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Strike a Balance: Stuff vs. Space in the Garden
Zoom out to the big design picture before focusing on the little details, to create a garden with all the elements in balance
"across: paths, lawns, paved areas or the surface of a pond. The principle of stuff... extra wide path which seems to make sense of it all. Two photos will speak volumes. First... of the path . Thanks for adding this very useful design tool. Un lavoro eccezionale... of the path and only one to the left. The fountain — the dominant mass in this space... from the path but is centered between the seat wall and the loosely clipped boxwood..."
How to Pick the Right Floor for Your Garden Room
Crunch the facts on gravel, flagstone, brick, tile and more with our mini guide to outdoor flooring surfaces
"exception. Paths, decks, patios, overlooks, trash can storage pads, lawns, ground cover... He mows paths through the long grass, which is a delightful look, similar to that shown... crushed rock paths uses enriched thresholds and intersections of stone." -- would sure... crushed rock paths uses enriched thresholds and intersections of stone. In formal situations... chairs. For paths the standard approach is to set the outer edges of brick in a solid concrete..."
Landscape Tour: Two Acres of Rural Hillside in Maine
An orchard of crab apples, a grove of sugar maples, even a hayfield ... pastoral landscape beauty doesn't get more idyllic than this
"carved paths allow the clients and their lab, Kuli, to travel by foot to see their... carved paths are stunning. This is a genius design move — and hopefully less hassle... mowed paths. Terrific post -thank you! I live iv Cheyenne Wy. And live on 6 acres... woodlands. Paths carved through the meadow were an important part of the master plan,... on the paths and trees. Now that the installation and cleanup phases are complete..."
Great Garden Combo: 6 Beautiful Plants for a Shady, Wet Site
Transform a shade garden with moisture-loving golden grasses, textural leaves and a sprinkling of flowers
"textures. A path weaves through the space to an inviting bench, with waterfalls of soft... patio and paths leading across the creek to the patio. The center part of area had been... patio and paths fill the cleared space. There is a seasonal creek running through the... along the path and creek bed.Fan-shaped golden variegated sweet flag (Acorus gramineus..."
Patio of the Week: Keep a Secret Garden on the Side
Privacy and plantings are the focus of this Philadelphia side yard, offering a respite from a busy backyard
"flower-lined path, patio and garden that create a distinct feeling of sheltered privacy... gravel path with rhubarb, strawberry, blueberry plants, will add a few tomatos and... stone path bordered by colorful blooms. The path leads from the pool house down to... where the path navigates between the two is a "pinch point" that is 7 feet wide, providing... along the path. The wet-laid retaining wall is faced with a sandstone indigenous to the..."
Lay of the Landscape: Cottage Garden Style
Informal and vibrant, cottage gardens charm with their billowy abundance. These tips help you bring the look to your own landscape
"simple path leads to a charming entryway. That’s the typical cottage garden of today... meandering path is a great idea! Great pictures. I love gardens!!... choices for paths, for instance. Rather than identical bricks set precisely in mortar,... the main path would lead directly to the front door, with plants billowing over on each... winding path that leads you on a tour through the garden. Plant for color. A cottage..."
How I Learned to Be an Imperfect Gardener
Letting go can lead to a deeper level of gardening and a richer relationship with the landscape. Here's how one nature lover did it
"along the path, admiring what still was very much just a nice layer of wood mulch with... us the path to take. I learned the same way and enjoyed every minute of it. Wonderful... right path (pun intended) even if I didn’t know what it was yet. Just go for it.... zigzag path of bees from flower to flower, when I finally conceded to the nature of... turn in a path. Attempt to use as many adaptable native plants as you can, and research..."
Garden Inspiration From New York's New High Line
Gravel Driveways: Crunching the Pros and Cons
Not Your Average Ranch
Living Sculptures Delight at the Montreal Botanical Garden
Go see it: clownfish, lemurs, frogs, loyal dogs and more — designers have turned plants into art for a fantastic summer installation
Why Your Home Office Should Be in the Backyard
A Front Yard Regrows in Brooklyn
Hurricane Sandy ravaged this New York City plot, but two landscape designers have rebuilt it to be better and stronger than ever
Should You Open a Bed-and-Breakfast?
Before you commit to innkeeper dreams in your home or an existing B and B, here's what you need to know
Native Plants Inspire and Educate at NYC's Botanical Garden
Stroll through the new Native Plant Garden with us to get great ideas for plant choices and sustainability
"along the path, beneath an open sky, plants that love sun sprawl in wispy cascades that... accessible path that runs near a rock outcropping, overlooking the wetland. The paths... Winding paths take you through a woodland and connect to other distinct areas. There's... meadow path include tufted hair grass (Deschampsia cespitosa) and wavy hair grass... up the path through the Dry Meadow, an enormous granite specimen looms — called Split..."