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Welcoming all that can fly in, this natural garden is home to birds, bees, bugs, and even bats. It’s also populated with native and ornamental plants that are both beautiful and kind to the environment.
Grab a seat and relax in your outdoor space with nature-inspired furniture from landscape designer Nick Williams and furniture manufacturer Phillip Roth. Using reclaimed teakwood that’s weather-resistant, this new collection will blend into any garden, or take center stage as the star.
Related Topics: Ideas | Eco-friendly | Furniture | Outdoor living | Style
If you’ve been looking for eco-friendly solutions for your gardening tasks, look no further! Botanical Interests recently launched four new products including recycled paperboard pots perfect for seedlings.
Owners Brandon and Melissa took their interest for unique, sick, and unwanted plants, and turned 4 acres of mixed forest into a sanctuary for garden castoffs. Read the story on how their little business was sprung, now populated with over 1,000 species of plants.
In celebration of Earth Day, we’re recycling our favorite articles on water-wise garden design. This collection of eco-friendly articles includes information about plants that are drought-tolerant yet still add color and texture to the garden, and ideas for arranging environmentally-conscious plants into your design. 
Related Topics: Grow | Desert | Eco-friendly | Plant guide | water wise

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.  

 

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.
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: Eco-friendly | water wise
Spring cleaning? Use these herbal recipes for cleaning products from garden expert Trisha Shirey.
Related Topics: How-To | Eco-friendly | herbs | Ideas
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