Photo - Paver Mow Strip
Mow strips can be made from any solid material used to separate the lawn from a planting bed. They allow a law mower to trim the grass all the way to edge of the lawn without having to use a string trimmer. Mow strips are usually made from concrete but can also be made from pavers as seen in this photo. Photo by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's house in Carlsbad
Xeriscaping, Drought Tolerant Land Cover - Home Decor Designs
Xeriscaping – landscape (an area) in a style which requires little or no irrigation. Xeriscaping is a water conservation concept that originated in Colorado and now spreading across the United States. The term Xeriscape is a combination of two Greek words – xeros meaning dry, and scape meaning view. It is not the same as “zero-scaping”, [...]
Make Your Own Modern Concrete Fire Pit
If all those steel fire pits at the local home improvement store aren’t your thing, try making your own gas flame pit. This modern design is sleek, sturdy, weatherproof, and takes just a few hours of craftiness with a concrete mold.The DIY blog ManMade takes you through the steps to build your own fire pit with only $50 in materials. The pit takes its shape from an extra large plastic punch bowl, and a grill grate keeps the river stones suspended above gel fuel canisters.