archiveSeptember 2018

Small Garden Landscape Design IDEAS
Landscape Design

Small Garden Landscape Design IDEAS

One of the many highlights at this year’s Northwest Flower & Garden Show were the inspiring container gardens gracing the scenic sky bridge at the Washington State Convention Center. Fifteen designers pulled out all the stops to create their 8 ft. x 6 ft. masterpieces, artfully demonstrating that you don’t...
Full Sun Landscape Ideas
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Full Sun Landscape Ideas

If you have dry, sunny areas on your property and wish to grow plants there, you need to select full-sun plants that are known for their drought-tolerance. Following is a list of perennials that qualify. Many of these perennials are popular in rock gardens. Also see my companion piece, 10...
Residential Landscape Design IDEAS
Landscape Design

Residential Landscape Design IDEAS

Swipe to view slides The design phase of the residential landscaping process will result in a detailed plan for your yard. Huettl Landscape Architecture in Walnut Creek, CA. The construction phase may include the excavation of a swimming pool. The Green Scene in Northridge, CA A perspective plan shows a...
Landscaping Shrubs and Bush Ideas
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Landscaping Shrubs and Bush Ideas

Many flowering shrubs attract birds with their berries and provide brilliant fall foliage. But they are perhaps at their best when blooming, during which time they can stand alone as specimens and serve as focal points in a landscape design. It is the splendor of their blooms that is the...
Small Space Landscape Ideas
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Small Space Landscape Ideas

Got a green thumb? Like do-it-yourself projects? These time-tested stormwater features will beautify your yard and fight pollution at the same time. Native Plants Native plants can provide an attractive, cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternative to traditional lawns and landscapes. In addition to providing valuable food and habitat for native...
Prairie Style Landscape Design
Landscape Design

Prairie Style Landscape Design

Developed in the late 19th and early 20th century, this regional approach to landscape design celebrated the open character, horizontal expanse, and native vegetation of the Midwest. Landscape spaces were organized as a sequence of outdoor rooms and views, emphasizing the interaction of sky and landscape. Horizontally-branched native trees and...
Budget Backyard Landscaping Ideas
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Budget Backyard Landscaping Ideas

Landscaping your backyard isn't a simple task. Saving money on the project, however, can be. Saving money on landscaping doesn't always mean sacrificing on design, either. Using your materials wisely can result in a budget-friendly backyard escape. Patience is required, as saving money on your landscaping requires you to do...
Japanese Backyard Landscaping Ideas
Backyard

Japanese Backyard Landscaping Ideas

Many Americans think of Japanese gardens in terms of either the famed gardens of Kyoto or display gardens in parks or botanic gardens here in the United States. But in Japan, small residential gardens are also beloved and ubiquitous, especially in dense urban areas. One common style, the tsuboniwa, is...
Hospital Landscape Design
Landscape Design

Hospital Landscape Design

Dallas, Texas In a joint partnership, Studio Outside and Ten Eyck Landscape Architects infused nature back into Dallas' urban core with the restorative and adaptive landscape at the New Parkland Hospital. Using the ecosystem and plantings of the Texas Blackland Prairie, the design team created a resilient landscape that promotes...
Landscape Design Chandler Arizona
Landscape Design

Landscape Design Chandler Arizona

New home build. Need design and installation Landscaping Services Project in Sun Lakes 85248 We need our patio extended, plants moved and added and rock. Our backyard is a mess and pretty much dirt but has great fruit trees, palms and cactus. Irrigation Services Project in Gilbert 85298 VERIFIED BY...
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