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Unique Garden Features

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Unique Garden Features

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Love the way this water feature was lit.

Open-backed blocks in action in a real living wall. As it fills in it should create a full, green screen. From The Living Wall Company's blog.

The Basics about Living Retaining Walls

The blocks are created especially for planting living walls - see the open space for planting? Thanks to The Living Wall Company for the pic and info.

Photo Updates From SIUe Greenwall Test Site

Hah! These pillows are synthetic turf on one side and weather-resistant Sunbrella fabric on the other. What a fun addition to the garden hangout. If someone keeps stealing your pillow just flip it to the grass side and it'll be properly camouflaged. Created by Firmly Planted in Valley Village, CA

Synthetic Turf Pillows - Landscaping Network
  • Firmly Planted
    Firmly Planted

    love the grassy love

I love these grown-up bean bag chairs from Aussie company Eco Outdoor. All the loungey comfort you can want in a chair while still looking stylishly modern.

Outdoor Bean Bags - Landscaping Network

ADA-accessible family fun. Lights illuminate this wheelchair ramp which connects two levels of the outdoor area. Design by Mid Atlantic Enterprise Inc in Williamsburg, VA. Read more about this project here: www.landscapingne...

ADA Accessible Backyard - Landscaping Network

Practice your putting on this professionally-installed designer green from Tour Links in Florida. What a great way to socialize and hang out with friends. More info here: www.landscapingne...

Putting Green Kits - Landscaping Network

Watch the big game from the pool! This outdoor entertainment center designed by AMS Landscape Design Studios in Newport Beach, CA. For more photos of technology in the landscape visit: www.landscapingne...

Hobbit-inspired playhouses! This would be great in a woodland setting to bring the Tolkien mystique to the landscape. From Wooden Wonders in Unity, ME.

This is a trend I think is going to take off - wildlife-friendly sculpture. These little crevices are built to house overwintering native bees and insects. Created by Kevin Smith, found via the Flora Grubb Gardens blog.

Flora Grubb Gardens
  • Dig Your Garden Landscape Design
    Dig Your Garden Landscape Design

    Brilliant, creative, functional!

Just love this. With a designer's eye, even ICE can be a unique garden feature! Via The Personal Garden Coach.

Fun! These little "villages" dress up an ordinary container planting. Via Rochelle Greayer at Studio "G".

Cottage Town Plant Villages

The title of this blog post says it all: If Your Landscape Isn’t Fun, You’re Doing It Wrong". From Dave at Revolutionary Gardens.

If Your Landscape Isn't Fun, You're Doing It Wrong

This winery-inspired outdoor shower includes 450 glass bottles as well as an oak barrel. Click through to watch the video showing how it was done!

Video: Outdoor Shower Styles - Winery - Landscaping Network

Just love these space-age globes of light from Moonlight. They can be floated in pools, incorporated into hardscape, or hung from trees. So versatile!

Moonlight Globe Lights - Landscaping Network

Love the circular door and green roof, plus those interesting wings flanking the door. From the Green Roofing Tumblr site.

Sweet vertical garden. What a nice way to achieve semi-privacy. From permaculture consultant Cecelia Macauley.

Bird feeder with a slinky look! This rounded peanut feeder is from Vesey's.

Garden throne from Chanticleer. What a cooling spot to sit on a warm day. Via Carolyn's Shade Gardens blog.

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