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College Student Creates Gorgeous Geometric Ground Designs Using Fallen Gingko Leaves

Joanna Hedrick, a photographer who works at California State State University at Sacramento and is student of philosophy, creates really wonderful …

College & University

Brett Landscaping wins Best External Product 2018 for GeoCeramica ®

Brett Landscaping has won the ‘Best External Product’ category in the Housebuilder Product Awards 2018. An expert panel of seven judges including …

Landscaping

Fast curing Kemperspeed pedestrian traffic systems

When speed really counts – The solution is <b>KEMPERSPEED pedestrian</b> traffic systems<p>A complete project in one day – Fast application and rapid curing for …

Waterproofing

The 5 top summer garden trends, as revealed by the Rich brothers

David and Harry also share gardening advice and talk about filming Garden Rescue with Charlie Dimmock...<p><b>David and Harry Rich first made a name for themselves in the gardening world as the youngest winners of a gold medal for a show garden at the Chelsea Flower Show back in 2013.</b><p>Now the pair from …

A west London garden filled with dramatic stoneware and lush greenery

Nestled under a spreading lilac, terracotta chimney pots made by Mick Pinner poke their heads from a bed of ferns, wood anemones, Solomon’s seal and</i> …

Sculpture

Mary Keen: Don’t fear downsizing – the joy of starting a new garden from scratch will make up for what you leave behind

The satisfaction of creating a beautiful garden is all the greater when, thanks to a move of house, you’ve had the joy of starting from scratch with …

15 wonderful floor ideas for your patio & the garden

This homify article will offer you 15 great floor ideas that you can employ in the outdoor spaces like the garden, the courtyard, the patio and even …

The Most Beautiful and Famous Trees on Earth | Green Landscapes

<i>“A tree is a wonderful living organism which gives shelter, food,<br>warmth and protection to all living things. It even gives shade to<br>those who wield an</i> …

National Parks

Mirrored pavilion disappears into the surrounding greenery

DepA designed the structure, which is located on the grounds of the Serralves museum<p>Tucked away on the grounds of Portugal’s famous Serralves museum is a tantalizing pavilion that disappears into the greenery behind it. That’s because the small structure features mirrored surfaces and sits on a …

Greening the city with urban gardens

Are car free zones the key to cutting air pollution?

23 cheap and cheerful garden fencing ideas

Finishing your garden off perfectly can seem like a tricky task, especially when you don't have a huge budget left to play with, but ask any …

5 Ways to Get your Garden Summer Ready

It’s the time of year for outdoor entertaining, which means getting your garden ready for summer should be a top priority. When the temperatures …

How to Improve Kerb Appeal with a Resin Bound Driveway

Do you want to be the envy of all your neighbours? Perhaps you’re putting the house up for sale and need to make a good impression from the front of …

Duck weed swamps Lancashire canals in thick green carpet

<b>An "explosion of duck weed" is swamping Lancashire's canals, according to the Canal and River Trust (CRT).</b><p>The trust says it is removing about 70 tonnes of the floating weed each week to ensure the "thick carpet" it creates does not harm aquatic wildlife.<p>If left to thrive, thousands of tiny plants …

Driveway dilemma: Choosing the best material for you driveway

When it comes to driveways, I am not a fan of using interlock for the entire space and I have several reasons why.<p>Often interlock is installed …

Home Improvement

Best Way to Remove Concrete Slabs on a Patio

If you have old, cracked, uneven, or non-level concrete slabs on your patio, you may be thinking about removing the concrete in order to upgrade your …

Woodworking

Grass on Concrete: The Growth of Urban Oases

The archetypal oasis, a source of food, water and shelter from the elements, is found, almost by definition, in remote or extreme settings — an island of life and fertility surrounded by barren or inhospitable terrain. Yet cities, often lacking in biodiversity and located in extreme settings, are …

Concealed in a Shroud of Green: Steeping into the Shelton Marshall Residence!

Presenting a wonderful contrast between the cleverly concealed and the undeniably obvious, <b>Shelton Marshall Residence</b> in Downtown neighborhood of</b> …

Hardscaping 101: Woven Fences

Woven fences have been constructed for thousands of years, from the Neolithic age, as a way to mark out land and enclose crops and livestock, but …

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Chinese Feng Shui Masters

Feng shui, the ancient Chinese system of arranging physical objects to create serenity and balance in a home, also offers lessons for modern …

17 nifty ways to make the most of a small garden or patio

A small garden can be a hugely stylish and beautiful slice of bonus space that connects with your home, especially if you take the time to add a few …

Landscaping

15 Absolutely Stunning Side Yard Decor Ideas You Must See

There are no rules when it comes to decorating your yard. Your creativity and imagination are a must!<p>Many gardeners are making a walkway in order to …

17 head-turning ideas for your front garden

It's easy to get caught up in planning a grand landscaping design for your back garden, while totally forgetting about the front of your house. We're …

Landscaping

34 Privacy Fence Design Ideas To Get Inspired

The outdoor season is almost on and soon we will spend a lot of time outdoors. If you don’t like other people’s eyes on your home and outdoor space, …

18 beautiful gardens and patios that don't have a blade of grass!

When we say garden, what's the first image that comes to mind? If it's rolling fields of green, then we're about to completely change your perception …

Creative Ways To Use Rocks For Your Garden

If you own and maintain a lawn or a garden, you know that there are a lot of rocks found in a surrounding of that sort. You must make the best of …

MVRDV completes Seoullo – Seoul’s Skygarden

Today, Mayor of Seoul, Won-soon Park officially opens Seoul’s new public garden Skygarden, Seoullo 7017, a 983-metre botanical floating walkway, | …

BIM and Landscape Architecture: What, Why, and How?

Many landscape architects get hung up on the concept of BIM (Building Information Modeling), simply because it contains the word ‘building’. But BIM …