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Flood-Tolerant Native Trees for Soggy Soil
Swampy sites, floodplains, even standing water ... if you've got a soggy landscape, these trees are for you
Climbing Plants Suit Small Gardens
Use climbing foliage and flora to blur garden planes, hide unsightly features and soften imposing landscape boundaries
The Weepers and the Creepers: 10 Intriguing Trees for Your Garden
"offers design and drainage opportunities in a landscape... feature of a landscape. Berms tend to be curved and are raised from 18 to 24 inches high... endless design possibilities for a berm. Berms and island beds are very similar, and... of the landscape. This is a good example of an island bed. Berms can also be defined..."
The Colonial, America's Home Style
"colonial design are still at home in today's architectural landscape... distinctive design continues to be a perennial favorite. Read on to learn about the elements... addition is designed to blend with the orignial Colonial-style house while still remaining... new home designed in the Colonial style looks as if it has been on this same site for... colonial design, with a welcoming red front door. This home, with its simple lines..."
Drought-tolerant plants and efficient irrigation form the heart of ecofriendly xeriscape landscaping
"low-water landscape designs that offer attractive and environment-friendly alternatives... gardens and landscapes are popular in dry regions, where naturally unthirsty plants thrive... xeriscape landscaping..."
Gardeners Champion Nature's Cause in the City
Garden advocates and artists in San Francisco have joined forces to find creative ways to bring nature back into the urban landscape
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Want a landscaping surface that looks natural, drains well and can be compacted? Decomposed granite is your material
"ant a landscaping surface that looks natural, drains well and can be compacted?... spoil the landscaping. A bocce ball court can be made very level with compacted decomposed... Rockin' Landscape..."
Lay of the Landscape: Modern Garden Style
Bold, graphic design elements create a sense of calmness in the garden to match the serenity of contemporary homes
"graphic design elements create a sense of calmness in the garden to match the serenity... centuries of landscape design, when you look closely, you'll find that the same basic elements... contemporary landscape is defined by its emphasis on strong structural and graphic elements... contemporary landscapes really came into their own alongside modern and contemporary ar... cottage designs. Low-maintenance and calming. People have also discovered how well..."
Landmark Status Honors a Historic Modern Landscape
Grounds designed by Lawrence Halprin, including a play garden and a meditative garden, gain protection thanks to a family's efforts
"ounds designed by Lawrence Halprin, including a play garden and a meditative garden... Halprin to design the landscape for the Ferris property. Thanks to the efforts of the... of the landscape design. Sam Ferris is currently working to gain national landmark... Walker to design a modern home for them, and it was one of the first in the city. Due... with the design of the headquarters of Washington Water Power, as was modernist landscape..."
Inside Houzz: Divine Proportions Make for a Dream Landscape
Spirals based on the golden ratio give a Washington yard out-of-this-world appeal, at the hands of a designer found on Houzz
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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
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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
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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..."