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Take Your Hell Strip to Heavenly Heights: 8 Design Ideas
Trade weedy dirt and trash for a parking strip filled with wispy grasses, low-growing flowers and textural trees
"homeowners and landscapers call it the hell strip. That patch of real estate between the sidewalk... awful designers. Some towns and cities have ordinances governing the planting of... garden design to properly prepare the subsoil so that water can infiltrate rather... love the designs but in my mid-western neighborhood this strip is just that...a one... hazards. Design Ideas for the Parking StripTry one of these options for your own strip..."
Great Design Plant: Sun-Loving Bougainvillea Showers Yards With Color
Bring unbeatable vibrancy to a garden or wall with this unfussy and trainable shrub packed with colorful bracts
"sun-loving landscapes. This vigorous grower isn't fussy and is easy to grow as long as... excellent landscaping ideas here! We love cutting these flowers for vases - they make... Being a landscape architect in the very bougainvillea-friendly climate of Santa Barbara... semitropical landscapes. Surprisingly, the vibrant colors do not come from the flowers,..."
Great Design Plant: Lively Fountain Grass Thrives Just About Anywhere
Inspired Designs for Sloped Lots
"can the landscape be treated to address a change in grade while providing usable outdoor... alternative designs. Kas - a young couple I know in their first home, rented their own... importance of landscape design in how we perceive and move through changes in level. Many... by the landscape. Here the stairs and access are not as important as the bamboo and... of the design is apparent. An angled notch in the whitewashed wall creates a fire..."
Great Design Plant: Catalina Ironwood, a Tree for Antiquity
Peeling bark gives this tree an antique look, but its low water needs are perfect for drought-prone areas today
Great Design Plant: Old Fashioned Smoke Bush
Balance garden color with this shrub's cool blue-green foliage, luminous when backlit and sporting yellow-green flowers in spring
"When designing a garden, we are encouraged to think of the foliage first. A strong... hold a design together, even when flowering plants are not at their peak. However... in a design but I love the purple smoke tree and this variety sounds like it would... in the landscape, Old Fashioned smoke bush also makes a striking specimen in a container..."
Great Design Plant: Sun-Loving Ninebark Puts on a Color Show
This tall, dark and handsome native shrub is equally at home in jeans and boots or in a suit and tie
Can-Do Design Ideas From 8 City Gardens
Look to urban rooftops, walkways and street patches for small-space gardening approaches that embrace what's nearby
"inspiration. Designers and gardeners are creating spaces that are doing more than just replacing... be well designed and thought out. They should last not one or two growing seasons... simple. Landscape designer Matthew Cunningham designed this Boston courtyard using... lasting design. See more of this rooftop 5. Join forces. Built and designed by local... palette, the design is cohesive, and garden maintenance is much more streamlined. See more..."
Garden Design Gets Down to Details
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7 Ways to Design a Garden That Flows and Intrigues
Transform a staccato yard into a smooth and relaxing delight by mastering the art of garden transitions
"simpler designs equate with less maintenance. Many of my garden design clients, for... garden design, this one is a must read: "The Inward Garden: Creating a place of... do-over our landscaping twice because of damage (major tree loss) from hurricanes and each... prairie landscape who long for a beautiful lush garden but lack the tall trees? Hi... prairie-style landscapes on houzz. I would encourage you to specifically check out the work..."
Great Design Plant: River Birch
Pick this rugged native tree for its intriguing peeling bark, soil adaptability or leaves that bring dappled shade to a garden
"backyard landscape plan and design! We love to use River Birch, especially for its winter... Great landscaping takes time... They are beautiful so we planted two. While I might... to the design cliche of placing one on the corner of a house. Worse yet is placing... suburban landscape alike in the Delaware Valley region of PA. As many have mentioned..."
Living Roofs Crown Green Design
Living roofs save energy, improve air, water, curb appeal — and the view from above doesn't hurt either
"IS TO DESIGN AND INSTALL SUITABLE ROOFING SYSTEM AND PLANT CHOICES. A WELL DESIGNED... photos, "Design". (Nice iron work too) beautiful work!! @andrecooper247: "Built right"... in the landscape. A vegetated roof is less disruptive of local habitat than a typical... to be designed from the ground up to accomodate the weight of the garden and manage..."
Great Design Plant: Retreat to the Shade of Hardy Catalpa
Big foliage and a towering height provide a shady respite in summer, but that's not all hardy catalpa offers dedicated gardeners
Great Design Plant: Vine Maple
Exciting year-round color and adaptability make this highly ornamental native small tree a top choice for home gardens
10 Creative Fence Designs
Unique materials and imaginative applications turn this yard staple into a powerful outdoor accessory