Matt Giroux traditional-landscape

Matt Giroux


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Wooden structures and deciduous trees are wonderful additions to the winter garden simply for the way the snow coats each branch, like a little vanilla frosting on each piece.
"Structure." A lot of architectural terms have multiple meanings. "Structure" is one. While it can refer to the components (beams, joists, columns, rafters, footings) that hold up a building, it can also refer to the way a space is organized.Certainly this comes from when a building's structure was fundamentally tied to spatial organization. But new technologies and materials have made it possible to completely separate space and structure from each other, as architects like Mies van der Rohe did.
Jocelyn H. Chilvers added this to Rocky Mountain Gardener's December Checklist
Make repairs to the hardscape elements of your garden, such as arbors, fences and gates. Access to these structures may be easier and there's less chance of damaging nearby plants while the garden is dormant.
We also would love to see how the snow looks in your garden this year, so please share those photos, too.
Structure is expressed here in a landscape with great beauty and authenticity. Raw wood elements form a cavalcade of spaces beneath the marching canopy. The wood pieces are primitively connected, giving integrity to the design idea.

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cindyreading added this to cindyreading's ideas
March 8, 2015
jkracl added this to landscaping
March 4, 2015
sabentrod added this to Landscape Ideas
February 27, 2015
idea for grape arbor
colinstout added this to Outdoor Kitchen & Structure
January 27, 2015
Cool but drafty!
Interiors by Anita added this to exterior photos
January 26, 2015
theresacooper added this to theresacooper's ideas
January 15, 2015
nature and its beauty...imagine what it looks like when everything is green!
tnharris added this to outside
January 15, 2015
Nifty or what!
rmeijers added this to Tuin
January 6, 2015
Bij pad langs zijkant tuin
bealv added this to Exterior Ideas
January 4, 2015
Pamela Ellen added this to ARbor
November 15, 2014
Snow on arbor
andreazisman added this to harlanz's Ideas
November 10, 2014
nora55 added this to nora55
November 10, 2014
Lloyd Dallett added this to Trellis/ pergolas
November 9, 2014
keracrystal added this to Winter Vacation House
October 22, 2014
Outside 1
Shawn McElroy added this to shawn_mcelroy's Ideas
October 20, 2014
pishajean added this to pishajean's Ideas
October 10, 2014
Cassie M added this to Rain House
October 3, 2014
judialbright added this to Beautiful
September 9, 2014
Cool Rustic Arbor
luis711 added this to luis711's ideas
September 8, 2014
medsurg added this to Beautiful!
September 6, 2014
Snow. It would be pretty with lights added.
Marcia Walden added this to DREAM HOME!
August 30, 2014
rcallahan13 added this to hardscape
August 29, 2014
savannahjoyh added this to Backyard
August 24, 2014
This type of beam
cmy42008 added this to cmy42008's Ideas
August 16, 2014
Just pretty
Susan Hancock added this to susan_hancock's Ideas
August 9, 2014
rileygail added this to New house
July 19, 2014
joyceschwaller added this to arbors for birdfeeders
July 15, 2014
Natural look
paynesov added this to tam-outside
July 9, 2014
gatheringbliss added this to gatheringbliss's Ideas
July 3, 2014
mom7 added this to mom7's ideas
June 29, 2014
Jennifer Allen added this to Shade Garden
June 28, 2014
Lovely structure for the garden, very natural
Kate Koberna added this to Outdoors
June 20, 2014
A fairytale backyard for the kids
mattmeaux added this to mattmeaux's Ideas
June 20, 2014
mkmnewsom added this to wisteria
June 7, 2014
sjj27312 added this to sjj27312's Ideas
June 7, 2014
Just cool feeling
Lois Schwarz added this to lois_schwarz's ideas
June 5, 2014
long hall ways for shade and protection from elements
deborahkurin added this to deborahkurin's ideas
May 30, 2014
Arbor. Oh my gosh!!!
rblakley1 added this to rblakley1's ideas
May 30, 2014
sandyt0013 added this to sandyt0013's Ideas
May 30, 2014
sylvester1940 added this to Yard
May 29, 2014
Endpoint 5 in our trex walkway
RUSSIA HOUSE COLLECTION added this to jumperjilly's ideas
April 26, 2014
covered walkway!!!!! LOVE IT!
