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Great Design Tree: Star Magnolia
"oming magnolia is a stellar plant for all seasons... place, star magnolia (Magnolia stellata) is a tree for all seasons. Whether its snowy... transitions of star magnolia keeps eyes and gardens inspired year-round. Browse landscape... a huge Star Magnolia in my front yard that is sprouting buds already. I do love this... grow the pink, Leonard Messel, equally lovely in the landscape. This is one of my winter... tulip magnolia, is equally attractive. When in bloom, there are not as many flowers..."
Great Design Plant: Saucer Magnolia
Witness its glorious spectacle in early spring, but this specimen tree brings other delightful visuals to a garden too
"Saucer magnolia (Magnolia x soulangeana) performs most notably in one season — maybe... sense in a garden; it's useful, hardworking and will perform season after season. Saucer... saucer magnolia's short-lived early spring spectacle, and I'd say that this one, famously... adore magnolias and if you're ever in Boston when they bloom along Commonwealth Avenue... classic magnolia with huge white blossoms. Both trees are old and magnificent. They..."
Great Design Plant: Gold Collection Hellebores Perform Like Stars
Exciting colors, longer bloom times, forward-facing flowers ... These hybrids leave old hellebores in the dust
"winter garden. Tolerant of deer, drought, rabbits and shade, they meet my criteria... to my garden each year. Here are five of my favorites.... shade gardens in late winter. Also a go-to plant for me in gardens that are prone... residential garden consultation. The new owners of the home walked me through a garden... in the garden that were still alive were some established trees and shrubs and a large... recommend. 'Pink Frost' has been such a fabulous performer for me, both foliage & flower..."
11 Japanese Maples for Breathtaking Color and Form
With such a wide range to choose from, there’s a beautiful Japanese maple to suit almost any setting
"beautiful Japanese maple to suit almost any setting... well-grown Japanese maple evokes mental images of tranquility and mysticism unlike any... weathered Japanese temple and a contemporary urban high-rise. With thoughtful placement... elevate your garden from mundane to unique. Let’s see how.... admires the Japanese maples in his Dad's garden in Dallas, so I clicked on "find your zone"... to as Japanese maples. Ginnala's range seems to be Japanese through parts of Europe..."
Nature’s Color Wisdom: Lessons on Pink From the Great Outdoors
Leave your assumptions about pink at the princess playhouse door. Head outside instead for shades from shocking to subtle
"about pink at the princess playhouse door. Head outside instead for shades from shocking... there’s a pink for every mood and personality. It’s true that pink can sometimes get... serenity of a pink morning sky over the ocean to market-fresh rhubarb and French breakfast... bedroom pink... Rough Linen: Before committing to pink, try a fairly large sample... was too PINK! So I repainted a soft cream and used pink accessories instead. I was..."
Great Design Plant: Kousa Dogwood
"landscape star offers lovely pink bracts, bumpy summer berries and more... London garden and it died miserably... here my site is probably too exposed. I might... Chinese or Japanese dogwoodUSDA zones: 5 to 8 (find your zone)Water requirement: Consistent... turning pink with age before they fall off. By the late summer or early fall, kousa... sprouts pink edible fruits. They are bumpy-looking berries about 1/2 inch in diameter..."
7 Spectacular and Practical Spring-Flowering Trees
Put on a beauteous show in the garden with a landscape tree awash in flowers — just do your homework first
"in the garden with a landscape tree awash in flowers — just do your homework first... saucer magnolias of the San Francisco Bay Area — wherever you live, there's probably... for your garden? It goes without saying: Do your homework. A flowering tree is a major... money and garden space. Check locally to see which trees are appropriate for your climate... in most gardens). These are solid, dependable landscape trees, as long as they're in..."
8 Gorgeous Trees for Winter Interest in the Garden
Intriguing forms and beautiful branches take center stage when color heads back into the wings of the winter landscape
"and the garden is a much more subdued place than in the spring and summer, when there's... dismiss your garden in the off season. It is within this sedate atmosphere that tree form... obvious stars of the winter landscape because they provide structure year round, but... of your garden where the surrounding plantings are mostly herbaceous so your feature... green Magnolia tree was omitted from the list!!! Below are photos of beauties: Sycamore..."
Grow a Beautiful Fall Garden in a Pot
Welcome autumn with 7 gorgeous plants that thrive in containers and enliven your porch or patio throughout the cooler season
"container gardens for the coming season, and I can’t wait to get my hands on some co... suggested to garden store. Have started to plan front step garden pots for the fall. Thank... shade garden are in full bloom. They'll surprise you by shooting out pink or white... to fall garden. I also had hostas (shade plants) in my pots, they are very good to... in my garden, and they even last as cut flowers for tiny bouquets. p.s. you can see..."
The Art of the Espalier
Go ahead, let limited garden space drive you up the walls. With these 6 ways to train plants vertically, it can be a beautiful thing
"limited garden space drive you up the walls. With these 6 ways to train plants vertically... with your garden in mind will help reinforce your garden’s style and feeling. Here... With garden spaces becoming smaller around our urban and suburban homes, the espalier... Today’s gardeners are rediscovering the technique’s usefulness and beauty. Whether... botanic gardens AND by touring wonderful private gardens open to public once a year..."
6 Trees You'll Fall For
"world, gardeners are laying down their tools, cleaning up their gardens and perhaps... another gardening season has come and gone. But the planting season isn’t over. Fall... such as magnolias and oaks, are better off planted in spring. Trees best planted in... article! Japanese maples are wonderful small garden trees (for the right climate).... transplant my gardening activity to my pottery studio and use fallen leaves and ornamental..."
A Garden With a Love Story
Over 23 years, a North Carolina couple has created an inviting, magical garden that harmonizes with its woodland setting
"magical garden that harmonizes with its woodland setting... into one garden space. Such is a garden called MapleWalk, created by Lib Jones and Tom... Some gardens have a story to tell, and some are so highly personal that they are... Other gardens seem to work in concert with Mother Nature, where the human hand takes... backlit the Japanese maples in an almost mystical way. Tom and Lib shared their story —... as the garden itself. Let’s take a tour of MapleWalk...."
Great Design Plant: Skylands Oriental Spruce, a Favorite Conifer
Brighten up a drab corner of your garden with Picea orientalis ‘Skylands’, a smaller spruce that a bird family might just call home
"of your garden with Picea orientalis ‘Skylands’, a smaller spruce that a bird family... cools a garden on a hot summer day and brightens up a sleeping winter garden. It also... to my garden frequently ask me which of my 100 conifers is my favorite. Without... woodland gardens. Finally, your neighbors will most likely not have one. Let’s take... magnificent garden... A garden is a special place that can provide solace and relaxation..."
7 Deer-Resistant Flowers for Your Summer Containers
Grow these as protection for edibles or just for their colorful beauty — deer might not like them, but everyone else will
"perfect garden once sat. But before you're tempted to give up gardening entirely... of many gardeners' existences. For good reason, too — it's an awful feeling to wake... front garden is becoming a lovely herb garden; rosemary/lavender /oregano/ mint.... courtyard garden of an inner city courtyard garden and the anger/ disappointment is just... like a garden. We have to do container gardening where I live because of the problem..."
Dream Spaces: A Secret Garden of Your Own
"in your garden for whimsy and romance... secret garden ever since reading the novel The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett... adaption starring Maggie Smith and John Lynch. Many of us, unfortunately, don’t own... secret garden needs to have something a bit magical about it; it should be a place... secret garden into our surroundings. As long as it invites you in to discover what... secret garden can take many shapes and forms, just like these...."