The Beauty & Benefits of Using Natural Flagstone

The uses of flagstone are so varied and mind boggling that there ought to be a song composed about it. Flagstone is little by little becoming as popular as sliced bread, as they say. Its application runs along the whole perimeter of your homestead, whether you realize it or not. From the very front entrance … Read moreThe Beauty & Benefits of Using Natural Flagstone

Natural Landscaping Design

If we were to have a truly native landscape in Houston Texas it would look like an abandon field of various grasses, a thicket edge of tangled vines, shrubs and underbrush or a mature grove of oaks with leaf ground cover underneath These landscapes are beautiful out in the countryside but in our suburban enclaves we seek some order and design

If we were to have a truly native landscape in Houston Texas it would look like an abandon field of various grasses, a thicket edge of tangled vines, shrubs and underbrush or a mature grove of oaks with leaf ground cover underneath. These landscapes are beautiful out in the countryside but in our suburban enclaves we seek some order and design. You say to yourself ?it looks messy or it needs to be improved upon.? Let?s say that the first requirement is it should look beautiful to you. It is your interpretation of how you want natural to look. The natural landscape is really improving upon the existing natural conditions and making it even better into our own liking. On the most wooded of lots in Piney Point and Memorial the issue becomes ?how to work with and plant under all this shade?? There is an aesthetic, a blend of the existing and the things we can improve upon based on the comforts, functions and the necessary uses of the site- a landscape design marriage. In the natural landscape interpretation we take the best of natural site elements and make it even better still based on the concept of form, function to house comfort and beauty. So now that we know the natural landscape is by no means native or natural what is it?

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What’s Underfoot? A Quick Guide to Patio Surfaces

Patios and terraces have always been popular outdoor spaces. Whether a Parisian courtyard or a rooftop alcove, only porches and sunrooms beat out these paved (or semi-paved) retreats in a recent survey of my readers as the most ideal outside living space. Let’s examine some of the wide variety of patio surfaces.

Patio Stones

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A Guide to Backyard Safety

source Backyard safety is a year round concern, but especially so in early spring, when it’s time to prepare your backyard for safe summer fun. Take a walk through your yard, using this article as a guide to backyard safety and make a list of anything that needs to be repaired or replaced to protect … Read moreA Guide to Backyard Safety

Security Need Not to Cost a Fortune- It Needs Doors and Windows Protection

original Tried and tested hundreds of protection systems but none come close to your expectation! Most of burglar alarms informs after the intruder is inside. 85% of intruders enter through main entrance; within 5-7 minutes he steals your fortune and police reach much later and you find yourself helpless. Whose fault is this? Don’t you … Read moreSecurity Need Not to Cost a Fortune- It Needs Doors and Windows Protection

Large Indoor Cat Cages

source Rover Company manufactures the finest Large Indoor Cat Cages on the market today in the USA. Large Indoor Cat Cages for your home can be bought as kits or you can build your own quite easily a query to your favorite search engine will yield information and photos. You can add extras like height … Read moreLarge Indoor Cat Cages

Houston Concrete Patios

via Concrete has been given new life in the last 10-15 years It has become a viable aesthetic, especially in contemporary and urban designs Concrete has been given new life in the last 10-15 years. It has become a viable aesthetic, especially in contemporary and urban designs. Nature gives concrete its appeal?the qualities of durability … Read moreHouston Concrete Patios

Permeable Paving for Driveways and Patios

For years we have been slathering open areas with asphalt or cement to form a strong, weight-bearing surface. Today we have much better choices. Permeable paving for your driveway or your patio can offer not only much more decorative surface textures and designs, but flat areas that support weight and allow water to drain into … Read morePermeable Paving for Driveways and Patios