Hate Gravel Landscaping? These 10 Gardens Will Change Your Mind
With record droughts drying up large swaths of the country, homeowners are searching for landscaping alternatives that will let them look their neighbors in the eye. Though gravel landscaping is ideal in the desert, this versatile ground cover is as big a boon for homeowners in wetter climates, where gravel can prevent puddles and allows water to gradually percolate into the soil. As eco-conscious builder Stephen Shoup told Dwell magazine, “One of the challenges in green building is to not…
33 Calm and Peaceful Zen Garden Designs to Embrace | Homesthetics - Inspiring ideas for your home.
Serene, peaceful, balanced, simple words that describe the zen garden, the traditional Japanese language expressed through mineral means, through rocks and sand sculpting equilibrium, deaf, peaceful art around one`s home.
30 Rock Garden Ideas that helps you connect with nature
Easy to maintain yet as beautiful as any garden! Plan your rock garden by getting ideas from this blog which includes 30 different options on how to get the best out of your rock garden! Get connected with nature.
No More Mowing: 10 Grass-Free Alternatives to a Traditional Lawn
Many of us have a love-hate relationship with our lawns. Although we enjoy the cool carpet of green grass to lie on and play on in summer, no one wants to spend hours every weekend mowing and trimming—not to mention battling weeds, insects, and fungus, and aerating, feeding, watering, and seeding. Turf lawns take a lot of time and money to maintain. They require the use of precious water resources to keep them alive, and the pesticides and herbicides we apply to them can damage the…