Garden Design Articles
Looking for ideas for your garden beds? Whether you have just a few square feet to work with or the whole side of your house, you'll find great ideas for planting colorful borders in this article.
One of the most versatile and easy-to-grow perennials, hostas offer nearly endless design possibilities in the landscape
If you are anything like me, the dream is to have a gorgeous garden regardless of the time of year. Having a garden that is always colorful will take time, persistence, patience, and planning. Just like any other garden, a garden that is always in color will need updating and care as time goes on. Here are twelve items to consider when planning an ever-colorful garden.
There’s nothing worse than walking into the garden to find that deer have devoured your favorite plants. Short of installing a nine-foot-tall fence and repeatedly applying repellants, there are few sure cures for the problem. But, planting deer-resistant perennials they don’t prefer to eat will help.
Learn about ways to use white in your garden, along with some plants you can use that have white flowers or foliage.
“Why isn’t my plant showing any signs of life when everything else in my yard is?” you start to wonder. “Is it dead?”
Every year it’s the same… the snow melts and the rose bush in your garden that has been lying dormant all winter springs to life with the hope and promise of summer. You gently lie your soaker hose under it, and comment how lovely it is looking this year. It flirts with the unfurling of tender, green leaves, and soon colorful little buds are sprouting. You give it a sidelong glance…you think this time it will be different.
Garden designer Rochelle Greayer weighs the two options for her driveway edge.
Show your American spirit this summer by planting red, white and blue container recipes for your front porch or patio. It's time to let these star-spangled colors soar!
Click on each recipe name below to view the ingredients and planting plan you'll need to get this look in your own containers.
Whether you are a proud Canadian celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada or just someone who loves red and white flowers, the recipes below will have you feeling festive all summer long. Click on the recipe names below to view the components and how many plants you'll need to get each look.