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Cacti in gray gravel with smooth boulders at edge of desert garden

Cacti in gray gravel with smooth boulders at edge of desert garden

Paver Mow Strip for garden edging. So tired of having to rely on string trimmers. We would need a lot of pavers though...we have a lot of gardens!

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

Love this… Vertical timber slats to dress a block wall… Plays tricks on the eyes too!

Updates - Drew Edwards Developments

The pretty stuff is well under way in Highbury… Jase J doing his fit-out thing #CreesofHighbury #linearparklove

Jamie Durie Contemporary Garden Design Outdoor firepit beside pool with poolside cabana

Fire Pits

Aesthetically and as a function, fire has always been a primal part of celebrating and coming together—creating a central focal point as well as

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”, [...]

Outdoor Living - Love the tropical landscaping, but I would have to add more comfy seating


Coogee - Landscape Architecture

Our clients’ brief included a pool and entertaining garden for their young family. This small site featured multiple challenges such as tight access.

Fence post hole depth

How To Install Wood Fence Posts

By far the most arduous part of building a wood fence is installing the upright wood fence posts. This leads to fences that do not stand straight and/or deteriorate quicker than they should.

Sydney Beachside Garden | Secret Gardens - low bowl

Coogee Landscape Design by Secret Gardens - Sydney Landscape Architects

Sydney Beachside Garden | Secret Gardens - low bowl

Austin Modern Landscape Design Build Firm

Landscape designers specializing in modern outdoor living spaces, gardens, backyards, decks, patios, pools, and more. Residential and commercial.

Great FIre Pit project with tutorial!

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.


Tea in the Afternoon

softgardening: “ No space is too small for a Garden ”