Loading
Find Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Bookmark & Share Subscribe to Feed
Wanna join our 6011 other users? | Register
Menu 

Home & Garden


Garden Design Magazine

  • Sea and Stone: A Croatian Island Garden, Slide Show

    Sea and Stone: A Croatian Island Garden, Slide Show

    Gallery Page Layout:  Gallery A In Magazine Issue:  January/February 2012
    - 13 Jul 15, 3:42pm -
  • Valentine's Day Ideas

    Valentine's Day Ideas

    Gallery Page Layout:  Gallery A
    - 10 Jul 15, 7:37pm -
  • I Love This Plant: Sharkskin Agave

    I Love This Plant: Sharkskin Agave

     This sharkskin agave was photographed at the Ruth Bancroft Garden, a public garden in Walnut Creek, California, which has a diverse collection of agaves and other drought-tolerant plants. Photo: Barb Ries.read more
    - 21 Apr 15, 5:58pm -
  • My Garden: A Naturalistic Garden Welcomes the Birds and the Bees

    My Garden: A Naturalistic Garden Welcomes the Birds and the Bees

    A paver walkway meanders through the back garden, under the watchful eyes of a concrete Buddha, which sits among Echinops ritro. Also in the mix are Hebe ‘Quicksilver’, Penstemon ‘Husker Red’, and a variety of Pacific Northwest natives such a…
    - 16 Apr 15, 7:58pm -
  • New Outdoor Furniture Collection Is Inspired by Nature

    New Outdoor Furniture Collection Is Inspired by Nature

    The Nick Williams Longridge Furniture Collection uses beautiful, weather-resistant teakwood reclaimed from old bridges, barns, and other structures. Photo: Nick Williams.read more
    - 14 Apr 15, 1:02pm -
  • 2015 Tour Series Explores Celebrated European Gardens

    2015 Tour Series Explores Celebrated European Gardens

    One of the gardens featured on the tour is Jakobstuin, owned and designed by Jaap de Vries, who calls it an “Ode to the Dutch Wave.” In addition to warm-season grasses typical of the North American Prairie, de Vries also uses many perennials favo…
    - 9 Apr 15, 7:29pm -
  • A Manhattan-Style Rooftop Garden

    A Manhattan-Style Rooftop Garden

    Before, this rooftop terrace in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan was an unusable space with rotting wood decking. Now the 500-square-foot retreat houses a modern area for entertaining within a classic framework of evergreen shrubs and horizontal…
    - 7 Apr 15, 4:42pm -
  • San Diego Spring Garden Tour: Gardens Then & Now

    San Diego Spring Garden Tour: Gardens Then & Now

    Photos courtesy of San Diego Horticultural Societyread more
    - 3 Apr 15, 12:55pm -
  • Container Gardens Made for the Shade

    Container Gardens Made for the Shade

    Nearly every gardener has experienced the problem of too much shade, which can cause plants to become too leggy or fail to thrive. Whether it's a wooded suburban lot or a north-facing apartment balcony, low light means more growing challenges. Rather…
    - 3 Apr 15, 8:22am -
  • Botanical Interests Introduces Eco-Friendly Garden Products

    Botanical Interests Introduces Eco-Friendly Garden Products

    Love plants? Get detailed plant information in every issue of Garden Design magazine. Preview the magazine.Botanical Interests, a company specializing in non-GMO and untreated vegetable, herb, and flower seeds, launched four new products this year t…
    - 24 Mar 15, 7:51pm -

Home Energy

  • [Blog] Our Blog Has Moved
    Thanks for your interest in contributing a blog to the Building Performance Journal (formerly Home Energy magazine). We’re happy you’ve found us here, but we’ve moved! You can view our magazine on the Building Performance Association website a…
    - 31 Jan 20, 4:57pm -
  • [Blog] Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?
    Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.
    - 7 Jan 20, 4:52pm -
  • [Blog] Which Refrigerant Has The Lowest GWP?
    As you probably know, 2020 will see the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) implementing stricter rules concerning refrigerants in the United States. Specifically, HCFC refrigerants will no longer be produced in or imported into the United States.…
    - 28 Dec 19, 3:11pm -
  • [Article] Not Fade Away
    Home Energy is moving out of its office of ten years in Berkeley, California. Still maintaining the same high standard for truth that has kept this publication in print for—gasp!—35 years, our editorial staff will work from their homes. Moving th…
    - 9 Dec 19, 7:30pm -
  • [Article] Climate House: Passive House as an Opportunity
    Designing a new building in a flood zone can be a rigorous challenge but also an opportunity. In New York, Superstorm Sandy left behind devastated communities in low-lying coastal areas of Long Island. Some residents relocated for as long as one year…
    - 9 Dec 19, 7:19am -
  • [Article] Build Your Own Code
    Nobody likes energy codes. This unfortunate fact maintains my popularity ratings, as a writer and enforcer of energy codes, down in the low single digits. Energy codes fall into the same category as speed limits and industrial safety rules—things t…
    - 9 Dec 19, 5:39am -
  • [Article] Dust-Control Strategies for Energy Upgrades
    Completing weatherization and home performance upgrades can be dirty work. Add the challenges of being in occupied homes, and you have one of the toughest jobs in the industry! The type of dust created during energy upgrades ranges from a substantial…
    - 9 Dec 19, 4:13am -
  • [Article] How to Future-Proof a Museum Collection
    Larry Weingarten, longtime friend and contributor to Home Energy magazine, recently moved his Water Heater Museum from his home in Salinas, California, to a very special place on the East Coast. The museum had enjoyed some public attention at his hom…
    - 8 Dec 19, 11:48pm -
  • [Article] NYC's Biggest Sustainable Surprise
    At nearly 75 years old, New York City’s largest apartment complex continues to raise the bar for sustainability and energy-efficient retrofits.Occupying 80 acres of land just north of Lower Manhattan, Stuyvesant Town, and Peter Cooper Village is…
    - 8 Dec 19, 1:35am -
  • [Article] A New Chapter Begins
    After over 35 years of providing relevant, technical content to the building performance and weatherization communities, Home Energy will end its run after this issue. Starting with the Spring 2020 issue, the magazine will be called the Building Perf…
    - 6 Dec 19, 3:59pm -

