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Geometric Designs Keep Plants in Line
"your landscape with strips and blocks for simplicity and a crisp, contemporary look... planting design since the Edwardian gardens of the last century. But does this style... garden designs? We still see its use in the current rise of the new English style... leading designers at the Chelsea Flower Show in recent years, but is it still relevant... garden design; it gives the same crisp demarcation in the planting that is achieved..."
How to Design a Coast-Loving Garden That Lasts
Good looks and longevity go hand in hand with these plants, materials and colors to make your coastal landscape easy-breezy
Mondrian Lives On in Modern Garden Design
See how the grids and colors of the 20th-century artist are giving landscapes a distinctly 21st-century look
"giving landscapes a distinctly 21st-century look... garden design. As a theorist, Mondrian used his writings to explain why he composed... the grid design of his paintings. Exhibition: “Mondrian and His Studios,” at the Tate... modern design, this is quite inspirational. I've been struggling for design ideas... Mondrian design — the rectangles, or planes of colors, separated by lines. Here, though... of the design to show through. Plants do not have to be the focus of this style. Planes..."
City View: Seattle Design Reveals Natural Wonders
Love of the local landscape, along with a healthy respect for the environment, runs through this city's architecture and interior design
"local landscape, along with a healthy respect for the environment, runs through this... Seattle design scene. Seattle designers universally agree that the area's unique geography... architects and designers in the Pacific Northwest to get an accurate picture of the Seattle... upon design. The striking beauty of their surroundings inspires blurring the lines... Seattle design are a profound concern for the environment, relaxed and outdoorsy lifestyles..."
Great Design Plant: Blue Chalk Sticks
"firewise landscaping. The staff at Shades Of Green Landscape Architecture can’t get... Great Design Plant: Walker's Low CatmintGreat Design Plant: Slipper PlantGreat Design... unbeatable design features going for it: color and texture. The dense sprawling mat of... ” says designer Jamie Morf. Whether you plant this spreading plant as a groundcover... clean design. Whether lining a garden path or framing a courtyard, the foliage of..."
Great Design Plant: New Zealand Flax
A commanding presence, year-round foliage and a hardy nature make flax a winner in the landscape even in fall and winter
"in the landscape even in fall and winter... noted landscape designer Thomas Church, flax has established itself as a major player... to the landscape year-round — especially welcome in otherwise barren fall and winter... often a landscape filled with bare branches. Flax fares well alongside its deciduous... enhancing the landscape in every season. Ubiquitous to New Zealand, flax became known to... of the landscaped gardens are just wonderful and I really love the examples here with..."
Great Design Plant: Euphorbia
The daring colors and low water needs of this tropical plant make it a favorite for injecting life into tired landscapes year-round
"A design darling of low-water landscapes everywhere, Euphorbia is a plant for every... ns of landscape designer Eileen Kelly.... ties to landscape history and human consumption. It was named in honor of the Greek... modern design juxtaposition. Euphorbia characias 'Tasmanian Tiger' (zones 7 to 9)... up the landscape with this flaxen Euphorbia cultivar. Hardy to freezing temperatures... neutral landscapes. Euphorbia amygdaloides robbiae (zones 5 to 7). One of the most..."
Great Design Plant: Alphonse Karr Bamboo
Bamboo gets a bad rap in the garden, but this clumping variety creates an exotic landscape look with less aggressiveness
"exotic landscape look with less aggressiveness... applicable landscape design plants. Alphonse Karr Bamboo (Bambusa multiplex 'Alphonse... dominate a landscape by elbowing out anything and everything that gets in its way. While... As a designer at Habitat Design, I've planted Bambusa Alphone Karr over and over... especially designed for running bamboo varieties and will work extremely well for less... @Habitat Design - Would you be able to post an after picture for the picture you were..."
Great Design Plant: Texas Mountain Laurel
An unusual scent and lush violet-blue blooms make this heat-loving plant a singular choice for your landscape
"to your landscape can be as simple as planting a tree. Browse landscape designs |... form a landscape screen year-round. Planting notes. Texas mountain laurel thrives... great design trees:Bald Cypress | Chinese Witch Hazel | Japanese Maple | Manzanita... AloeGreat design flowers:Catmint | Golden Creeping Jenny | Pacific Coast Iris | PlumbagoRed... FlowerGreat design grasses:Black Mondo Grass | Cape Rush | Feather Reed Grass | New Zealand..."
Great Design Tree: Australian Tea Tree
A living sculpture with an unmistakable appearance, this coastal native creates an intriguing landscape scene
"beautiful landscape design features in more than just my childhood beach.... across the landscape, and no two trees are ever alike. Growing up in San Diego, I would... Off the design subject: there is a company, Melaleuca, offering products from the Melaleuca... living landscape sculpture and perfect shady landscape spot. Australian Tea Tree can... great design trees:Dove Tree | Bald Cypress | Chinese Witch Hazel | Japanese Maple..."
Great Design Plant: Parry Agave
Don't let the spikes scare you away — this succulent is surprisingly friendly to gardeners whose landscapes lie beyond the desert
"whose landscapes lie beyond the desert... desert landscape, the agave is unrivaled when it comes to sculptural beauty and character... and a landscape gem. Its compact spread won't dominate planting beds, and its glaucous... perfect designs on their own. —So hardy, beautiful, easy to care for, and a local... native landscape. Wide, fleshy leaves are topped and edged with sharp black spines... posing a landscape hazard. Simply site the plant out of arm’s reach if that is a concern..."
Design Photography: When the Fog Rolls In
"building or landscape in the best light. Sunlight allows materials and forms to stand out... buildings, landscapes, distant vistas. This ideabook celebrates foggy photos. Here's... building or landscape is presented. In most places fog is not nearly as prevalent as sunshine... buildings or landscape. But these foggy photos have their places where people appreciate... of the landscape in the fog. These pictures are from our island 2nd home located..."
Great Design Plant: Autumn Fern Adds Color All Year
Use this evergreen, easy-care fern for soft texture and coppery tints in container gardens and the landscape at large
"autumnal designs, but the first photograph below was taken at the end of June! I was... to the landscape when it becomes too large for the pot. In the ground it spreads slowly... someone on a landscape committee regarding the entrance to a condo neighborhood. I never... finding design help on Houzz :) ! We live in Northern Ontario and our back yard backs... fern in designs, tucking in some of these for extra color and a new shape. I need this..."
Great Design Tree: The Dove Tree
With distinctive fluttery flowers and a height that towers over the landscape, the dove tree provides a respite from the summer sun
"over the landscape, the dove tree provides a respite from the summer sun... " says landscape architect Christopher Yates. "It has a striking presence in the landscape... landscape, and the flowers are at once unusual and beautiful — pure white and pendulous... Certainly a landscape investment, the dove tree welcomes admiration and interest, begging... tree is a landscape investment and deserves to be treated as such. Plant it in front..."
Great Design Plant: Ocotillo for High-Reaching Flair
Add a dramatic accent to a dry landscape with this striking desert plant silhouetted against the sky
"a dry landscape with this striking desert plant silhouetted against the sky... commercial landscapes, where their striking silhouette adds dramatic flair. Often referred... to the landscape. Vermillion-colored flowers appear during the warm season, along... Garden Design - It grows that wide from a single base, An old one can be HUGE. Where... is Sage Design Studios' preferred way to install. Otherwise, 2 years is correct. I..."