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8 Splendid Side Yard Designs
Treat your skinny side yard like the beautiful green corridor it wants to be, with these verdant garden designs as inspiration
"skinny side yard like the beautiful green corridor it wants to be, with these verdant... but two side yards. The secret to having a great side yard is to design and accessorize... landscape: the side yard. Some of us close our eyes while rushing through that narrow space... using the side yard to stash your recycling bin and garbage can out of sight, why not... reimagine the side yard as a special place you can't wait to navigate. Here are some ideas..."
8 New Uses for Your Side Yard
Lovely to look at and delightful to use, these side yards meet a home's needs as dining, entertaining and living areas
"these side yards meet a home's needs as dining, entertaining and living areas... turning a side yard into a glorious garden room. We all want at least one (or possibly... tackling a side yard makeover, there are also more prosaic uses for that slender area... inspiring side yards where style and utility coexist, and the roles they play.... wider side yard, street side. That side yard ended up being the perfect spot for..."
How to Turn a Side Yard Into a Glorious Garden Room
"plain side yard into a garden that lets you get carried away... narrow side yard, but if the space is wide enough — measuring, say, 8 to 10 feet or... medium-scale side yard, all sorts of experiences can occur, transporting you and your guests... ideas for side yard designs that it made sense to divide this theme into two parts. The... ideas for side yards. Here you'll discover some of the most attractive design treatments..."
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
"Philadelphia side yard, offering a respite from a busy backyard... “The side yard of a home is often overlooked, abandoned in favor of the heavily used... lovely side yard patio and garden takes up a spot that easily could have been overlooked... woodlands, the side yard has a more enclosed flower-lined path, patio and garden that create... and back yards, but that is what is so great about them — they have the perfect potential..."
How to Tap the Potential of a Big Side Yard
"plus-size side yard. More: Beautiful ideas for skinny side yards... large side yard gives you a chance to think big and go bold. Treat that vast space... either side of your home is nearly as large as the structure itself, you may feel... the back yard with some bigger equipment if needed for tree trimming or remodeling and... for Your Side YardTurn Your Side Yard Into a Glorious Garden Room... large side yard with the equally large front yard, giving both a raison d'etre. The..."
7 Ways to Design a Garden That Flows and Intrigues
Transform a staccato yard into a smooth and relaxing delight by mastering the art of garden transitions
"staccato yard into a smooth and relaxing delight by mastering the art of garden transitions... front yards, our side yards, our backyards, our children's play areas and our vegetable... to one side and install a french drain, just to make sure. Have a great day! Oh, and... pulled up yards of that awful weed cloth, actually: cluelessly installed by urbanite... space from side to side and move the eye down the pathway. The repetition of the large-leafed..."
Your Mini Guide to Great Garden Edges
Get the scoop on trenches to the skinny on bender board, to help keep your garden beds as tidy as you like
"garden and yard areas, from inexpensive and quick to costly and involved. Here's a rundown... front yard. I excavated about 8 of them while cleaning up the yard, and then came... of the yard (it's below street level on the down side of a hill) so the walls serve... other side of the boulder you can start with a lower or higher grade, giving it all... front yard cost me about $100 and I think it looks pretty nice. It is beautiful,..."
A Compact Shed Makes Room for Storage, Creativity and Style
With a tidy workspace, neatly hidden trash cans and even a mini patio, this inspired shed meets everything on a creative couple's wish list
"plastic siding. Storage, a workspace a hidden spot for trash cans and even a little... for his yard.- this one is in my own yard, and it is great after 12 years it just gets... on this side of the pond :) Looks great! @ rollinat - I see a "Scots wha' hae'" Ideabook... entire yard. The wood all came from a place in Meniffee County Ky and every year... doing yard work type shed for sure. This shed is wonderful. We have two sheds..."
Great Design Plant: Lilac Vine for a Purple Profusion in Winter
Grow this pretty, hardy vine on a fence or as a ground cover for blooms throughout the colder months
"the east side of a house, or under a deciduous tree usually works. However, I've killed... north side might be an option though. We live in far north Scottsdale on mostly desert... the east side of the house. It does so well that I need to trim all summer. Hi Debi1949... for a yard that's sunny in AZ? I was hoping for suggestions to help with intense..."
DIY: How to Make Backyard Hanging Shelves
"for your yard. More:Spruce Up Your House With 50 DIY Projects Screw the zinc-plated... and left sides of the board. Then drill a hole on the interior of the circle as close... and a side table to create a festive sitting area. Choose flowering plants in the... neighbor's side of the fence line.For placement of the shelves, measure and mark on the..."
How to Farm Your Parking Strip
"street-side edible garden, one of many sprouting up in Seattle... their yards. Tom Richardson already was growing edibles in his Seattle garden when... on both sides of the street/road. So in love with this. Anything involved in growing... front yard. Sounds like irrigation was a substantial cost ($3K) and likely involved... private yards, they're not. They are public spaces, so it's a really good idea to... g the yard. As for the cats…put chicken wire over and in your raised beds. Plant..."
The 3 Top Ways to Light Up Your Landscape
Whether you're lighting a small side garden or a wide swath of yard, you'll be in the dark without understanding these essential elements
"small side garden or a wide swath of yard, you'll be in the dark without understanding... front yard, for instance, you're going to need to use stronger landscape lighting... at your yard and consider where you'd like to eliminate dark corners — places where... prison-yard levels of illumination. Path lights, subtle style. Path lights are small... home's siding material, projecting plant shadows and balancing the strong light emanating..."
'Shou-Sugi-Ban' Is Setting the Siding World on Fire
"wood siding created by a Japanese burning technique is now alighting in the Western... Japanese siding produced by a process called shou-sugi-ban. Translated as "the burning... pests. Siding created by this method also has an expected life span of more than 80... cedar siding silvers out to the most lovely low- or no-maintenance siding in an otherwise... make the siding last so long! How is it that I've never heard of this technique? Thanks..."
Seal the Deal With Fiber Cement Siding
Chameleon-like, durable and low maintenance, fiber cement gives home exteriors of all shapes and styles a winning edge
"considered re-siding their house or building an addition or a new home has heard of it.... as lap siding and as trim pieces. Because it's durable (many manufacturers warranty... ideal siding choice. Architects and designers have taken to this material's adaptability... horizontal lap siding for traditional-style homes, but it also comes in panels that mimic... like wood siding. This makes for easy touch-ups and repairs as well as the ability to..."
Enjoy the Simpler Side of Christmas Decorations
You don't have to go all out to show some holiday cheer; here are great decorating ideas for the minimalist or modernist