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Create a Free, Custom Business Website With Houzz Site Designer
Manage your website and your Houzz profile from a single place, so you can spend more time focusing on client work
"your website and your Houzz profile from a single place, so you can spend more time... have a website that is as easy to create and maintain as your Houzz profile, and is... custom website with just a few clicks. Even better, Site Designer pulls photos, reviews... both your website and your Houzz profile from a single location. And did we mention it’s... page and website). Can anyone summarize what could be seen as 1) Other advantages..."
Great Design Plant: Scotch Heather
The moors aren't all moody, as this prettily colored evergreen shrub proves. Plant it en masse for an epic romance in your own garden
"Mendo Bot Garden, in Gualala CA , is a large heather garden that can be seen from highway... in the garden here in Scotland and they can practically swim! Are the ones you are... then. Our garden is almost vertical so the water runs off (we get a lot rain so that's... to my home in Wales, taken from the ruins of an old country house. Arrrghhh!!!!!... Western Garden Book, among other botanical resources, list the common name for Calluna..."
Landmark Status Honors a Historic Modern Landscape
Grounds designed by Lawrence Halprin, including a play garden and a meditative garden, gain protection thanks to a family's efforts
"a play garden and a meditative garden, gain protection thanks to a family's efforts... modern home decor store in Spokane, called Joel, and they practiced what they preached... modern home for them, and it was one of the first in the city. Due to resistance from... The gardens are drool worthy! Absolutely magnificent! So nice to see people restoring... beautiful home.....I love how they have preserved this gem! Thanks, Becky. Kudos to..."
Grow a Beautiful Garden With Ecofriendly Greywater
Reducing home water waste means lower bills and a healthier planet. Here's how to set up a greywater home irrigation system that can help
"ucing home water waste means lower bills and a healthier planet. Here's how to set... greywater home irrigation system that can help... reduces a home’s carbon footprint, since moving and treating water consumes a tremendous... only a gardener can understand one's own garden water needs ... if they can ever manage... in the garden. For inspiration others might also like to take a look at this article... in the garden http://westbynorthwest.org/summer02/dedanan.perm.sum02.shtml And here..."
Lay of the Landscape: Create the Beauty of a Japanese Garden
Balance, enclosures and the forms of nature combine in serene Japanese garden design. Bring the look home with some of these principles
"Japanese garden design. Bring the look home with some of these principles... Japanese garden may seem bare and minimalist, but designing a true Japanese garden is... outside the garden walls. It takes time and effort, and a true Japanese garden is never... books and websites that are devoted to the intricacies of creating these spaces. If... Japanese Garden to your own personal garden landscape with a custom addition. marcie..."
Houzz Tour: A Wee Home Grows in a Scottish Garden
This compact house became a prototype with grand designs: showing that affordable and efficient can actually be stylish
"sustainable garden furniture using a young, local workforce, home builder Jennifer Hope... affordable homes. Her first project was a budget-friendly home for herself and her boyfriend... future Wee homes, all of which are efficient, are portable and start at about $100,000... mobile home in a mobile home park. It was more expensive then your typical trailer... small home. Would make a first class holiday home too. good i have a very small..."
How to Replace Your Lawn With a Garden
New project for a new year: Lose the turfgrass for energy savings, wildlife friendliness and lower maintenance
"more at home and more beautiful than a landscape dominated by plants whose water needs... professional gardener, has beautiful garden, but non of vegetables, herbs or berries. He... If my garden will be maintenance free I would lose interest in gardening. I like... "native" garden is desired. Native gardening on a micro-scale is just as labor intensive... my own home. I also ran across a great idea for raised bed gardens which need no..."
The Indoor Gardener: Crazy for Cacti
Surprisingly versatile and blessedly hard to kill, cacti are showing up in homes far from the middle of nowhere
"up in homes far from the middle of nowhere... country-cute homes to supersleek high-rise apartments. They also come in many shapes and... indoor garden.... therapy website. they make great gifts! I love succulents - they are so easy and fit... cactus garden already planted in a white ceramic urn. The tiny succulents would make..."
Guest Picks: 20 Accessories With an English Garden Air
Brighten your rooms year-round with blooming wallpaper, bedding and other pretty accents for the home
"in the garden and countryside feed the soul, so to speak. I don't want to wish summer... English Garden look. Love it! I have lots of floral dishes in my shop. Balmy summer... from the garden and would look lovely in a simple glass vase. Wake up to a summer meadow... country garden than hollyhocks, and this cushion has them aplenty. Beautifully embroidered... in the garden. What could be nicer than watercolor flowers to block out a less-th..."
Scope Out a Family Greenhouse Grown From Scraps
Can-do resourcefulness and less than $400 lead to a new 8- by 8-foot home for plants on a Tennessee family's property
"8-foot home for plants on a Tennessee family's property... meaningful home improvement project. Using a circular saw, a jigsaw and a battery-powered... on its website that gardeners forming raised gardens with railroad ties use heavy... away from home as soon as he thinks work is in his future LOL. Actually, this project... wood in gardens or for other landscaping applications. As recently as March 2003, the... the same website advised, "Avoid using treated lumber or railroad ties because their..."
Window Boxes Captivate on the Curb
For home appeal that reaches to the street, dress up your windows with boxes brimming with blossoms, vines or the freshest foliage
"For home appeal that reaches to the street, dress up your windows with boxes brimming... at your home. Could it benefit from a couple of well-placed window boxes? Let's grab... live in a home and ones that love to live in their home. These are great examples of... Rhone Garden Design, how clever! For those who have black thumbs (or just don't like... on the website re the photos. In this case it would be nice to know which plants..."
Great Design Plant: Knock Out Roses
As glorious as their high-maintenance kin for a fraction of the work, Knock Out roses make even beginners look like garden stars
"made rose gardening so much more accessible to the average gardener, so the biggest decision... to your garden. After all, they're fussy and disease prone, and require endless spraying... in the gardening world because of their easy care requirements and prolific blooming... ly 50 homes has lost their entire crop of Knock Out roses due to the rose rosette... through your garden. I too am having lots of trouble with black spot on my knockouts. I..."
Great Design Plant: Sun-Loving Ninebark Puts on a Color Show
This tall, dark and handsome native shrub is equally at home in jeans and boots or in a suit and tie
"equally at home in jeans and boots or in a suit and tie... sun-loving garden. Thanks to the introduction of recent cultivars, the ninebark now sports... As a garden designer I've never quite understood why it is not more commonly used... to your garden. Let's get started.... part of gardeners is definitely a part of being a responsible and mature gardener but... these in garden design yet but I would like to give them a try. Saw one at the nursery..."
Great Design Plant: Bald Cypress
How to Grow Your Own Sweet Summer Crops
Got a garden patch and a hankering for the freshest veggies and berries? This guide will get even urban gardeners farming
"Got a garden patch and a hankering for the freshest veggies and berries? This guide... while home gardens are at the peak of production. It’s a time when eating fresh and... height of gardening season. Farmer's markets and roadside stands are filled with fresh... plant your garden before Good Friday. We know nothing about gardening but my husband and... vegetable garden. Their 3 tips: 1. You can get premade raised garden kits at hardware..."