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Energy Now: Designing a Garden That Gets You Going
"hands and landscape knowledge of Dina Falk. She has a taste for beautiful landscape... or your landscape design can totally set the whole tone of the house and of the people... white vertical stripes in the winter. Happy growing! to Charlee re Carpenter Bees:... garden or landscape. Stained glass is another wonderful option for those looking to add... surrounding landscape, has a totally different feel. Instead of feeling tucked away and..."
Narrow Trees for Tight Garden Spaces
Boost interest in a side yard or another space-challenged area with the fragrance and color of these columnar trees
"shrubs as vertical elements -- or, as you said, exclamation points. I miss the parrotia... into the landscape for privacy before the diseased ones are removed. The 6 four-foot... does the landscaping. I could do something like that with one nice shrub. (Or maybe... to find landscape-size trees. I recommend purchasing a small one and enjoying it in..."
Explore Your Garden Personality: The Whimsical Gardener
Begging exploration and drawing smiles, whimsical gardens make an art form of fun. Here’s how to keep them in balance
"Love that vertical garden! Now if only Spring would get here so I can try my hand at... Urban landscape-- that is a beauty It is impossible to grow anything in our yard... similar vertical surfaces, creating a rhythm that brings continuity to this part of... on of vertical shapes. Even the formally sculpted junipers take on an informal, whimsical... unique?This vertical succulent garden screams whimsy, from the curlicue design to the bold..."
Climate Control: Work With Nature's Elements for the Best Outdoor Space
Consider sun, wind and water where you live for a deck or patio that's as comfortable as possible all year long
"horizontal or vertical louvers that can change exposure to sun, wind, rain, etc. They can... step...landscaping wish me luck! useful information thank you very much... wind. Landscape plantings can also create softer and more enjoyable outdoor spaces... elements in a landscape design. While water gives us life, it can also be one of the most..."
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
"utilizing vertical space to create a greener city. There are some wonderful things to... simple. Landscape designer Matthew Cunningham designed this Boston courtyard using... of this vertical park 4. Let the views inspire you. This modern trellis in New York's... gravel, vertical pocket gardens, concrete planter bowls and a few concrete benches... alian Vertical Gardens Create an Artful Outdoor RetreatHow to attract birds and..."
Sweet Serendipity: Opening to Happy Garden Discoveries
A Great Spring Plant Combo for Dappled Shade
Time these ephemeral beauties right to watch them play off one another under a canopy of deciduous trees
Unwind in Your Own Private Garden Escape
When the world is getting on your last nerve, an outdoor refuge can soothe and nurture. Here's how to design a garden with relaxing in mind
Make Your Roses Even More Beautiful With These Companion Plants
Nourish your rosebushes and create a visual feast with these 7 classic and unexpected plant pairings
Get Backyard Privacy the Subtler, Stylish Way
Why settle for a hulking brick wall when plants, screens and other refined backyard dividers do the job with panache?
"choice. Landscape architect Bruce Clodfelter often uses holly, evergreen and Ligustrum... many landscaping restrictions, so I am seeking ways to create privacy within the... Cording Landscape, when I lived in NM, the Leyland Cypress were dying mysteriously... eyesores, so landscape designers stopped spec'ing them. If you are thinking of installing... Inspiring Vertical Gardens Don't block off your entire view. Landscape architect Clodfelter..."
Inspired Designs for Sloped Lots
"can the landscape be treated to address a change in grade while providing usable outdoor... moving vertically can also be used, as in this terraced yard. Note the pavers set... example, vertical movement need not be a straight route. Here one ascends to an L-shaped... by the landscape. Here the stairs and access are not as important as the bamboo and... importance of landscape design in how we perceive and move through changes in level. Many..."
Inspiring Winter Scenes From the Denver Botanic Gardens
Use seed heads, bare branches and grasses to design lovely garden displays when the ground is frozen
"frozen landscape. This wasn’t a case of a token clipped hedge or conifer to “provide... our home landscape. Yet I found that this garden offered many design tips that we can... Cording Landscape design - thanks for the comment! I love the river birch too and have... -Fall-Landscape-Scene-That-Lasts I really enjoyed this article! Living and designing... perhaps your landscape seems all loose mounds, and a tight, conical shape would add interest..."
My Houzz: A Modern-Day Homestead Brings a Family Together
Their 5-acre Washington property, with sports court, swings, pizza oven and gardens, is a labor of love and communal playspace
"build landscapes. To me, this is a garden. "Landscape", too often, is rather like... their landscape and they landscaped the whole yard very nicely. I think the word... word 'landscape,' which the great British landscapers used to mean enhanced nature and... convey my landscaping ideas. But apart from it's usefulness for me, I just loved seeing... adorable! landscaping is my life beach weeding design What a wonderful job the family..."
11 Design Solutions for Sloping Backyards
"uneven landscape. From snaking paths to jutting decks and sunken seating areas, here... formal landscaping can wait awhile. The boulders in #10 are wonderful...nature's... slope. The landscape architects who designed these beautiful gardens certainly know this... gorgeous landscaping would have been wasted. (except for the bikers and walkers on... appreciate the landscaping that is done (My spouse immediately thought grape vines) not the..."
Define Your Garden Softly With Planted Borders
Why make things hard for your garden's edges? Embrace a softer side by trading brick and concrete for shrubs, grasses and ground covers
"between landscape features has always been important in garden design; defining lawn... enjoy your landscape design comments. Frequently I use the tag, "Hard lines, soft plants"... to the landscape, especially in the foreground of the garden. The Amsonia in full... bed; its vertical nature clearly defines the sharp edge of the paving. (Ornamental grasses... overcome the landscape situation of many species' dying back over winter.This Euphorbia..."