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Gardens Tap Into Rill Water Features
Rooted in ancient design, this water feature is popular again as a way to help contemporary landscapes flow
"this water feature is popular again as a way to help contemporary landscapes flow... all the water features we use in our gardens, the rill perhaps has the most interesting... popular water feature of Edwardian garden design and often used by Gertrude Jeckyll... moving water. The earliest style of rill was found in ancient Persian gardens, but... Does the water recycle underneath? Or is water stationary? Thanks for these great ideas..."
8 Pool Water Features That Venture Into Fantasy
Mimic a mermaid in a secret grotto, wade near a waterfall or pose by a pond. These pool designs let imagination take the lead
"incorporate a water feature in your next outdoor design.... so far. Water features can offer another welcome reprieve from hot, hazy days. From... moving water. Did you know the sound of moving water has been proven to lower the... custom water feature with a water screen-What a great concept! Definitely very well... in my water heaven. Ahhhhh These pools are so lovely..... I love the "hidden" spaces... spillover of water in the table leading to the pool. This water feature doesn't spill into..."
See an Outdoor Bathroom Made From a Water Tank
"redwood water tank in their woodsy backyard, they decided to repurpose it as an outdoor... of an outdoor bathing experience. Project at a Glance Location: Santa Cruz mountains... prefer this outdoor bath to the one inside their house.... into the water coming into the house from the street. There is a water heater stashed... a old water tank. Hats off to your imagination and creativity. Specially like the... an old water tank too because this would be my new bath at the cottage. For my taste..."
"house's water table keeps wetness outdoors and adds architectural interest to a home's... direct water away from the building's foundation. A water table is typically curved... direct water away. A water table is also a prominent design element that can visually... A water table is an architectural element at the base of a building; its purpose... path for water. A water table is also a feature of wood construction and wood-sided..."
7 Outdoor Fire Features Fuel the Soul
Spark some backyard bonding with a fireplace or fire pit, taking inspiration from these shining examples of great design
"of an outdoor fire where old pals laugh, romances flourish, stresses are hypnotized... a fire feature to your backyard? Here are some ideas to, ahem, fire up your imagination... custom fire features for outdoor spaces, including the two attached: one is a round bar... purify the water. I built a wood fired oven to anchor our outdoor living space. We regularly... -pits-outdoor/ The fire shows through cutouts of all the continents. Love this firepit..."
My Houzz: Tour a Contemporary Townhouse on the Water
An elevator, a stunning outdoor patio space and a private beach contribute to an Oregon family's dream lakefront home
"stunning outdoor patio space and a private beach contribute to an Oregon family's dream... perfect for water lovers Jill and Chris Hall. Living on the water has always been a dream... bathroom features a phenomenal view of the outdoors. Glass tile and marble from Ann... local water and outdoor elements," Leasia says. The spacious vanity has a sturdy... island features a convenient prep sink, and the range holds one of Jill's favorite..."
Fall for a Water-Wise Fountain
No need to sacrifice beauty in the interest of water conservation — these smart fountain designs let you have both
"interest of water conservation — these smart fountain designs let you have both... joy a water feature should deliver, check out these beautiful, water-concious fountains... Water brings tranquility, balance and movement to an outdoor space, qualities nearly... look with water conservation in mind? There are a few strategies: *Decrease evaporation... *Include water foliage *Reduce, reuse, recycle Just in case you think I've just eliminated..."
Water in the Landscape: Fabulous Fountains
Dry Riverbeds Solve Water Runoff
Spring rains don't have to lead to slides. Dry riverbeds redirect water runoff and add beauty to your landscape
"redirect water runoff and add beauty to your landscape... mismanaged water is not just inconvenient; in some areas it is truly dangerous. In my... too much water can lead to slope destabilization, slides and ocean pollution as runoff... manage the water on a property, whether you expect flash floods or simply hope to ensure... direct the water that enters your site as productively as possible.... with rain water collecting in our side yard due to a swale (our neighbors landscaped..."
Make Your Own Tranquil Garden Fountain
"this DIY water feature in your yard, serenity is just a few steps away... has an outdoor space with one thing in common: a water feature. The sound of running... running water instantly brings a sense of relaxation to any setting. And while most... Beautiful water features! It's amazing how a unique piece of glazed pottery can be displayed... unique water features that we call "bubbling rocks." http://www.houzz.com/photos..."
10 Fun Features to Bring Your Landscape to Life
Give gnomes a home, create a magical portal or add another unexpected element to turn your garden into a destination
"oking water feature to bring life to your outdoor environment! As humans, we are... around water! How about a piece of driftwood as the mantel for an outdoor fireplace... to do. Outdoor musical instruments such as stone ocarinas or weatherproof drums, a... sound of water, from a simple recirculating fountain to a pond and waterfall, adds another... give them water that is 2 inches deep and commit to changing it daily, they'll visit..."
10 Favorite Shed Features for Comfort and Joy
"plumbing for water to an outbuilding like a shed. But most sheds are small enough to be... like our outdoor cane chair here! A shed can be a wonderful and relaxing area - take... team for featuring one of our projects! LightlinkLighting, wonderful shed----great color... of the outdoor vibes into my Brooklyn loft. A added a wooden pallet to back of it... you head outdoors for some shed time. When your pet is comfortable, you are more likely..."
Outdoor Fountains Bring the River to You
Chill out with a custom or kit water feature for your patio or yard — there's even one for a furry friend
"or kit water feature for your patio or yard — there's even one for a furry friend... help of a water feature. Imagine enjoying all the cooling and relaxing properties you... kind of water feature. This is really inspirational! Water features are a great addition... Love the water features! I don't believe that the estimate of $1000 - $2000 for the... these water features... Now to convince my husband! nctp: Please share with the rest..."
Garden Levels Transform a Steep Slope in Australia
From unusable to incredible, this outdoor area now has tumbled travertine, water features and mod greenery
"this outdoor area now has tumbled travertine, water features and mod greenery... travertine, water features and soft greenery. The levels take advantage of the whole space... This outdoor area had little usable space, with the exception of a small paved area... Love the water feature and how it literally spills down the hill. Also, love the wood... love the water features. Congrats to my amazing brother on designing such a fantastic..."
Design Your Landscape for Peace and Quiet
Block unwanted noise with plantings, barriers and water features for a more soothing outdoor experience
"barriers and water features for a more soothing outdoor experience... planning a water feature here are 2 suggestions for a tile mural wall http://www.Ali... major water features, fences as high as code will allow, and a huge "hedge" of mature... these outdoor spaces. Beautiful secluded gardens all! When we moved from the farm... of the water...across the road. Any suggestions on blocking sound but not view?... homeowners. Water provides the best sound barrier - either through a small fountain or..."