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22 palm blades Ideabooks
Meet a Palm That's Fine With Fluorescent Light
Get the look of the tropics without the full-on sun and high humidity — parlor palm tolerates regular indoor conditions with aplomb
"parlor palm tolerates regular indoor conditions with aplomb... long, blade-like leaves, parlor palm tolerates a lack of light and low humidity,... Palms seem to be everywhere in interior design, but don't be deceived: Only a few... parlor palm, Chamaedorea elegans, an easy-care variety that adapts to the average... Areca Palms perform terribly indoors, as do Majesty Palms, King Palms, and Queen... parlor palm, also commonly called bella palm, or neanthe bella palm, is properly named..."
So Your Style Is: Tropical
Easygoing and natural with an exotic allure, rooms designed with a tropical feel exude warmth and graciousness
"coconut palm to grow in your chilly climate.... lines: palm fronds, plumeria, banana leaves. Or go for classic patterns that hint... ponytail palms or the fun-to-say ZZ (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) plant. Big and showy, they... notice the blades at all.More 'So Your Style Is':Traditional | Arts & Crafts | Hollywood..."
Guest Picks: Indispensable Tools for DIYers
Build your tool arsenal with these, and you’ll have the right equipment for any home project you take on
"a new blade. One advantage of a circular saw is that the blades are smaller and cheaper... rubber palms/fingers for dealing with cordwood, chemical proof for dealing with paint... jigsaw blade deflects (since only one end is secured), leaving a slightly off 90 deg... the saw blade grabs the glove material and pulls the entire hand in towards the blade... For a palm sander, well, I don't think a super-expensive one is warranted. It just..."
14 Power Tools for the Home Shop
Want the thrill of building it yourself? These "big guns" help the handy homeowner tackle just about any job
"has a blade that stays vertical (most can pivot for making angled cuts, but the cut... has a blade that not only pivots but can be tipped to one side or the other for making... metal-cutting blade under flooring and molding to cut through the nails, cut through a pipe... Yes, the blades cost money, but the time you save is amazing. My next purchase will... change blades so much. They vibrate, unfortunately, so they aren't the most comfortable..."
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
"sharpened blades. The mower was great with wide blade grass. So I slowly removed the... from the palms growing there. There is a stepping stone path that leads from one side... (with palms behind it) & continues to the shed & steps to the other side of the pool... bismark palm which will NOT create litter to blow over the roof & into the pool! I..."
The Case for Losing the Traditional Lawn
"cardboard palms and Washington palms along with a few small flowering plants. Everything... from the blades and sharpening them; bagging the clipping; the loud engine noise and... keep the blades set high with clippings left for the yard or collected as compost, and... and the blades will shade the soil, trapping more moisture. Besides, doesn't the bench..."
Houzz Call: Are You Letting Go of Your Lawn?
Many facing a drought are swapping turf for less thirsty plantings. If you’re one of them, we’d like to hear about it
Houzz Tour: Modern Treetop Living in Sydney
Why Marble Might Be Wrong for Your Bathroom
You love its beauty and instant high-quality appeal, but bathroom marble has its drawbacks. Here's what to know before you buy
Designer Trick: Take Your Shower Tile to the Ceiling
12 Vegetable Peelers to Make Quick Work of Your Garden Bounty
Steel yourself: These ergonomic and modern-looking tools bear little resemblance to the one-note peelers of the past
"serrated blade, while the green peeler reverses to a julienne blade. Three peelers in... ceramic blade helps keep veggies from discoloring, and an adjustable-angle feature... double-sided blade. The curved shape mimics your natural movements, too. This little peeler... features two blades: one for softer veggies and one for harder skins. This peeler gets top... This palm peeler makes quick work of peeling carrots and potatoes. You hold it in..."
6 Ways to Help Your Dog and Landscape Play Nicely Together
Keep your prized plantings intact and your dog happy too, with this wisdom from an expert gardener and dog guardian
Energize Your Landscape With Masses of Grasses
Choosing a Deck: Plastic or Wood?
Get the pros and cons of wood, plastic, composite and more decking materials, plus a basic price comparison
Genius Home Prep: A Guest Room in a Box