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Great Design Plant: Cabbage Tree
Happiest in plentiful sun, this tropical-looking tree gives a pool area or backyard landscape an exotic view all summer long
"backyard landscape an exotic view all summer long... in the landscape, but they can come with big price tags. For a more affordable alternative... impaling landscapes with color and texture through its swordlike leaves and rugged trunk... Green Landscape Architecture), have become especially popular in cultivation. Di... in this design by Donna Lynn. Leaves branch high on the stiff and upright trunk of... tree when designing your plantings. It's a plant suited for the tropics and the desert..."
Great Design Plant: Hubricht's Bluestar
Billowy, willowy, and with blooms in three seasons, Bluestar makes a cooling, breezy impression in the landscape
"through the landscape, soft, willowy chartreuse foliage ripples in the wind, creating an... in the landscape throughout the summer, creating a cooling atmosphere as its willow-like... meadow-like landscape that would make Piet Oudolf proud. And when other plants go dormant... Great design flowers and plants, grasses and trees...."
Great Design Plant: Firecracker Penstemon
Ignite a winter landscape with color and draw hummingbird visitors with this unfussy drought-tolerant perennial
"winter landscape with color and draw hummingbird visitors with this unfussy droug... by any landscape that has firecracker penstemon (Penstemon eatonii) and you can't... winter landscape? Especially when there is not much else in bloom. Another bonus is... in the landscape. Plant it along a desert wash, around trees, by a swimming pool or..."
Roots of Style: Prairie Architecture Ushers In Modern Design
Twentieth-century Midwestern architects gave us broad-shouldered homes inspired by the landscape and modern times. Learn the details here
"by the landscape and modern times. Learn the details here... hold the landscape and blend into the horizon? It could be Prairie architecture or a... wonderful designer, but his ability to correctly engineer the designs didn't match his... Wright designs. I really like that the design is of the building and not on it.... classic design. It was Johnson Wax, and just as we recognize the design, we also know... modern design). Beautiful architectural homes.Great article. Ah ... the Balch..."
Great Design Plant: Feather Reed Grass
"to your landscape, you'll enjoy the crisp autumn breeze moving through its wispy foliage... rate, the design possibilities for feather reed grass are endless. In a landscape lacking... More:Great Design Plant: Blue Chalk SticksGreat Design Plant: New Zealand Wind GrassOrnamental... enabling any landscape to appear more dynamic and responsive to the forces of nature. While... minimalistic landscape. Simultaneously this plant can serve as an effective screen solution..."
Great Design Plant: Coast Live Oak
"build a landscape around; it will dictate the microclimate of your garden, overseeing... terms of landscaping are the myriad small CA oaks that spring up everywhere in the shrubbery... in home landscapes! The squirrels and birds distribute the acorns and soon a nice hedge... in this design by Blasen Landscape Architecture, look perfectly at home in wilder or..."
Great Design Plant: Globe Mallow
This drought-tolerant perennial hides a secret, but the delicate beauty it brings to desert landscapes is no surprise
"of my designs but you have inspired me to try it. Is there a good source for seeds... into a landscape star. The surprise that globe mallow hides is that you can't tell... Other landscape uses for globe mallow include as a foundation plant, around a swimming... in the landscape and requires very little maintenance. Simply shear it back to 1 foot..."
Great Design Tree: Staghorn Sumac
This fall superstar burns bright red and orange in the landscape — just keep an eye on its spread while you watch the show
"in the landscape — just keep an eye on its spread while you watch the show... for your landscape that greatly outnumber the poison one. One such species is the... " says landscape designer Lori Scott. "It attains its height quickly, then doesn't... autumn landscape. How to use it. "I like the tropical look of the foliage and the... Waterwise Landscapes in New Mexico appreciates sumac as well. "Here in the Southwest..."
Great Design Plant: Liveforever
Set up this succulent in native conditions and see just how little care it needs to thrive in the landscape
Great Design Plant: Winterberry Rouses Frosty Gardens
Energize dormant winter landscapes with this shrub's brilliant berries — and do right by hungry birds too
"winter landscapes with this shrub's brilliant berries — and do right by hungry birds... residential landscapes. But for gardeners in cold climates, winterberry offers a lot.... nursery or a landscape professional can guide you to the right pairings; I. 'Southern Gentlemen'... that are designed to hold interest during the long months of dormancy. Cut branches..."
Great Design Plant: Paperbark Maple
With fall foliage like a sunset and bark the color of cinnamon, this tree is a highlight of the landscape
Great Design Plant: Red-Hot Poker
You'll carry a torch for these spiky plants once you discover how their fiery-hued flowers can light up a landscape
Great Design Plant: Chinese Pistache
Designer Sketch: David Howell
The Kiwi architect talks about the birth of his career in a garage, the infinity of his native landscape and what he'd change about kitchens
"native landscape and what he'd change about kitchens... executives, designing the latest Coach flagship store or working on a boutique hotel in... his team designed and built from the ground up, he shares the home with his wife and... work gets designed. Also, most of his designs he actually gets to build. I like Glenn... started designing a flagship retail space in the Meat Packing District for a Swiss... always designing or renovating several New York City apartments.What inspires your..."
Design Workshop: Getting a Feel for Steel
"e and design today. And steel happens to be one of the materials most outwardly... colours and design make it unique. Truly awesome article!!! :) Great to have steel explained... agree! We design and hand craft fire bowl furnishings using hot rolled steel and cast... is to design in 3D, print them in 3D as well to obtain models using the traditional... and 3D design & printing Great article! The stairway made with perferated stainless..."