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Have Your Garden Fountain and Be Water Wise Too
Learn which water features are more conscious of conservation, along with strategies for placement and use
"which water features are more conscious of conservation, along with strategies for... splash, water features often become the focal point of a garden. And nothing brings... pond or fountain. But what about water consumption? In warm climates how you locate... maintain your fountain or shallow pool can greatly affect how much water it consumes. Here... are some water-wise tips for incorporating a water feature into your landscape...."
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... man-made garden canal that creates garden ambience through the pleasant sound of moving... moving water. The earliest style of rill was found in ancient Persian gardens, but... Alhambra gardens in Granada, Spain. The rill was a popular water feature of Edwardian..."
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
"better. Water in the landscape is peaceful and cooling, and modern fountain design... term "water feature" (they also hate "hardscape). The second thing was that if you... People love fountains. For me, I just love the sound. If there's something I can put my... Tanner Fountain at Harvard. I don't have any pictures of those here, but there are... other fountains to peruse that are much more than an asterisk on a plan...."
Make Your Own Tranquil Garden Fountain
"this DIY water feature in your yard, serenity is just a few steps away... common: a water feature. The sound of running water instantly brings a sense of relaxation... that nice water feature in the garden. Certainly having a fountain in the garden can... homemade water fountain and I love the sound of running water ....but for some reason... Louis city water fountain and water is supposed to feed the top basin ( where the dispenser..."
Great Design Plant: Lively Fountain Grass Thrives Just About Anywhere
"Enjoy fountain grass for its exuberant form, long-lasting color and texture for borders... form of fountain grass goes with virtually any garden style. Easy to grow, you'll want... Vermont garden (USDA zone 5) but homeowners in warmer zones should be aware. Some species... the red fountain grass (Penisetum setaceum).... a many gardeners have found out, it is hard to control even in your own garden. It... Can fountain grass thrive in a large container? How does it fair is very shady spaces..."
35 Fabulous Fountains
"Little Water Music In Your Garden... said that water is the driving force of all nature. Although in nature, water can be... Implementing water features in the garden can accomplish the same task. Outdoor fountains... bubbling fountain with a refreshing pool to dip your toes into. These 35 inspiring fountains... fountains are just a taste of the many ways you can use the natural tranquility... of a water feature to add to your landscape or patio...."
Great Design Plant: Purple Fountain Grass
"to any garden, and its easy care makes it a favorite among gardeners everywhere.... Gardeners looking for texture and movement in their outdoor areas should take a look... purple fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum). Its form and striking coloring make it... purple fountain grass work its way into your outdoor living area. Just don't be surprised... Oriental Fountain Grass - Pennisetum orientale 'Karley Rose' in gardens I design in..."
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... hyacinths and water lettuce to keep the water clean and it is now a maintenance free pond... kind of water feature. This is really inspirational! Water features are a great addition... This is a fountain in one of my client's front garden. A great Feng-shui. We put a..."
Landscape Trends: Spout and Trough Fountains
"striking fountains around lately? Their rectilinear forms resemble troughs, and they... that the water splashes down. In the history of landscape architecture, two precedents... kind of fountain design stand out in my mind. The first is the work of Luis Barragan... spout fountains as a bold move. The second precedent is the troughs A.E. Bye used... trough-like fountains borrowed from the vernacular elements of the equestrian landscape..."
Great Plants for Lush, Low-Water Gardens
Water restrictions making your garden look washed out? Give it living color with unthirsty grasses, flowers and succulents
"Water restrictions making your garden look washed out? Give it living color with... dealing with water restrictions, have a lackluster irrigation system or simply want to conserve... keep your garden green even in dry conditions.... recent gardening Ideabook go a bit doolally by asking about Zones, which precipitated... Canadian garden - I'm curious to know what your thoughts, as another Houzz gardening... all the gardens. I agree day lilies thrive anywhere but, we have deer that come into..."
Edible Gardening Essentials: Watering Tips Worth Soaking Up
To give your edibles just what they need, get water-wise with these guidelines for how, when and how much
"need, get water-wise with these guidelines for how, when and how much... edible garden. Most edibles require regular watering. If you live where summer rainstorms... are some watering guidelines that apply to any edible garden.... Watering is essential for any landscape, but it’s at the top of the to-do list if... dealing with water shortages, making the most of every drop becomes even more urgent. But... of your garden and look for varieties that thrive in naturally arid regions. While..."
Tranquil Water Gardens
"beautiful water features to your garden... tranquil water feature to your garden landscape. Water features can be as simple as... g the garden. It would be nice if you added more garden furniture. Beautiful post... tranquil water garden, this time in an arid, mountainous climate. This pool moves away... great gardens of the world, the gardens of Spain, influenced by Islamic elements... beautiful water elements. This landscape architect borrows many Moorish fountain elements..."
6 Lovely Water-Wise Perennials for High Altitudes
Even if your climate is cold and dry, you can still celebrate spring with these hardy and colorful perennials
"into your water-wise garden. Once established they need only occasional supplemental... you're gardening at altitude. Hardy from the high plains of the Rocky Mountains' Front... l watering; a good soaking every few weeks during the heat of summer should do the... running water from the antique limestone fountain along with the incredible selection... French garden antiques, French limestone fountains, fireplace mantels and the most..."
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..."