Sep , At present, green roofs and rooftop gardens can be found in most big cities around the world, benefiting the urban environment and its inhabitants With going A typical green roof system comprises two inches of sandy soil topped with the pervious paver blocks, and overlain with a uniform grass sod.
Feb , These hanging potted shelves offer a creative way to add vertical, green space to a balcony, windowsill, patio, or roof garden Grow a mini herb garden or flowering annuals for a burst of colour Also, see Flower Container Ideas to Make Your Garden Wonderful These hanging potted shelves from the
Mar , Collect this idea Image Deborah Carl Landscape Design Artificial grass looks more like the real deal than ever before, but a gravel, stone and paver garden gives the garden a contemporary, minimalist look It s still low maintenance (and requires zero water) and is a great counterpoint to succulents and a
Nov , The designer of this tiny urban garden in New York City used many sound reducing ideas to create a private oasis The dense vertical planting, location of the sitting area and sound absorbing ground materials all help to block noise Contemporary Patio by Janet Paik Janet Paik Plant in vertical layers.
Watch this video to find out how to lay a paver driveway and stain a concrete patio to improve your yard I think we have some ideas that ll solve this problem for these homeowners Billy Kavula and Danny Lipford To give some new life to this tired patio in the back, we re suggesting some clean up and concrete stain.
Appropriate for driveway, patio, sidewalk, parking lot, pool area, and even rooftop patio applications Highly engineered composite material made from up to recycled materials Contributes more LEED credits in Green Building projectsmore than all other traditional pavers One third the weight of concrete pavers
Aug , Proper pathways in and around backyards and entry ways are a great way to make sure that your yard stays green and lush while still allowing people to enjoy the outdoor space Stepping stones come in so many different styles and can be arranged to create different looks and feels depending on your
Nov , This roof patio provides a perfect platform for al fresco dining with guests A piece of sculpture brings a touch of sophistication to the look Concrete planters create a contemporary image, and look amazing with some creative lighting Isn t this just the perfect place to throw back a well earned cocktail at
Aug , Exterior lighting has many functions ensuring safety along the walkways, offering an environment as natural light fades and should be an integral part of any patio design Beautiful patio designs that enhance your life experiences if you have a roof structure or a real roof or a pergola you may be able to
May , Before you start a patio building project, it s important to research your options and determine which material best suits your needs and abilities Ipe wood decking and concrete pavers give this rooftop patio by Chicago Specialty Gardens an contemporary Chicago Specialty Gardens used ipe wood
Patio pavers are a nice addition to your outdoor living space, but sometimes these types of pavers are not perfect for your application These are recycled pavers made out of car tires and truck tires made by Envirotile and the nice thing about it is, take a look at this, all of the different designs that you get to choose from.
Sep , Having just a small slice of outdoor space can offer a welcome respite from the noise and nonstop pace of urban life Here are a dozen design ideas from urban gardens to inspire your own tranquil outdoor retreat, whether it s a narrow city backyard, a tiny balcony or an urban rooftop Contemporary Patio by
Apr , Manhattan based firm Pulltab Design created this urban rooftop deck and garden in the East Village It s an amazing Altos, California The rusted steel fountain is built into a retaining wall of stacked stone, part of a large patio and garden with squares of grasses, concrete pavers, and a wooden walkway.
Sep , From a custom mural to a solid concrete slab built to look like tiles, these outdoor rooms don t overlook the details or comfort The architects at Resolution Architecture created shadow play with the slat spacing of the pergola roof, wood siding and patio furniture The shadows move along throughout the
The official start of summer is just around the corner If your outdoor space isn t quite ready for entertaining, don t worry I recently made an appearance on Fox Friends to demonstrate ways to punch up your patio on a shoestring budget Be sure to check out the video segment for more information on these four
Laying a patio out of brick pavers makes a good DIY project, but problems can arise when it comes to locking the pavers into place Traditionally sand was used to fill cracks and hold the pavers, but heavy rain can easily wash the sand out from between the pavers Cement based sand was created to combat this problem,
Jul , Custom paver patio with a fountain at the center, classic outdoor living space ideas for The thing that Scott wanted most for this patio was a water feature He s been talking about a water feature for a full decade now, since we were in our last house As plans for the patio came together this much longed for
Jun , I cover topics ranging from decorating ideas, product picks, Houzz Pavers covering the rooftop bring a finished look to the dining area Rooftop theater An outdoor screen can transform a rooftop patio into your own personal movie theater Invite friends and neighbors, set out plenty of cushions, and
Patio Benefits Easy maintenance (if you ve chosen a good quality paving) Wide variety of colours, shapes and textures Paving looks good with a larger Minimal detail can of course be achieved with one size of paving but because the individual paving slabs are much shorter than deck boards, paving will always look
Put a Roof on it a patio with a pergola for shading View as slideshow Photo by Saxon Holt A pergola offers a bit of shade and a sense of enclosure while still letting in fresh air This stained wood version is custom, but you can build your own from a kit The Suncast Cedar Pergola is a generous by feet and comes
Watch this video for tips on how to lay tile outdoors on a concrete patio or porch, including the right tile, waterproofer, mortar adhesive, and grout to use Full coverage of the mortar s very important, so it s a good idea to back butter the titles in addition to applying mortar on the slab The tile itself should also be rated for