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Architectural Gardens, Inc
4 Reviews
Lake Bluff, IL Modern Garden
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Growing tip: Place plantings 1 foot apart and lightly mulch between them to discourage weeds until your lawn is filled in.
lush garden that does not need mowing
perfect for our back garden
Growing tip: Place plantings 1 foot apart and lightly mulch between them to discourage weeds until your lawn is filled in.
Architectural Gardens, Inc
maintenance garden...garden way...Modern Garden
“do not like this” — jellybeans4life
The Garden Consultants, Inc.
Sedges
Ideabooks1,128
Questions0
Growing tips: Mow your sedge lawn in the spring to remove any winter burn, and let the seeds drop after they have finished flowering to allow for the sedge to fill in more thickly. Plant it in spring or fall, or even in the winter in a very warm climate
Growing tips: Mow your sedge lawn in the spring to remove any winter burn, and let the seeds drop after they have finished flowering to allow for the sedge to fill in more thickly. Plant it in spring or fall, or even in the winter in a very warm climate.
“nice way to green up the garden” — mezathome2
Margie Grace - Grace Design Associates
15 Reviews
Grace Design Associates
Ideabooks102K
Questions14
Not a beginner project... It's mortared, reinforced, fitted sandstone over a reinforced concrete footing. You could also build it out of block and face it with stone.
Garden seating and fire pit
garden seat...The garden...Garden seating...my back garden...Garden bench
“Fire pit seating” — Julie Niehoff
debora carl landscape design
15 Reviews
debora carl landscape design
Ideabooks17,200
Questions8
love the Kalanchoe luciae - Paddle Plant! also like the agave attenuate (soft tip agave) and the tall white spiky plant
collector's garden. Sometimes a single plant captures your fancy; sometimes it's a family of plants. Either way, feature that passion in your garden design. In this case, it's a mix of succulents, thoughtfully placed to highlight the uniqueness of each type of plant while still fitting together in a seamless
“Caminos” — mtbernals
Contemporary Exterior
Ideabooks2,144
Questions1
approach. The garden blends into the scenery, rather than competing with it. Tip: Plant more formal and nonnative plants near the house, as was done here, and use the natives on the garden edges as a transition to the” “landscape follows the same approach. The garden blends into the scenery, rather than competing
with it. Tip: Plant more formal and nonnative plants near the house, as was done here, and use the natives on the garden edges as a transition to the natural landscape beyond.”
Tip: Plant more formal and nonnative plants near the house, as was done here, and use the natives on the garden edges as a transition to the natural landscape beyond.
Good tip for landscaping -- more formal near the house and more informal, native farther from the house
“Landscape” — caronc
Arterra LLP Landscape Architects
5 Reviews
Small City Garden
Ideabooks6,737
Questions6
this city garden has a rhythmic movement, which comes from the composition of forms, the billowy sway of the plants in the breeze and light bouncing off the reflected surfaces. The garden is designed to engage the viewer as participant in a trans-formative place, even if the journey they choose is purely
something showy in front garden beds
Shiny garden ornaments. Your greenery may die back in the winter months, but garden ornaments will shine on. Choose something with a bit of gleam, like the silver
Shiny garden ornaments. Your greenery may die back in the winter months, but garden ornaments will shine on. Choose something with a bit of gleam, like the silver orbs shown here, for maximum impact
“Easy maintenance” — phuff92
The Garden Consultants, Inc.
Drifts of naturalistic plantings
Ideabooks3,915
Questions4
open gardens, but to acheive the same naturalistic approach in small gardens requires skill. It is not a new idea, though, as both the leading Victorian gardeners, Gertrude Jekyll and William Robinson, used grasses to great effect in their innovative mixed plantings. Jekyll was very keen on using
to your garden, kids and adults, something to do. Outdoor musical instruments such as stone ocarinas or weatherproof drums, a tiny rakable Japanese garden, stacking stones, plants like Himalayan impatiens with seed pods that burst open at the touch. Create a bit of mystery with paths leading to unseen
open gardens, but to acheive the same naturalistic approach in small gardens requires skill. It is not a new idea, though, as both the leading Victorian gardeners, Gertrude Jekyll and William Robinson, used grasses to great effect in their innovative mixed plantings. Jekyll was very keen on using Miscanthus
“Masses of grasses...great movement” — chicnose
Oehme, van Sweden Landscape Architecture
Denieli Garden
Ideabooks2,164
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creating a room in the garden
of the garden relate to one another, like these two paved areas. One space is designed for dining, the other is set under an overhead plane, but both invite exploration with an alternate perspective of the same garden.
Block the view and create rooms. If you have a few hundred square feet, you can certainly create a private little sitting area, a space for a sculpture or fountain, or simply a nice garden vantage point
of the garden relate to one another, like these two paved areas. One space is designed for dining, the other is set under an overhead plane, but both invite exploration with an alternate perspective of the same garden.
secret garden is likely to be tucked farther away.
“english garden look” — brandyann9
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