Landscapes Archive

Essential Pool Safety Features to Have on Hand

Planning a pool undertaking is thrilling when you think about the entire luxurious parts you may embody, from a pool solar shelf to grottos and a slide for the children. However there’s a entire set of important options you in all probability aren’t considering of if you search Houzz for pool inspiration or view accomplished tasks from knowledgeable pool contractor. We’re speaking about pool security. …

A Hillside Gypsy – by Landscape Designer Bernard Trainor

Bernard Trainor has been a group favorite right here at Ian Barker Gardens for a while now. His capability to marry the performance of a backyard design with its magnificence is extraordinary. And what Bernard was capable of obtain in his California ‘Gypsy’ undertaking is breathtaking – drawing inspiration from the pure setting and mixing it into the panorama design. This expansive backyard, nestled on …

Father’s Day Gift Ideas (for Dads Who Love to Be Outdoors!)

Listed here are a couple of Father’s Day present concepts from the Residence Exterior group. Positive, a few these may be a bit of extravagant…however dads deserve one of the best, don’t they?! If you happen to actually wish to present Dad some love, how about his personal man cave? Studio Shed, an organization trusted and really helpful by Residence Exterior designers, supplies pre-fab kits …

Edible Gardens and your Landscape

This yr has been THE yr for edible gardens, and we’re excited to see so many people getting outdoors and attempting it for the primary time. Nonetheless, there’s additionally a false impression that rising meals means selecting between a fairly backyard or a sensible backyard. In truth, incorporating edibles into your panorama doesn’t have to remove from the look of your yard in any respect. …

Glen Iris 2 Project – Garden Design

Again within the winter of 2015 we have been requested by our fantastic Glen Iris purchasers to design the entrance, rear and facet areas of their L formed courtyard. A household with two younger boys, their major goal was to discover a answer to greatest make the most of the restricted backyard area that they had accessible. Being a younger household, a pool was excessive …

Buxus sempervirens – Ian Barker Gardens

Everybody’s favorite hedging plant, Buxus sempervirens (English Field or Frequent Field), is the proper technique to formalise any panorama design – and that’s precisely why it was excessive up on our Bayside venture planting checklist. Good for formal evergreen hedging, borders, topiary, screening and basic backyard planting, there are a number of types of Buxus to fit your planting necessities. The preferred of the Buxus …

Landscape Design for an In-Town Backyard

The Design Problem This small Ontario yard wanted a makeover. The husband has nice DIY expertise and constructed a deck the place they take pleasure in sitting, eating, and birdwatching, however the spouse mentioned that the general area lacked cohesion and didn’t “spark pleasure.” There have been two important storage sheds, a good-looking raised planting mattress for veggies and herbs on the deck, and a …

Europe 40 Under 40: Call for Entries

The 2020 Europe 40 Underneath 40, an annual awards program that celebrates the subsequent new gifted era of European architects and designers, is now open for entries. This system is directed to assist new and rising design skills that can affect the close to way forward for European design, pondering, and idea with the direct consequence of impacting future environments and future European and …

Sarah Price – International Garden Designer

Sarah Value has not solely quickly established herself as one of the distinguished backyard designers in Britain, she has swiftly grow to be certainly one of our favourites right here on the workplace as properly. Drawing on prior coaching in wonderful artwork and a life-long love of untamed and pure environments, her gardens have an immersive high quality and are sometimes described as ‘painterly’. Sarah …

Design Early in the Home Build Process

Are you about to embark on a brand new residence construct? Congratulations! Constructing a house means your loved ones’s dream residence can grow to be a actuality, precisely as you envisioned it. Whereas the thought of transferring into your new, customized indoor areas is thrilling to stay up for, we additionally encourage you to provide some thought to your outside areas! Planning your landscaping early …