jennihuffman added this to Out buildings
April 22, 2014
just awesome
staceylassnig added this to flolassnig's Ideas
April 13, 2014
Cute archway
baginsk7 added this to baginsk7's Ideas
March 30, 2014
tsm1472 added this to Exterior Ideas
March 30, 2014
Shaded garden
abbiejohnson added this to abbiejohnson's ideas
March 28, 2014
Stuff movies are made of
Donna added this to Outdoor Spaces
March 22, 2014
cedar poles
Leslie Weaver added this to leslie_weaver's ideas
March 20, 2014
for over pond
powellgibson added this to powellgibson's ideas
March 18, 2014
fun cheap
gardengirl39 added this to Landscape Ideas
March 10, 2014
kkrussig added this to outdoor kitchen
March 9, 2014
walkway arbor
intjma added this to jppoomamoo400's ideas
March 9, 2014
cool rustic arbor
cbcjadams added this to cbcjadams's ideas
March 5, 2014
Love the rustic nature of this...
homesteadideas added this to Landscape Ideas
March 5, 2014
Structure is expressed here in a landscape with great beauty and authenticity. Raw wood elements form a cavalcade of spaces beneath the marching canopy. The wood pieces are primitively connected, giving integrity to the design idea.
Alison McNeill added this to Gardens
March 2, 2014
What a lovely work of art.
Janice Girard Design added this to janicegirarddesign inspiration
March 2, 2014
krikntrainin added this to krikntrainin's Ideas
March 2, 2014
nancyemorin added this to nancyemorin's ideas
February 28, 2014
Structure is expressed here in a landscape with great beauty and authenticity. Raw wood elements form a cavalcade of spaces beneath the marching canopy. The wood pieces are primitively connected, giving integrity to the design idea.
murphyranch added this to murphyranch cat ideas
February 28, 2014
pretty walkway, could enclose in shade cloth for kitties
Mica Graim added this to mica_graim's ideas
February 27, 2014
walk way
eonia added this to eonia's Ideas
February 26, 2014
Grounds by Design - Fine Landscapes Save to Ideabook Email Photo Structure is expressed here in a landscape with great beauty and authenticity. Raw wood elements form a cavalcade of spaces beneath the marching canopy. The wood pieces are primitively connected, giving integrity to the design idea.
heartway added this to heartway's ideas
February 26, 2014
denibates added this to Deni's Garden ideas
February 26, 2014
open arbor/walk
ems1008 added this to ems1008's ideas
February 26, 2014
Like it on a smaller scale... Meaning it would be great for a shorter walkway separating two areas of a yard, or as a pathway from the back yard to the wilderness. I like the height and wood.
avushi added this to avushi's ideas
February 26, 2014
sistem trarësh
diannenel added this to diannenel's Ideas
February 26, 2014
lisahesse123 added this to lisahesse123's ideas
February 26, 2014
Structure is expressed here in a landscape with great beauty and authenticity. Raw wood elements form a cavalcade of spaces beneath the marching canopy. The wood pieces are primitively connected, giving integrity to the design idea.
docinfosci added this to docinfosci's garden
February 26, 2014
Integration of nature with purpose, such as walkways between outdoor rooms or transitions from the yard to the wild.
sullie789 added this to sullie789's Ideas
February 26, 2014
This is great
banjolina added this to banjolina's Ideas
February 26, 2014
the arcade/gallery
cherokee_carol added this to Plant and garden ideas
February 26, 2014
nice! gives structure; like the flow
lundy12 added this to Garden
February 26, 2014
use of beams
jnwall added this to jnwall's Ideas
February 26, 2014
Construction arbor
jtredsox added this to 59A - Landscape
February 26, 2014
shaded walkway
Anne Duguay added this to anne_duguay's ideas
February 26, 2014
interesting use of structure outdoors
zoegrieve added this to Architecture
February 25, 2014
combination of repetitive structure with rawness of wood. length! coziness! symmetry!
dylansmith1977 added this to dylansmith1977's ideas
February 24, 2014
dpmathis added this to dpmathis's ideas
February 22, 2014
old wood
cherrissebenwell added this to walkways
February 21, 2014
rustic, strong
stuff00 added this to stuff00's Ideas
February 18, 2014
Snow... enchanting
lindaharlan added this to lindaharlan's Ideas
February 14, 2014
tchguy1 added this to tchguy1's ideas
January 26, 2014
jnvalentine added this to Exterior Ideas
January 20, 2014
conniechi added this to conniechi's ideas
January 17, 2014
Roundwood arbor
tethersparks added this to tethersparks's Ideas
January 14, 2014
Like this
nbg003 added this to nbg003's Ideas
January 9, 2014
Texture, line forms
happyjo added this to gardeninh and landscaping
January 9, 2014
great grape trellis!
