New Year Perennial Field Report: People, Plants, Places
It's the movement that never stops moving. Stepping into 2018, the New Perennial movement in naturalistic planting design continues to creep, climb, bloom, and seed its way around the civilized world all the way from Scandinavia and Eastern Europe to Canada, the U.S., South America, China, New Zealand, and beyond. In every pocket, there's a growing convergence of design, ecology, and architecture along with a deepening sense of what is possible and why it matters more than ever before (i.e…
Watervertragende groenstrook Kop Zuidas
De Zuidelijke Wandelweg is eind 2016 gedeeltelijk opnieuw ingericht voor de nieuwbouw in de Kop ZuidAs. In het ontwerp is door de ontwerpers van RVE Ruimte en Duurzaamheid in samenwerking met Waternet een infiltratiestrook opgenomen.
Create a Rain Garden: Two Designs and Plant List
With a rain garden, use—don't lose—the torrent of rain water that falls on your paved areas and roof. As a bonus, many plants suited to a rain garden are natives which attract pollinators. Learn more about rain gardens—plus, here are two rain garden plant
42 Fish Pond Garden Designs with Water Fountain Concept ~ Matchness.com
Normally rock fountains are constructed in accordance with their size, but one must select the space after thinking about the noise the fountains will make. A pond is merely a hole full of water. The Liner Every pond wants a liner.
A Natural Shade Garden in Summer
Jamie DeWolf and her husband George reside in what was once the carriage house of a large estate. The trees on the property tower over the former carriage house. Many of these trees are part of the original forest and have never been cut. Into this very special woodland, Jamie has incorporated both native and shade-loving plants. A few years ago, I paid a visit Jamie's garden in early May. Then I made a return visit to see the garden in July. Gardens change constantly, and it was fascinating…
80 Garden Pond Ideas and Designs - Golly Gee Gardening
It is commonly known that even the slightest amount of water can drastically improve the appeal of your backyard while adding some diversity to it. Incorporating a garden pond into your yard’s design can make it seem larger by giving it an illusion of depth, as well as provide a relaxing and uplifting atmosphere, bringing…Read more →
I Never Promised You a (Rain) Garden
A rain garden is a plant bed that collects rain runoff and holds water for a short time, usually less than twenty-four hours, while it absorbs excess water into the soil. If planted with native spe…