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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... building a fountain for my back yard but the neighborhood crow activity has me stumped..."
Patio of the Week: Water and Fire Mingle in a Canadian Front Yard
If the illuminated moat winding through this Ontario patio doesn't dazzle you, the 8-foot-wide fireplace will
"fires, fountains and a dazzling LED lighting scheme create comfortable zones for lounging... moving water/fountain drowning out city sounds right over the concrete walls. Fantastic... moving water. What a glorious setting they've created! A true idyll - no small wonder... moat and fountain are emptied. The weather is not perfect in Oakville, but everything... way, the fountain and moat operate the same as a swimming pool. We have a filtered..."
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... moving water. The earliest style of rill was found in ancient Persian gardens, but... popular water feature of Edwardian garden design and often used by Gertrude Jeckyll... Does the water recycle underneath? Or is water stationary? Thanks for these great ideas..."
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...."
7 Great Structures for an Attractive Front Yard
"with a fountain, gate, statue or other eye-catcher... front yard is the transition from the rest of your neighborhood to the inside of... their own yards, what passersby look at when they drive by and, most important, the first... front yard is organized and laid out, so give them some thought for an entry that... front yard and not just some boring foundation plants! Install a couple of Adirondack... stone water feature to your front landscaping is a great focal point. I love white..."
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 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... the red fountain grass (Penisetum setaceum).... in my yard! They crash into the fountain grass all the time and it's still pretty... Can fountain grass thrive in a large container? How does it fair is very shady spaces... structure to fountain grass, but not the same puffy seed heads. Prairie dropseed is another..."
10 Ways to Add Water to Your Home's Design
"surrounded by water. This got me thinking about the ways in which we can add water to our... bring water features to our homes. Indoor or outdoor fountains, waterfalls built... waste of water. In those cases, it's best to enhance the existing water that we have... other water features are all great additions to a home. However some of us can't... to add water-inspired artwork to the house. What do you think is the best way to..."
Your Yard: Are You Ready to Lose the Lawn?
"time and water with good-looking alternatives to turf grass... lawn. Watering needs can be high, fertilizing can get costly and mowing and weed... of the yard. Of course, you may be lucky enough to have a landscaping company do the... beautiful yard. From bricks to gravel and even meadows, there are various alternatives... a nice water fountain (which birds love), shade tolerant hostas and annuals that require... my back yard that I am now planning to do the same thing in my front yard. Today,..."
7 Finishing Touches for a Thoughtful Front Yard
"numbers, water features, garden art and more... front yard is what everyone usually sees first when driving up to a house. So pay... kept a water bowl filled up outside for them. Standing water can attract a bacteria... provide water, post a sign asking the user to dump the water bowl when finished. We... the dog water bowls, please be very careful. Both of our greyhounds almost died last... dump the water bowl and store upside down. Then we refill fresh when needed again. After..."
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...."
Get Along With Less Lawn — Ideas to Save Water and Effort
Ditch the mower and lower your water bill while creating a feast for the eyes with diverse plantings and gathering places
"lower your water bill while creating a feast for the eyes with diverse plantings and gathering... drain on water resources, and they demand regular mowing and fertilizing, not to mention... front yard. The image is of the back yard: grass where the water first arrives and... precious water using water barrels. My favourite garden book: Front Yard Gardens by... design your yard. I replaced my front yard several years ago...and so glad I did! It took..."
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..."
Water-Saving Landscaping Ideas for Traditional Homes
Who says you need a lawn and roses in front of your traditional house? Try some of these drought-tolerant beauties instead
"required water-efficient plants and trees. But what if you own a more traditional-style... other water-hungry plants. The good news is that there are plenty of options for... had to water my lawn except very rarely. If you don't water regularly, the grass... without water. Sigrid is right, mow grass at the highest setting and don't water.... These yards sure make standard grass lawns look boring! The more you water a lawn..."