How To Make A Feng Shui Garden Yourself

How To Make A Feng Shui Garden Yourself
Feng Shui is an art of reaching harmony in life, a practice that comes from the China. It is believed that if a place is arranged according to the Feng Shui guidelines it remains, prosperous, peaceful and harmonious. Start with the parts of your garden you would like to change, grow the Feng Shui plants... 
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22 Gorgeous Lavender Gardens Around The World

22 Gorgeous Lavender Gardens Around The World
Lavender is the secret weapon of gardeners around the world. In warm, dry climates, the herb’s 39 evergreen species can fill problem spots in the garden with year-round foliage and with flowers in lovely shades of purple, blue, violet, and gray. Give lavender full sun and from 2 to 3 square feet of space to... 
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How To Draw Your Own Garden Plan

How To Draw Your Own Garden Plan
Keep track of your plants—and your schemes for spring—by drawing a garden plan. All you need is a piece of white paper, on which to plot the existing elements of your garden; a piece of tracing paper and tape to add a layer for planned additions; a pencil; an eraser, and a measuring tape. To... 
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13 Common Garden Flowers That Are Poisonous

13 Common Garden Flowers That Are Poisonous
We’ve already told you of plants that are poisonous for dogs, and today we’d like to enlist common poisonous flowers that are beautiful and popular. No one is saying you should remove them or avoid them altogether, but if you have small children and animals, you should know what flowers are poisonous so that you can... 
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How To Create And Plant A Rooftop Garden

How To Create And Plant A Rooftop Garden
If you’re considering a rooftop garden, there are a couple of directions you could go in. Fully planted green roofs, where the roof is covered with soil and the plants are in the ground, make great environmental sense, but they are too difficult for homeowners to undertake on their own. The easiest and most personal... 
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Modern Outdoor Fire Pits By AK47 Design

Modern Outdoor Fire Pits By AK47 Design
Continuing the topic of outdoor fire pits, I’d like to share these designs by Ak47. We’re deep in the throes of winter and nothing feels cozier than a wood burning fire. Outdoor fire pits let you enjoy those times all year round keeping your warm while you circle around with friends and family. Ak47 offers... 
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Tiny Modern Garden Divided Into ‘Bonus Rooms’

Tiny Modern Garden Divided Into ‘Bonus Rooms’
In a small 375-square-foot backyard in the southern Netherlands city of Den Bosch, garden designer Carrie Preston of Studio Toop came up with a plan to create extra rooms of outdoor living space for a young couple who have a 1930s house with a terrace. Using semi-transparent mesh as “walls,” Preston subdivided the terrace into... 
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