sustainable garden design

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    Tour a Sustainable Backyard Garden Retreat 

    A well-planned water feature will lend a restful, restorative atmosphere to almost any garden. Whether it is a simple birdbath or fountain, or a larger feature such as a pond…

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    Building a Green Roof: What to Know Before You Grow

    “Eco roof,” “live roof,” “planted roof,” “green roof”—enough roofs to drive you up one. Whatever you call it, the approach is the same: to plant directly onto a roof’s surface.…

  • Purple and chartreuse form the backbone of the color scheme.

    A Garden That Has It All

    My husband and I moved into our house in November nine years ago. I recall the weather vividly because, instead of starting my new journey indoors with painting walls and…

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    Creating a Low-Maintenance Garden

    Sustainable approaches decrease chores and increase enjoyment