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Private Access: 12 Bathroom Windows That Reveal Only the Views
Be hidden but not hemmed-in with a strategically placed bathroom window that brings an outdoor view but not prying eyes
"pocket gardens. These small exterior spaces, like the internal courtyards I've championed... atrium garden, but our bathrooms sit along the exterior walls of our house. The guest... "mini garden", but I quite enjoy our vineyard view from my tub. :) This was a great... private gardens and courtyards look lovely, at first, anyone who has ever lived with... inside the garden is often hard to get to, and small inside, so trying to get in there..."
New Colors for Your Fall Planters
Take a break from the same old orange, red and yellow plants and enjoy some fresh colors in your pots this fall
"container gardens and often stick to standard autumn colors. But I had an epiphany during... container gardens! Check out our photo album 'Container Gardens' for other ideas Kim... in the garden. Thanks for the great article. My favorite is the combinations with... container gardening. Nice combinations of plants and use of pumpkins -thanks! Love the... container gardening is something I really enjoy. I am always looking for new combinations..."
8 Plants That Snobs Love to Hate — and You'll Love to Grow
Don't dismiss these common annuals, perennials and shrubs — there are reasons they've been popular for so long
"for our gardens. "Familiarity breeds contempt" is the old saying. But if you look with... woodland gardens for clients, they are particularly useful to me. And the coleus...... rid our gardens of invaders like lantana. How strange to see our beautiful agapanthus... a rock garden and the older blue stars do indeed look like bonsai. They do get "ratty"... to the garden. Aside from the superb ones mentioned above, there are other remarkable..."
A Venetian Courtyard Shows Mastery in the Details
Carlo Scarpa transformed a palazzo's courtyard into a celebration of high waters and high design. Take a walk with us
"in the garden. In the concrete wall, Scarpa also added a receptacle that collects... is from front to back — canal to courtyard — these perpendicular pieces help make the... Japanese gardens without being derivative. While hardly repeating design motifs from... and in front of the old stone stairs. The 20th-century stone pieces protect the 4..."
An Urban Greenhouse Overflows With Edibles
Making meals just means stepping into the yard for a San Francisco couple who revamped an old orchid house
"community garden approach and wish more towns offered gardening spaces for apartment... keep the gardening posts coming :) Awesome! Annie~ thanks for the link to Hugelkulter... beauty of a garden, what you cant eat, give to your neighbors. @Fatcat Some of your neighbors... OK, the garden stuff attracted me, but then I read that they live in a former chicken... families garden. This is one of the most inspiring ideabooks I've seen on houzz. Nice..."
Landscape Tour: Two Acres of Rural Hillside in Maine
An orchard of crab apples, a grove of sugar maples, even a hayfield ... pastoral landscape beauty doesn't get more idyllic than this
"vegetable garden, I don't see any fencing? This is beyond lovely! I love the mowed paths... Country Gardens as a resource. They're out of NM and emphasize low-water, xeriscape... perennial gardens and shrub borders were placed closer to the house. While the gardens... has been gardening in Maine since he was nine years old, so choosing plants for this... "The garden still looks great when the first frost hits," he says. While the house..."
In Austin, a Backyard Wall Provides More Than Privacy
Designers solve a common privacy problem — and create some unexpected play — with a clever screening solution
"framing the garden view, they've made it truly special. I'm glad the homeowners had the... sheet, the garden area behind the wall is the real performance. Through the wall's opening... of the garden through the aperture. It’s a point of reference for the passage of time... reference and garden partition, Frank says the designers have been excited to hear how it... evolved as a garden feature. The children play behind and on it, and use it as a place to..."
Neat Little Project: A Wooden Planter to Hang Anywhere
Dress up a drab wall or window with this planter box you make yourself. Or just set it on a patio for the easiest 'installation' of all
Great Design Plant: Prairie Phlox Draws Winged Beauties
Beauty and a sweet fragrance are just the beginning with this spring bloomer. Watch the butterflies and moths descend on it for nectar
Houzz interview: Kim’s colorful daisy cottage
"on the front porch, I dared to dream that this house could become our home - a dream... our new front garden and hope to tackle our back and side yard areas soon. We also... on the porch swing, waiting for the realtor to arrive to show us the house, my mind... by your front porch! Wish I could walk through your house and soak it all in! Kim's... laundry on a porch and enjoy the birds. I love the apron and would like to be included..."
The Eclectic Cottages of Oak Bluffs
"cheerful gardens and most important, front porches mark this tightly clustered homes... outside gardening, chatting, visiting and playing with their pets on their porches... on the porch and the large hydrangea is my favorite. I could move right in. This... those porch rails. Rocking chairs are practically a requirement. This patriotic... Pets love porches too. Many of the homes are on the edge of the tabernacle grounds...."
Making an Entrance Grand
"on my front porch, trimmed rose bushes, and a fresh coat of paint on my shutters... condition my front posts were in, and at the number of thorny roses that blocked the entrance... to the front door, that he'd pulled out his tool belt and taken action. (Side Note:... about your front yard as such. This is your big chance to make a good first impression... see the front door is? Is there a sidewalk or path? If so, how do the materials relate..."
Forty DOs for Outdoor Furniture
"photos of gardens, patios, porches, etc. here on Houzz. By the time I was done, I had... on your front porch. This is what we call the frat house look. That is really the only... VintagePorchSwings.com. We sell bed swings for the porch or inside the home. They... Vintage Porch Swings or at our website VintagePorchSwings.com Having a outdoor is really... swinging porch bed is easy to make! All you need is a strong base frame (basically a..."
Original Home Details: What to Keep, What to Cast Off
"Craftsman front porch with its signature pillars also got the heave-ho, and that change... our new front porch, with its trellised sides, roses and fragrant jasmine providing... original porch. But that's the thing — it's easy to look in from the outside and tell... sacrifice the front porch to enclose and enlarge it for a master BR closet. This percipitated... original porches you're entering major non-sensitive territory, as porches are one of..."
Ideabook 911: My Exterior Needs an Update
"from the front post to the corner post on the porch. Obviously the bushes have to go... painting the porch floor a darker gray, white trim, no shutters, updated light fixtures... a new front door. I am also including a photo of a fence that is the style we like... of the porch and what shape to make the new beds on either side of the sidewalk.... over the porch. Yikes, is that chimney brick underneath the siding? I'm confused - if..."