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How to Design a Colorful Flower Bed
Delight the eye through 3 seasons with bright flowers placed just right. Get flower bed location, shape and color ideas here
"bright flowers placed just right. Get flower bed location, shape and color ideas here... want is a flower bed filled with masses of the same plant, such as a bed of impatiens... A flower bed filled with masses of color to grab your attention, blooming from spring... at your flowering beds and borders and see what is and isn’t working, especially as... shapes and flowers that will fill the space throughout the growing season, you’ll need..."
Superstar Annuals for Containers and Baskets
High performing, low maintenance and all-around gorgeous, these container plants go the distance while you sit back and relax
"these annuals? Several were new introductions for 2013 but are readily available... you love flowers and want some permanent foliage in your home, why not purchase some... container designs. But this book really pushed me to think more about them. Summer here... with some annuals. Nctp, do the roots completely fill the mouth of the pot? How big is... of the flower. It is a soft apricot color. I don't think it is the 'peach' variety..."
7 Enticing, Little-Known Annuals of the Plant World
"select annuals that the local growers wouldn't grow. Over the years — and eventually... & the flowers enjoyable. But here it is 6+ years later & it is STILL coming up... Spring Flowering Tobacco(Nicotiana spp and cvs)Flowering tobacco (Nicotiana spp and... showier annuals, though, it enlivens any and all compositions, like baby's breath among... job in beds and borders, as shown here at the Montreal Botanical Garden. I have also..."
Great Design Plant: Sweet Alyssum
"companion in beds, baskets, even rock gardens... nonstop flowering and delicately scented flowers, sweet alyssum is the perfect choice... over your flower bed . . . you will have alyssum popping up all over the place next year... marked annual 3 years ago and I have had flowers every year. Love the tip about shaking... borders, annual beds, container plants, hanging baskets and rock gardens. It combines... other flowering annuals such as violas, pansies, snapdragons, cyclamen, stock and..."
Bright Plants for Flower Beds That Wow
"m new annual and perennial varieties to grasses, get dramatic with swaths of color... showy annual bedding plants can still be expensive, especially if we want to use... half-hardy bedding plants was expensive — even in Victorian times. Raising plants from... a mass bedding look, however: herbaceous perennials. Here are some great new annual... annual bedding plants — as well as some perennials you may not have thought of — that..."
20 Favorite Flowers for the Fall Landscape
"these annuals and perennials a delight in autumn gardens... the blue flower at the bottom of the blanket flower picture, between the rocks? Wonderful... other annuals for a seasonal show and when the flowers fade the perennials go into... additions to flowering through all four seasons. Their blue flowers, whole small, are bright... white flowers. It is a corm and is hardy to zone 5. Fall flower ideas Thanks for..."
Great Design Plant: Blanket Flower Brings Year-Round Cheer
It's irresistible to wildlife, but this wildflower's drought tolerance, copious blooms and versatility draw human fans too
"blanket flower brightens America's wild places from sea to shining sea — from the balmy... Blanket flowers attract butterflies and other pollinators, their deep taproot makes... blanket flower in your container garden now for a festive statement; save the seeds... enjoy flowers for most of the year.... blacket flower in July 2013 but nothing happened stayed small and no flowers what... blanket flower -- thanks for the article! Another good dwarf selection is Arizona Sun..."
Vegetables and Flowers Mix in Beautiful Edible Gardens
"with your flowers! Go with something more subtle than a bunch of raised beds plunked... on my flower beds. I also always leave him a bare spot at the end (with a big trellis... card with flowers. Thank you for telling me because that would have never even crossed... some flowers are put into salads and the heart of the cabbage tree is edible (hence... mats, flower pots, clothing). If I hadn't alerted the neighbors to the proposed..."
Great Design Plant: Slipper Plant
"fall-blooming flower to boot, we're just about to see the slipper plant at its annual prime... Prideaux Design. “It is a fantastic looking succulent, looks great-year round, and is... Great Design Plant: Bald CypressGreat Design Plant: New Zealand Wind Grass... plant in a bed of gravel. If minimalist gardening isn’t quite your idea of an inviting... personal design style and tie your garden decor with the overall theme of your home..."
Get the Hang of Hanging Flower Baskets
Learn all about container materials, soil and designing a hanging flower arrangement for a bountiful look on your porch or deck
"soil and designing a hanging flower arrangement for a bountiful look on your porch or... profusion of flowers or foliage? This type of container gardening is a charming addition... lattice design on picture 4 called and what is the significance of the arch. Very pretty... just a design I came up with for head clearance when someone is walking through the... hang some flowers, but would have never thought about adding the plastic saucer at the..."
Fall Asleep in a Bed of Flowers
"Floral Bedding While You Wait for Spring... gift of flowers — more specifically, a bed of flowers. It was not until my adult years... love the bed covers they use! Do you know who makes that one? Thanks so much Hi Kandy0629... this very bedding, too, especially being a fan of HGTV! I've run across this very look... orary-bedding-blissliving.html Another beautiful ideabook Erika. Hey girl, ook what... what some flowers from up the street inspired me to do in my guestroom!..."
Great Design Plant: Snake Flower
"Snake flower, also known as Bulbine frutescens 'Hallmark', is a favorite plant for... landscape designer Eileen Kelly. "It is stunning massed, and equally beautiful mingled... foliage and flower colors.” If you live in USDA climate zones 8-10, you can plant versatile... snake flower now for prolific blooms in spring.... on my annual must list. Andrew, here's an idea...before the Winter dig up your Bulbine... of flowers yearly.More great design plants:Toyon | Black Mondo Grass | Feather Reed..."
3 Exotic Flowers From the South African Wild
Add an enticing note to a garden border or patio container with these sophisticated and memorable African plants
"flash annuals. Only a handful of those exotic plants, however, remain in my repertoire... garden designer. Beyond my own sentimental attachment, these Afrikaners are sure to... co.za/flowers/ such a nice place.. i love this Thank you for the interest in South... right in a flower bed, they happily sprout from a sturdy globular bulb and unfold light... small flowers. There are about 15 species of Eucomis, and this spectacular one, shot..."
Great Design Plant: Pride of Madeira
Try this drought-tolerant stunner for its massive flower spikes that burst with purple, drawing butterflies and birds to the garden
"massive flower spikes that burst with purple, drawing butterflies and birds to the... purple flower spikes, mounding habit, low water use, coastal tolerant, sage green... frost. The flowers are spectacular and the foliage is a nice grey green. I have found... use the flowers a lot in arrangements because they're so architectural and interesting... in my designs, for many of the reasons you point out. I love combining it with Euphorbia..."
Great Design Plant: California Poppy
Fall planting: California's state flower offers a glorious spring show and spreads readily in gardens under the right conditions
"state flower offers a glorious spring show and spreads readily in gardens under the... state flower, is that true? They aren't much of a pest (not like thistles or bermuda... The flowers can't be picked for bouquets; they wilt immediately. The seed pods... these flowers becoming invasive. They have stayed in the same area for about 20 years... with this flower...... Beautiful and deadly....I think I love them! Water tolerant plants..."