Porches, or at least porch-inspired spaces, abound at the Morelands’ Baton Rouge home. Architect Catovic Hughes’s modern take on the Southern vernacular is all about embracing the outdoors. Rick Moreland spends as much time on the patio as he can.
West facing deck looking through to lounge. Garden designed by Amanda Oliver, pots from Lost Ark, Acapulco chairs from Amor y Locura in Gertrude St. Photo - Brooke Holm, production – Lucy Feagins / The Design Files.
Brian and Trish Perkins' mixed low maintenance shrub and perennial planting soften the boundaries of the slate paved courtyard. Tio Collection dining table and chairs by Mass Productions. Photo by Annette O’Brien. via The Design Files.
Here are some design notes when it comes to modern pergola designs. The most common pergola design is to have decorative and somewhat rounded ends on the beam. The easiest way of creating a more modern pergola is to do away with the decorative ends.
Sweet vertical garden: Green Wall on a shoestring. Ivy climes a mesh of net, sitting in regular pots on the ground. What a nice way to achieve semi-privacy. From permaculture consultant Cecelia Macauley. Peas or beans