katecoatney added this to Exterior Ideas
December 25, 2013
scuchis added this to scuchis's Ideas
December 24, 2013
Want for outside
gringopeligroso added this to Garden Structures
December 8, 2013
Mostly love the long promenade this installation offers! I can imagine this covered with Wisteria, Grapes, Morning Glories, Clock Vines, or even Virginia Creeper!! (But, not all!!)
hannahdoerr added this to Landscape Ideas
December 2, 2013
Down by the river by our farm the BEaver will cut these perfectly straight sticks. We could have steve buildsomething really neat like this out of them.
markwkeller added this to Exterior Ideas
November 20, 2013
farm trellis
amandasa12 added this to amandasa12's ideas
November 18, 2013
it screams winter
bpqic added this to Landscape Ideas
November 18, 2013
REuse of materials
adrianalycette added this to adrianalycette's ideas
November 18, 2013
glc83 added this to glc83's Ideas
November 18, 2013
Winter ealk
goodzibby added this to goodzibby's kitchens
November 18, 2013
trusses make a pergola
zzw555 added this to zzw555's ideas
November 18, 2013
love for wooden arbors
siobhanhewitt added this to siobhanhewitt's Ideas
November 18, 2013
richicliu added this to richicliu's ideas
November 18, 2013
kathrynsandstedt added this to kathrynsandstedt's Ideas
November 17, 2013
This out back to wise with roof
vibechaser added this to vibechaser's ideas
November 17, 2013
garden truss wood
Reese Osborne added this to reese_osborne's Ideas
November 17, 2013
Larry Daughtry added this to larry_daughtry's ideas
November 17, 2013
gosialala added this to Exterior Ideas
November 17, 2013
Winter dream home
sharonbpeterson added this to outdoor living
November 17, 2013
walkway cover
bonappetit added this to bonappetit's ideas
November 17, 2013
mark maziarz added this to pinebrook landscaping
November 17, 2013
maybe 3 sets - at top of stone steps from driveway, into forest path & near lilacs
lllowell001 added this to greenhouses
November 16, 2013
Trellising with pathway
morish added this to morish's ideas
November 8, 2013
winter wonderland
dorymunder added this to dory's landscape
November 1, 2013
Passageway ...
verosalinas added this to verosalinas's ideas
November 1, 2013
love this!
Tieshiea Wolf added this to tieshiea_wolf's Ideas
October 30, 2013
side yard
jhelgemoe added this to jhelgemoe's ideas
October 28, 2013
breezeway to house from garage?
nydesignstudio added this to nydesignstudio's ideas
October 28, 2013
use for the logs
Missy Crowe added this to Missy Crowe- Marin Real Estate for Every State Of Mind- ideas
October 27, 2013
scale,texture composition and design, sturdiness strength
Sherrie Shamer-Hevey added this to webuser_7114370's ideas
October 26, 2013
The natural wood is beautiful
otdesign added this to otdesign's ideas
October 26, 2013
Could be a gazebo
belladawson added this to belladawson's Ideas
October 24, 2013
Would love grapevines growing round the wood and an orchid either side
saradhughes added this to Sara Loves!
October 24, 2013
Log Pergola
justaround added this to Landscape Ideas
October 10, 2013
using salvage wood
judybd added this to Garden
October 5, 2013
elliottfranzi added this to home
October 3, 2013
gigibegogmailcom added this to dreambook
September 22, 2013
julie65 added this to julie65's Favorites
September 22, 2013
Murray-Kristine Huxtable added this to Landscape Ideas
September 21, 2013
Trellis in winter
dwabby added this to dwabby's Ideas
September 6, 2013
Julie Landrum added this to ROSE GARDEN
September 2, 2013
Awesome walkway/trellis!
egau added this to Landscape Ideas
September 1, 2013
v468650 added this to v468650's ideas
August 30, 2013
interesting idea somewhere
gvnana added this to gvnana's ideas
August 28, 2013
Wood framed walkway
restoration3 added this to restoration3's ideas
August 17, 2013
Love this for a pathway
almiuxarq added this to almiuxarq's Ideas
August 11, 2013
Like to draw
dayh249 added this to landscaping
August 7, 2013
lindsalu11 added this to lindsalu11's ideas
August 7, 2013
larindaspaulding added this to larindaspaulding's ideas
August 5, 2013
grape vine arbor
mcgough added this to mcgough's ideas
July 24, 2013
Sarah Borchart added this to sarah_borchart's Ideas
July 23, 2013
Winter walk way. Grapes. Cabin
Janna Jacobi Interiors added this to cabin exterior
July 22, 2013
Paul B. Showers added this to Landscape Ideas
July 4, 2013
Looks like the subject of a Wyeth painting.
