Landscaping

Stone wall construction

Add a decorative hardscape to your landscape<p>Stone walls have something of a magical quality—when looking at one, you can rarely tell if the …

Gardening

9 simple tricks for a more sociable garden

If you want your garden to become THE premier hangout for family and friends, we have some professional gardener-approved tips and tricks for making …

Led Outdoor Lighting Ideas. Stunning Design Landscape Ideas Uk Bright Landscape Lighting Ideas. Colorful LED Lights For The Garden - Best Decoration

Led Outdoor Lighting Ideas. Astounding Modern Garden Ideas Awesome LED Landscape Awesome Garden Lighting LED Lights Outdoor Lighting Ideas<p>Led Outdoor …

Bathrooms

The sheds of country gardens

A perfect potting shed<p>Ann Cicarella’s potting shed is the centerpiece of her backyard landscape in Cleveland, Ohio. Painted teal with gold accents, …

Houses

New Apple Park drone footage shows more landscaping, lights on in Steve Jobs Theater

A newly-published video shows that while construction and landscaping work is at an advanced stage at Apple Park, it remains underway, particularly …

Apple

Human Outdoor Metal Sculpture

This Human Outdoor Metal Sculpture is an attractive feature to your garden.<p>Size:<p>Small - 260 x 1600H mm<p>Large - 300 x 2000H mm<p>Colour: Natural Rusted …

Sculpture

8 Drought-Tolerant Plants a Pro Landscaper Swears By

There are endless reasons for choosing drought-tolerant plants for your outdoor space. Maybe you're trying to save money on water bills, you live in an area where rain is scarce, or maybe you just don't have the time to water your plants on a regular basis. But before you give up on your dreams of …

Flowers

5 utterly unique gardens to inspire your next upgrade

As soon as the sun starts to shine, we all get preoccupied with wanting to make our gardens a little more special and enjoyable, but a good dose of …

Interior Design

11 Beautiful Drought-Tolerant Backyards

See All | 1 of 13<p>When you dream about your perfect backyard, you probably imagine lush lawn, a vegetable garden, and flowers galore, but sometimes …

Home Decorating

Summer Roundup: 9 Great Pool Houses

Now that it finally feels like summer, we’re ready to break out the SPF 85 and brave the sun. Here are nine of our favorite pool houses to inspire a …

Architecture

Trending on Gardenista: Front Porch Living

This week on Gardenista: a screened porch revamp by a Remodelista favorite, DIY <i>kokedamas</i>, and more.<p>Missed this week on Gardenista? Check out our …

Home

Tips for Creating a City Garden

With a little planning and dedication, it’s possible to turn even the dreariest outdoor space into an urban retreat. Whether you have a big backyard or a tiny balcony, here is how to make your outdoor space work for you.<p><b>DECIDE HOW YOU WANT TO USE THE SPACE</b> “Ask yourself what you see yourself doing …

Real Estate

Creating a Garden Oasis in the City

Samira Kawash and Roger Cooper bought their Park Slope brownstone five years ago with the idea of giving big dinner parties and enjoying lazy afternoons in the extra-large backyard. But after they moved in with their daughter, Illia, then 9, they realized that the poor layout, overgrown plants and …

Real Estate

Summer Projects That Will Give You Good Return on Investment

You don't have to do a total renovation to increase the value of your home. Simple home improvement projects — like landscaping, new doors or …

Home Improvement

This Rooftop Deck Has Custom Designed Wood Benches Surrounded By Greenery

Jeremy Jih of J.Roc Design recently completed Wood Flow, a sculpted, modular roof deck that’s 600 square feet in size and surrounded by greenery.<p>A …

Furniture

How Landscaping Can Make You a Better Investor

Summer is finally here. The rain has stopped and the plants are in bloom. If your yard looks anything like mine, it's time to trim the bushes. They …

Financial Planning

7 outdoor storage ideas you probably haven't thought of

Outdoor storage doesn't need to be bulky and unattractive, especially if space is limited in your garden or terrace. The team at homify have looked …

Hacking

Why the shade garden is so underrated — and how to create your own

Shade gathers from year to year in the garden like the wrinkles on your face, growing more pronounced with time.<p>Small bushes develop into large …

Gardening

The Easy Upgrades That Will Add Value to Your Home

Home renovations aren't just good for transforming an outdated space, when done right, they can add serious value to a house and make it, quite …

Home Improvement

Washington couple converts pool into flowing garden

Mark and Debby Genter of Washington Township are this week’s winners of the Homestyle Garden Photo Contest

English Gardens

This Beautiful Driveway Design Puts Plain Pavement to Shame | Architectural Digest

Talk about a great first impression<p>Architect Christopher Mercier of (fer) Studio was in the midst of building a carport and swimming pool for photographer Davis Factor's midcentury home in California's San Fernando Valley when he was told to stop everything, right that minute. Factor had bought the …

Houses

Mark your calendar: the popular Cactus and Succulent show returns to Huntington

The Huntington’s annual Cactus and Succulent Show is popular with desert plant lovers, and with good reason. For drought-conscious gardeners, the hundreds of exotic plants on display and for sale offer endless inspiration.<p>Los Angeles Times<p>The courtyard of the Atwater home of architect Rebecca …

California

These Are The Summer's Biggest Outdoor Decor Trends, According to Pinterest

Front yards are definitely the new backyards.<p>With such limited time to live out all of our outdoor decor dreams (at least for those who live somewhere with all of the seasons!), it's tough to pick which backyard-friendly trends you want to try out each year.<p>This season, we're turning to Pinterest's …

Home Decorating

Timeline of a Hancock Park yard makeover: 'I didn’t want an English garden, but...'

After Linda Sanoff let her lawn die off and removed it, she knew that she wanted to replace it with a drought-tolerant alternative that would complement her Mediterranean home in Hancock Park.<p>“We wanted something traditional,” Sanoff said. “I didn’t want an English garden, but I did want something …

English Gardens

Fresh Outdoor Living Room Ideas To Expand Your Living Space

<i>We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p>An outdoor …

Interior Design

Grow Guide: Plant a Wildflower Garden for a Charming Natural Look

Image courtesy of Felder Rushing<p>A simple section of fence can tame a wildflower meadow.<p>Q: I want to have a little patch of wildflowers in my …

Gardening

New ideas for outdoor spaces

This is the time of year we all look forward to: Daylight lasts long after our workdays have ended, the weather is balmy, and family and friends are …

Home Depot

You just need these 5 things to create a dreamy backyard oasis this summer

Hygge season may be a distant memory now that the sun’s no longer setting at 4 p.m., but that doesn’t mean you’ve got to give up your staying-in …

Lifestyle

Object of Desire: Housenumber Sconce from Belgium

Outdoor lighting solution: an entryway sconce with polished brass house numbers from Belgium-based designer Tekna.<p>Part of the Nautic collection (see …

Home Decorating

Landscaping: 7 ways to build a small garden

Building a small garden is surprisingly easy, you just need some enthusiasm and a weekend to get into it.<p>The time has come to impress those …