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From landscapes to lots

understanding and managing midwestern landscape change : a progress report

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Published by Administrator in North Central Research Station, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service

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      • North Central Research Station Landscape Change Integrated Research and Development Program.Shipping list no.: 2005-0044-M.Includes bibliographical references.Also available via Internet from the Forest Service web site. Address as of 2/15/05: http://www.ncrs.fed.us/pubs/gtr/gtr%5Fnc245.pdf; current access is available via PURL.Microfiche. [Washington, D.C.] : Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 2004 1 microfiche : negative.

        StatementNorth Central Research Station, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service
        PublishersNorth Central Research Station, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service
        LC Classifications2004
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 124 p. :
        Number of Pages94
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 10nodata
        2General technical report NC -- 245.

        nodata File Size: 3MB.

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Josh White, JW Pictures Inc. A small urban yard in London makes the most of its space by using walls to hold vertical gardens. "Primary Bedroom" is the name now widely used among the real estate community and better reflects the purpose of the room. Description Reports on the activities, progress, and highlights of research findings for the first 5 years 1999-2003 of the North central Research Station's Landscape Change Integrated Research and Development Program.

Durable bluegrass is planted on the flat areas of the lawn, and recycled brick is used for a small patio.

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If you thin your trees to bring in more landscape elements, save them to construct benches and edging for paths. For gardeners in colder climates, ornamental grasses offer the added bonus of providing interest to your border planting during the winter months as well as summer. Your Trees Your trees are the most important natural element in your landscape and may need special care.

The designers carefully respected the existing trees while creating additional privacy for the homeowners. Straight, square edges in the landscape match the lines used in the contemporary home. Decorative From landscapes to lots Decorative objects made from natural materials add personality, whimsy and beauty to your woodland lot, whether you nestle a weathered, clay pot or urn among the trees or hang a metal wind chime or wooden bird house from branches.

Natural Materials Using natural materials, such as stone or bark and wood from the trees in your landscape, brings coherence and unity to a wooded lot. A Blade of Grass The owners of this Boston area property wanted to stretch their living space to enjoy the beautiful woodland setting outside their back door. From a design standpoint, lawns are useful. Terraces are a perfect solution for steep slopes where planting is difficult.

Kayo Shibano How do you design a backyard for children and parents that is safe, From landscapes to lots, and attractive? In the case of this house in Northamptonshire, England, helped when this family's children had "grown out of football and guinea pig ownership, and they wanted a restyle. Landscape designers reconfigured the back porch to step down to an adjacent raised bluestone patio. Another benefit is that they are low-maintenance. Hursthouse Landscape Architects A woodland backyard near Chicago designed by features pathways made from pavers and shredded bark.

Their roots are greedily sucking up water and nutrients, and many trees suppress the growth of smaller plants by dropping leaves or needles, and sometime even by releasing chemicals into the soil.