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Timeless Design Ideas for Small Spaces
Classic to inventive, these design moves use intelligence in the battle to live comfortably in a compact space
"these design moves use intelligence in the battle to live comfortably in a compact... small spaces feel larger • Lighting, color and pattern, to make small spaces bright... Taking small spaces seriously, so every bit of space is considered important • Compactness... titled Small Spaces, recently republished as a new paperback edition. It was written... lack of space can largely be overcome by intelligent design.” Not surprisingly, Brown..."
16 Ways to Get More From Your Small Backyard
"these design tricks from the pros... them. Designers in high-density places like San Francisco and New York have long... outdoor space and turn it into a destination to enjoy. Here are 16 ideas to try.... a such small space, so clever, loved it!! Small spaces are easily decorated because... 02445/Small-garden I think our space has personality, complements our interior and... in your design. Most of all, design your small yards for enjoyment. Sorry there's..."
Can-Do Design Ideas From 8 City Gardens
Look to urban rooftops, walkways and street patches for small-space gardening approaches that embrace what's nearby
"patches for small-space gardening approaches that embrace what's nearby... themselves for garden inspiration. Designers and gardeners are creating spaces that are doing... Urban gardens may have started as a way to link us to our rural roots, but we now... urban gardens below are energizing efforts even beyond the city streets.... vertical space to create a greener city. There are some wonderful things to be learned..."
Great Design Plant: Velvety Dwarf Bottlebrush Beckons a Touch
Brilliant red blooms and inviting textures will capture your heart, but the low maintenance and small size will win over your practical side
"e and small size will win over your practical side... variety is small enough for anyone to use in containers. Those in zones 9 to 11 can take... of its small size — 2 to 3 feet tall and wide — by using it for ground covers and... was a small tree outside our apartment kitchen window years ago, and everyone cut... very same small tree just on the other side of our common block wall. The "hum" of bees... a long garden which gets covered in a very heavy blanket of the fallen "needles"...."
Great Garden Combo: Rose + Clematis for Small-Space Impact
We all need somebody to lean on. And when a rose supports a climbing vine, the results can totally transform a small garden
"abundant gardens, but in small spaces they can be difficult to achieve, due to narrow... in my small garden!. dcartworkhome.com Absolutely beautiful! I love the colour contrast... Later gardener told us don't touch it except clean dead brunches and it bloomed like... Winward Designs LOVE this article! Last year I added a fence and arbor, and planted... planting design combos. The client who has the combo pictured loves strong dramatic..."
How to Design and Lay Out a Small Living Room
"All small spaces present design challenges, but as the living room is where you probably... most of), designing a small one can be especially tricky. How do you strike a balance... are 15 design tips for making the most of your space, plus 10 specific furniture layout... ideas for small living rooms. Let’s get started.... ideas for small spaces! lots of great options! i love this designs idea Love my IKEA... furniture for small spaces (our full size sofa is 90" long x 36" deep). Small furniture only..."
Houzz Tour: A Wee Home Grows in a Scottish Garden
This compact house became a prototype with grand designs: showing that affordable and efficient can actually be stylish
"grand designs: showing that affordable and efficient can actually be stylish... sustainable garden furniture using a young, local workforce, home builder Jennifer Hope... ecofriendly design with local skills,” she says. “I sat down with my dad, who runs a building... Even a small square one would give more light to the small space and allow you to... such a small space. Lovely. How many square feet? So charming and efficient - but..."
Big Foliage for Small Spaces
Use bold, large-leaved plants to create intriguing contrast in a garden where they’re least expected
"contrast in a garden where they’re least expected... into your small space is by introducing plants with large foliage. Many of us were taught... taught that small rooms require small furniture to match the scale and not overpower visitors... often design our gardens in the same way. However, the proper use of larger elements... exceptional garden is one that embraces and celebrates the unexpected. This can be a challenge..."
Garden Design Gets Down to Details
"Small touches of brilliance make all the difference in gardens big and small... the best garden designs, we can see how the small things matter most. From the construction... iPhone. Gardens are the same — those small touches of brilliance in the details complete... urban garden http://custm.co/hz/58 Are you sure that those are baby tears? I have... More:Garden Design Essentials: TextureUnsung Garden Hero: Fantastic FoliageGarden..."
6 Ways to Grow Edibles in Small Places
No big backyard? Join in the grow-your-own fun with these small-space ideas for planting vegetables, fruits and herbs
"these small-space ideas for planting vegetables, fruits and herbs... edibles in small spaces. The first step is to take a good look at your space and assess... edible garden. But what if you don’t have a huge amount of space? Are your dreams... that small spaces sometimes lack. However, there are some crops that thrive in lower-light... a food garden. Most food crops require a large amount of sunlight, something that..."
10 Ways to Make Your Small Garden Feel Bigger
"turn your small yard into a green and inviting oasis... like your garden, don’t despair. Try some of these tricks landscape designers use to... to make small spaces feel much larger and more welcoming.... Small, shaded, lacking in privacy, surrounded by high walls – if that sounds like... in a small space, but in this courtyard garden climbers beautify the walls with... Brisbane garden is a great way to design an interesting focal point in a small garden..."
Small Garden? You Can Still Do Bamboo
Forget luck. Having bamboo that thrives on a wee plot just takes planning, picking the right variety, and keeping runners in check
"almost any garden. However, bamboo has a bad reputation in small spaces. Many home gardeners... into home gardens — even smaller spaces — if you learn the right techniques, understand... horizontal space to flourish. The plethora of varieties, sizes, colors and growth habits... gardeners feel nervous about its ability to grow at an alarming rate. But bamboo... all the garden centres and called wholesalers, it doesn't seem to be available - I..."
Great Design Plant: Scotch Heather
The moors aren't all moody, as this prettily colored evergreen shrub proves. Plant it en masse for an epic romance in your own garden
"Mendo Bot Garden, in Gualala CA , is a large heather garden that can be seen from highway... Derviss Design... Oh I agree! I just LOVE Houzz, especially the gardening posts. What... in the garden here in Scotland and they can practically swim! Are the ones you are... then. Our garden is almost vertical so the water runs off (we get a lot rain so that's... Western Garden Book, among other botanical resources, list the common name for Calluna..."
Great Design Plant: Sedum (Stonecrop)
Terrific at filling gaps and in a wide range of colors and shapes, sedum is a hearty problem solver in the garden
"into the garden with sedum. Prolific blooms earn notice in summer months, but bold evergreen... in the garden. Choose from fluorescent fleshy ground covers or dusty upright shrubs... cover garden nooks or even just as an accent.... where I garden, they come back year after year. The classic tall variety S. spectabile... homeowners and designers are pairing these plants in the landscape. While they're beautiful... outdoor space prevents you from incorporating sedums into your garden design, why not..."
Garden Design Essentials: Positive-Negative Space
Discover how to place your garden forms for visual balance and eye-pleasing pattern in the landscape
"place your garden forms for visual balance and eye-pleasing pattern in the landscape... Space, a critical element of design, is ever present in the outdoor world, thanks... play with space can greatly enhance a garden or patio on a human scale. It all depends... in this garden design series: Using Lines | Using Rhythm | Using Texture | Using Shape... surrounding space that frames them. This phenomenon is known as "figure-ground ambiguity"..."