Category Archives: Outdoor

Clifton Suspension Bridge

The Clifton Suspension Bridge is a suspension bridge, which opened on 8 December 1864, spanning the Avon Gorge and the River Avon, linking Clifton in Bristol to Leigh Woods in North Somerset, England. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the bridge is a grade I listed building and forms part of the B3129 road. The idea… Read More »

Guru ki Maseet

Sukha Singh, Raja Singh, Joga Singh, Mehtab Singh, Paramjit Singh, Bhujangi Beparvah Singh, Baba Jageer Singh and Baba Swarnjit Singh reminisce the glorious days of Guru Hargobind Sahib. From an article by Anna Bigelow: Tying bonds of unity at Guru ki Maseet As the light in the gurdwara courtyard grew golden, an unusual meeting took… Read More »

~02-19-15 Russian Gulch Walk #30~

History: In prehistoric days, the area now known as Fort Bragg was home to the Native Americans, most of whom belonged to the Pomo tribe. They were hunter-gatherers who lived along the northern coast of California. 1855–1867 In 1855, an exploration party from the Bureau of Indian Affairs visited the area looking for a site… Read More »

“Landgoed Staverden”

"Landgoed Staverden" , Staverden The Netherlands History In 1298, the Roman king Rudolph von Habsburg granted city rights to the existing Staverden court. The idea of ​​the then count of Gelre (Reinald I) was to establish a thriving city in this place. After building a castle, a canal system and outbuildings, Reinald abandoned this idea… Read More »

Chateau Margaux 1981 French Wine Label

Château Margaux, archaically La Mothe de Margaux, is a wine estate of Bordeaux wine, and was one of four wines to achieve Premier cru (first growth) status in the Bordeaux Classification of 1855. The estate’s best wines are very expensive, with a standard-sized bottle of the Château Margaux grand vin retailing at an average price… Read More »


What’s New in Bristol Lately? Flowers! Downtown Bristol is going to be bursting with blooms soon! The Bristol Park Board, Friends of the Park, and other helpers filled and hung the hanging baskets in the new moisture wicking pots that will help keep the plants healthy between watering. The large pots filled with a variety… Read More »

Modern Japanese garden in NorthLondon

The brief The clients have lived in a number of properties over the past few years and have always enjoyed working with a garden designer to achieve the garden they desire. They recently had their basement developed in their latest property to include a large family space which is the most utilised space in the… Read More »

The Last Step Taken in the Journey of 1000 Miles

Walking along a steep, grassy hillside covered in lupines, overlooking a deep valley bristling with fir trees, and traveling with a few companions weighed down by heavy packs of photography gear, it’s easy to feel as though you’ve been cast in a Lord of the Rings movie. There were no Orcs or Urukai, but it… Read More »

Lawn Mower Man

I’m just looking at the stack of crap on my desk, and in desperation, will have to tackle it like I did mowing the back yard this afternoon. Mowing the back yard came to a impasse, thanks to the dogs. They didn’t want to come out of their kennel in the garage, too far, to… Read More »

Inspirational vegetable garden design Tagged: , vegetable , garden , kitchen , raised , beds , veggie , recipe , fruit , yard , design , inspiration , idea , soil , compost , growing , seedling , shadehouse , net , dogs , poodle , tibetan spaniel , project , backyard , edges , urban , herbs… Read More »

Patio, Pergola & Deck ~ Minnesota Backyard Landscape Ideas

Patio, Pergola & Deck ~ Minnesota Backyard Landscape Ideas Versa-lok Retaining Wall Block Raised Planters Borgert MN River Cobble Paver Custom Designed & Installed Cedar Pergola and Deck Landscape located in Farmington, MN ————————————————————— ~~ Patios – Pergolas – Outdoor Living ~~ ————————————————————— The Art of Landscape Design – Providing Exceptional Quality & Uniquely Creative… Read More »


Your home deserves the best looking hardscapes, don’t you think? Kodah Walls create more usable land while looking great doing it. Tagged: , night , OlearResidence , RetainingWall , RosettaHardscapes , retaining , 2015 Projects , kodahwall , nighttime , Residential , FondDuLac , Rosetta , p-kodah-walls , Landscape , Landscaping , LandscapingIdeas , Ideas… Read More »

The Year Was 1904

It was a bright sunny Saturday in May when I decided to take the trip over to Belle Isle & spend some time in the Conservatory & Aquarium. Upon arriving & seeing that the aquarium looked rather crowded, I made my way to the conservatory. By contrast, this building was nearly empty. I casually wandered… Read More »

The Wildlife Garden (36)

Earth Designs Garden Design and Build were asked to created a landscape and propose garden design in Romford, Essex here are the details of the project. The Wildlife Garden in Romford, Essex RM6 4YH Brief: The plot in this project was a small, tired looking, sub-urban back garden. Its boundaries were a mish-mash of different… Read More »