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2 Ways to Green a House with a Limited Space

Friday, March 21, 2014 Category: Garden Designs

Aweseome Rooftop Garden DesignHaving a narrow house doesn’t mean that you cannot go green. Generally, a go-green house is characterized by the atmosphere obtained, both inside the house and around it. The characteristic which is most easily recognized is the presence of plants or vegetations. The existence of shady trees, various shrubs, evergreen plants, up to potted plants becomes the mainstay in creating a beautiful atmosphere at home. With a garden, a house will feel comfortable to live in, especially during summer.
Roof garden
For those of you who want to make a green home …

5 Myths about Green Roofs You Should Know

Thursday, March 13, 2014 Category: Garden Designs

Roof Garden with City ViewSo far, you may only find out the roof is made of tiles and asbestos. But, have you ever thought about green roof?
A green roof is a living roof which vegetates and grows. The roof is made of a waterproof layer which is fitted with drainage as a growing medium for plants. Green roof is home to a variety of plants, including grasses and flowers.
Many people are mistaken about the green roof, starting from the idea of difficult treatment until the expensive cost. The following are myths about green roof …

Creating Vertical Gardens in a Limited Space

Friday, February 28, 2014 Category: Garden Designs

Green Vertical Garden Design IdeaTime just flies and we find it difficult to find green spaces. It is even more difficult for houses with limited space. To work around this, there is no harm to choose a vertical garden for your home.
Vertical garden began to be widely known in 1994 through the works of French botanist, Patrick Blanc. According to Blanc, plants do not require soil media in certain circumstances. Soil is only mechanical support. The most important role for the life of the plant is the supply of water and some minerals necessary …

Hanging Garden: A Garden Concept for Small Spaces

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Category: Garden Designs

Colorful Hanging PlantsDon’t blame your narrow yard for the absence of gardens around your home. With a small yard you still can make your home beautiful and lush. Simply use your hanging pots or plant racks.
Spider plants are widely used for a hanging garden. Yet, you can try other plants such as Epipremnum aureum (also called Australian native monstera, centipede tongavine, devil’s ivy, golden pothos, hunter’s robe, ivy arum, money plant, silver vine, Solomon Islands ivy or taro vine), Bromelia lipstick, begonia, and caladium for a hanging garden.
There are two types of …

Wall Garden: A Smart Trend to Deal with Limited Spaces

Sunday, February 23, 2014 Category: Garden Designs

Indoor and Outdoor Wall Garden Design IdeaThe presence of a garden helps protecting us from the ultraviolet, heat, and air pollution. These good effects can be way bigger when we choose anti pollutant plants. The family members will become healthier and feel more comfortable staying at home. In addition, the home will appear more beautiful and unique with the accent of a wall garden design.
There are currently developed many designs of wall garden. The terms also vary, starting from green façade, green wall, vertical garden, living wall up to topiade, referring to a wall built with …