houzz

  • new10 Gorgeous Sunrooms Bring In the Outside Year-Round (11 photos)

    10 Gorgeous Sunrooms Bring In the Outside Year-Round (11 photos)

    Light-drenched sunrooms are a welcome feature in homes and help foster an indoor-outdoor connection. These window-lined rooms are alluring at any time of the year, but in winter we’re perhaps the most likely to crave more sunlight in our homes and…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Jan 21, 3:00pm -
  • newGot Frost-Damaged Plants? How It Happens, and When and How to Prune (12 photos)

    Got Frost-Damaged Plants? How It Happens, and When and How to Prune (12 photos)

    Freezing temperatures can cause brown, crispy growth on plants that are susceptible to frost damage. Frost damage can occur when temperatures dip to or below the freezing point, 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Celsius). And both cold-hardy plants a…
    - 23 hours ago, 24 Jan 21, 6:01am -
  • 6 Common Causes of Clutter and Their Cures (10 photos)

    6 Common Causes of Clutter and Their Cures (10 photos)

    If you have clutter in your home, you’re certainly not alone. Most of us hang on to unneeded things and struggle to keep our homes clutter-free. But if we could identify the root causes of the clutter, could we make it go away?In my professional op…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Jan 21, 3:00am -
  • Patio of the Week: Former Trash Area Now a Luxe Outdoor Lounge (7 photos)

    Patio of the Week: Former Trash Area Now a Luxe Outdoor Lounge (7 photos)

    With no outdoor living space to enjoy at their coastal Southern California home, a couple turned to SJS Studios to transform a small concrete area used for storing trash cans and recycling bins into an intimate outdoor lounge. The transformation is n…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 21, 9:01am -
  • Top Colors and Materials for Countertops, Backsplashes and Floors (10 photos)

    Top Colors and Materials for Countertops, Backsplashes and Floors (10 photos)

    A gorgeous countertop and backsplash can make a big difference in how a kitchen looks and feels. Homeowners remodeling their kitchens these days often choose white as their countertop and backsplash color. They also favor engineered quartz for the co…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 21, 8:01am -
  • 10 Decluttering Projects You Can Do in 15 Minutes or Less (10 photos)

    10 Decluttering Projects You Can Do in 15 Minutes or Less (10 photos)


    - 2 days ago, 23 Jan 21, 3:01am -
  • New This Week: 5 Marvelous Mudrooms (5 photos)

    New This Week: 5 Marvelous Mudrooms (5 photos)

    One of the most reliable ways to establish an organized home is to keep clutter from entering your house in the first place. And a hardworking mudroom can do a lot of that heavy lifting for you. Cubbies, hooks, cabinets and other storage and organizi…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jan 21, 9:49pm -
  • Which Shower Bench Style Is Right for You? (17 photos)

    Which Shower Bench Style Is Right for You? (17 photos)

    A shower bench can make life easier for older homeowners who need a safe place to sit down, but it can serve plenty of other functions too. Depending on its configuration, a bench can double as a shelf, a pedestal for shaving, a wheelchair-accessible…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jan 21, 8:02am -
  • Kitchen of the Week: A Modern Mix of White, Wood and Blue (8 photos)

    Kitchen of the Week: A Modern Mix of White, Wood and Blue (8 photos)

    A San Francisco couple who work in the medical field bought their contemporary three-story hillside home as a place where they could relax after their busy work days. But the existing U-shaped kitchen with a generic look and a wall that separated the…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 21, 9:01am -
  • When Should You Prune Your Trees and Shrubs? (8 photos)

    When Should You Prune Your Trees and Shrubs? (8 photos)

    Pruning is a vital part of keeping the trees and shrubs in your landscape healthy and attractive. But when is the right time to do it? We’re here to answer that question for a whole range of popular garden plants. From roses, fruit trees and hydran…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jan 21, 8:00am -

L.A. Times: Home & Garden

Modernica

    San Francisco Chronicle: Home

    Janine Just, Inc.
    Lux Smiles Dentistry
    Recipe Test Nest
    Stormseed

    The Daily Green: Green Home

    The Independent: House & Home

      West Elm: Front & Main

      WSJ: Home & Garden

      ALLYOU: Budget Home

      Horticulture Magazine

      Sunset: Home

        Recipe Test Nest

        About PopMuse

        A curated aggregation of musings from across the land and of different subject matters for the scanoholics.