A Green Wall Using Concrete Panels Was Added To This Small Building In Sweden

November 29, 2017 Erin 0

  Butong, a Swedish company that creates cast concrete panels, have installed a green wall on a small building in Uppsala, Sweden. Adding a green wall to the building helps with noise reduction, keeping the area cool, lowering nitrogen oxide (NOx) levels, and contributes to the biodiversity of the area.   Their concrete panels, that […]

Cool Product Alert: A Smart Sprinkler Controller To Water Your Lawn

August 13, 2017 HD Staff 0

It is unusual for garden equipments to make it to our weekly feature. But the Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller is one device which we think warrants an exception. It uses information from multiple sources like weather forecasts, nature of your soil and plant types, sun exposure, etc. to create an intelligent watering schedule that saves […]

The Baffle House By Clare Cousins Architects

May 29, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Lisbeth Grosmann   Australian firm Clare Cousins Architects, were asked to design an extension / garden pavilion to the rear of an Edwardian cottage, that would maximize the exposure of a small sculptural garden.   At the front of the house, a garden path leads down the side of the cottage to the backyard. Photography […]

Landscaping Design Ideas – 11 Backyards Designed For Entertaining

February 8, 2017 Erin 0

  Backyards are the perfect place to host a party, so here are 11 inspirational examples of backyards that were designed for entertaining and making the most of outdoor living.   1. The concrete pavilion in this backyard was designed with multiple spaces for entertaining, including a lounge space, a dining space, and a cozy […]