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9 Urban Gardening Tips From Hong Kong Rooftops
Create a refuge from city chaos with these ideas gathered from rooftops as practical as they are picturesque
"these ideas gathered from rooftops as practical as they are picturesque... rooftop designs and ideas to help you increase your urban home's square footage beautifully... number-one design dilemma: lack of outdoor space. Check out these Hong Kong rooftop... love the idea of roof gardens. Reclaiming as an outdoor spacsome of the footprint that... stunning designs Can you tell me what are Perspex panels? Perpex is what was used on..."
8 Outdoor Playspace Ideas to Nurture Kids' Imaginations
Can the call of the wild beat out the call of the TV this summer? With these ideas for encouraging exploration, the game is on
"these ideas for encouraging exploration, the game is on... the same idea goes for outdoor playscapes. Jungle gyms can be a fun addition to a yard... Great ideas! Thanks! In our recent landscaping and home remodel project I kept extra... net/ball idea. We have the nets but never thought about throwing floating balls in the... great idea, but fun pathways to get there are as well. Multicolored or oddly shaped..."
Explore Jim Olson's Art in Architecture
A new book celebrates a Northwest architect's ideas about space, perception, and the experience of living with nature
"architect's ideas about space, perception, and the experience of living with nature... Architects and designer of [Whatcom's] Lightcatcher building." (Astute Houzzers may recognize... of the ideas and influences spanning the first 50 years of his career. This ideabook... architect...he designed a "townhouse" in downtown Denver which is spectacular...the detail... articulating ideas through pencil marks on paper. He is not afraid of being a little messy..."
Houzz Tour: A Tale of Two Pool Houses
"Get Ideas for Your Own Dream House From Two Very Different Poolside Retreats... houses designed by New York architect James Crisp. Crisp's designs are very functional... regional design elements and use some of them in new ways. Today I'll be showing you... columns were designed to feel strong but not overly large," Crisp says. The lines of the... Crisp designed the built-ins to be flexible and accommodate changing storage needs..."
Vegetable Growing Lessons From Longwood Gardens
"Get ideas for your own edible landscape from a Pennsylvania showpiece and teaching... Get ideas for your own yard from some of the trellising, fencing and spacing ideas... Excellent ideas!! Longwood is amazing anytime of year! Great ideas here for a garden... a few design techniques from the masters. Will you cut trenches in your onion beds..."
Garden Tour: Enchanting Greek Landscape
"Get Ideas for Mediterranean-Style Plantings on a Beautiful Paros Garden Stroll... hasn't been designed at all, but rather just exists as if it has existed there forever... Paros, designed by Carolyn Chadwick, was one of those gardens when I saw it featured... of the design right from the start of the project. "The idea behind the design was... methodically designed, it is lived in and treasured by all of the island's residents. "I..."
9 Ways to Make Your Yard More Fun for Kids
Draw the younger set outside while keeping grown-up spaces and style intact. Some of these ideas don’t even cost a dime!
"these ideas don’t even cost a dime!... are some ideas for a range of project budgets.... GREAT IDEA!!!!! I love all these ideas especially the bean teepee. Some ideas suit... follow ideas or squash ideas and litigate just because some ideas don't suit your... Great Ideas! Love the hidden sandbox idea! Water & sand in any configuration is... a good idea. Remember that childhood is fleeting. A beautiful yard without visible..."
Grow a Lush Privacy Screen
No need to wait forever for patio privacy the green way. These 10 ideas will get your screening up and running in no time
"These 10 ideas will get your screening up and running in no time... are 10 ideas for making your outdoor space feel lush and secluded with plants.... great idea! I had designed a similar screen idea but instead of herbs I put lattice... privacy ideas and appreciate some of the above...but NEVER use bammboo! It is completely... was well designed, probably a century ago. My privacy screen is mostly evergreen, but... anyone have ideas for a hedge to plant in front of the oleanders (there's a six-inch spot..."
Step Up Your Garden Game With Terraced Plantings
We're going to level with you: Slopes in the landscape can be tricky. Use these ideas to create balance and harmony in your terraced beds
"these ideas to create balance and harmony in your terraced beds... landscape designs, we have a wide choice of materials to create retaining walls, but... great ideas for our sloping back yard - thank you! I used Weather-Resistant Steel... contemporary designs, here is an example of a project we did with a more casual feel. I... Tuscan design. Wonderful article. Terraced gardens and walls not only help in aesthetics..."
Fantastical Landscape Lighting to Kindle a Fanciful Air
"these ideas to inspire your inner artist, then go forth and create your landscape... a good idea for our atrium garden which is surrounded by white walls. One or two panels... creative ideas! The hazelwood fence panels are different, I've never seen anything like... creative ideas. Details in the landscape are opportunities to create artful moments... lighting ideas Laser light projectors and disco balls. Rig up a laser light projector..."
The Best Winter Garden Project? Plan for Next Year
"these 9 ideas now for a highly personal, truly enjoyable garden come spring... materials and design for your space. Here are some things you can plan on doing to customize... spring. The idea to simplify garden beds to make mowing easier is great advice, thanks... in this design by B. Jane Gardens. By placing a screen directly against the patio,... the designer has created a sense of intimacy and an element of surprise. A man-made..."
Explore Your Garden Personality: The Traveler
Drawn to adventure and intrigue? These ideas will put discoveries around every turn of your lansdscape
"These ideas will put discoveries around every turn of your lansdscape... great ideas. P.S. I love the garden by Mayita Dinos Garden Design. This is a very... start designing a garden that reflects your personality or your interests. I think... garden design. "Sublime" it is, through and through. Great article, beautifully i... and the idea of linking them through a "traveler's" path is perfect! I'm now obsessed... love the idea of the master plan being a journey though the garden with a welcoming..."
Creating a There, There in the Garden
"interior design. Zoom in and click! By creating a There in your home or room, your focus... these ideas! Our yards were stripped of everything when we bought it. The owner had... inspiring ideas. Great ideabook. Inspiring! A Garden with multiple places to sit down... contemplative idea book, thank you! Great article and inspiring images. Just like in an interior... This design, to my mind, blends so well with nature. It therefore has a natural..."
10 Solutions for Soggy Soil
If a too-wet garden is raining on your parade, try these water-loving plants and other ideas for handling all of that H2O
"other ideas for handling all of that H2O... great ideas Don, what plants are you using in your wet area? not all wet, hostus... landscape designer calls a 'rain garden' is not the same as a bog garden. In a rain garden... inspire ideas. I'm in zone 9 and we get some major rains in the summer not to mention... seen your ideas sooner as they're certainly more attractive than what I'm doing. Maybe..."
Steeply Beautiful Slope Retention
Don't let things slide or give in to sandbags and cement. These slope retention ideas will keep your landscape hitting the high notes
"retention ideas will keep your landscape hitting the high notes... very real designer's challenge... as a landscape designer, I definately know this first... Wall IdeasDesign Eye on the Oscars: The Kids Are All Right's Fabulous Terraced Garden... More:Inspired Designs for Sloped LotsGarden Musts for March7 Out--of-the-Box Retaining Wall..."