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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.

 

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Would you spend more time in your garden if you had adequate lighting? Many may not think of the importance of lighting while planning out a landscape design. Safety, along with the ability to use outdoor spaces after dark are two main reasons designers recommend adding lighting to the plan. Lighting provides the option to dine al fresco, highlight your favorite tree, or to simply not trip down the stairs.
An award-winning landscape design by LaurelRock Company gives equal weight to aesthetics and the environment at this Connecticut home.
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Daylight saving time may bring an early nightfall, but new lighting techniques and technology transform the great outdoors after dark.

 

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To create the sense of a secret outdoor room, partners Robert Khazzam and Kevin Treanor planted a woodland garden, complete with a “forest floor” and a canopy of trees that provide deep shades of green and dappled sunlight in their private oasis.
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Palm Springs, Calif. is a Mecca of modern architecture from mid-century restorations to futuristic open dwellings. When fences, partitions and screens are called for, the traditional cedar board fence just doesn't fit into these landscapes.
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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.  

 

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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.
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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.

 

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Vertical gardens have become incredibly popular, with versions created from succulents, air plants, and more, appearing all over the world. We take a look at some of the big names—Patrick Blanc, Flora Grubb, Wooly Pocket, and Michael Hellgren—behind the trend.
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