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1088 stepping stones Ideabooks
Patio Pavers Go Green in Between
Kind to the environment and easy on the eyes, pavers with moss or other foliage in the joints create a charming permeable hardscape
"between stepping stones. Deep green foliage has a nice scent when stepped on and explodes... overtake the stones, so one must cut back the greenery around the stones over time. Definitely... between the stones. Or does the "grass" go under the stones? The artificial grass was... between stones or paver which wouldn't need water or weeding. I'm going to check this... chinks of stone walls. One of the hardiest succulents available. Height 1-2" Light: Sun..."
Landscaping Tricks to Manage Stormwater Runoff
Help rainwater absorb slowly back into the earth with paving grids, gravel beds and other porous systems
"pathways with stepping stones. Catamaran and Scott: I am also in Georgia and struggling with... alternative to stone/concrete as a paving surface (walkway, patio, driveway etc.). We have... with stone for a more informal look. This is such a timely article with lots of... backfill with stone, cover all with thick plastic (including the slope to the house), then... excessive stone gives the system a holding area to keep strong storm events from overwhelming..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Great Patio, Deck or Rooftop!
"cut for stepping stones saving our landfill from lots of concrete. Mother in Tongue... custom stone basin, through a stainless steel channel in the patio and into a rain... swale, stone walls, cedar fencing, customized landscaping, a pergola, and much more... circular stone bench and planters. Our backyard now has a "dining room", "kitchen",... crushed stone. The plantings are mostly drought tolerant. The rear hedge..."
10 of the Quirkiest, Coolest Rooms on Houzz
When imaginations run wild, design fantasies take flight. See these daringly unconventional spaces for yourself
"those stepping stones look like a sobriety test. If you come back wet, you're cut... can't step on the stone... you'll get cold shower...it'll remind you that... enough... weight on a stone. OH. MY. GOODNESS. It's true. All the movies have been true. Amazing... skipping step. love the slide to the basement )) beats the ole "laundry shoot" ( I remember... farmhouse stone wall! I don't have the home to suit these ideas, but I enjoy looking..."
29 Home Projects to Make You a DIY Superstar
Patch up holes, turn trash to treasure, erase stains ... these doable DIY projects will better your home and boost your ego
"to make stepping stones and a balance beam for the backyard. All great suggestions... the 1st step is the hardest; thanks for getting me to get started! Great tips here... important step.... Only do a couple doors at first and leave them up for a few days before... natural stone or brick. And put some Z-brick up and crappy Home Depot trim and paint... landscaping steps to wall clocks. 7 Ways to Upcycle a Fallen Tree Install a ToiletWe go..."
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
"gravel and stepping stones, fountains and paths. A grass free sanctuary. We are downsizing... eldarica and stone pines, apache plume, caesalpinia, acacia, hesperaloe, and yucca. When... with the stone and ground cover fill. We're a bit of a wildlife haven now, and even... have put stone and grass paths between different plantings of perennials such as Peony... patio stones, a small veggie garden, a couple of lovely mature trees. Have spread..."
A Family-Friendly California Yard Wises Up About Water
"front steps to stepping stones in the backyard. Replaced several trees that were... back yard stone and mulch and dogs and barely mix together. They built it for there needs... progress, one step at a time. (I didn't know how to delete a photo, can anyone clue me in... of that step down, the transition outdoors became seamless; the outdoor space became..."
Give Your Lawn a Taste of the Wild
Consider the joys of an irregularly trimmed meadow lawn: It’s ecofriendly, visually interesting and still good for romping
"gravel and stepping stones. NO mowing, drip system to water, care free, except for a few... someone stepping on it but is not suitable for playing on, so this use is not suited... sand and stone base from the area, then leveled it. The native soil is very sandy and... a few steps away. Wild fires are a concern. I have beautiful views of the mountains..."
Gardening for Happy Kids
"sculptures and stepping stones for the veggie garden. Teepees for climbers in the garden... first step in managing it is acknowledging it. It also needs to be said that far... to find stone tools and the remains of later settlers--we dug out the old dump! We... branches, stones all you need is the children and a great teacher/adult to extend and..."
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
"use of stepping stones and plants and overall beauty of a garden. Thanks! It is lovely... abundant stone work adds to the overall charm. I've never seen a side yard with that... love the stone. Very nice garden! We bought a small house for an investment rental... plants and stone, awesome design, nice in seasons. Everything. Path to shed... with a stepping stone path bordered by colorful blooms. The path leads from the pool..."
Your Yard: Are You Ready to Lose the Lawn?
"concrete stepping stones and replaced any remaining grass (and weeds) with perennials... THOSE STEPS WITH THE THYME, WHAT A LOVELY PLACE TO WALK AND U JUST KNOW IT LEADS... gravel, stone, etc. by increasing or decreasing your shrubs and ground covers as you... edging. Stone. Large stones such as flagstone or sandstone add warmth and texture to... scattered stones or pavers. Side note: you may hear that gravel has a tendency to find..."
Give Your Compact Patio Some Major Style
"added stepping stones to the gate. A cozy neighborly gossip area under the arbor... able to step out to a small terrace or courtyard for a breath of fresh air. My work... from a stone yard. I would suggest 3"thick. I would also recommend removing the scalloped... wood, stone and lush greenery helps boost feelings of relaxation. Choose smooth river... river stones as mulch, and just one meaningful sculpture or icon. Plan your space..."
Drama’s Afoot With Striking Black Floors
Get a Knack for Black in the Garden
Dark walls, furniture and foliage do more than add drama in the landscape; they can be strategic design elements
6 Tips From a Nearly Zero-Waste Home
Lower your trash output and increase your quality of life with these ideas from a mom who did it to the max