Ideas

Ideas
From our garden to yours, we share inspiration from around the world for gardens big and small.
This modern roof terrace in Italy is an oasis of relaxation designed by landscape architect Gabriella Mazzola
Now that it is past the autumnal equinox we begin to think of coziness and warmth as the days begin to get shorter and cooler.
From a “forest floor” to the canopy of trees, this secret outdoor room provides deep shades of green
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Laser-cut vases, beautiful photographs exploring the “edge effect”, London’s possible future low-line park, and more in today’s Links We Love!

 

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The sixth installment of Dwell on Design, the Los Angeles showcase of modern, sustainable ideas, featured a wide range of stylish, practical green goods, some quietly cutting-edge, others wonderfully wild. 
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A fan of grafting and citrus fruits, I've been pursuing the legendary Tree of Many Fruits for some time now, and have yet to find one. Now I could have one in my backyard. Like many of my favorite trees, it hails from Australia. James and Kerry West, farmers in New South Wales, have been cultivating "fruit salad trees," each of which produce several kinds of fruits. 
To look at a history of botanic illustration is to look at the changing significance of a plant over time. A new exhibit at Lotusland, in Montecito, California, does just this. Historic prints document these transitional periods—of plant as medical specimen, to exotic beauty, to garden delight—in a show titled "The Plant Hunters: Botanical Illustrations from the 16th to 19th Centuries," which runs through November 2.
Barrier Reefs on Google Street View, “gray-water” irrigation, a tree-like coat rack, and more in today’s Links We Love!

 

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Vasiliy Butenko's Mess lamp pays homage to the ordered chaos of botanical forms. 
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A living wall in Milan was recently granted the superlative title of world's largest. Designed by architect Francesco Bollani, the vertical garden carpets 13,600 square feet of an Italian mall's facade.
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Photographer Sasha Kurmaz captures the fragility, beauty, and hope of a blossom.
DIY Beehives, modular furniture, the sweet sounds of nature, and more on today’s Links We Love!

 

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