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164 hardscape lighting Ideabooks
6 Suggestions for Harmonious Hardscaping
"matic hardscaping transversing our outdoor spaces, hardscaping that stops the eye... solar lighting as I don't think it provides enough task lighting. LED is my lighting... inground lights featured in the first picture ? I wish to do the same with a big bunch... inground lighting with fixtures by Hadco - they were installed by an electrician and... solar lighting for the steps on my walkway or is there a better product for lighting..."
Plant Your Hardscape for Unexpected Green
"contrast, hardscape is often too predictable and, may I say, boring. Suburbia is bursting... have less hardscape. Anyone have experience planting into stone walls? Sigrid, the... to less hardscape, preferring only enough to make the area functional. To me, a garden... for more hardscaping. Thank you for yet another well done article. Hi nctp. I'm glad... inviting hardscape is certainly all about the plants surrounding and interacting with..."
Patio Pavers Go Green in Between
Kind to the environment and easy on the eyes, pavers with moss or other foliage in the joints create a charming permeable hardscape
"eable hardscapes greatly improve the overall sustainability of a property. They... beds. Light lavender/pink blooms in late summer. Height: 2” Light: Full Sun Zone:... planting. Light green needle-like foliage creeping along to form a nice green carpet... Height 1-2" Light: Sun. Zone 4 This info is from the www.quansettnurseries.com website... kind of light and water they like. BTW, plants we have for part sun to shade are:..."
15 Great Ideas for a Lawn-Free Yard
End the turf war for good with hardscaping, native grasses and ground covers that save water and are easier to maintain
"good with hardscaping, native grasses and ground covers that save water and are easier... sort of hardscape, but we also make a planter that sits on gravel and can be moved... gravel of light colour and planting young trees for shade. I also used a lot of solar... power lighting, which gives a lovely twist and completes the idea. Looks amazing... between hardscape and lush greenery by filling the gaps between pavers with ground..."
Get More From Your Garden by Mixing Things Up
Consider an eclectic outdoor style with defined hardscapes softened by exuberant, informal plantings
"defined hardscapes softened by exuberant, informal plantings... formal hardscape is softened by fluid, informal planting. Most gardens until the... that the hardscaping should be enhanced and not obscured by any planting. Here again... 'Morning Light' with lower ground cover plants, including Santolina pinnata, Stachys... formal hardscaping, a geometric run of pavers are set in a sea of gray river stones..."
Rich Looks for Thrifty Outdoor Rooms
Pricey hardscape not in your budget? You can still have a sensational outdoor room with these imaginative ideas
Houzz Tour: A Light and Bright Victorian
"Obviously, light was very important. How were you able to achieve such a light and airy... in with light, airy, contemporary spaces. Even the roof, which appears flat from the... full of light and to make it the interiors appear spacious and open. Thus, they have... house "Light-hearted Victorian." Lucky for us, Shelly agreed to spill to us how she... with no hardscape to demarcate furniture areas from planted areas. It was important..."
Light Your Landscape for Drama and Function
New project for a new year: Install outdoor lighting to highlight special features and keep nighttime walks safe
"outdoor lighting to highlight special features and keep nighttime walks safe... landscape lighting might be the most overlooked. It is, however, one of the least-obstructive... upward light, and only using the wattage necessary to light paths, etc. Lighting shouldn't... acing lights as much as possible. That way you get the dramatic evening lighting... lighting, I enjoy candles, lanterns and perhaps string lights, but I most love the..."
Nightfall Brings a Dutch Urban Garden to Life
White blossoms and well-planned lighting allow an Amsterdam couple to relax and entertain in their garden after work
"well-planned lighting allow an Amsterdam couple to relax and entertain in their garden after... usable hardscape and lush greenery. “It creates a green buffer zone between the outside... features. The hardscaping is subtle — mostly wood and dark gray concrete tile. The built... outdoor lighting.More: The 3 Ingredients of a Magical Night Garden..."
6 Ways to Create an Inviting Home Entrance
"guests with light, greenery and comfortable transition from the outdoors in... bathed in light, does a perfect job of directing people to the front door. The light... Landscape and hardscape lighting shouldn't be the main focal point, it should just highlight... door. The lights provide illumination in the dark and the columns provide an almost... 3. Use light as a cue to the front door. Especially important in the winter months..."
Discover the Music of the (Garden) Spheres
Add pleasing familiarity, rhythm and meaning to your landscape with globe-shaped plants, sculptures and accessories
My Houzz: Easygoing Elegance for a Massachusetts Saltbox
With beers on tap, a pizza oven and a guitar collection, this home mixes classic with generous doses of fun
"got a light and bright update. An unfinished second-story space became Nick's devoted... And new hardscaping created an outdoor patio and kitchen with a fireplace and pizza... in any light but best in the low light areas like the hallway with NO windows or access... seems so light and airy because of the windows. so beautiful and I'm totally in envy... ---with the light sucking popcorn ceilings!!!!!---is done in that same pink as the DR..."
6 Fantastic Ferns to Enliven Shady Garden Spots
For long-term interest with little upkeep in challenging conditions, ferns might just be your garden's new best friend
"difficult light and soil conditions and provide years of interest with minimal maintenance... between hardscaping and plantings. In addition, a vast array of fern varieties is available... flourishLight requirement: Full to partial shadeSize: Slow growing to 12 to 18 inches... filter light down to the space below. This siting has another benefit in colder climates... flourishLight requirement: Full to partial shadeSize: Slow growing to 15 feet tall..."
Lay of the Landscape: Modern Garden Style
Bold, graphic design elements create a sense of calmness in the garden to match the serenity of contemporary homes
"with the hardscape playing a much more important role than the plantings. It also appeals... emphasis on hardscaping, contemporary landscapes are generally more low maintenance. An... play of light on the moving water provides a nice contrast to the wood, and the sound... contemporary hardscape, with its simple lines and low profile, also works well when paired... Though hardscaping may play a leading role, plant choice is still a major factor in..."
5 Easy Tips for Choosing Your Exterior Paint Palette
Make your home the talk of the neighborhood — in a good way — with an exterior paint scheme that pops
"landscaping, hardscaping, roofing and more. Follow these tips to choose a color scheme... ammount of light (or lack) . Color and light reflect, so it is crucial to making a decision... color, light sage green trim and love that, but the crowning glory is the deep red... chose light accents while I chose dark. Very happy! Wonderful tips Lisa! Thank... dark e.g. light grey/tan) up against brown with a little bit of cream bricks? thanks..."