Small garden design I love designing small, narrow gardens. The narrower the better and it does not hurt if the garden is south facing, creating warm areas from dusk till dawn. The narrow row house garden exists in almost every country and for those who want to make the most […]
Articles by: Björn Jóhannsson
7% Include a Hot Tub in their Landscaping Project
I really love marketing studies that show lifestyle trends. In the June 2015 Houzz Landscaping & Garden Trend Study (http://info.houzz.com/rs/houzz/images/2015HouzzLandscapingStudy.pdf) a survey shows that 7% of those who have completed, are currently working on, or are planning an outdoor project are adding or updating a hot tub. I find this […]
Driftwood style decks, are they the new norm?
When meeting with a new client for a yard or garden design, I often get comments like “I don’t know a lot about gardening and I definitely do not want to spend all my free time weeding and maintaining.” Having heard the comment or a question like it more than […]
8 Scandinavian landscape ideas
Scandinavian design is often described as minimalist and functional. With ideas coming from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland the style has earned it’s spot as being modern and chic. This collection of ideas comes from my projects in Iceland where I have practiced landscape design for the past 20 […]