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Elements of Garden Design


Elements of Garden Design

There are many garden design rules, but no garden police to come and enforce them. So have some fun in your garden and give it your own personal touch. The only person you really have to please is yourself. Often our gardens are created in a haphazard fashion, with whatever plants are at hand or strike our fancy. When your garden starts to feel chaotic, or if you d like to avoid having it get that way, there are some key elements that make a garden …

Garden design Chicago


Garden design Chicago

Situated in the heart of downtown Chicago, the Crown Sky Garden is a sanctuary for patients, families, doctors and administrators within this 23 story Children’s Hospital. The commitment to this sky garden was built upon a growing body of scientific research which links access to natural light and contemplative spaces to reduced patient recovery time. This regenerative project offers a new paradigm for healthcare design that integrates healing gardens …

Flowers garden design Plans


Flowers garden design Plans

When planning on how to design a garden , think about how to keep the flowers blooming all summer long. Here s a plant list and gardening advice from The Old Farmer s Almanac . The ideal summer flower garden develops in waves, reaches crescendos of bloom, and depends on chronological succession. Choose flowers for their color, beauty, and fragrance, of course—but also consider the season in which they bloom. Avoid planting midsummer bloomers all in …

Design your own flower garden


Design your own flower garden

Have you ever seen a garden that just took your breath away? You visit two months later and the garden is again in full glory and you wonder how do people do it? How do you design a garden that offers visual interest through the seasons? University of Illinois Extension offers many resources to help you create your very own eye-stopping flowerbed. The Stepping Stones to Perennial Garden Design program has helped many gardeners create amazing outdoor …

Small backyard Garden Designs


Small backyard Garden Designs

Ideas for designing and planting small garden spaces DC West Construction Inc. in Carlsbad, CA Landscaping Network in Calimesa, CA Craig Reynolds Landscape Architecture in Key West, FL Maureen Gilmer in Morongo Valley, CA WaterQuest, Inc. d, CO Z Freedman Landscape Design in Venice, CA Free Ebook: Small Yard Landscaping Guide Discover six strategies for landscaping a small backyard. See examples of small outdoor living spaces and find out how they …

Modern garden wall design


Modern garden wall design

We have all seen ivy winding its way up the outside surface of an aged brick building or wrapping its way up an attached wall trellis, but what if you implemented this on a whole-home scale and planned this process from the very start and designed it to encompass your entire living environment? That is precisely the design concept underlying this incredible eco-home appropriately nicknamed the ‘Garden House’ by architects Tham & Videgard Hanson …

Modern Design garden


Modern Design garden

This stunning house is the perfect exemple of how modern design can mix with functionability. The residence is situated in Burlingame, California and it is amazing how different materials have been combined in the making of this house and resulted in something great. The house was built out of stone, concrete and wooden elements, and the immense glass windows let in plenty of light and sunshine and illuminate the whole space in a nice way, giving …

Rooftop Garden Designs


Rooftop Garden Designs

Daniel Keeley, founder and principal of DK Design in Fayetteville, Arkansas recently redesigned two adjacent rooftop terraces on Fayetteville Square that exemplify urban outdoor living at its finest. Rooftop spaces present a unique atmosphere for entertaining and relaxing with friends and family. tions that impact the design and construction process. Here Keeley shares five considerations for homeowners who would like to transform their rooftop into …