Herb Garden Styles

Herb Garden Styles – A formal herb garden is often designed in the form of a parterre with closely clipped low hedges of box, which give a defined frame to the herbs. There are other suitable plants for hedging, however. Santolina chamaecyparis gives a beautiful silver frame to the design, wall germander (Teucrium x lucidrys) has neat triangular dark green leaves, and the dark green foliage of rosemary and the dwarf lavender ‘Munstead Dwarf ’ can be effective. Continue Reading

Using Macramé Plant Holders

The art of making macramé plant holders has existed for a very long time, and macramé itself dates back to as early as the 13th century. Macramé is a type of art that uses tying knots as opposed to knitting, braiding, or weaving. Usually knots are square knots using half hitch and also full hitch knots. Macramé has been used to create many accessories such as plant holders, belts, jewelry and so much more. Continue Reading