Ideas for Beauty in the Garden with Garden Paths

original Garden paths can be completely natural or feature a combination of natural elements and man-made items. Some are made of stones of all sizes, and with borders created from everything from metal, to wood, to plastic, and even more stones. They can be simple, such as mulch or gravel, or complicated pieces of art … Read moreIdeas for Beauty in the Garden with Garden Paths

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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Remodeling Your Home The Green Way

Remodeling can be an inside or an outside job. Whether one wants to make changes to the interior of one’s home, or spruce up a walkway or patio, green remodeling is the most economic and eco-friendly way to go. Natural building materials can be anything from salvaged barn wood to pervious concrete. Thinking Outside the … Read moreRemodeling Your Home The Green Way

HOW TO MAKE A VISION BOARD TO HELP YOU GO GREEN – PLUS ECOFRIENDLY TIPS!

Okay, now here is the surprise– all vision boards are really green and eco-friendly because they are really recycling magazines One of the most eco-friendly ways to celebrate Earth Day with your family, office mates and school class is to create a Vision Board. REMIX: RECYCLING MAGAZINES & OTHER PRINT MATERIALS Be assured by creating … Read moreHOW TO MAKE A VISION BOARD TO HELP YOU GO GREEN – PLUS ECOFRIENDLY TIPS!

Garden Paving Slabs – Buying the Right Materials

Garden paving slabs can make your garden and your entire outdoor area come to life. With so many choices in sizes, shapes, colors and textures that are available today, your yard and garden can be anything from a contemporary and bright space to an earthy and inviting garden nook. When you choose paving slabs, be … Read moreGarden Paving Slabs – Buying the Right Materials

Landscape Edging that is Natural and Good for the Environment

Looking for great curb appeal? This article contains tips and suggestions on how to create a beautiful lawn edging using natural landscaping materials such as stone, plastic, bamboo and recycled building products. Using Stone for Landscape Edgings Natural landscape edging gives your yard a unique look. There are plenty of creative ways to add curb … Read moreLandscape Edging that is Natural and Good for the Environment

The Benefits of Using Flagstones in Patios – Flagstone Patio Benefits

People who are looking for the perfect material for a high end patio definitely should consider using flagstone. Using artificial or synthetic materials for your patio is not advisable. The most obvious reason for using natural materials like flagstone is the fact that they are, of course, more attractive than synthetic ones. Flagstones are an … Read moreThe Benefits of Using Flagstones in Patios – Flagstone Patio Benefits