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Cool Garden Paths That Are Off The Beaten Path

Cool Garden Paths That Are Off The Beaten Path
While you might think that all garden paths are created equal, you’d be wrong. In fact, we’ve found a collection of 10 cool, unique and creative garden paths that are simply cooler than the rest and featured them in the gallery below. Enjoy! Wood Slabs Kicking off the list as one of our personal favorites, this backyard garden has taken wood slabs of all diameters and tiled them in a way that creates full, sturdy ground coverage. Daisy Mosaic If you have more elaborate tastes than the simple wood slabs above, this mosaic themed path offers a grand alternative for the more detail-oriented individuals. Wave Mosaic Continuing with the trend of intricate garden paths, here is another mosaic pathway that absolutely pops amongst the surrounding ground cover. Glow in the Dark Pebbles We’re willing to bet that you’ve never seen anything like this next garden path. Glass Bottles Colorful Wood Siding Staggered & Curved Brick Staggered Moss & Stone Japanese Garden Path Large and Small Stone

MilverSite fairies Fairy Gardening by Amber S. "Seating Area in the Daily Mirror Garden" by Eric Chrichton "Garden Statue at Crook Hall" Michael Boys Learn a Little More About the Fey: Living With Fairies - by AmberSkyfire The Realm of the Fae - learn about the faery folk Lavendise - an incredible website dedicated to fae of all types Air-Purifying Road Surface Eats 45% of NOx Pollution Photo: Flickr, CC NOx, NOM NOM NOM Researchers at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands have tested pollution-eating concrete on about 1,000 square meters of roads in the town of Hengelo. We already knew it worked in the lab, but this was a real-world test and the results are pretty impressive: a 25 to 45% reduction in oxides of nitrogen (NOx) over the special roads. Photo: Flickr, CC How Does Air-Purifying Concrete Works "Vehicle exhaust gases contain nitrogen oxides (NOx), which cause acid rain and smog. Titanium dioxide is the naturally occurring oxide of titanium (TiO2) and it's used in white paint, sunscreen, food coloring, etc. This material can also be mixed with regular asphalt for use where you don't want or need a concrete road. Dealing with Symptoms

Totally Wacky and Unique Garden Shrubs, Bushes, and Hedges We’ve all seen our fair share of standard-cut garden hedges lining our lawns but what happens when you apply a little imagination? Well, below is a gallery of uniquely crafted garden hedges that have taken a seemingly mundane landscaping staple and transformed them into wacky pieces of eye candy. Stained glass shrubs Leading this gallery in grand fashion is this most amazing spread of garden hedges. Aside from the fact that these hedges are so intricately shaped, the colorful flowers planted within the garden mosaic nearly creates the illusion of a stained glass window. Pie crust hedges While these particular garden hedges are an obvious landscaping work of art, they look more like a culinary triumph than anything else. Arborist arches Resembling something similar to overgrown insect legs or the natural wonders at Arches National Park near Moab, UT, these large shrubs span all the way overhead to create a 180º garden hedge tunnel like nothing you’ve ever seen before. Garden hedge amoebas

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Architecture and water Combine concrete structure with water are one of favorite tricks of many architects. Water Gardens and Fort Worth, United States Spillway of the reservoir in Armenia Aquarium in Berlin “Scientific barge” on the Hudson River in New York New Zealand House-cloud, Switzerland Fountain, France Cinema on the water, China Restaurant at the Villa Escudero Resort in San – Pablo, Philippines Hydropower plant in Germany Build a PVC Greenhouse - StumbleUpon How to build a PVC greenhouse to extend growing seasons. Free plans and projects out of PVC pipe. DIY green house to raise or grow plants at home. PVC Greenhouse Built by Michael Arnold. Return to pictures of PVC projects

VERTICAL HERB GARDENS - gardening, planting, nature, garden, sustainable lifestyle, do-it-yourself, creative environmental options, craft, organics, gardening, planting, flower pots, reusing, old and vintage, nature, environmenta - Stu comments on 04/22 at 01:35 AM Oh wow, I like this too. I'll have to research how do they get the plants to stay in the box?! on 04/22 at 12:56 PM Hey! I want to build one too! on 04/22 at 01:00 PM My question would be how to water it. on 04/22 at 01:02 PM Inside the house environment. on 04/29 at 12:33 PM Wow, that's pretty awesome (not really a word I use that often!). on 05/26 at 03:40 AM Idon't know if you can do vertical planting, but I am doing an art project in which I give out seeds of trees that survived the atomic bombing to the people of US and the world. on 05/28 at 01:14 PM Saw this article and it made me think of your post...

Down at the end of the garden&... ... is a very special place. Where fantasy and folly meet greenery and stone. Old sits with new made old and cool breezes ruffle scented foliage. In the heat of the day blue water beckons and secret garden rooms are filled with forgotten treasures. No dig gardens - how to do no dig gardening by gardening the no dig way! - StumbleUpon