Wendy Albert added this to wendy_albert's Ideas
July 3, 2013
lindsey77 added this to exterior
July 3, 2013
I love this...
Paula Dempsey Mulherin added this to webuser_52911's Ideas
June 28, 2013
Philip Nellenbach added this to Woodgate Yard Ideas
June 26, 2013
could plant ivy on here....
Samantha Crawshaw added this to samantha_crawshaw's ideas
June 26, 2013
brbledsoe added this to brbledsoe's ideas
June 25, 2013
Mark Abraham added this to mark_abraham7018's ideas
June 17, 2013
cindyinadks added this to cindyinadks's Ideas
June 5, 2013
Just thought this was cool - Adirondack.
madness13 added this to piano wall trellis
June 4, 2013
woven wood beams
Lynn Parman added this to lynn_parman's ideas
June 2, 2013
Hallway trellis
Mercedes Caylor-Garolla added this to webuser_597916's Ideas
June 2, 2013
Very cool
K Violet Brown added this to Landscape Ideas
May 31, 2013
ajsisson1 added this to ajsisson1's ideas
May 31, 2013
Garden idea
dgs22 added this to dgs22's ideas
May 31, 2013
rmmoye added this to Cabin
May 29, 2013
way to build walking path
MJ Bench added this to napa2013's ideas
May 25, 2013
mseitz11 added this to outdoor
May 24, 2013
wendles2 added this to wendles2's Ideas
May 22, 2013
Cool for a walkway at Bach
joyceschwaller added this to joyceschwaller's ideas
May 17, 2013
Love this arbor for the farm
labursese added this to Exterior ideas
May 17, 2013
Vinecovered walkway to bocce ball court would ROCK!
davidwatson925 added this to davidwatson925's Ideas
May 13, 2013
Along backyard fence
clockworkmouse added this to buildings
May 11, 2013
Snow covered arbor
Mary added this to Landscaping
May 11, 2013
For wisteria
clockworkmouse added this to outside spaces
April 27, 2013
dianemahan added this to dianemahan's Ideas
April 27, 2013
So neat winter scene
kitchensmadeforme added this to pergola and outdoor ideas
April 20, 2013
great garden idea
jayache89 added this to jayache89's Ideas
April 19, 2013
Jeannine Ruse added this to Backyard
April 18, 2013
Winter interest
leekolbe added this to leekolbe's ideas
April 13, 2013
rustic loggia
deb18 added this to deb18's Ideas
April 10, 2013
Very cool
atsfunit1 added this to Exterior Ideas
March 30, 2013
Log work. Looks too spindly though.
paradisestudio added this to cottage ideas
March 19, 2013
Love it
Moriah Lothes added this to exterior
March 8, 2013
would be beautiful full of vining flowers or ivy
Garrett Spitzer added this to garrett_spitzer's Ideas
March 4, 2013
dezynphotos added this to dezynphotos's ideas
March 2, 2013
build this at the pond put a roof on it and use it as the shelter
kmacwhirter added this to outside/garden
February 23, 2013
Would be beautiful as breezeway in summer too
ritamichaelides added this to ritamichaelides's Ideas
February 22, 2013
andacielo added this to andacielo's Ideas
February 22, 2013
zthomeczek added this to zthomeczek's Ideas
February 16, 2013
Idea for grapevine or wisteria
Formula Fabrication added this to sweedmom's ideas
February 9, 2013
michellempeas added this to michellempeas's Ideas
February 9, 2013
Cool for outside
kboenzli added this to kboenzli's ideas
February 8, 2013
grow wisteria or morning glories overhead
rayskeen added this to rayskeen's Favorites
February 7, 2013
All of it
garrygilligan1990 added this to garrygilligan1990's ideas
February 7, 2013
grow grapes on these
February 7, 2013
jillkranz added this to landscapes
February 6, 2013
brushcreek added this to brushcreek's Ideas
January 31, 2013
Continuous wood pergola
debbielynnmaniaci added this to debbielynnmaniaci's Favorites
January 31, 2013
What an awesome idea for a grape arbor
Diane Libby added this to diane_libby's Ideas
January 30, 2013
Steve Austin added this to steve_austin4576's ideas
January 27, 2013
Interesting use of logs
christiaw added this to Ski House
January 26, 2013
Passage to Heaven!
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