Japanese Zen gardens, also known as "karesansui," have been used as a form of spiritual contemplation for centuries. These gardens typically consist of small pebbles, or sand, with larger rocks. The pebbles represent the sea while the larger rocks or moss represent mountains and islands. Japanese Zen gardens for kids can be a fun way to relax the...

Japanese Zen Gardens for Kids

Japanese Zen gardens, also known as "karesansui," have been used as a form of spiritual contemplation for centuries. These gardens typically consist of small pebbles, or sand, with larger rocks. The pebbles represent the sea while the larger rocks or moss represent mountains and islands. Japanese Zen gardens for kids can be a fun way to relax the...

I re-purposed an old garden rake into a belt rack.

I re-purposed an old garden rake into a belt rack.

Article: Making old looking garden signs: Potting shed sign on a rustic garden shed  and other ideas made with Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils | funkyjunkinteriors.net

When a hobby grows up

Article: Making old looking garden signs: Potting shed sign on a rustic garden shed and other ideas made with Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils | funkyjunkinteriors.net

Garden Storage: Decluttering And Getting Organized

Garden Storage: Decluttering And Getting Organized

brick bonds. (a) Flemish bond. (b) Flemish garden-wall bond. (c) Flemish stretcher-bond. (d) Monk bond. (e) English bond. (f) English garden-wall bond. (g) Header bond. (h) Dearne's bond. (i) English cross-bond or St Andrew's bond, with upper course of projecting bricks laid diagonally (cogging or dog-tooth) to support a cornice above. (j) Dutch bond. (k) Raking stretcher-bond or quarter-bond. (l) Rat-trap bond. (JJS) - See more at: http://www.arhitectis.com/brick.htm#sthash.pTr0o7hq.dpuf

brick bonds. (a) Flemish bond. (b) Flemish garden-wall bond. (c) Flemish stretcher-bond. (d) Monk bond. (e) English bond. (f) English garden-wall bond. (g) Header bond. (h) Dearne's bond. (i) English cross-bond or St Andrew's bond, with upper course of projecting bricks laid diagonally (cogging or dog-tooth) to support a cornice above. (j) Dutch bond. (k) Raking stretcher-bond or quarter-bond. (l) Rat-trap bond. (JJS) - See more at: http://www.arhitectis.com/brick.htm#sthash.pTr0o7hq.dpuf

Create the perfect garden retreat with our pick of the best garden shed ideas. Find more inspiration at housetohome.co.uk

Best garden shed ideas

Create the perfect garden retreat with our pick of the best garden shed ideas. Find more inspiration at housetohome.co.uk

Seed Heads and Flowers. Made for Gaynor Wakeley. Made a feature of a large blank wall of a modern extension on a traditional building. The idea was for something to break up the dull looking wall, then after some research Gaynor came up with the idea of basing the wall sculpture around semiabstract drawings of English seedheads based on artwork from her collection. In the end Gaynor came to my studio and did some of the full sized drawings herself.  Alan Ross, Herefordshire; artinsteel.co.uk

Seed Heads and Flowers. Made for Gaynor Wakeley. Made a feature of a large blank wall of a modern extension on a traditional building. The idea was for something to break up the dull looking wall, then after some research Gaynor came up with the idea of basing the wall sculpture around semiabstract drawings of English seedheads based on artwork from her collection. In the end Gaynor came to my studio and did some of the full sized drawings herself. Alan Ross, Herefordshire; artinsteel.co.uk

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