Home Inspiration: Outdoors
We've gone through our Home of the Times profiles and culled photos of outdoor spaces with ideas and inspiration that might work for you.
How to Build Garden Steps Into Hill or Bank :: Cottage Style Gardens :: Cottage Style :: Cottage Gardens :: Stone and Masonry Work
Learn how easy it is to build stone steps into any hill or bank around your garden. Expand your cottage garden up into surrounding hills or down a slope. Experience Cottage Style Gardens online. A greatly illustrated site about Cottage Style Gardens and Cottage Style Living - cottage style home decor. Extensive information about the cottage house remodeling and cottage style home decorating, cottage restoration, cottage architecture, entertaining, cottage home interior design and a section…
Wooden Outdoor Stairs and Landscaping Steps on Slope, Natural Landscaping Ideas
Garden stairs and landscaping steps made of tree trunks or large timber or treated wood pieces naturally blend with the surrounding, offering beautiful green design for your outdoor spaces
A Return to Moss
The more I think about moss the more I realise what an underused wonder it is in gardens and I think I will post many more times on the subject. Today I found this amazing garden on a site called...
Natural stone paths and flagstone patios
These are some amazing looking examples of stonework, and the casual spirit in which they were used in goes so well with the non-uniform and unpolished nature of the stones. Like in that pool image, don't you just love the foliage growing through those stones? Images from houzz.com
Lesson Plans in an Iowa Garden
Working through 30 years of summer breaks and then retirement, two Iowa teachers molded an empty backyard into an A+ landscape. Strolling through their gardens offers lessons in creating a great yard with a limited budget and lots of patience.