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Gardens Tap Into Rill Water Features
Rooted in ancient design, this water feature is popular again as a way to help contemporary landscapes flow
"this water feature is popular again as a way to help contemporary landscapes flow... all the water features we use in our gardens, the rill perhaps has the most interesting... popular water feature of Edwardian garden design and often used by Gertrude Jeckyll... moving water. The earliest style of rill was found in ancient Persian gardens, but... Does the water recycle underneath? Or is water stationary? Thanks for these great ideas..."
8 Pool Water Features That Venture Into Fantasy
Mimic a mermaid in a secret grotto, wade near a waterfall or pose by a pond. These pool designs let imagination take the lead
"so far. Water features can offer another welcome reprieve from hot, hazy days. From... moving water. Did you know the sound of moving water has been proven to lower the... incorporate a water feature in your next outdoor design.... custom water feature with a water screen-What a great concept! Definitely very well... in my water heaven. Ahhhhh These pools are so lovely..... I love the "hidden" spaces... Awesome pool features - thanks for sharing with us Katherine. I hope that someday we can..."
Tranquil Water Gardens
"beautiful water features to your garden... tranquil water feature to your garden landscape. Water features can be as simple as... pool or a large, elaborate pond with a waterfall. Depending upon your property and budget... serene waters provide a reflection of the mature trees and large boulders around the... water feature is perhaps more affordable for the average homeowner than the stunning... tranquil feature. This feature is long and narrow, capturing the space available with..."
Easy Green: 10 Tiny Homes That Live Large
Go ahead, micromanage. These 10 inventive spaces show how to pack a lot of living and style into small square footage
"energy and water, and produce less waste. And, of course, you can save money too. There... is TOO large for the space;a 3/4 or full bed would give more manuver space. And cabinets... the key features were built into a central cube containing the bathroom, the washing... has a large cabinet that conceals a bed, a closet and a desk. The "wall" partitioning... up, the large door swings shut, opening up the room into one space again to allow extra..."
Lay Out Your Living Room: Floor Plan Ideas for Rooms Small to Large
Take the guesswork — and backbreaking experimenting — out of furniture arranging with these living room layout concepts
"a very large two story wall. Any suggestions on how to decorate the large tv wall... is not large but the concepts can be adapted to scale. Love your work. @Tricia Newman... be so large? Or even be there. I can't breathe when I look at these stuffed rooms... is too large. And floating furniture... that is just a dream! Unless one has one... all so large, was looking for ideas for smaller rooms Regarding the comments from..."
Just Add Water: Rain Barrel Magic
Take your rainwater storage from practical to beautiful with a new breed of design-friendly rain barrels
"collect the water that would otherwise drain off your roof and use it to water your garden... garden feature. Times have changed, as the rain barrels featured here prove. With... adherents as water issues affect more and more of us. It's a practical approach — you collect... conserve water & stop using municipal drinking water to water our plants. I admit I... used the water for laundry and wash water, and hauled up their drinking water out of..."
My Houzz: Tour a Contemporary Townhouse on the Water
An elevator, a stunning outdoor patio space and a private beach contribute to an Oregon family's dream lakefront home
"perfect for water lovers Jill and Chris Hall. Living on the water has always been a dream... Scott. A large site in Lake Oswego's historic district along the Willamette River fit... on the large property — one to rent out, and one for their dream home. Houzz at... island features a convenient prep sink, and the range holds one of Jill's favorite... favorite features — the mounted pot-filler. The couple wanted an updated cottage look that..."
Great Design Plant: Parry Manzanita Stands Out in Low-Water Gardens
Make a dramatic architectural statement and feed wildlife in woodlands and more with Arctostaphylos manzanita
"honeybees, large butterflies, birds and mammals. All this adds up to an appealing and... that gets watered every other day is hanging in there. Four that I planted in ground... barely watered didn't survive. One didn't survive the trip from the CA nursery. Any... never watered and thrives. Will this grow in Maryland? The first picture gets me... favorite feature, they almost look like well-tanned human arms and legs to me! I'm at..."
Get Along With Less Lawn — Ideas to Save Water and Effort
Ditch the mower and lower your water bill while creating a feast for the eyes with diverse plantings and gathering places
"lower your water bill while creating a feast for the eyes with diverse plantings and gathering... drain on water resources, and they demand regular mowing and fertilizing, not to mention... mow amd water (other plants still need water too..) it sure looks a lot prettier than... Read your water meter before and after you water the lawn to see how many gallons of... of water you are using each day for the lawn. Then check your water bill to see how..."
10 Midcentury Features to Treasure
Before you trash that geometric tile or kitschy wallpaper, find out whether your home's blasts from the past are gems in disguise
"have been watered down. I noted some of my favorite details as I walked through the... u-shaped with large windows throughout & magically no neighbors can see into but 3 bedroom... times with large black and white angular graphic flowers on a pumpkin background with... There are large white terrazzo squares throughout most of the living areas and hall that... original features of our midcentury home. Shown: bathroom tiles, kitchen pendant lights..."
Xeriscape Gardens: How to Get a Beautiful Landscape With Less Water
"serve water and make gardening much easier with the xeriscape approach’s 7 principles... Denver Water utility for a new and comprehensive approach to water conservation. The... strict watering laws. You can only water x 2 days a week, your day is a according... mean no water at all. All living things need some water to survive and thrive. Don't... "saving water"--how ironic, you aren't "saving" water in any sense--either watering..."
Steam Showers Bring a Beloved Spa Feature Home
Get the benefits of a time-honored ritual without firing up the coals, thanks to easier-than-ever home steam systems
"more than water does, it requires a lot more planning and a much more precise shower... had well water) and turning down soft drinks in lue of water. What your water would... you for featuring our work here! What a pleasant surprise! Many excellent points... points featured as well. Great article! Thanks for the great article. We have been c... shower water on the walls reduces the time. That said, it's the best enhancement I..."
Dry Riverbeds Solve Water Runoff
Spring rains don't have to lead to slides. Dry riverbeds redirect water runoff and add beauty to your landscape
"redirect water runoff and add beauty to your landscape... mismanaged water is not just inconvenient; in some areas it is truly dangerous. In my... too much water can lead to slope destabilization, slides and ocean pollution as runoff... manage the water on a property, whether you expect flash floods or simply hope to ensure... direct the water that enters your site as productively as possible.... had any water problems since. BTW, we used the large copper cups and put a pond liner..."
Green and Clean: Sleek Water-Wise Bathroom Fixtures
By choosing ecofriendly faucets, showerheads and even toilets, you can save loads of water and money without sacrificing style
"loads of water and money without sacrificing style... predicting water shortages in 36 states by 2013. Being water wise can cut your utility... water future. The bathroom is the place to start since it's the water hog in your... indoor water you use. Check out these water-wise plumbing fixtures that don't compromise... called the "water planet," but remarkably little of the blue stuff — less than 1 percent... drinking water. The rest is tied up in saltwater, ice caps and other less-accessible..."
Water Sense for Big Savings
"classic water-saving tip, “Save water; shower with a friend”? While there may not... to save water, new technologies and products have enabled a whole universe of options... can save water, save money, help the environment and maybe have a little fun doing so... Many water-saving strategies are easy DIY projects too. Even switching out an old... homes more water efficient. Here are a few things you can do.... use the water to water the garden. Glasses of drinking water that aren't finished..."