evaporation by minimizing the... recycle Just in case you think I've just eliminated all the joy a water feature should deliver... used a fountain surrounded by antique cobblestone paving to replicate an 'Old World'..."
Make Your Own Tranquil Garden Fountain
"feature in your yard, serenity is just a few steps away... setting. And while most of us don’t have palatial spaces (or unlimited budgets) to work... thing in common: a water feature. The sound of running water instantly brings a... clean the fountains and keep algae away. Are the toxic to birds and bees? One reason... dismantle and store for winter. Thanks for the great photos of other fountains, and... love the fountain but then poop after drinking, and my pump and hose get clogged up..."
Outdoor Fountains Bring the River to You
Chill out with a custom or kit water feature for your patio or yard — there's even one for a furry friend
"cooling and relaxing properties you love about a river, without those pesky mosquitoes... river in an inner tube, but you aren't. Even if the season's got you stuck working... on it and I have removed it. I have plans for a three tear fountain and I'm looking... house and the street. I included a fountain that I can see and hear from my desk... cisterns) and added some hyacinths and water lettuce to keep the water clean and it is..."
My Houzz: A New Dallas Build Handles Family Life Beautifully
An open family room, a smartly designed kitchen and walls of windows are built to suit a family of 5 in Texas
"kitchen and walls of windows are built to suit a family of 5 in Texas... Scott and Melissa Powell and their 3 children (ages 5, 3 and 1) Size: 3,350 square... Scott and Melissa Powell's family. The Powells, who own and operate New Leaf Co... oak tree and a central outdoor space combine to create this stunning Dallas haven for... look back and remember this house we've created as their childhood home," she says.... grew up in this neighborhood," says Scott. Melissa feels the same. "I want my kids..."
On Show: Weird, Wondrous Science Meets Design
Houses grown, not built. Power-generating soil. And snail poop that ... well, see for yourself in our coverage of a new Rotterdam exhibit
"grown, not built. Power-generating soil. And snail poop that ... well, see for yourself... yourself in our coverage of a new Rotterdam exhibit... build and live with already limited and stressed resources? While many of us are... building and eco materials, like reclaimed wood, bamboo and denim insulation, what I'm... people, in 25 years, I do have a few burning questions. Like, will there be enough... diseases and mites into wild schools, and require drugs, dyes, and antibiotics to maintain..."
15 Outdoor Pet Projects You'll Lap Up
These bubbling fountains, shelters and other creations by Houzzers are treats for pets and inspiration for other owners
"bubbling fountains, shelters and other creations by Houzzers are treats for pets and... the care and thought you've put into building things that make them happy. And your... outdoors — and to the need to keep pets safe and comfortable. Have a look, then please... call, and once again you answered. Your unconditional love for your pets shines through... patios and yards more interesting. Get ideas from some homegrown responses to pets'..."
Mexican Design to Inspire a Home Anywhere
Brimming with courtyards, churches and creativity, the Yucatan Peninsula is a fountain of ideas for design lovers
"churches and creativity, the Yucatan Peninsula is a fountain of ideas for design lovers... Valladolid and a host of tiny villages in between, the art and design of Mexico inspire... join me in a quick tour through a few of my favorite sites in and around the Yucatan... drink in more architecture and all the fruity beverages I can manage. But for now... Peninsula — and check out the ideas we can take home from them...."
Patio of the Week: Water and Fire Mingle in a Canadian Front Yard
If the illuminated moat winding through this Ontario patio doesn't dazzle you, the 8-foot-wide fireplace will
"decks and stone pavers surrounded by a lazy moat; fires, fountains and a dazzling... balance and style, and over the years I have pushed him to do more of that kind of... lounging and entertaining. Patio at a Glance Who lives here: A couple and their teenage... seconds and the moat and fountain are emptied. The weather is not perfect in Oakville... we grow and the new glass privacy screens and large Ipe and stainless steel gate closes..."