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Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture
4 Reviews
Hillside Residence
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beauty and power of this vignette would be compromised if several other sculptures were competing for attention. Observe the sight lines in your garden and place a sculpture so that the piece speaks on its own without competing with others. Bends in garden paths, hedges and even house corners create new
Capture a dragon instead. Bathing in the yard not your cup of tea? Then make way for a dragon, or any other creature sculpture, in a vintage tub to create a statement-making fountain.
8. Capture a dragon instead. Bathing in the yard not your cup of tea? Then make way for a dragon, or any other creature sculpture, in a vintage tub to create a statement-making fountain.
beauty and power of this vignette would be compromised if several other sculptures were competing for attention. Observe the sight lines in your garden and place a sculpture so that the piece speaks on its own without competing with others. Bends in garden paths, hedges and even house corners create new
“Whimsical” — Jennifer Gates
Koreman Landscape Company
2 Reviews
Our work
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Mixed with other woody plants, creeping juniper adds texture and contrast, especially when used with false cypress (Chamaecyparis spp) or blue spruce
Love the way greens are displayed interacting with each other
Mixed with other woody plants, creeping
garden that contains other evergreens of various sizes, like boxwood, false cypress, dwarf pine and inkberry holly.
blue rug juniper and creeping juniper in other photos
junipers with other plants like yucca
Mixed with other woody plants, creeping juniper adds texture and contrast, especially when used with false cypress (Chamaecyparis spp) or blue spruce.In naturalistic
“evergreen” — gayleen1
Natural Balance Home Builders
9 Reviews
Green Roofs
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good example of a straightforward extensive green roof with flowering sedum and other plants. Note the perimeter walkway: green roofs are typically not accessible, meaning one does not walk ON sedum plants. Gravel or other walkways are important for maintenance and accessing the roof to enjoy it. Let's
good example of a straightforward extensive green roof with flowering sedum and other plants. Note the perimeter walkway: green roofs are typically not accessible, meaning one does not walk ON sedum plants. Gravel or other walkways are important for maintenance and accessing the roof to enjoy it."
good example of a straightforward extensive green roof with flowering sedum and other plants. Note the perimeter walkway: green roofs are typically not accessible, meaning one does not walk ON sedum plants. Gravel or other walkways are important for maintenance and accessing the roof to enjoy it. Let's
“Rocks around outside and square with plants.” — Rachel Bernard
debora carl landscape design
15 Reviews
debora carl landscape design
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Consider interplanting them with other Mediterranean natives or grasses.
The array of succulents. Aeonium as the center piece and all the other drooping plants around it.
leaves ranging from pure black to colorful variegations, there’s an Aeonium for every taste. Its rounded leaves create a softer look than some of the other desert natives shown here. Aeoniums are native to the Canary Islands, and what they lack in cold hardiness, they make up for in soil and moisture
tolerance. Aeoniums require a little more water than most succulents do, though they are still very drought tolerant. Consider interplanting them with other Mediterranean natives or grasses.
to partial shade (full sun in cooler climates)Mature size: Varies with speciesBenefits and tolerances: Soil tolerant; more tolerant of moisture than other succulentsSeasonal interest: Year-round; Aeonium are monocarpic, meaning they flower once, set seed and then dieWhen to plant: It's best to plant cuttings
“Colors” — llindaf
The Garden Consultants, Inc.
Drifts of naturalistic plantings
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Mina Brinkey Mina Brinkey Save to Ideabook Email Photo Cool the neighborhood. Consider placing trees where they can shade driveways, sidewalks or other paved areas. According to the U.S. Forest Service Center for Urban Forest Research, neighborhoods with well-shaded streets can be up to 6 to 10 degrees
type of landscape renovation solves the monoculture problems that are inherent with lawns. Greater plant diversity welcomes birds, butterflies and other wildlife, and promotes a more normal ecosystem in general.
type of landscape renovation solves the monoculture problems that are inherent with lawns. Greater plant diversity welcomes birds, butterflies and other wildlife, and promotes a more normal ecosystem in general. Large lawns are visual deserts. Replacing them with more diverse plantings creates a feast
“different grasses” — norrishouse
Kathleen Shaeffer Design, Exterior Spaces
11 Reviews
Aptos Residence
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Consider practicality. On the other side of the coin, it's important to match the materials, size, location, durability and long-term sustainability of the walls, hedges or fences to their
style of the house, the setting and the other garden features. And as I'll discuss further on, walls that serve a strictly artistic purpose still need to fit with the rest of the garden, regardless of how eclectic your yard might be. Consider practicality. On the other side of the coin, it's important to
If your home is more modern in its design, you can frame your views with streamlined, geometric designs in stucco, concrete and other materials. This doorway and window provide beautiful frames for horizontal lines of plantings. Note the color blocking of gray and brown concrete that reflect the green
“concrete wall” — variousred
MAGDALENA & MGS Architecture
4 Reviews
Entry Steps
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even ephemeral bulbs like allium or camas lily for contrast. The loose branches are easily trimmed or cut back, so you can continue to make room for other things. Junipers grow best in full sun and prefer dry conditions; humidity and excessive moisture can lead to blight. If this happens, prune out the
even ephemeral bulbs like allium or camas lily for contrast. The loose branches are easily trimmed or cut back, so you can continue to make room for other things. Junipers grow best in full sun and prefer dry conditions; humidity and excessive moisture can lead to blight. If this happens, prune out the
JUNIPERS COVER HOLES AND OTHER UNATTRACTIVE PLACES - CROWDS OUT WEEDS
even ephemeral bulbs like allium or camas lily for contrast. The loose branches are easily trimmed or cut back, so you can continue to make room for other things. Junipers grow best in full sun and prefer dry conditions; humidity and excessive moisture can lead to blight. If this happens, prune out the
“cement. wals” — bennerbaby
Huettl Landscape Architecture
9 Reviews
Concrete Garden steps
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shown here. Fescue, thyme, and other low-growing plants soften their lines, and add appealing color and texture.
fescue, thyme and other low growing plants between concrete steps.
Concrete steps can seem unwelcoming, but not the ones shown here. Fescue, thyme, and other low-growing plants soften their
Gardening in the steps. Fescue, thyme, and other low-growing plants soften lines, and add color and texture.
Concrete steps can seem unwelcoming, but not the ones shown here. Fescue, thyme, and other low-growing plants soften their lines, and add appealing color and texture.
Fescue, thyme and other low growing plants
Concrete steps can seem unwelcoming, but not the ones shown here. Fescue, thyme, and other low-growing plants soften their lines, and add appealing color and texture.
“Driveway retaining wall” — Nancy Nawn
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