Having a slope in your front or backyard can be a good thing for your gardening plans! Tame that slope with our simple landscaping ideas that incorporate a slope into your gardening and landscaping. Building a retaining wall, using the slope to display a container garden or creating a water feature are just a few of our ideas.
Build Landscape Walls and Keep Them in Tip-Top Shape
A tradition of weekend hiking trips served as the premise for Jeff and Millie Baird’s off-the-grid retreat in California’s Sonoma County. Affectionately named Camp Baird, the home is located on a 165-acre parcel near a campsite the couple and their two young daughters had visited for years. Architect Malcolm Davis worked with contractors Fairweather & Associates on the new build; landscape architect Cary Bush of Merge Studio incorporated drought-resistant nativeplantings into the property...
custom chicken run build: landscape cloth over the gravel bed
9 Scenic Viewpoints in Prague, Czech Republic
Prague’s Old Town is awash with an array of colorful and intricately-detailed buildings, many of which are centuries old. We strolled the streets wide-eyed; we were in awe at every turn. However, as stunningly beautiful as Prague is up close, leaving the curving cobblestone lanes of the Old Town to seek out vantage points offered breathtaking landscapes.
Smith Cardiovascular Research Building Landscape: Location: San Francisco, California Designers: Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture Built: 2012 This LEED Gold project consists of a 140,000 sq. ft laboratory research building, a one acre central courtyard, and campus entry plaza. Sustainable principles helped shape the design. Evoking the site's historic salt marsh ecology, the design for the courtyard incorporates native grasses to filter and absorb stormwater runoff. The planting…