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Gravel Driveways: Crunching the Pros and Cons
"in the stones, scattering of stones onto our lawn dreadful. I have friends who have... a red stone/gravel drive for 25 years and like it a lot. The color of the stone adds... the tiny stones are stuck in my tyres making the most irritating noise. While some gravel... lock the stones in place. I do not have a gravel drive nor even a house of my own, at... pushes the stones all over the place. My advice..thinking about gravel...just say no..."
Landscaping Tricks to Manage Stormwater Runoff
Help rainwater absorb slowly back into the earth with paving grids, gravel beds and other porous systems
"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... it with stone and geotextile fabric, then plain sand. About a foot from the surface..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Great Patio, Deck or Rooftop!
"recycled walkway cut for stepping stones saving our landfill from lots of concrete.... lines the walkway. We tried to create a private "Key Westy" atmosphere at our Stone... diagonal walkway through the boulders breaks up the geometry of the rest of the patio... 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..."
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
"patio stones? Speaking of deck and stone, here's a mix I particularly like. I lean... with any stone material, there's lots of variability in terms of surface texture and... Right-Stone-Tile Billy, thanks huge for taking the time to respond & I greatly appreciate... other stones, slate, etc? I'm seeing it in Houzz images, magazines (not that I buy... Turf stones? Grass pads? Any ideas, suggestions? Thanks Billy. It's an open space..."
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
"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... garden walkways, or around rose beds. Light lavender/pink blooms in late summer. Height:... stepping stones. Deep green foliage has a nice scent when stepped on and explodes with..."
Houzz Call: What Have You Salvaged for Home Use?
If your floors, furniture, exterior materials or other home elements have a past life, we'd like to hear the story
"there. The stone is the stone around the Finque (small Catalunyan farm). The wood is recycled... in my walkway made from salvaged stone. In the Hudson Valley of New York State, Robert... wood, stone, metal pieces. I found a cast headboard and frame on the curb for garbage... an 1851 stone farmhouse which formerly had a poorly constructed addition on it. We... original stone house and added a new addition on. The beams from the former kitchen..."
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
"for a walkway: It dictates no bare feet; it's loose, so it travels and always moves... split off walkway, one side is paved towards the house, and the other side is fine wood... large stones make it useful to pull the wheel barrow over. Great idea Debra, it's... Concrete walkways along the house are already in place, and there are square pavers... to the walkway in the side yard. It just needs a little planning and spiffing up..."
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
"stacked stone, leaning back slightly into the hill for stability. I used stacked stone... field stone border is fairly easy to install for anyone with patience (it takes time)... bed and walkways, it has a nice manicured look. Heaving seems like a problem with... outcrop stone and put 1.5' strip of sod along the sidewalk (wasn't part of the board... stepping stones laid on edge, to create a whimsical border in my old front yard. I..."
Drop In on a Hot Comeback With a Sunken Living Room
Take the plunge into a new kind of practicality with an interior design feature that has a rich history
"went from stone to hardwood. It was lovely and no falls in 6 years. But I currently... make a walkway around "the pit of despair", then add bookcases or railing or a shelving... like the walkway with a railing would make the room seem too long and narrow. Maybe... installed a walkway of marble or travertine and added a handrail to the wall at each entry... upper stone passages to drop done than pulled out of the house up the chimney. And..."
Houzz Tour: Unplugging From High Tech in a Texas Farmhouse
This simply styled home gives an Austin family all the warmth of comfort food and all the amenities of modern times
"shoveled. Stone driveways were maintained with just enough stone to maintain a firm surace... it the stones end up wherever you push the snow to. If you blow the snow you will... live with stones where they dumped the bucket loads. Residences were usually hand shoveled... of the stone sunk into the ground. I know, I was there. CONVENIENCE AND SIMPLICITY... beyond the stone-throwing issue. The front glides on a typical snow blower catch on the..."
6 Ways to Help Your Dog and Landscape Play Nicely Together
Keep your prized plantings intact and your dog happy too, with this wisdom from an expert gardener and dog guardian
"wooden walkway with stones on each side. Would like to do that to the backside of... bladder stones. If your dog is on a high quality dog food, that slightly acidic pH... public walkways will be the ones marked most often. If we are lucky enough to have... public walkways. This gives your dog(s) a place to mark their territory and run/secure... river stones and smooth gravel are great for dog paws. Using fine bark as a mulch..."
Easy Ways to Manage Stormwater for Lower Bills and a Healthier Earth
Send cleaner runoff into local waterways and spend less on yard irrigation with these simple landscaping approaches
"between the stone as the path gets closer to the house entrance. Here is an example of... using stone and gravel and removing water-blocking elements such as huge swaths of... local stone yard. That place is like Disneyland to me. :) Endless gorgeous choices... yName=STONE&CFID=42915952&CFTOKEN=23403490 Thanks for this great article. Do you... concrete or stone/non-permeable pavers? Living in an area with quite a lot of rain and..."
10 Materials for an Elegant, Harmonious Landscape
Give your landscape the polished, rustic or perfectly imperfect look you love with these natural and engineered materials
"like the stone slabs and stone curb as you suggested. Might also consider salvaged... cobble stones. Webuser, I've also seen those stamped concrete in Oaxaca and also in... than the stone I was originally going to put on it. I bought steel for a fraction of... irregular DIY stone steps that came with the house; if I ever fall on the steel steps I'll... pathways/walkways. There are very flat, foot-friendly types of antique salvaged cobble..."
8 Stunning and Soothing Shower Designs
Step into these brave bathroom designs, from Roman inspired to supermodern, and let the ideas wash over you
"floor vs walkway outside. Hmmm... Use Rain -X on shower glass. It is used for vehicles... brown stone shower by Gaskin is about the same size as my smallest bedroom. Then... Natural Stones "ardoise" I had chosen for the walls. It would be easier to clean he... are lake stones. The Bathroom floor is hardwood. I do regret not putting a bigger shower... on the stones nor on the Glass. I'm very surprised. Thank you for your comment. Laura..."
Give Curb Appeal a Self-Serving Twist
Suit yourself with a front-yard design that pleases those inside the house as much as viewers from the street
"concrete walkway) over laiden with overgrown Junipers (low water and deer resistant... concrete walkway, and put in 2 beddings and an eco-lawn (low water grass) by seed after... crushed stone or gravel path. Been there, trying to jazz up my garden on the cheap... walls and walkways. By the way you also have some killer pools. Thank you!! The one..."