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Lay of the Landscape: Create the Beauty of a Japanese Garden
Balance, enclosures and the forms of nature combine in serene Japanese garden design. Bring the look home with some of these principles
"garden design. Bring the look home with some of these principles... of the design principles in your own landscape. Read on to see how... , but designing a true Japanese garden is not a simple task. Every element of its... its design is carefully chosen and placed to create a look of seamless beauty that... at the design principles may overwhelm you. There are numerous styles, an even larger... time to design and come to fruitation and yet a truely beautiful design looks effortless..."
5 Gravel and Stone Types for a Rockin' Landscape
Give your garden design some textural bam with pebbles, granite, river rocks and other permeable materials
"garden design some textural bam with pebbles, granite, river rocks and other permeable... every design I create for my clients, as well as in my own landscape. Why the love... s-and-landscaping-rocks-in-the-garden/ I have a landscape design problem...I have... every landscape design here in the desert. Thanks! I just installed 21 tons of pea... serpentine design. I used the same design to tile the stairs Great article. It's nice..."
Lay of the Landscape: Cottage Garden Style
Informal and vibrant, cottage gardens charm with their billowy abundance. These tips help you bring the look to your own landscape
"gardens and landscaping! Beautiful gardens, beautiful pictures. Really, almost fairytale... other.Design tip: If you're new to designing with color, choose a theme color or... them. Design tip: While imperfections in a walkway look charming, get the effect... actually designed to stand up to the elements. You may not be ready for a complete loss... architectural design. Grasses, especially those with a mix of colors in their flower heads..."
Lay of the Landscape: Coastal Garden Style
Seaside gardens can be the ultimate in soothing landscapes if you know how to work with the elements and choose the right plants
"soothing landscapes if you know how to work with the elements and choose the right plants... how to landscape? Any suggestion? Thank you!!!!!!! Hey it's Los Osos! Great photos... is to design a natural landscape that will blend in with the surrounding space. This... forget landscaping and just relax.More: 5 Bright, Cheerful Coastal Garden Flowers8... with the landscape around it. This entry patio looks right at home, as would a patio..."
Formal Parterre Gardens Rule the Landscape
You don't have to be royalty to enjoy a formal parterre garden, but its pristine pathways and geometric designs let you play the part
"geometric designs let you play the part... garden designer Claude Mollett, is a classic, gorgeous look for anyone with a green... classic design for the 21st century.... with the design scheme of the rest of the house.More:Lay of the Landscape: Traditional... border the designs so that the design was more prominent from above. Incorporating both... originally designed to be pleasant to those passing on foot, but the French designer Claude..."
Create a Landscape That Really Squares Up
"gives a design classic simplicity. It may be that the square is such a satisfying shape... about the design elements in each picture. This had given me much to think about!... reate Design CohesionIn contemporary gardens it can be important to reflect the style... at the design shows how the effect has been achieved. The paving, planting and pebbles... into our designs don't always have to be in two dimensions. Floating deck squares up..."
Let Nature Inspire Your Landscape: Grasslands to Garden
Don't struggle with trying to artfully match flowers and grasses for a garden design — just look to the source
"garden design — just look to the source... Gardeners, designers and nurserymen should be responsible and inquire diligently prior... area of design fits this preference — unhappy grasses become drab and floppy. Grouping... natural and design savvy. In this case masses of tall, easygoing miscanthus (Miscanthus... that this design approach shines brightest. At the Chanticleer garden in Pennsylvania... minimalist landscape intervention. Later in the season, another example of abundantly..."
Ten Tips for Planning Your Modern Landscape
"kind of a landscape design works well with a modern house? It doesn't all have to be... mindset! The landscape architects and designers featured here have done a great job of looking... modern landscape, ideally one should start the site planning before even figuring... that a landscape evolves over time. It is not going to look like your vision right... modern landscapes here so you can step out of the stark concrete patio with gravel..."
Wild Gardens Bring Excitement and Beauty to Landscapes
Forget what’s expected and ‘fashionable.’ Bold gardens teeming with site-appropriate plants make for a richer experience
"garden” designer, I see beauty and utility in the wild garden. I design with plants... itself. The designs are impressionistic models of any regional landscape. (Think Wolf... garden design.) We have seen more and more of these landscapes develop in public... cutting-edge designers and landscape architects see value in bold herbaceous plantings.... blanket landscapes and oddly sheared evergreen shrubs skirt houses. I can only think..."
House, Meet Landscape: How Integrated Gardens Came to Be
Trace the roots of union between home and the great wild to get ideas for merging the two on your own homesite
"With his designs the house became an integral part of the landscape, achieved by allowing... garden design has had on gardens throughout the Western world, cottage gardens and... English landscape gardens of William Kent, Humphrey Repton and Lancelot 'Capability'... other landscapers redesigned the country estates of the landed gentry — remodeling... remodeling the landscape, creating serpentine lakes and installing classical temples and follies..."
Breeze Into Coastal Landscapes
Follow the ocean's lead for a dynamic coastal garden with plants and grasses as beautiful as the view
"Landscaping for the coast offers some unique design opportunities as well as challenges... eight designer landscapes inspire your own seaside escape.... to the landscape and should be thought of as an opportunity to bring the garden alive... for the landscape. The open vistas and natural beauty seem to ask for broad swathes... native landscaping! Maybe HOA will one day accept them as valid landscaping. I have... local landscape. I agree with you, Samantha. A landscape that blends and enhances..."
Landscapes Make a Privacy Statement
Between a fortress and a wide open space lies the sweet spot for just the right amount of privacy in your exterior spaces
"her book Landscaping for Privacy (Timber Press, 2011), Seattle design and horticulture... beautiful design solutions and endless plant suggestions to achieve sanctuary in the... domestic landscape. Inspired by the tips and solutions in her book, I looked for some... creative ways designers on Houzz use plants and architecture to enclose, divide and obscure... obscure the landscape from the outside world. Here are some of the best...."
From the Wild, Home: Elements of a Landscape of Experience
See how simplicity, mystery and lessons from nature can help you create a rich garden experience at home
"home with landscaping, but rather to seat a home in a landscape. Recently, thanks to... field of design, embracing the regional landscape has shown up in gardens where people... models for designing beautiful and successful home gardens on any scale. The key is not... my own landscaping. Thank you. Nice framework for successful design. What did you... practical design. And lovely writing to boot We named her Elena. Any tips on creating..."
See 6 Homes That Rise to the Rural Landscape
Sensitive to an unusual site or conscious of a harsh climate, these houses thoughtfully address their surroundings
"into the landscape. When combined with building in a rural landscape, these factors... types of landscapes. Our ancestors' primary concerns were shelter and protection. Modern... Modern design concepts and the notion of building sensitively were not part of their... of the landscape. Over time many became "romantic ruins," gradually being reabsorbed... thought out designs of these buildings and their setting in the landscape. It is a shame..."
Roll With Boulders for High Landscape Impact
"but as a landscape designer I can say that boulders are often an extremely cost-effective... homeowners for landscape use, and I'm not sure why, when these oversize rocks can be used... common landscape problems. Here are some common — and maybe some uncommon — ways of... in the landscape. Years ago a landscape designer told me that at least a third of... traditional landscape design. We recently placed very large boulders in our yard right..."