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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Inspired by ghost town bottle houses, the newest old idea in the modern landscape is building with bottles instead of recycling them.  One of the most doable ideas is creating built in seatwalls.
Related Topics: Ideas | DIY projects | Eco-friendly | landscaping
From a sprawling backyard garden to an urbane rooftop escape visible only to neighboring high rises, Lolita Aaron’s transformation from suburban gardener to urban gardener provides unlikely lessons in renewal and regeneration.
Related Topics: Ideas | my garden | Rooftop garden | urban
Discover a few impactful things from these Coconut Grove houses to do in the garden that pay big style dividends.
Related Topics: Ideas | books | Florida | tropical
For ten years, Mike Osterling and Ron Alessandrini have worked on their Woodinville, Washington garden. Now that it’s complete, people are starting to take notice.

 

Related Topics: Ideas | art | landscaping | my garden | Photo tours

Daniel Keeley, designer of two adjacent rooftop terraces that exemplify urban outdoor living at its finest, shares five considerations for homeowners who would like to transform their rooftop into a luxury outdoor living space.

Karen Chapman has been designing beautiful container gardens since 1996 in the Pacific Northwest. As a self-proclaimed “busy” gardener, she offers these survival tips for reviving container plants and keeping them thriving.

 

The private garden of master collector Dan Hinkley.
Related Topics: Ideas | Dan Hinkley | Plant collector
LandscapingNetwork.com recently released a list of trends popular in gardens right now. Check them out to keep up with the latest in outdoor design.

 

Related Topics: Ideas | Design | landscaping | trends
Each year the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) awards professional awards to the year's best residential landscape designs. We have the winners from this year's competition, from a brilliantly reimagined former rock quarry (above) in Connecticut to a home in Mexico with spectacular outdoor rooms.
See how seven designers created outdoor environments for everything from intimate dining nooks to kidcentric playscapes. 


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