Chic Multi-Tasking Garden Fountain by Patrick Nadeau

September 30, 2011

Spotted at Maison et Objet in Paris, this combo outdoor fountain/bucket/hose reel is equally at home on a terrace or balcony, in the garden or in a courtyard. French designer Patrick Nadeau’s new colorful line of thermo-lacquered steel fountains for

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Finding Flow in Your Garden

May 23, 2011


Photo by Robin Plaskoff Horton

Although I’m not a Feng Shui practitioner like my friend and fellow blogger, Ann Bingley Gallops of Open Spaces Feng Shui, I hear that water is the universal sign of abundance and anything that Read More...

Clever Take on Rain Water Collection

September 29, 2010

From Britain, here’s rain water collection made simple. This one installs into your existing down pipe, with the addition of a diverter found at your local hardware store, and attaches easily to the wall with keyholes. It comes with a … Read More...

Small Urban Space Rain Gardens

January 29, 2010

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Rain gardens aren’t just for homeowners with large tracts of land.  A rain garden planted in a small urban area can make a big difference in the water quality and environment of its surrounding area.

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Inspirations from Paris

January 23, 2010

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I spent the day yesterday infusing myself with a strong dose of design inspiration at the Paris design fair, Maison & Objet. One of the themes permeating the fair is the blend of nature and technology and I was thrilled … Read More...

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