Foliage Color In The Fall Garden – You can create all kinds of effects in the fall garden, from the quiet and gently atmospheric to the bold and bright. The scores of berries that start appearing now on shrubs and trees will, with luck, be with you until midwinter, keeping the garden interesting and colorful. Continue Reading
Planning Walkways – Walkways are a great way to enhance the look and safety of the outside of your home, and incorporating them into your landscape design plans is easy. But there are several things you should keep in mind when planning walkways for your garden. Continue Reading
Are you looking for a great way to spruce up your backyard? Maybe you want to find some yard décor that will add a pop of color or a centerpiece that will tie your other design elements together.
If that sounds familiar, you may want to consider buying a bird bath. Bird baths are versatile pieces of yard décor that offer many benefits beyond simply looking good. Continue Reading
The Fall Rose Garden Tasks – The fall months of September and October are when roses perform at their peak. After faithfully following proper rose procedures up to this point, now – at last – you should begin to reap the rewards of full, vibrant, glorious blooms. Your work isn’t quite done yet, however. Although fall is the best growing time, it’s also the time you must prepare your rose bushes for winter coming onslaught. Continue Reading
Landscaping Design Using Evergreens – Due to their all-year appeal, vigorousness and long life, evergreens are worth their small additional cost over deciduous trees which lose their foliage during winter. Evergreens have a wide range from broad-leaved shrubs, such as laurel and rhododendrons to cone-bearing pines and distinguished spruces. Continue Reading
A potager is a sort of cottage garden where the main ingredients are vegetables rather than flowers. It is a decorative vegetable patch and can be more or less disciplined according to your preference. At its most defined, it is not unlike a parterre, with vegetables growing in spaces delineated by low hedges or brick or gravel paths. Then it becomes a larger, more varied version of the formal herb garden. Continue Reading