One of many water features in Les Jardins de l'imaginaire (The Gardens of The Imagination) overlooking the village of Terrasson la Villedieu in France. Designed by Kathryn Gustafson.

One of many water features in Les Jardins de l'imaginaire (The Gardens of The Imagination) overlooking the village of Terrasson la Villedieu in France. Designed by Kathryn Gustafson.

This is an herb spiral, in which you plant drought hardy plants at the top and water-thirsty plants at the bottom. By adding wood, it mimics hugelkultur, in which buried wood adds nutrients and reserves water. - Grow Food Not Lawns Facebook page (link goes to "15 Reasons a permaculture herb spiral lets you practice sustainable gardening in urban or country settings" by NaturalNews)

This is an herb spiral, in which you plant drought hardy plants at the top and water-thirsty plants at the bottom. By adding wood, it mimics hugelkultur, in which buried wood adds nutrients and reserves water. - Grow Food Not Lawns Facebook page (link goes to "15 Reasons a permaculture herb spiral lets you practice sustainable gardening in urban or country settings" by NaturalNews)

Urban drain system filters storm water from streets and looks much better than just concrete!

Urban drain system filters storm water from streets and looks much better than just concrete!

franchesca watson + studioMAS architects / 17 glen residence,  higgovale cape town

franchesca watson + studioMAS architects / 17 glen residence, higgovale cape town

mown paths / wildflower lawn edges #harmonywithnature #sustainable #wildlife

mown paths / wildflower lawn edges #harmonywithnature #sustainable #wildlife

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