Rainwater Harvesting 101

I read the following brief article on Rainwater Harvesting on Rob Thibault's website, TBO's Green Landscape Systems. I asked if I could repost it here, and so here it is: Rainwater Harvesting 101 Rainwater is one of the most precious resources in the world. Fortunately here in B.C. we are gifted with an abundance! Unfortunately, … Continue reading Rainwater Harvesting 101

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Bee “Arrival Sequence”

"Arrival Sequence"┬áis an expression used by some designers (not me I'm afraid, I'm far to common for that) to refer to the approach to your house--how you get there, what you see as you're getting there, and what you see and experience once you're there. That's my artsy way of introducing this bee. This is … Continue reading Bee “Arrival Sequence”

5 Things About Water Features

"Delight-full" Water I listened to an inspiring podcast by water-feature designer Bob Dews in North Carolina. These are the notes I made (with a few editorial comments): Senses Water addresses all the senses: --Visually stimulating: our eyes catch movement, such as when we see a bird fly by, we turn to look at it. Cascades … Continue reading 5 Things About Water Features