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Demystifying Sunscreen: 5 Things You Need to Know

When it comes to sunscreen, I admit to being cranky. First there’s the way it makes me feel: sticky and grimy–and that’s before I’ve spent the day in …

Skin Cancer

Current Obsessions: Jetsetter

Our latest findings, and what’s on our agenda.<p>There’s still time to vote for your favorite entry in the 2018 Considered Design Awards. Vote now (or, …

New York State

Vote for the Best Hardscape Project in Our Design Awards

Our judges have chosen the finalists, now you choose the winners. Vote for your favorite projects in our 2018 Considered Design Awards once per day …

Landscaping

Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Ideas to Steal for a Stylish Summer

Summer, meet style. This week the Remodelista editors rounded up their favorite design ideas to transform their interiors into seasonal sanctuaries. …

Trends

Everything You Need to Know About Rambler Roses

Rambler roses often get overlooked for their more showy relatives, but they deserve better. Although many ramblers bloom only once per season (there …

Climbing

Gardening 101: Chinese Fringe Flower

Chinese Fringe Flower, <i>Loropetalum chinense</i><p>While boxwood, pittosporum, and hebe may be hogging the shrub spotlight, loropetalum can put up a fight …

Landscaping

Pollinator Gardens: 8 Easy Steps to Design a Landscape with Native Plants

When it comes to pollinator gardens, not all are created equal. In fact, we were surprised to learn that many plants advertised as “pollinator …

Gardening

Vote for the Best Curb Appeal Project in Our Design Awards

Our judges have chosen the finalists, now you choose the winners. Vote for your favorite projects in our 2018 Considered Design Awards, once per day …

Framing

Copper Gutters and Downspouts: Are They Worth It?

Face it, gutters are boring. But they’re important. Unless you live in the desert, you need gutters to keep rain from pouring off your roof and onto …

Home Improvement

10 Easy Pieces: Jute and Burlap Netting and Landscape Fabric

Jute is a jack of all trades in the garden. A natural fiber, jute is used to make burlap or hessian netting and landscape fabrics. These problem …

Gardening

Swimming Pool Fences: 10 Ideas for Safety & Style at Water’s Edge

A fence is an important safety feature if you have a swimming pool; you don’t want anyone drowning.<p>Legal requirements for swimming pool fences can …

Landscaping

Gardening 101: Olive Tree

Olive Tree, <i>Olea europaea:</i> “The Beauty of Age”<p>By planting an olive tree on top of a hill in ancient Greece, the goddess Athena got a city named after …

Plants

Before & After: A Seaside English Garden by Farlam & Chandler

A garden in crisis greeted designers Harriet Farlam and Ben Chandler of Farlam & Chandler in 2016. Dingy concrete paving slabs and a completely …

Landscaping

10 Everyday Ideas to Steal from Estate Gardens

Few of us are immune to the allure of the country estate—the sweeping views and bucolic vistas across miles of countryside, the sense of space and …

Landscaping

Plant-Based Diet: Iced Tea, No Sugar Required

Over lunch one day at the very wonderful Honey & Co. in London’s Fitzrovia with a contingent of Remodelista editors, we cooled off with glasses of …

Tea

Current Obsessions: Tricoleur

On the heels of our Vive la France issue—and to celebrate Bastille Day (and the upcoming World Cup final)—we’re taking note of a few French …

Coffeemakers

Outbuilding of the Week: A Chic Chicken Coop in France

Transformed from corrugated chicken coop to a rustic-luxe cabin, on a former pheasant farm—must be France.<p>Photography by Ricardo Labougle and styling …

France

Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Ideas to Steal from France

Happy Bastille Day (tomorrow). In honor of the French national holiday, the Remodelista editors spent the week discovering new interior design ideas …

Interior Design

Gardening 101: Feather Reed Grass

Feather Reed Grass, <i>Calamagrostis</i><p>A connoisseur of ornamental grasses may be able to identify a particular species at a glance. But I need a cheat …

Landscaping

Ideas to Steal: 10 Ways English Gardens Borrow from France

Neither the British nor the French would like to admit that their mutual preoccupation is often based on admiration. Although certain elements of …

English Gardens

Gardening 101: Petunias

Petunia, <i>Petunia</i> x <i>atkinsiana</i><p>Once again it is time to give a salute and thanks for the many stalwart garden plants we have inherited from our southern …

Gardening

The Sand-Free Summer Cottage: 8 Ways to Keep the Beach at Bay

In summer nothing beats the feel of sand between your toes. Unless, of course, you happen to be <i>in</i>side. Sandy floors (or worse, sheets) are the bane …

Cleaning

How to Arrange Flowers Like a Frenchwoman: 8 Chic Techniques

Frenchwomen, it’s universally known, have a knack for effortless beauty, from the way they dress themselves to the way they outfit their interiors. …

Ceramics

10 Easy Pieces: Garden Tuteurs

<i>Tuteur</i> is the French word for “tutor,” and in the garden, tuteurs teach plants valuable lessons. Whether you’re training night-blooming moonflowers …

Landscaping

Vote Now: Gardenista Considered Design Awards 2018

The submissions are in (more than 2,000 photos of gardens, patios, and design-worthy outdoor living spaces included)! Our panel of design experts has …

Landscaping

Le Jardin Plume: A Modern Impressionist Masterpiece in Normandy

For anyone hankering after European formality—only a touch, we’re not talking Versailles—Le Jardin Plume in Upper Normandy is just the ticket. …

Landscaping

Landscape Ideas: Garden Design for a Swimming Pool Area

Landscaping a swimming pool area is a different challenge for everyone, just as the design of each house and garden is unique. But when it comes to …

Landscaping

Current Obsessions: Summer Stillness

This weekend, after the holiday, a moment of respite.<p>The best new gift for gardeners and houseplant lovers (or yourself): a subscription to the Plant …

New York State

Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Ideas to Welcome Warm Weather

This week the Remodelista editors celebrated the start of summer by rounding up easy design ideas to update a beach house, weekend retreat, or woodsy …

Trends

Announcing Our New Design Guide to Retaining Walls

Retaining walls are the unsung heroes in many a landscape. On a slope, they prevent erosion, control rainwater runoff, and create terraced levels for …

Landscaping