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2877 front porch garden Ideabooks
11 Ways to Create Indoor-Outdoor Connections
"covered porches, generous windows and more... dominating the front of the house. We have extended the house entrance out to the front of... an open porch overlooking Puget Sound's Hood Canal......I have attached a photo.... hs-to-garden" themes and look to nature to repel and control pests. Insects at night... Covered porches and free standing roof structures will provide you with more time spent... screen porch. I would love to use the bi-fold patio doors to really open up the inside..."
Decorate With Intention: Create a Welcoming Entry
Porches and entryways should graciously greet you as well as guests in your home. Here, some welcoming ideas
"Porches and entryways should graciously greet you as well as guests in your home... love the front porch idea But... I live in wyoming and with the wind and snow hummm... on the front door of the first pic. Also, the color of the siding. The door is an... Giving your front door or porch ceiling a coat of blue paint is a great way to increase... to the front of your house first. This does not have to entail spending a lot of money..."
Guest Picks: Give Your Home a Helping of Spring Greens
Celebrate garden growth with this collection of housewares and gardening gear in the shades of budding plants
"brate garden growth with this collection of housewares and gardening gear in the... in the garden and start spending more time outside. Helping me get ready is this... housewares and garden goods inspired by spring greens. — Bonnie from Going Home to Roost... for my porch. Great products!! I love all colors of green! http://www.houzz.com/... or in front of a window. I love using throw pillows as a way to introduce a theme..."
9 Ideas for Thoughtful Gardening in 2014
Start the year with a new way of thinking about your yard. Does one of these garden experiences sound good to you?
"these garden experiences sound good to you?... thoughtful gardens and good ideas transcend aesthetics and style. In the projects we’ve... what the garden means without imposing rules or expectations. We’ve planted the seeds... perennial garden, which is viewed by the front open porch. Nice Ideas Annie, I'm con... replace a front lawn with a garden! Better yet a vegetable garden. We all know that grass... planting a garden. The only thing I can add is to include art in the garden. Any art..."
13 Dramatic Exterior Paint Makeovers by Houzzers
See real-life before and afters of home fronts transformed with paint, in wide-ranging colors and styles
"of home fronts transformed with paint, in wide-ranging colors and styles... master gardener.... we have friends who are master gardeners and their yard is a... colour! My porch feels famous! Thanks for including me!! That (purple and orange) before... paint the front door. Thanks for the inspiration. @renochickee-different strokes for... purple front door), I actually prefer the "before" appearance over the "after" results..."
Garden for Wildlife to Reap Rich Rewards
When you plant with animals and insects in mind, you make gardening easier, the planet healthier and yourself more present
"you make gardening easier, the planet healthier and yourself more present... when we garden for others, like bees, butterflies, wasps, moths and birds. What we... learn from gardening for wildlife can be applied to how we live with our own species.... wildlife garden, you risk your heart, but you learn how to be more alive and present... you can garden on a different level.... longer I garden, the more I enjoy the creatures who visit and bring the garden to life..."
The Unofficial Houzz Academy Awards for Movie Homes
Grab a front-row seat as we hand out honors to superb homes featured in 10 flicks. The envelope, please ...
"rab a front-row seat as we hand out honors to superb homes featured in 10 flicks... up the front walk and through the front door.... homes and gardens for days. I purchased a Bird Girl statue for my own garden where she... in the Garden of Good and Evil! I was visiting Savannah GA on a motorcyle trip when... e and gardens which are simply stunning and walked the whole historic district taking... vegetable garden. I barely watch tv or movies, but I watched that twice just for the..."
Simple Pleasures: Savor the First Spring Day in the Garden
The birds are chirping, the bulbs are blooming and the air is inviting. How will you answer the call of the garden?
"in the garden, tending to chores, sprucing things up and pampering yourself a bit... act of gardening was to clean up the herb garden and put down cardboard covered with... beautiful front door! This year I got gardening overalls from a booth at the SF flower... Gorgeous garden, but it drives me nuts when I see porches or decks without a railing... AJUTA!! gardening in Minnesota today! Went to a garden fair yesterday, and yes, bougt..."
7 Fall Beauties for Mild-Climate Container Gardens
We're talking long-term relationship: These showy shrubs will bring color to your container garden autumn after autumn
"California garden now | Regional garden guides... container gardening: *Start with good soil mix, commercial or homemade *Given that roots... into your garden for a landscaping job. USDA zones: 8-9, can grow in colder climates... into the garden as a background plant. USDA zone: 4-9 Water requirement: Moderate; do... near your front door in December?USDA zone: 7-10Water requirement: Moderate; do not overwater..."
Herb Garden Essentials: Grow Some Beautiful, Tasty Thyme
"No herb garden is really complete without thyme. For many gardeners and cooks, this... every garden. Depending on the variety, it can spread out to its heart’s content... edge a garden with a row of rounded small shrubs or settle nicely into a container... around my front porch pond. At least it makes delicious hot tea! All mints are thugs... on my porch making a thyme wreath. The scent seems to envelope me and take me away..."
Great Garden Combo: 3 Wonderful Plants for a Deer-Resistant Screen
Protect your privacy and keep deer at bay with a planting trio that turns a problem garden area into a highlight
"problem garden area into a highlight... Gardeners face many challenges. The need to screen neighboring houses is a common... into a garden highlight. Rather then build a barricade, add layers of deciduous and... rural gardens deer can cause considerable damage and try the patience of even the... oving gardener. The first approach is to select plants that are generally considered... a lazy gardener (sound lovely) means no garden--as our deer become more "domesticated"..."
New Ways to Think About All That Mulch in the Garden
Before you go making a mountain out of a mulch hill, learn the facts about what your plants and soil really want
"their back garden today (making mulch), whilst she was surrounding all the front garden... of the garden. Out beyond the "civilized" garden the rest of the property is undisturbed... As the garden fills in I have been using Daddy Peet's mulch. It is an organic mulch... is my garden at 5 years old in Cashiers NC. And no grass to mow! Last year I bought... out my garden until spring. I have a few areas that need it again now because I am..."
Great Design Plant: Butterfly-Friendly Crossvine
"gives gardens a boost year-round with bountiful blooms... y any garden can benefit from the addition of a vertical feature, and flowering vines... offers gardeners stunning color, year-round interest and an opportunity to use vertical... wrought iron porch railing on the north side of my Central KY home? You really must add..."
Great Design Plant: River Birch
Pick this rugged native tree for its intriguing peeling bark, soil adaptability or leaves that bring dappled shade to a garden
"mcmansion's front yard. Fast growing, bleh, like a weed in my opinion. Great landscaping... specimens in front yard & are not scrappy, but maturing beautifully as long as adequately... conifer/winter garden amongst other specimens. I have 2 of these beauties. They do get thirsty... shade to a garden..."
Great Design Plant: Purple Fountain Grass
"to any garden, and its easy care makes it a favorite among gardeners everywhere.... Gardeners looking for texture and movement in their outdoor areas should take a look... flanking my front door for years. As an added bonus, when the season changes and the grass... Rose' in gardens I design in Northern California. Pretty rose pink flowers, great in... or in garden beds too. Thanks for the comments, everyone! April, that particular..."