Materials + Tools

Reclaiming a Difficult Coast

Vinaros is a town on the Mediterranean coast midway between Barcelona and Valencia. The coast is a formation of coves and points made up of ...
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Richard Clegg drystone wall at www.pithandvigor.com

Dry Stone Inspiration

I want to share with you a picture of a dry stone wall that I really love.  It was built by Richard Clegg.  I love ...
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A New Kind of Chain Fence

Designer Sergej Kuckir has created an interesting concept for fencing. Called the Chain, this concrete block fence system is ideal for a curvy property line ...
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jeffery bale mosiac path via www.pithandvigor.com

Reviving the Ancient Art of Pebble Mosaics

Pebble Mosaics are garden art that like shell mosaics, celebrate natural materials that may be locally available.  I love the idea making a garden 'carpet' ...
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Beautiful Bocce Court

I wanted to make a quick post about an article I read some time ago in This Old House Magazine.  It is available online and ...
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Lattice Stix: Outdoor Trellis Art

Lattice is such a useful tool in garden design.  You can grow things on it, separate spaces with it, spruce up fences and gates, use ...
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