• Outdoor

    Patio season: garden furniture and decor

    Garden furniture Today garden furniture is presented in various variations. Traditional options are wood, wrought iron and wicker. Wood is more suitable for large-format events and pavilions where are necessary long tables and benches to match. If you decide to organize a welcoming and refined veranda, you can stop at the wicker furniture from rattan or vine. Wooden furniture in this case should get mandatory overhead pillows. Decor Lightweight linen curtains, fabric cushions, candles, wrought iron pendant lights create the lion’s share of comfort, even if the costs are already planned out and the furniture you have chosen as a residual. The best recommendation for decoration are: flowers, candles, vases…

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    Make the creative garden ornament with your own hands

    What makes the garden-plot original and unforgettable? The thorough gardeners will say that the rare sort of flowers, which they managed to grow on the flower-beds. The Jacks of all trades will suppose that this is the unique irrigation system they assembled and installed on their plot. But there is one feature, making your garden unique- the garden ornament. It can be easily made with your own hands and bearing a small part of author’s soul and his approach to life. You must admit that the process of creating the new “masterpiece” with your own hands pacifies and inspires to the new creative experiments. And the plot, refined with different…

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    The best ideas of landscape gardening

    Tiny ponds, verdant hedges, grass-plot and flower-bed- this bright picture gradually displaces greenhouses, seedbeds and other agrarian direction in the minds of many summer residents. It is no surprising, as an inexhaustible source of information enables the creation of exquisite and beautiful garden design with your own hands. Rate the potential of your land plot Of course, many summer residents find the meters of their land plot the best and the dearest. But when it comes to the landscape gardening, you should rate your property critically. Pay attention to the age, quantity and state of trees, the presence of slopes, heights and rockiness, the remoteness of natural and underground water…

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    Beautiful decoration of the small garden

    Today we’ll talk about the design of small garden, the way and style of their decoration. After all, not only the owners of big country-house plots want to have beautiful flower gardens, green grass-plots and recreation areas. The plots near the house become less and less. But it is quite possible to turn it into a cozy small garden. The design of small garden The main thing you don’t need to do in the small gardens is try to fit a vacant space with everything you like. Every garden must have some free space, especially the small gardens. After all, the garden larded with different plantings will look cluttered up.…

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    The most unusual backyard ideas

    Look at your country-house and its backyard. Compare it with your neighbor’s backyards. Perhaps, the whole landscape of many backyards can be described briefly: home, vegetable garden, fence. Meanwhile, the condition of the house can characterize its’ owners: their habits, tidiness, interests, tastes and attitude toward the environment. Roughly speaking, it’s our face. Nobody wants it to look dull, colorless and untidy. You must change the situation for the better! Even if you have a beautiful, well-planned backyard, you can always think out something new and interesting. So, collect your whole creative energy, imagination, enthusiasm, and start to refine your territory according to the rules of landscape design. The layout…

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    The main functions of retaining wall

    The garden-plot is more than just huge vegetable garden with cucumber, tomatoes and other “utilities”, but an excellent place of rest, decorated with different plants and elements. You can either charge the professionals with the landscape design of your country-house, or make it with your own hands, gaining an instructing experience and lightening your mood. A great way to decorate your plot is to build a retaining wall in the garden with your own hands. This element can be made in different variations. Let’s discuss this question in detail. The retaining wall has both decorative and practical purpose, as it helps to set off the elevation changes or slopes on…

  • Fountains

    Pond fountains: types of design and maintenance advice

    If you think that your pond does not have enough dynamics and movement, you should set the fountain. With the help of fountain pumps and different fountain nozzles you can arrange in your pond a real water show above the water surface. In addition, you will fully provide your pond with oxygen. The most important part of the fountain is the pump. Ordinary household pumps do not work here, because they would wear out too quickly. A fountain should run virtually without a break throughout the summer. It is better to opt for one of the models with a working resource from 30 to 50 thousand hours. In terms of…

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    Garden fountains as a part of site decoration

    Garden fountains become more and more popular at the design of private sites, even so they have long been a traditional element of garden decor. Everyone wants to decorate his garden or smallholding, giving it a certain luxury and exclusivity, and garden fountain is the best solution. With it you can create a beautiful piece of paradise, where you and your family can relax and have rest while listening to the murmur of water. Water has a positive effect on a person, it helps to get rest and restore the mind, and the murmur of thin water streams will give you a romantic mood, casts pleasant thoughts. It is incredibly…

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    Outdoor wall fountains: Brief Guidance

    As for wall fountains, they fit perfectly into the atmosphere of the patio, backyard, a winter garden and other facilities, where often there is not enough space for the construction of a reservoir or a large fountain. Various forms of the nozzle (the most popular are animal masks) act as a kind of addition to the design. Fountain reservoir should be large enough, because particularly there will be a pump. The reservoir may be located shortly below the nozzle or in the base of the wall. Since the container is filled with water it has a large mass, it is necessary to take care of high-strength fasteners. When the wall…

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    The main advantages of drinking water fountains

    The simplest, and hence reliable and inexpensive equipment to provide drinking regime is drinking fountains, or, as they say, the fountains for water drinking. Such equipment is widely used in offices, manufacturing plants, in hospitals and schools. The hot shops of industrial enterprises cannot do without drinking fountains. Some models of drinking fountains have the function of potable water aeration. This significantly extends the range of its possible use. Using a good, efficient filtration system (similar to soda water machines) can have high-quality drinking water. The main advantage is the system of purification. Drinking water fountain can pass water through a 2 or 4-stage filtration. The first two stages purified…

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    Front yard fountains as an important part of landscaping design

    If you’ve ever wondered how to install a fountain at your summerhouse or site this article is for you. The fact that the design of fountains is better to leave to the professionals of this sphere, that should be even mentioned once again: of course, you can make a fountain with your own hands, if you have enough knowledge and skills, but it is unlikely you will be able to create a harmonious unit, which can be projected by a team of professionals. However, this does not mean that you should not collect ideas – your sketches will help professionals to realize exactly that idea that you would like. As…

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    Big stationary fountains at the landscaping design

    Stationary fountains consist of a special equipment set, which includes pumping devices, connections and valves for all kinds of nozzles, giving the appearance of a jet. Stationary fountains tend to be more overall than floating ones and their design is more focused on the decorations of the construction. Stationary fountains are usually decorated with sculptures, all kinds of architectural forms and stones. Such fountains are notable for an impressive size, so they need to be built on a foundation. The central figure is set at the pool and sometimes the secondary, smaller ones on the perimeter. The most popular forms are bowls, sculptural images of people and animals, plants, which…