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Beirut Design Week 2016 Video

We are happy to have been featured in Beirut Design Week 2016 Video!

Follow this link to see the installation that we did for Beirut River 2.0… 128 more words

Biomimicry

Terracing the Garden Area

We’ve finally gotten enough rain to tell us where we shouldn’t put our garden… The problem being, we’ve already put our garden there…

The garden sits in the spot that receives the most uninterrupted sunlight. 369 more words

Homesteading

BULLTONGUE ARROWHEAD (Sagittaria lancifolia)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: BULLTONGUE ARROWHEAD (Sagittaria lancifolia)

this emergent plant is called Duck potato by some, but this species doesn’t have the beefy potatoe-y corms of some other Sagittaria spp. 72 more words

Florida Native Plant

Frozen Rain Garden

We got a little bit of snow on the weekend but it was the freezing rain that followed that made a mess of things. It did make for some lovely patterns in our rain garden though, the ice was starting to melt when I took this picture, I liked the way the ice had slightly pulled away from the rocks with a bright white line etched in its wake. 25 more words

Oregon

The Wonders of Rain Gardens

A rain garden is a bowl-shaped depression designed as a garden to capture, hold, and absorb rainwater. Rain gardens slow the flow of rainwater from roofs, sidewalks, streets, parking lots, and other impervious surfaces, allowing the water to penetrate the soil. 131 more words

Runoff Pollution

Asclepias tuberosa

Botanical Name: Asclepias tuberosa

Phonetic: ass-KLE-pee-us too-ber-OH-suh

Common Name(s): Butterfly Weeds

Family: Apocynaceae, Asclepediaceae
Origin: Eastern and southern United States
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Persistence:  74 more words

Allgemein

The Trench

Our latest project has been a long one. The basement opens to the backyard in the back of our house, but is also a low spot where water collects, which destroys the siding and door frame (and eventually, the foundation) during freeze-thaw. 136 more words

Home Improvement