Jun , KR Garden Design Consider built ins Obviously, space is at a premium with a small patio In this modest courtyard, the raised garden bed serves as the back of a built in On a patio without much space on the ground, use walls to mount elements like fountains, sculptures, window boxes and lighting.
Oct , Floor lamps are integral part of the interior, when we talk about a homelike atmosphere To read a favorite book in the soft light of an arched lamp for many it is a picture associated with tranquility and happiness As with any lighting fixtures, floor lamps are different, so you can use them for different
Apr , Exterior lighting is just as important as an interior lighting design Universally designed exterior lighting ensures a smooth transition between indoors and out when the evening rolls in Well executed exterior lighting design also makes all the difference in transforming your entrance from run of the mill to
Sep , Sado, the way of tea, has all kinds of rules and customs, and making a truly authentic teahouse garden requires expert knowledge But that doesn t mean you should be intimidated if you simply want to look into roji for ideas to liven up a small garden A traditional Japanese landscape, even a small one,
Jun , If you have a balcony or small terrace, you can create a fresh and inviting space for entertaining and outdoor living with these best small patio products look with an outdoor area rug that defines the space, a square poof or ottoman that can double as a coffee table or extra seat, hurricane candles that light
Mar , That last point has always stuck with me, and I ve realized that light is just as important when designing and creating an engaging outdoor space as it is when photographing a subject Don t let light be an afterthought when designing your landscape Make it a centerpiece and a point of conversation.
Aug , On the left is all three pieces, making the lamp very tall Top right is two pieces, and bottom right is one piece floor lamp repurposed patio solar lamp Since I was putting on the small porch, I used two pieces I like that height the best I have it placed next to my small outdoor garden bench made from
Mar , Even if you don t have room in your yard for a swale, a rain garden or other infiltration areas, you can still practice sustainable stormwater management Stormwater planters manage runoff directly from your rooftop and function like a rain garden inside a container Stormwater planters are useful for small
May , If you re lucky enough to have a little extra room and good lighting, consider a small kitchen garden for herbs and veggies construction, don t let your side yard be an afterthought you plan on dealing with later work with a landscape architect to make the best use of the space before you break ground.
Dec , Here s an introduction to energy saving outdoor lighting choices, as well as design ideas to get you started on lighting your landscape in an energy efficient and cost saving way LED lights are so low power that their electrical needs are small and work well with today s low voltage systems.
Aug , Asian Landscape by CLC Landscape Design CLC Landscape Design Statuary A special figure in the garden can be a wonderful prompt to ground and center yourself Think carefully about placement You can use the statue to bring attention to a special element in the garden, like a favorite tree or rock
May , Having a small garden or a small outdoor living space does not mean that you can t have a great garden This post gathers quite a few landscaping ideas that can get you started in planning the garden you ve always dreamed about also view Attractive Step Lighting Ideas for Outdoor Spaces.
Jul , Whether you love an inspiring backyard retreat or just need a spot to stow a hoe, these great outdoor sheds have some ideas for you Custom cabinets, a gravel floor and a workstation that includes a sink make it a dreamy retreat for a gardener Traditional Exterior by Historical Concepts Historical
Sep , Chinese pistache trees reach about feet tall at maturity, making them a perfect choice for a courtyard or small garden The leaves As you transition to a winter garden, the topiary can be wrapped with white lights for the holidays Traditional Landscape by Enroot Landscape Planning and Design.
Dec , The garden can function on all levels with a bit of thought and careful design, from accommodating recreation and relaxation to providing fruit and The concrete pathway is utilitarian in nature, leading straight from point A to point B The paving changes to stepping stones in the grass, a precept that
You ve pulled out all the stops to make your house and yard look first rate So why let that hard work disappear at nightfall when, with a flick of a switch and some strategically placed landscape lights, you can roll back the darkness and put it all on display Done right, landscape lighting makes the best of what you ve got by
Oct , Furnishing exterior spaces as outdoor rooms has become an interesting design choice The brick paving here almost replicates parquet flooring, reinforced by the use of the expansive rug In a small space like this, the use of brick could feel busy, but here it s successful, creating a cozy yet organized feel.
Aug , Whatever shape you choose, go as large as is practical A small garden bed can feel fussy with space to expand, the flowers can make more of an impact Beach Style Landscape by Plantswoman Design Plantswoman Design Think about a color scheme A flower bed filled with every color of the rainbow
Watch this video to see how a professional landscape lighting company installs outdoor lighting for your house to complement your home after dark And that is how to neatly store all the wooden dowels, small sections of wooden molding, small diameter pipes that I have in the shop I don t want to just lay them on the floor
Spring has sprung, and with that comes plenty of work in the garden If you ve got your planting under control, consider enhancing your patio with an outdoor fountain Outdoor water features add automatic ambiance that trickling sound is magical Whether you have a small grassy enclave, a fenced roof deck, or concrete a
Jul , My earliest outdoor shower experiences involved a small wooden surround attached to a simple rental cottage on Cape Cod, Massachusetts Slifer Designs Extend an indoor bathroom outdoors Glass doors that lead to an outdoor shower let in the natural light, while the rock wall provides a stunning
Sep , This wall of limestone blocks gives us perhaps the best solution for creating the simplest minimalist boundary It has a great presence in the garden while linking with the gravel floor The wall s size and smooth surface allow it to act as a movie screen or a place for projecting garden lighting The starkness of
Jul , Jay Sifford Garden Design Add glass Nothing captures, reflects and refracts light like glass The pieces shown here were custom designed to mimic new shoots of plant growth and placed so that they rise from a sea of shade loving ground cover One thing to consider before installing a glass sculpture in
Jun , These beautiful enclosed yards show how to get the most from a relatively small outdoor living area Edgley Design Get the bones right Brick, glass, decking and wood paneling mix well to make up the structure around this sliver of a courtyard The design is ripe for expanding upon a living wall or a
Aug , Inspired by the flowers of natural prairies, it s a look full of movement, light and color It mimics nature big and small If you like this look, here are some ideas to think about for prime planting season this fall Be repetitive Whether your garden is big or small, you can adapt this style to work for your space.