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The design trend away from solid concrete to permeable walking surfaces has opened the door to  fresh paving options.  Smaller homes and yards make it possible to explore alternative, sometimes truly unique surfaces without breaking the budget.  

 

Related Topics: Ideas | DIY projects | Eco-friendly | Ideas | landscaping
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.
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A garden in Patagonia, Arizona, takes the Southwest climate in stride
A Zen garden in Sun Valley, Idaho designed by Native Landscapes kept wise water use in mind, as well as wildlife habitat and use of local materials.
Related Topics: Green | Eco-friendly | water wise
Spring cleaning? Use these herbal recipes for cleaning products from garden expert Trisha Shirey.
Related Topics: How-To | Beige | Eco-friendly | herbs | Ideas
Climate change is not only coming, it's already well underway. What can our gardens expect?
Related Topics: How-To | Purple | Eco-friendly
The owners of this Portland, Oregon, garden want to connect people with the Earth
Related Topics: Ideas | Brown | Red | Eco-friendly | Oregon | Portland
Jim Martinez has been creating water-wise, environmentally friendly gardens in Dallas and Marfa, Texas for more than 30 years. He picks seven of his favorite plants to grow in desert regions, including Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas.
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A Pennsylvania state representative and his wife wanted to test their theory that sustainability and style can go hand in hand. Seven years later, they have their proof.
A garden in Santa Fe honors the native landscape and makes the most of every drop of rain that falls
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