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Banyon Tree Design Studio
9 Reviews
Edmonds Residence
Ideabooks21,136
Questions7
yard renovation: added new landscaping, fire pit, benches, patios, edible gardens, fences, plants
Are those a natural rock pavers (both the big and small) or some type of cast concrete?
vertical garden or even a pot of herbs on your windowsill.
Project: Container gardenDifficulty: EasyEstimated time: An afternoonWant an edible garden in
Stock TanksThis may be one of the easiest options for raised garden beds. Stock tanks, which are typically round or rectangular with rounded
gaining popularity in recent years as a great way to add urban chic to the garden. The only real work you will have to do is add some drainage holes to the
indefinitely. They are also movable, which is handy if you redesign your garden layout. They come in a variety of sizes. Cons: You'll have to have a truck
“Troughs for garden” — cgaskin
Arterra LLP Landscape Architects
8 Reviews
Small City Garden
Ideabooks7,631
Questions6
The overall design for this city garden has a rhythmic movement, which comes from the composition of forms, the billowy sway of the plants in the breeze
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
What is the small tree or shrub in the center of the picture?
sphere in the garden; some that are the size of actual bowling balls can also pack a dramatic punch! Oh my gosh, the big one has the small one in its reflection
communicating the designer's intent. This alluring trio of gazing balls is thoughtfully placed, creating a noteworthy moment in the garden. The orbs reflect
Love he balls in the garden
“Spheres and planting” — Sharon Emery
The Garden Route Company
11 Reviews
Bernal View Garden
Ideabooks5,735
Questions1
Garden Designed & Built by The Garden Route Co. Photos by Rich Radford
Hardscape on the diagonal in small square lot
Play with the angles. If you’ve got a small square spot to
5. Play with the angles. If you’ve got a small square spot to deal with, San Francisco landscape architect Rich Radford
degrees to get more surface area. 6. Pay attention to scale. If you’ve got a small backyard, the last thing you want to do is cram in a 10-person dining table
feet tall and completely overtake your yard. Here Radford smartly worked in small, native plants and grasses to keep an open feel. See patio trees for mild
So much of modern landscape design relies on juxtaposing the randomness of nature against the hard and fast rules of geometry. This is a beautiful example
small yard done in an interesting way
“Outdoor space, organized landscaping” — reinac77
SRM Architecture and Interiors
1 Review
Creekside -- Gardens
Ideabooks5,188
Questions3
I love the small flat green plant featured in this garden. Perfect for a tiny dog to use on an apartment terrace
Small Garden Design Japanese - Minimal planting
Japanese gardens are minimally designed, with just a few shrubs and plenty of open pathways, to create a serene atmosphere. Borrow those ideas for your
cement - uneven squares - garden areas
“plantings” — deeders554
sustainable garden design perth
3 Reviews
A Japanese Garden
Ideabooks2,826
Questions0
A japanese garden created in combination with a herb and vegetable garden contained in weathered Cor-ten steel tanks. The dry river bed was created using
and naturally arranged river stones. The water feature was designed in unison with Yael K Designs.
unison with Yael K Designs.” “Steel beam for water path. Want
Good idea for an ugly drain that has it be extended
Brenda Jones ... a Japanese garden idea for you
bit of grey water and minimal manure.It’s also a good idea when selecting plants for your garden, to choose the right plants for the specific location
win-win-win situation.More: Easy Vegetable Gardens for Black Thumbs
3. Waterwise plant selectionsThis garden features a contemporary dry river bed, decorative
“ZEN/DOG FRIENDLY” — Tracy Cook
Banyon Tree Design Studio
9 Reviews
Banyon Tree Design Portfolio
Ideabooks4,780
Questions1
Surface runoff gathers in this new rain garden, densely planted with ornamentals and natives. The elongated pavers are recycled concrete from the existing
Very interested to know what kind of plants are use here. We are just starting to plan for rain garden but not sure
Many rain garden designers promote the use of native plants, and in the Seattle region, we have a lot of plants to chose from; plants that are adapted
adapted to wet winters and dry summers work well in our region. this garden also has quite a few, non-native, adaptive species that work in those environmental
but offer more flash and color and ornamental qualities to the landscape design. Many conservation districts, utility companies and/or road departments
level on rain garden design. good luck!
“Colorful,loves the grasses...” — jblindzz
Germinate Design
2 Reviews
Queens Park
Ideabooks1,508
Questions1
Fence design , is it steel or timber paint effect?
windows in the garden, with plants behind
in a wall or garden hedge can be an easy and unexpected way to limit a view. This garden stirs curiosity with style. Additionally, a small opening in the
in a wall or garden hedge can be an easy and unexpected way to limit a view. This garden stirs curiosity with style. Additionally, a small opening in the
Create windows in your garden. Limiting a view can add mystery and intrigue because it raises the question of why. Hidden things inspire curiosity; curiosity
“Create windows in your garden. Limiting a view can add mystery and intrigue because it raises the qu” — jverwijs
Bliss Garden Design
8 Reviews
Lytle Road, Bainbridge Island - Shaded Creek
Ideabooks19,095
Questions3
out Bliss Garden Design, Bainbridge Island firm. Nice website.
be in a garden are more accessible than others, but the ideas translate to different landscapes. Places where one can find repose in the garden can only
trip to the home of James Rose, I was reminded that great design isn’t just for the well-off. Small spaces can be as exciting as the grandest ones, and great
lusciousness to rival the most exotic of gardens. Other cold-tolerant leafy plants that suit subtropical gardens include Ajuga, aspidistra, Bergenia, Farfugium
budgets. A few boulders set loose in a circle can add to the joy of the garden as well as any custom fireplace. To enjoy the landscape, one needs to not
water garden in a pot. bench
“Pavers bench” — Aaron Mathers
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