Why do we find the sound of running water soothing, a bouquet of
flowers uplifting or a large tree captivating? Our ancient ancestors
knew that a running stream signaled clean water, flowers heralded fruit
and large trees provided a strategic advantage. Together, these and
other landscape elements indicated a safe, nurturing habitat.
still prefer landscapes that offer a healthy environment and support a
feeling of deep psychological and physiological well-being. A modern
restorative garden draws from these life-supporting surroundings to
bring a sense of calm to public spaces and private residences. Find
inspiration to instill peace and serenity in your world from these
examples of healing gardens.
Someday, you'll make it big enough to be able to afford a house like in the gallery below. But even if you don't, they're really the kind you can steal a lot of design inspiration from. A home isn't a home just because it's big. Check out the gallery below: Read more
It might not be one of your favourite jobs to do about the house or the office, but you’d be surprised at how much clean windows can make a difference when it comes to letting it light and sun. Read more
I don’t want to judge, but those people that dedicate their entire lives to building a perfect property are absolutely mad. I can’t be the only one that sees the prospect of cleaning the drains as an absolute pain in the backside, especially in the summer months. For me, necking into a cold drink in the nearest beer garden is a far better proposition. Read more