birds return. The birds that headed south last fall are returning, including great blue herons, even if the ice hasn't melted from area ponds yet. While you're looking up, take note of the tree branches budding.
a good return on my investment (ROI)?Absolutely! Current stats show residential green updates on average have a ROI of $8 for every $1 invested. For commercial properties, Energy Star properties are selling on average of $61 per sq ft more than peers and LEED buildings for $171 more per sq ft.A return
The return of topiary. The garden rooms were created by enclosing areas with walls or, more usually, hedging. The movement gave impetus to the planting of traditional hedging such as yew (Taxus baccata) and boxwood (Buxus sp). This use of hedging also brought the return of topiary.Topiary, having fallen
having just returned from a lecture tour there. She went, and the trip had a strong influence on the house and on Griggs — she returned to Japan more than 30 times. She was engaged to book designer Jackson Burke around the time of that first trip, so the couple commissioned TAC to add rooms to the house.Shogo
when she returned from a weeklong Yosemite camping trip shortly after the family moved in. Carol enlisted the help of interior designer Louise Moody to transform the space into a tropical retreat, which features access to a veranda overlooking the backyard and surrounding area.Moody painted the room, installed
Kelsey returned, she was thrilled with her surprise room makeover.Desk set: Ratana; paint: Dunn Edwards; Island Oasis quilt, prints, accessories and wall decor: Bamboo and Beyond