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Design Small Garden Ideas
October 13, 2017

Design Small Garden Ideas

If you’re looking to start a garden, re-landscape your current yard, or even just for new ways to fill an empty plot of land in your backyard, be sure to pay close attention. We’ve scoured the Internet for some of the most creative and beautiful ideas in gardening to act as your inspiration. From gardens that integrate patios with pergolas, gazebos, or other…

Balcony garden design ideas
October 1, 2017

Balcony garden design ideas

Follow a few simple guidelines, and your garden should flourish. Photograph: Harpur Garden Library/Corbis How to design and plant a tiny balcony or rooftop garden, plus a simple herb project to get you started Essentials before you begin Before designing and planting a balcony or rooftop garden, think about the style you d prefer, how often you ll entertain there…

garden patio designs and ideas
September 16, 2017

garden patio designs and ideas

A beautiful wall with Spanish arches serves as the backdrop for this gorgeous backyard lounge area designed by Jamie Durie. The look merges elements of Old-World design with the clean lines of contemporary style. Dreamy Outdoor Entertaining A full-size kitchen, a cascading fountain and a raised pool flank the large lawn area, which features an in-ground trampoline…

architectural garden design ideas
September 5, 2017

architectural garden design ideas

Marcus Barnett’s garden schemes exude a calm and organised architectural spirit, but their order belies the extremes to which Barnett and his team go. Craning semi-mature trees into walled gardens and importing Basaltite stones from Italy is all in a day’s work, explains the Inchbald-educated landscape-garden designer, who was the equerry to the Duke of Kent…

Country Garden Design Ideas UK
August 30, 2017

Country Garden Design Ideas UK

We are incredibly fortunate in the UK to have one of the best climates for creating beautiful gardens, and the English country garden is renowned worldwide. Our clients often look for guidance on creating their own version – which needs to be functional and beautiful, blending harmoniously with its surroundings. So, what makes for a great English country garden?…

garden brick wall design ideas
August 8, 2017

garden brick wall design ideas

A garden wall (also known as a retaining wall in certain applications) is usually made of brick or stone, and while it’s more expensive than putting up a simple fence, it’s also far more attractive to the eye. These walls provide numerous benefits to homeowners, and they can add a sense of luxury and professionalism for commercial spaces, too. Outstanding Curb…

Home and garden Christmas Decoration ideas
September 24, 2015

Home and garden Christmas Decoration ideas

During the six holiday seasons florist Laura Dowling devoted to staging magical White House displays, it never looked a lot like Christmas in her own home. There just wasn’t time. Her Old Town Alexandria house would usually get only a simple wreath on the front door. Dowling, who served as the White House chief floral designer from 2009 to 2015, was in charge…

deck garden design ideas
October 19, 2013

deck garden design ideas

West border. The edges of the bed were laid out with hoses to ensure smooth curves. Next, potted plants were set out to determine the ideal positioning. Once the planting plan was set, the sod was removed and organic matter tilled into the soil. Along the west side of the deck, ornamental grasses like blue sedge and blue lyme grass get a starring role. South…

garden tool storage ideas
April 26, 2014

garden tool storage ideas

From wheelbarrows, spreaders and trash cans to rusty old tomato cages and stacks of stones, garden tools need to be put away — preferably out of sight. Master gardener Paul James reveals some very unrevealing ways to store all your stuff: Storage buildings are enormously popular these days because everybody has so much to store. Ironically, though, storage buildings…

garden fountain design ideas
July 18, 2013

garden fountain design ideas

This pond adds tranquility, reflection and ambiance to its landscape. A partially above-ground water feature, it was created with stone-and-mortar walls, then finished with a butyl liner. Double Duty This stacked-stone water feature functions as an art piece that s visible from the patio, deck and even indoors. Stacked Vase It looks like a vase, but in reality…

bamboo garden design ideas
May 18, 2016

bamboo garden design ideas

If you are looking for a houseplant which needs very little light and minimal care, then bamboo is the best choice. Bamboo is an essential element in traditional Asian style of decorating home. It is an ideal choice for modern eco style of home decoration using house plants. Bamboo garden helps you to pursue gardening, decorate home and also at the same time…

Better Homes and Gardens Bedroom ideas
October 27, 2015

Better Homes and Gardens Bedroom ideas

As soon as you have a guest confirm their stay at your home, the rat race begins. You start washing linens so they’re fresh on arrival, you begin to tidy up and depersonalize the room while also scrambling around to ensure your loved one or friend will feel at home within the guest bedroom. However, the stress of the stay doesn’t have to be inevitable. With some…

Garden design ideas Australian
June 17, 2016

Garden design ideas Australian

Overview Australians are blessed with the climate for outdoor living, and in recent years the average Australian consumer has made a quantum leap in what they expect from their outdoor living spaces. The outdoor room is now a lifestyle arena, equipped with kitchen facilities for entertaining, pools and play spaces for children, and peaceful corners in which to…