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How to Help Your Town’s Beneficial Birds and Bugs
"the city landscape since 2009. In addition to raising public awareness of and creating... their gardens and are leaving plants up over winter, most yards and cities on their... barren landscape. I had several encounters with the city beauty police about leaving... habitat gardens! This is very helpful. Thanks Great ideas! I live and let live.... front gardens... so I dug up most of my small back yard and planted native plants..."
Great Design Plant: Cape Rush
"Your garden serves as an outdoor sanctuary — your personal refuge from the distractions... consider cape rush (Chondropetalum tectorum), the perfect exotic and ornamental grass... Browse landscape designs | More great design plants... pot of Cape Rush every summer in fact it survives through our west coast winters only... you are gardening in a small space be careful you don't accidentally end up with C... you are gardening in a space where you must have a more compact plant the cultivar..."
Houzz Tour: Mid-century Modern on Cape Cod
"This town and the larger area around it on the tip of Cape Cod (also known as "the... outer Cape") have a long tradition of regional mid-century modernism. Hammer has... all the Cape Cod style with the weathered shingles so this quite a departure, that... Nashville cape code remodel. Thank You! Awwwww, *Snap!* Becky Harris! Nicely done!... little garden as a focal point. The window offers a view from the garden from the..."
Capes Across America
"Cape Cod design — and its dream of a relaxed seaside lifestyle — finds a home across... examples of Capes all across the country. Initially a modest house, the Cape expanded... Cape Cod homes can be seen all across America in differing variations to suit differing... because the Cape is, in its soul, the one house style that conjures for us dreams of seaside... flower gardens, white picket fences and a simpler, more relaxed lifestyle. Historically..."
Tour a Pioneering Beach Town That Fosters Community
No cars, mixed-use zones, strict building codes ... a new book takes us inside Seaside, a champion of New Urbanism
"Urbanist town since its inception in 1981. This fact comes from Dhiru Thadani, a Washington... at the town and the principles it has become famous for, followed by a closer look... your home town to be your home town! I'm sorry that others have moved in on it! I would... looking towns in the middle of nowhere - after all, there is not much 'nowhere' on... ancient towns. Urban planning here happens in downtown metropolises (like in major..."
How to Decide on a New Town
These considerations will help you evaluate a region and a neighborhood, so you can make the right move
"small town. The schools are the best within a 30min drive to work, the town is 50%... all the gardens of Scotland for me. @Pamela Bateman Garden Design - I will gladly... small town life but don't realize that small towns are often quite exclusionary and... settled on a town, we started serious research into the exact neighborhoods/towns we wanted... Small town girl moved to Toronto then Ottawa and back to another small town. Love..."
Great Design Plant: Plumbago
"home, the garden had been neglected for three years. This came up in the spring but... ANYTHING to a garden again! I have this ground cover and love it. I am in a zone 4 and... Sticks | Cape Rush | Feather Reed Grass | Hens-and-Chicks | New Zealand Wind Grass |... solves landscape problems with panache..."
My Houzz: Cape Cod Style in California
A family of four transforms their Pacific Coast home with warm, beachy accents and plenty of space to entertain
"Native landscaping and a luxurious backyard pool helped complete its transformation... see no cape cod style, I have to disagree. I've lived in the Cape Cod area for over... obviously Cape Cod style with its grey shingles, and its simple architecture. Definitely... isn't cape cod style. Love architecture. Outdoor living... Orange cape honeysuckle and blue salvia color the landscape around the pool.Landscape... through the garden gate that leads past the pool area. A teak furniture set and outdoor..."
7 Low-Maintenance Lawn Alternatives
Turf isn't the only ground cover in town. Get a lush no-grass lawn with clover, moss and other easy-care plants
"cover in town. Get a lush no-grass lawn with clover, moss and other easy-care plants... reduce your landscape maintenance or your impact on the environment? You plant a low-m... in my garden and getting rid of his scratched my arms. Not to the point of bleeding... tsman-landscape-los-angeles To miriamchaya I have a spreading ground cover called... moss garden under a huge pine tree. In this case, I think it is the perfect thing..."
Great Design Plant: Euphorbia
The daring colors and low water needs of this tropical plant make it a favorite for injecting life into tired landscapes year-round
"low-water landscapes everywhere, Euphorbia is a plant for every season and all occasions... ties to landscape history and human consumption. It was named in honor of the Greek... ns of landscape designer Eileen Kelly.... client's garden. Although spurge may be an attractive drought resistant plant, in... tolerant gardens in many regions! Like many plants, this a spectacular choice in the... my back garden was Euphorbia characias. Apparently Oregon isn't a good place for it..."
My Houzz: An Antique Cape Cod House Explodes With Color
Creativity and color burst from every corner in this unique 18th-century Massachusetts home for an artist and her family
"not in Cape Cod What a house full of treasures !! This is a really great post, showing... @angelarutzick Cape Cod is referring to the style of the home, not location. And a big thank... England town myself it is often the case that people think they cannot have fun with... your big garden! There is such thing as colour trepehy and i have nothing aginst colours... large garden and a fenced-in area for the sheep.See more photos of this houseHouzz..."
Great Design Tree: The Dove Tree
With distinctive fluttery flowers and a height that towers over the landscape, the dove tree provides a respite from the summer sun
"over the landscape, the dove tree provides a respite from the summer sun... " says landscape architect Christopher Yates. "It has a striking presence in the landscape... landscape, and the flowers are at once unusual and beautiful — pure white and pendulous... Certainly a landscape investment, the dove tree welcomes admiration and interest, begging... tree is a landscape investment and deserves to be treated as such. Plant it in front..."
Vegetables and Flowers Mix in Beautiful Edible Gardens
"edible garden mates. We know you'll get along just beautifully... blended garden — or what I affectionately refer to as a cottage-potage garden — where... in the gardens of the wealthiest land baron or royal. There was little value for the... nor is a garden composed entirely of ornamentals beyond the reach of the average Joe... doesn't a garden composed of plants both beautiful and productive make sense? Say hello..."
Great Design Plant: Alphonse Karr Bamboo
Bamboo gets a bad rap in the garden, but this clumping variety creates an exotic landscape look with less aggressiveness
"in the garden, but this clumping variety creates an exotic landscape look with less... in your garden. It receives negative reviews because it can easily dominate a landscape... applicable landscape design plants. Alphonse Karr Bamboo (Bambusa multiplex 'Alphonse... in the garden, serves as a living and textural alternative to a fence and will pretty... Your garden, your neighbors and your house will thank you. Don't plant bamboo ANYWHERE..."
Great Design Plant: Retreat to the Shade of Hardy Catalpa
Big foliage and a towering height provide a shady respite in summer, but that's not all hardy catalpa offers dedicated gardeners
"of my gardening books it is classified as a nuisance. Maeder2348: Thank you for... mulch my gardens. The earthworms turn them into beautiful soil over the Winter months... adapt the landscape under those farther from the house so their debris can be mowed/mulched... watering my garden and realized that my catalpa is in the center of a perennial bed. That... in my gardens for the worms to take care of during the Winter. The pods have never..."