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Houzz Tour: See a Maine House With a $240 Annual Energy Bill
Airtight and powered by the sun, this energy-efficient home in a cold-winter climate is an architectural feat
"house cool and comfortable in 100 degree weather by using pergola type shades on... freezing weather (EVER) really should understand that freezing weather does change the... heat and cool (no AC needed). It's important to know about these conservation systems... Very cool. I wish there were more homes like this. Too many people live in big huge... freezing weather into consideration. What's the paint spec for the lovely warm white..."
Superstar Annuals for Containers and Baskets
High performing, low maintenance and all-around gorgeous, these container plants go the distance while you sit back and relax
"these annuals? Several are new introductions for 2013 but are readily available in... with some annuals. Nctp, do the roots completely fill the mouth of the pot? How big is... summer weather? I purchased that superbells lemon slice but it's not blooming as... trailing annuals in hanging baskets or at the edges of containers, where they not only... unassuming annual until a hard frost. It is truly an outstanding performer.Botanical name:..."
Design Prediction for 2010: Weathered and Treasured
"aging and weathering enhance the design. Jordan cites the Rough Luxe Hotel in the United... full of cool images of stately spaces that are just starting to go to ruin - a powerful... really cool on a piece of furniture, especially if its mixed with other furniture... super cool and her paintings are all kind of funny and strange. I completely appreciate... more wore weathered and worn the better! I also adore super oxidized/tarnished silver..."
Perfectly Imperfect: Weathered Details for Your Home
Pacific Northwest Gardener: What to Do in September
Put in cool-weather veggies, fertilize your lawn and tidy the garden this month before chilly weather arrives
"ut in cool-weather veggies, fertilize your lawn and tidy the garden this month before... summer annuals with seasonal color spots such as asters, chrysanthemums (like the... Plant cool-season edibles. Kale, cabbage, spinach and Swiss chard are all fall favorites... the cold weather comes. September is also the best time to plant onions and garlic.... to grow cool-season crops, enjoy this ideabook.Gardeners in the maritime Northwest..."
Cool-Season Vegetables: How to Grow Rhubarb
This showstopping perennial especially flourishes in the cold of fall and winter gardens, and the proof is in the pies
"of cold weather, though it can be grown as an annual where winters stay warm. It also... as an annual, plant it in fall. Years to maturity: If you're growing it as a perennial... ground cool; rhubarbs do not like it hot and dry. Feed the soil with a high-nitrogen... as an annual. Harvest it in spring and into the summer by pulling or cutting off..."
Southwest Gardener's September Checklist
Cool weather's coming, so prep for the first frost, swap out plants and get bulbs for spring in the ground now
"Cool weather's coming, so prep for the first frost, swap out plants and get bulbs... beginning to cool, so it's time for desert gardeners to venture outdoors and dress up their... warm-season annuals for cool-season flowers. With the approach of fall, it is time to switch... temperatures cool, so adjust your irrigation controller as needed. Prepare your vegetable... planting cool-season edibles. Add a 3-inch layer of compostor manure to existing vegetable..."
Cool-Season Vegetables: How to Grow Peas
Their sweetness isn't just for spring. Peas thrive in cool weather too, adding a garden-fresh note to soups, salads and more through fall
Cool-Season Vegetables: How to Grow Lettuce
Leaf, butterhead, crisphead or romaine — lettuce is best harvested in the cool weather of fall and spring
Cool Architecture for Hot Summers
Sun-repelling roofs, shades, windows and the natural flow of air can help your home weather heat waves
"house cool naturally, especially when combined with recessed windows that are kept... warm with cool air, you'll make the interior of your home more comfortable. Add shade... Create a cool courtyard. Courtyards are domestic oases, especially with some plantings... of the cooling effects of this space. An easy way to create the chimney effect is... nice and cool. Windows such as these transom types can be left open at night to let..."
Get a Jump on a Cool-Season Vegetable Garden
Late summer, fall and spring are great times to plant cool-season crops like salad greens, spinach, beets, carrots and peas
"plant cool-season crops like salad greens, spinach, beets, carrots and peas... when the cool-season garden comes into play. A cool-season vegetable garden is filled... people, cool-season vegetables are the ones you plant early in the year, when you simply... climate, the cool-season garden might actually span the second half of the gardening year... Surprising cool-season crops: including asparagus, potatoes and rhubarb. Yes, they are..."
20 Favorite Flowers for the Fall Landscape
"these annuals and perennials a delight in autumn gardens... The weather is generally cooler than in summer (except in places like San Francisco)... other annuals for a seasonal show and when the flowers fade the perennials go into... fall-blooming annuals and perennials? The annuals may be short lived if you have an early... the hot weather cools; lightly fertilize throughout the garden season. If you're planting... frosty weather. During that time flowers in mixes of yellow, orange, red and maroon..."
Extend Your Growing Season With a Cold Frame in the Garden
"made of weather-resistant cedar, Plexiglas and an automatic opener device that levers... earlier as weather allows. Gardening under glass is nothing new. From bio-domes to c... the cold weather season it all comes apart and is stored away.) Wonderful Charlotte... days of cool weather, wind and rain before being moved. In this case, the cold frame... vulgaris) is a cool-season annual that's ideal for growing in a cold frame. Follow germination..."
Tile Floors Help a Hot Home Chill Out
Replace your hot-weather woes with a cool feel for toes when you treat your floors to deliciously refreshing tile
"your hot-weather woes with a cool feel for toes when you treat your floors to deliciously... keep it cool in hot weather. Cooling your bare feet on tile floors may be just what... Deliciously cool underfoot, withstanding years of hard use and washing clean with ease... tiles in a cool gray hue work with the whitewashed walls and ceilings in this beach house... out onto cool Spanish-style tile. In cooler months, you can layer up with area rugs..."
Creating Nests in Open-Plan Spaces
The cool-weather nesting season is just around the corner. Here's how to cozy up a wide expanse of space