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Modern Garden Designs for Modern Homes
"your garden to your home’s clean-lined architecture in a most interesting way... architect, a garden designer and the author of Gardens in the Modern Landscape, who was... “The modern house requires modern surroundings, and in most respects the garden... Some modern trends in gardening, such as the “new English” style, look to the past... yet the gardens that were being made around them were Jekyll-esque — rustic, blousy..."
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
"in the garden to match the serenity of contemporary homes... well a modern landscape fits into a modern lifestyle. With its simplicity and clean... lines, the modern garden can easily become a relaxing and calming retreat. Because there... Traditional Garden Style | Natural Garden Style... A modern or contemporary landscape is defined by its emphasis on strong structural... appeals to modern sensibilities by blending the indoors with the outside world. Though..."
Mondrian Lives On in Modern Garden Design
See how the grids and colors of the 20th-century artist are giving landscapes a distinctly 21st-century look
"to the gardens of his house at Giverny; Matisse’s collages showed us how to use shapes... in our gardens. But of all the influential artists at the turn of the 20th century... contemporary garden design. As a theorist, Mondrian used his writings to explain why he... in our gardens using the grid design of his paintings. Exhibition: “Mondrian and... Modern Mixed Textures & Materials Love the article and the stunning photos! modern..."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Garden Pavilion Sprouts Up on an Ex–Pot Farm
"local avid gardener (a more legal one), who snatched up both the house and the next-door... An avid gardener Location: Little Forest Hills neighborhood of Dallas Size: 1,450... and the garden. The overhangs are especially nice in giving added detail to this "tiny"... for his garden? Very unique and functional concept. yanivargas, the galvanized steel... an avid gardener, snatched up the house after contemplating building a small glass..."
Build a Modern Window Planter Box
This simply designed, easy-to-construct and inexpensive DIY window box can give your home or shed just the right touch of color
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... first modern home decor store in Spokane, called Joel, and they practiced what they... design a modern home for them, and it was one of the first in the city. Due to resistance... The gardens are drool worthy! Absolutely magnificent! So nice to see people restoring... House-modern-kitchen-other-metros What a beautiful home.....I love how they have..."
Modern Planting Ideas From a Historic English Garden
Low-maintenance, climate-fitting plants are just the beginning of the good things in this bishop’s updated garden
"National Gardens Scheme, an organization that schedules garden openings to raise money... English garden that is being brought into the 21st century. Bishopscourt’s updated... in this garden! As an avid, but terribly amateur gardener, sage has loved me uncon... succeed at gardening. I am putting this garden on my list to visit the next time I am... beautiful garden and once again very timely, as I am about to start my next project,..."
Modern Masters Inspire a Glass Garden House
Distilled down to structural steel and glass, this greenhouse and tearoom in Massachusetts is tops in elegance
"create a modern but unobtrusive space for entertaining, gardening and gathering. They... fresh and modern. His first step? Looking back 60 years or so for inspiration. Project... interested in modern architecture should see! Excellent work. . . no more no less in the... nice garden house woooow nice... I adore this. Wondering how much it cost. looks... love this modern style! Would love to see similar for outdoor kitchen and lounge room..."
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8 Modern-Day Moats That Float Our Boats
See how a simple water barrier with ancient roots can make for an eye-catching contemporary garden feature
"in the garden is magical; even more so when it's adjacent to the house, requiring... while modern moats are generally spanned by decked walkways or even concrete stepping... previous garden. The basement of our house was made of waterproof concrete anyway. But... anything modern or contemporary, I must say I swooned over every one of these spaces... reflects the garden.More: Gardens Tap Into Rill Water Features... that the modern moat can provide, even when the moat is within the house’s perimeter..."
Houzz Tour: 3 Levels of Marvelous Modernism in Mexico
Building up gave this home a party-ready terrace, plenty of room and a 3-story vertical garden that's a wonder to behold
"vertical garden that's a wonder to behold... vertical garden with 4,000 plants. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Mariana Cordera... vertical garden is amazing! Like this, and like Becky, found the vertical garden pretty... vertical garden is gorgeous. WoW! I love it all! Wow! Amazing and beautiful! Agree... vertical garden is awesome. I also like the various outdoor spaces and the privacy of... Vertical garden is spectacular, but I'm really drawn to the accessibility to the outdoors..."
My Houzz: A Modern-Day Homestead Brings a Family Together
Their 5-acre Washington property, with sports court, swings, pizza oven and gardens, is a labor of love and communal playspace
"oven and gardens, is a labor of love and communal playspace... Modern family life can feel like a never-ending whirlwind of conflicting schedules... create gardens, not build landscapes. To me, this is a garden. "Landscape", too often... neighbors. A "garden", though, to me, means creating a very personal space with careful attention... this is a garden and I love it. Thanks for sharing! Thank you so much for sharing your..."
Easy Green: Modern Homesteaders Stake a Claim
With more options for raising chickens, growing edibles and keeping bees than ever, suburban and city folk are rediscovering a lost art
"boonies, modern homesteaders are just as likely to be found tapping away at a laptop... all the modern conveniences many of us have come to rely on. Whether you are itching... in my garden, and the garden sometimes. I love them actively. It's hard to stay angry... without "modern conveniences." I really enjoyed this article. Thank you for sharing... weeding garden etc. Then I have my breakfast, errands if any, & household chores, around..."
A Modern Backyard Trumps the Texas Heat
New shaded areas offer a respite in an outdoor Houston living room, while a fire pit re-creates fond memories
Old-School Design: Frame Your Garden View
Highlight your landscape's best features with curving branches, a vine-covered arch, or modern garden structure
"designing your gardens and outdoor spaces, consider the frames you are creating with your... perennials and garden structures. By carefully considering the placement of your frames you... out some gardens that are using natural and manmade framing to create beautiful pieces... Browse garden design photos | Find a landscape architect... Longwoods gardens are formal gardens, while Winterthur's gardens were created to be at..."