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Nilsen Landscape Design, LLC
Wellesley Cottage Garden
a home that goes with the nature; creative design that blends so well with the nature.
3. What’s your home’s style? The next step is to evaluate your home’s architecture. Look at its style and palette of colors. For fencing you usually want to stay within a home’s theme. Nilsen says the best designs take the home’s style and carry the notion through.Nilsen also sticks with an easy design
design formula. She says, “Simple home, simple fence; ornate home, ornate fence.” It sounds elementary, but it works.Shown: This white picket fence complements the traditional style of the wood-shingled Cape Cod. Find your home’s style
Blasen Landscape Architecture
Hi, I am looking for a local Bay Area contractor to make a gate similar to this for my home in San Francisco. Can you tell me who made the one in the photo?
point-of-entry system connected to a video feed or smart phone? These factors will help determine materials, costs, and labor and time requirements.“We encourage folks to identify their home’s style
video feed or smart phone? These factors will help determine materials, costs, and labor and time requirements.“We encourage folks to identify their home’s style and architecture, then set up a plan for changing out hardware items as a budget allows, and that includes gate hardware visible from the street
Woodburn & Company Landscape Architecture, LLC
landscape plantings, from garden bed to lawn to overhead vine, fit this shingle-style home perfectly. But think about it: This same landscape would work well with a range of home styles.
This beautiful shingle-style home's small porch allows the owners to sit for a spell and admire their gardens.
interesting shingle style detail
Cape Cod style
Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC
Belmont Hill Residence
I have an area in front of my home that I can get grass to grow and it is in my entry area. What would you recommend? Also it is very shaded
Richly textured planting designs help define the mood of the garden. Consider using plants that are either native or adapted to the region in which your home is located. This can help tie your garden to your region, giving it an all-important sense of place, and make it more sustainable at the same time.
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make sure you clean them weekly, inside and out. Coordinate lanterns or outdoor sconces, great hardware, house numbers and a door knocker with your home's style. These final touches make a big impact.
At the end of the entry path, a breezeway connects the main house to the garage and serves as the main threshold into the home. The back side of the breezeway is all glass and enjoys views of the backyard.Two large pots of miscanthus flank the front door. "We play around with the plants in these containers
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Ewing House Colonial Williamsburg
traditional decor. The Ewing House and other historic homes in Colonial Williamsburg are open for guest stays throughout the year. Read more about lodging options and plan your next visit. More:The Colonial: America's Home StyleTraditional-Style Townhouse in Colonial Williamsburg
Windsor chairs are sprinkled throughout the house, which shows just how versatile the chairs are in the home: They're paired with a writing desk in the guest room, placed bedside in the blue and white room and play a supporting role to wingback chairs in the previous photo. Here, the chairs are the porch
Frank & Grossman Landscape Contractors, Inc.
Woodside One 03 (Design by Lutsko Associates)
land. You may be asking, “What do I do about my nondescript tract home sitting in the suburbs?” A simple first step would be to look at your home’s architectural style. Craftsman homes, for example, blend perfectly with gardens featuring mass plantings of ornamental switchgrass (Panicum spp and cvs, zones
(Corylus avellana ‘Contorta’, zones 4 to 8) and structural conifers round out the garden. If your home has no clearly defined architectural style, take note of its exterior color and cladding. If your home is clad with gray cultured stone with rose highlights, for example, use that as a starting point
Be sure to include some dark green shrubs to give the eye a place to rest. I recently designed a garden for a nice but nondescript home with regard to architectural style. What drew my eye was the way the facade stepped back several times with the front door on the farthest, most recessed portion. I enjoyed
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Garden Architecture/Robert Trachtenberg
For this elegant landmarked Berkeley home, designed by Albert Dodge Coplin, we had the challenge of designing a garden that delicately blends Japanese and English style vernaculars at the request of the client. All photos by Robert Trachtenberg
Keeping things geometric and simple in style and materials lends a Japanese garden feel.
6. They’re an extension of the homeUtilising outdoor space is an excellent way to expand the total living space of your home. The style of your pool should complement the home, your taste and lifestyle.
Or combine with a softer landscape styleIf you find the Japanese style too minimalist for your taste, try using certain key elements in a more heavily planted garden such as this one. Here, the garden owners wanted to combine both Japanese and English garden styles. The stone bridge, pond and teahouse-like