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Patio of the Week: Koi Glide Around a Tranquil Garden's Moat
"combines lush plantings, statues and moving water for a serene backyard scene... "naturalistic" planting beds: If they're not planted in a pretty rigid fashion/style/plan... green plants, storage, this garden has everything needed to make a beautiful outdoor... big leaf plant under the tree? When I see photos of lovely creations like this, at... farmer, pot plants and don't always get to clean up the soil on shelves and pots. Earthy..."
Guest Picks: How Do You Spell Urban Heat Relief?
Turn even a small balcony into a summer oasis with retreat-conjuring plants, furniture and accessories
"(includes plants). So if your going to call out a dominant brand - let's be accurate... to your roof deck or lanai with vertical gardens. Made from recycled plastic bottles... West Elm. Plantings for your rooftop garden can be tricky. I remember returning from... hardy plants like blue fescue grass. Not only does it add a lovely texture to the... how to plant and grow blue fescue Enjoy green (and fight pollution) year-round with..."
Houzz Tour: A Bark-Covered Floating Getaway on Lake Union
If the unusual siding doesn’t clue you in to the fine craftsmanship in this floating home, the handmade handrails, lights and furniture will
"bronze, a planted roof and massive stone-covered walls are just a few of the amazing... guarding the roof, gorgeous ! Oh and I like the house too, the sedum roof is lovely. I would... on the roof level. Absolutely adore the Fusion quartzite and will consider it in our... "living roof" is my favorite! Unlike alwzrt, I love the exterior and not the inside... access the roof? Yes - as susanaikman points out, unless the geese have passports, they..."
Visit a California Hillside House Rooted in Nature
Walls of windows open to stunning mountain and bay views on one side and a serene pool courtyard on the other
"stone and planted roofs to further celebrate nature.... grass roof also. Thanks for sharing I really like this house, beautiful. beautiful... Breathtaking! Roofing in Marin County for over 35 years, we appreciate the benefits of hillside... living roof extending the hillside to the water management system, this Kentfield... living roof-- but I don't care too much for modern style houses, as I grew up in one... need for roof gutters that collect leaves is wise too. This can be done by creating..."
Ideabook 911: I Need Help Staging for Resale
"potted plants. As for the front landscaping, a simple foundation planting is an... have they planted that look nice and healthy? What color palettes do they use. In short... well. Plant in the fall. As for paint color, what do you all think? Personally,... with your roof color you should pick a light neutral or maybe even a dark brown. If you... sure to plant about four feet out from your foundation so that you'll have room for..."
Lay of the Landscape: Mediterranean Garden Style
Earthy, lush and warmly welcoming, a Mediterranean garden can thrive in any warm-climate landscape with a few adaptations
"used. Plant Ideas The plant choice is huge. Citrus, olive trees, rosemary and lavender... erant plants that will thrive in your climate. These gardens invite you to live outdoors... instead, plantings are more contained, and even the larger areas are more likely to... for both roofs and outdoor "floors," though large pavers, gravel and materials like... grasslike plants, roses, vines and even tropicals. Look for foliage that's gray-green..."
Houzz Tour: A Light and Bright Victorian
"Even the roof, which appears flat from the front, provides a cathedral ceiling inside... minor roof repair was 1927 or 1929! Needless to say...the house needed some love... areas from planted areas. It was important to have the large hardscape area in the center... perimeter for planting and privacy screening. Thanks so much for taking the time to share... vaulted roof that is hidden on the front facade, giving the ceilings a much more generous..."
Modern Design Captures Valuable Rain
Instead of letting a precious natural resource trickle away, these architectural features make the most of it
"Most flat roofs do the same as the empty lot, funneling the water via gutters and downspouts... treatment plant, that water tends to overflow during rain events like this, leading to... green roofs, rainwater harvesting and other means. Design features that do something... but the roof profiles work toward feeding it. The pitched roof on the right sloping... to the roofs. Sedum roofs don't need gardening help like this, but it's important..."
AIASF Marin Home Tour: The Hillside House
", the planted form on the site and a desire to leave as small a carbon footprint... walls and roofs, super insulated doors and windows that are thermally broken by Fleetwood... exposed roof framing, no VOC interior paint by Mythic, FSC Certified cabinet cores... multiple roof forms and planes. The contrast between shade and shadow gives the house..."
Small Solar: Big Home Tech Trend in the Making
Houzz Tour: A Family of 4 Unwinds in 540 Square Feet
An extraordinarily scaled-down home and garden for a couple and their 2 kids fosters sustainability and togetherness
"like the roof as it just looks like a roof in bad need of repair. Kathy, Is there any... off the roof is a green roof which here in Northern CA, Portland and Seattle area are... These roofs are valuable because when we get a lot of rain having a green roof as... and your planted roof. Your love of imagination is everywhere and I believe that you... green roof. My first thought was that a boy and girl sharing a room would become..."
Books: Tom Kundig's Houses 2
Expansive new release captures Seattle architect's beautiful, highly-crafted, often kinetic home designs
"putting planted roofs on them. Gordon also started exploring concrete block for houses... green roof caps the house. When designing this house in Montecito, Calif., in Santa... by the roof's dynamic shape. The entrance corridor is designed to funnel breezes into... walls, and roofs constantly modulate the threshold between inside and outside," a concept... like the roof and other walls — shut off the house from its surroundings. Though an..."
Houzz Call: Where Are the Craziest Places You Grow Edibles?
Basil in a bathtub, spinach stacked up a wall ... If your edibles occupy an odd spot, we’d like to know
"Instead of planting in traditional raised beds or neat rows, have you found the key to... living roof? We want to know: What are some of the unusual ways you’ve grown herbs... tomato plants were then planted into the compost. The compost gave off so much heat... taller plants in the back and shorter, or "spill over" plants up front ... Bakers... line. Plant something - I've grown beans, squash, tomatoes and lettuce in the bins..."
The Cure for Houzz Envy: Great Front Facade Touches to Borrow
"a new roof), or it may just need a lifestyle lift (a new door or mailbox), a makeover... paint, new plants) or perhaps an at-home facial (a good sweep, some weeding, glass cleaning)... stools as plant stands! typingmonkey, it could work, so long as Fido is happy there!... someone planting, painting, etc. and, what says welcome, more than a well tended home... porch, planted landscaping, painted the house, added a retro screen door grille, painted..."
5 Amazing Landscapes Across the U.S.
"modern roof deck overlooking the Pacific, these landscapes are sure to stun. Whether... looking to plant a perennial garden or bedeck your deck, stop a moment to pick up some... water any plants is such a bonus. Proud to be included on your tour across the US! Thank... creating a plant plan. It's as easy as reading the tags on the plants at the nursery.... on your plants when you are placing them so that they go from shortest to tallest from..."