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Start with a simple trio of tall, square planters. Install three clipped boxwood balls. Line them up against a screen or wall and voilà! You've created visual rhythm in a single vignette.
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Best of Houzz 2014
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the day.8. Always present a united front. Never criticize your partner in front of the architect, designer or contractor, let alone the Sheetrock installer. Wondering why you have lips and teeth? It's so you have two gates to keep your tongue under wraps.Additionally, you'll get the best work out of your
might break up before the construction is complete, leaving them stuck. If you're going to have disagreements, do it privately. Why should the guy installing your wood floor have a better idea about what is going on in your relationship than your closest friends?
Estes/Twombly Architects, Inc.
flowerpot full of rainwater can become a mosquito breeding ground.Make water features running rather than standing, or treat them with mosquito “dunks.”Install ceiling fans on porches — flies and mosquitoes do not like moving air.
McDugald-Steele Landscape Architects
New Orleans Estate
zoysia, centipede).• You want to quickly establish a new lawn in spring, sumer or fall (people in warm climates can install sod throughout fall, while those in cold climates should install early in the season).• You have a big lawn budget. Sod is sold by the piece or by the pallet, and costs vary widely
widely depending on the type of grass. Plan to spend anywhere from 8 to 30 cents per square foot if you are installing it yourself.
Maintenance and installation. Daily maintenance is similar to that for a traditional pool, but the focus is on tending the water garden. The skimmer should be cleared of debris
Maintenance and installation. Daily maintenance is similar to that for a traditional pool, but the focus is on tending the water garden. The skimmer should be cleared of debris, and the water garden plants occasionally need trimming. Insects and frogs stay within the regeneration zone (that’s their habitat)
Becky Bourdeau @ Potted
Point Breeze Vacant Lot Improvement
or awkward garden areas. When isolated garden beds are created, it makes little sense to install in-ground irrigation that is designed to cover large areas (lawns, for example). Drip irrigation can also be installed in creative garden applications like vertical plantings, where any other type of irrigation
Reasons to Install:To conserve water. Drip irrigation gets water where it needs to go — to the plants' roots. It's not only healthier for the plant, but it conserves
inconvenient.To water raised beds. Many gardeners understand the benefits of raised bed gardening, but don't want to go to the expense and labor to install underground irrigation pipes. Drip tubing can be be added to beds such as these in order to keep your plants irrigated at a lesser expense.
Our pool is filled. Can we still install these lights? You say "... the lights are contained in the pool."
I would like to know more about the LED lights too! What should I tell the builder to install? hayward blue LED lights? Thanks! Also is the surface pebble crete? or pebble tec?
are in this beautiful pool? i have a 15,000 gal pool in renovation with one non LED blue light that lights up whole pool. Definitely would like to install the multi RGB (?) LED lights in the place of old style light that can be smart system controlled. Would one fixture be enough for size of my pool
Charles McClure - Professional Site Planning
Charles McClure, landscape architect
Is this pea gravel? How expensive is it to install a gravel driveway?
This is a dense gravel. 3/8" angular pieces. It's called chip seal. It is installed over asphalt, with the typical subbase that asphalt is installed on. The asphalt it then covered with a tacky asphalt liquid. Then the rocks are spread over. Some stick, some don't
“dense gravel. 3/8" angular pieces. It's called chip seal. It is installed over asphalt, with the typical subbase that asphalt is installed on. The asphalt it then covered with a tacky asphalt liquid. Then the rocks are spread over. Some stick, some don't