A Front Yard To Remember
TAGS: benches | bird feeders | flowers | front walk | front yard | garden | landscaping Have you ever driven by a house and found yourself absolutely mesmerized by the front yard’s design? Maybe it was an arbor with beautiful flowers or vines that caught your …Continue reading →
A ROSE BY ANY OTHER NAME
TAGS: flowers | garden | gardening | outdoor roses | rose bushes | roses We all love roses, don’t we? The full ruffled flowers, the saturated colors and the heavenly scent have made the rose one of the most enduring popular flowers in the …Continue reading →
Bring Spring Indoors
TAGS: flowers | garden | gardening | indoor decor | interior decorating | spring It’s the time of year when our thoughts turn to spring. Warm days and sunshine are just around the corner, but for the moment we are still caught up in …Continue reading →
TAGS: garden | mini bridge | outdoor structures | planters | planting | spring flowers | trellis The weather outside may be frightful this time of year, but it’s the perfect time to think about spring – spring planning for your outdoor projects, that is. While it …Continue reading →
Indoor Winter Plant Care
TAGS: backyard | backyard flowers | flowers | garden | gardening | planter | planters | planting You’re probably in the same boat that I am—you’ve moved your patio plants inside for the winter to protect them, but now don’t know how to care for them! And …Continue reading →
Fall Favorites In The Garden
TAGS: backyard flowers | fall asters | flowers | foliage | garden | maiden grass | nursery I love the end of summer — the temperatures start to cool off, you can sleep with the windows open and your mind turns to the holidays and family gatherings. Fall is also the perfect time for adding some rich color and texture into the garden! On your next trip to the nursery, look for saturated color, grassy textures and seasonal interest, and your garden will be decked out for the harvest. Here are some of my fall favorites:
Monochromatic Plantings: Boring? No Way, No How
TAGS: begonias | crimson | fern foliage | fifthroom | garden | Lavender | monochromatic plantings | outdoor garden | planting | salvias | Strobilanthes dyerianus | zinnia It can get confusing sometimes, trying to figure out what garden colors blend with others. The peach and purple clearly wasn’t successful, and the red/white/blue scheme only seemed to work in July. So here’s an idea—throw out color combos, choose one hue and use it boldly! Think it sounds boring? Think again!
Landscaping Choices Can Be An Extension of Your Design Style
TAGS: beach | clean | color | daisies | flowers | garden | groome | hawaiin | hibiscus | hydrangeas | landscape | Mediterranean | olive tree | palm | paradise | plants | room | styles | sweet peas | topiaries | trends | tropical outdoor | tuscan | vibrant Why not include the natural landscape and scenery as a flexible tool to add to your plan? Think of your landscaping choices as an extension of your design style. By using plants, flowers, and trees as a design element of your outdoor space, the opportunities become endless and easily interchangeable.
Garden Setups for the Young and Young at Heart
TAGS: backyard pond | benches | bike paths | garden | lawn | outdoor | playtime | storage | toy chests | yard While the yard often serves as a quiet retreat, it also serves as an area where the children are free to roam around and explore the world around them. To encourage your children to spend time outside the house and in the yard, check out some of these ideas to create a garden that’s perfect for kids and for kids at heart.
AMAZING SUCCULENT DISPLAYS
TAGS: container | flowers | garden | garden show | planter | plants | pot | pots | sempervivum | spring | succulents | summer | trade showg | trends | vivid | water | wire Succulents have been enjoying a resurgence of popularity in the last few years, and the appeal is clear to see. They are stunningly textural, offer interesting foliage and flower colors and are amazingly easy to grow.