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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
"no-grass lawn with clover, moss and other easy-care plants... Lawns make sense in some areas of the U.S. — those regions that receive adequate... us from lawn slavery! But I would note that taller options may encourage pests from... list of lawn alternatives. I have posted this plant on another Ideabook but I think... alternative to lawns. I have found it to be quite drought resistant and have it growing in... very lawn-like native plant that stays very short. A friend of mine is considering..."
Exuberant Self-Seeders for Gorgeous, Easy-Care Gardens
"garden designers we need to prove ourselves on every new project. Homeowners and... landscape designer William H. Frederick, Jr., refers to select plants as aristocrats... can be carefully used in certain areas, some are not a problem. It depends on where... se be careful!! Some really lovely pictures, but so agree that loosestrife and houttuynia... be very careful - I still remember trying to get rid of the chocolate mint my mom gave..."
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
"amount of lawn to take care of? Here are some ways to help you look at your landscape... Lawns work well as active playspaces for people and pets, and as circulation corridors... texture, lawns often serve as a place for the eye to rest within an area of visual... But lawns can be a drain on water resources, and they demand regular mowing and... have a lawn by design or a lawn by default?" I love removing turf unless there's a..."
Easy-care Landscaping With Rocks and Boulders
"required to care for an outdoor space. Specimen rocks and boulders are a great solution... with lawns. what's so great about these rocks is that they can serve so many landscape... or was carefully designed and constructed, the result is awe inspiring. What do you... in home design If a boulder is too massive to relocate, simply build around it. An..."
The Case for Losing the Traditional Lawn
"that the lawn has been wounded and now it's now open to attack by pests. And as a nation... tons of lawn clippings a year into already bursting landfills — material that could... world. Lawns are a noble's ideal, literally, and since the 1800s Americans have been... deal with lawn? And how and why should we lose some of it?... eyes to lawn as "ecological dead zones". I want more meadow, less lawn. hell strip... regional lawn alternatives and how to deal with neighbors can be found in LAWN GONE..."
Your Yard: Are You Ready to Lose the Lawn?
"perfectly kept lawn. Watering needs can be high, fertilizing can get costly and mowing and... a lush lawn of green is your only option for a beautiful yard. From bricks to gravel... Aust. Be careful with replacing lawn with too much hardscaping, lawns and plantings... a nice lawn replacement. I'm thinking of replacing my lawn with fruit trees and compost... landscape design that gets rid of the front lawn almost entirely. We will start on it..."
How to Plant a New Lawn From Sod
Take the quick-start route to turf with sod; these installation guidelines will help ensure a healthy and long-lasting lawn
"fresh lawn in your current home, starting a lawn from sod is a fairly easy project... a new lawn fast? Whether you've recently finished building a house and need a lawn... healthy lawn you're aiming for, so follow these guidelines.... well-cared-for lawn. Why do lawn articles invariably bring out the self-righteous... table the lawn owner has to use some common sense. I agree. Lush, green lawns are beautiful... installing a lawn as well. Perhaps suggest rather than installing a lawn, instead create..."
5 Great Grasses for a New Lawn
Learn about maintenance, wear tolerance, ideal climate and more for these top turf choices to pick the right one for you
"their lawns, some live in neighborhoods where taking out the front lawn is prohibited... to the lawn issue lies in selecting the best type of lawn for your area. It's not... Lawns have been coming under attack as of late — after all, they are high-maintenance... The lawn in Botanica Atlanta | Landscape Design looks like a green carpet, just... watering the lawn. I kind of miss a lawn now both visually and for usage. I live in North..."
Simplicity vs. Simpleness in Architecture — and Why You Should Care
"Simplicity in design calms us and somehow inspires us, not only in architecture but also... forms of design. Apple, for example, has refined its products over the years to such... their design alone. But what does simplicity mean? Or better yet, what does simplicity... Great design, whether in paintings or architecture, shares this quality. Let's... principal in design, we strive for that simplistic beauty in our landscape designs... Nice..."
Making a Splash With Carefully-created Bathrooms
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Want a Cleaner, Safer Neighborhood? Show You Care
Our behavior strongly influences others, says a new study. Show neighbors you care about your street and watch them follow suit
"neighbors you care about your street and watch them follow suit... others caring about society, we end up caring, too. This concept has broad applications... that you care about keeping it clean and safe; they might get the message and follow... people care for norms apparently has a big influence on other people in the neighborhood... parents cared for their house, others began to care about theirs. Not every neighbor..."
How to Clean and Care for Your Butcher Block
Keep butcher block counters and boards looking sharp as a knife — and sanitized for safe food prep — with this advice from a pro woodworker
"Take good care of your butcher block, and it can become an heirloom piece passed down... proper care. Very helpful thanks for sharing! I love my butcher block counters! I... I take care of my wooden spoons & spatulas. They look lovely after years of use! We... kitchen designer, I find that many people are surprised to hear about wood as option... kitchen designer, I find many homeowners are surprised when I recommend wood as an..."
Home Offices that Make You Want to Take Care of Business
"to take care of business: Quiet. Try to keep the space where you will be free from... where designed by Riesco & Lapres Interior Design here in Vancouver and me and my... crew took care of the renovation. Easy to do with a top notch design firm and Vancouver's... This designer cleverly borrowed a wall in a living room to create a beautiful work... takin' care of business! This space is modern and warm. It has just enough elements..."
House Hunting? Look Carefully at the Light
"really care for it, as in the evening, it makes it look darker outside than it really... don't care! I love the light. I once leased an apartment, though very nice, only... I just designed and converted a 100yr old church to our home in Victoria BC. The #1... improving when designing a Client's home. What I like about stand alone tubs is not only that... and I carefully thought about what to replant. I like to think that 50 years from..."