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361 coastal garden Stories
Great Design Plant: Coastal Sweet Pepperbush Perfumes Gardens All Year
Bottlebrush blooms, gorgeous fall color and delightful fragrance give this U.S. native shrub 4-season appeal
"you've got coastal sweet pepperbush (Clethra alnifolia) perfuming the air, and its bright... southern garden book, red ribbon plant, maybe along a border... names: Coastal sweet pepperbush, summersweet, sweet pepperbushOrigin: Native to the... and rain gardens, as the species occurs naturally in swampy areas, wetlands and bogs..."
Breeze Into Coastal Landscapes
Follow the ocean's lead for a dynamic coastal garden with plants and grasses as beautiful as the view
"dynamic coastal garden with plants and grasses as beautiful as the view... bring the garden alive with flowing grasses and other loosely textured plants. The ocean... northeast coastal gardens and ways these gardeners live with nor'easters every year that... beachside garden in central Florida. It's been woefully neglected and previous owners... wreck gardens (and homes!) The front of our zero lot line home is 11 feet from the..."
Lay of the Landscape: Coastal Garden Style
Seaside gardens can be the ultimate in soothing landscapes if you know how to work with the elements and choose the right plants
"aside gardens can be the ultimate in soothing landscapes if you know how to work... conditions, coastal gardens are by and large serene and lovely — places where you can relax... Gardening by the sea is not for sissies. Even the best day at the seaside will bring... As a gardener, you simply need to make some adjustments to work with what nature... have a garden that is reminiscent of the coast. By following the general guidelines..."
5 Bright, Cheerful Coastal Garden Flowers
Sandy soil and salty air don't have to mean a dry and dull garden — these 5 flowering plants are beautiful, vivid and remarkably sturdy
"and dull garden — these 5 flowering plants are beautiful, vivid and remarkably sturdy... soil make gardening on the coast a challenge. While tough garden shrubs and ornamental... sturdy coastal-friendly flowers that add summer cheer to your landscape.... lovely garden flowers...i very very love flowers.... ---------------------------... Coastal Landscapes8 Ornamental Grasses for Coastal Gardens... to the coastal garden. It needs little care or supplemental water to perform well..."
8 Ornamental Grasses for Coastal Gardens
These hardy seashore plants evoke the ocean, sway in the breeze and help prevent sand erosion in the landscape
"grasses in a coastal landscape is because they make the breezy atmosphere a real benefit... for the coastal garden. Golden sweet flag: Acorus gramineus or "Ogon" is one of relatively... modern coastal gardens because the dark brown (almost black) bracts and flowers make... harsh coastal winds, lean sandy soil and little water once established. Cut them... substitute in coastal areas. It holds the sandy soil down and takes little water or care..."
Great Design Plant: Sea Grape, a Hardy Coastal Delight
Up to the high-tide line or even indoors, sea grape draws smiles for its looks and cheers for its tenacity
"please. Gardeners in USDA climate zones 9b through 11 can grow it in the ground as... pots or gardens. We Keys girls love to use Sea Grape leaves as hors d'oeuvre "plates"... use in coastal landscapes. I live in Memphis and my mom is in St.Louis. We each... to your coastal tropical garden or just trying to bring a little resort style to your... Native to coastal regions of south Florida, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and..."
Potted Plants Perk Up the Streets of Coastal France
Dotting a stairway or perched on a café table, plants in colorful pots and vibrant flowers make a picturesque scene in a town on the coast
Wildlife-Sensitive Ways to Light a Coastal Landscape
Reduce harm to land and sea creatures by choosing the right light sources and placing them thoughtfully
"disrupts coastal animal behavior in perilous ways, and coastal areas often have outdoor... beach garden creates a place for relaxing and listening to the ocean waves in the... your garden in a wildlife-friendly way.... for your garden.Shine light on your street address with a backlit sign or with a light... light the garden in an elegant way. A fire pit with a diffused glowing light creates... versed in coastal lighting techniques that are wildlife friendly. Search for outdoor..."
Houzz Tour: Eclectic Coastal Home in Holland
Sublime Coastal Woods Gain a Healthy New Foothold in Maine
Erosion was threatening, and much of the wildlife had fled. See how a homeowner and her landscape architect drove back the danger
"woodsy coastal Maine landscape looks as if it has been this way for centuries, but... the new garden is about 1½ acres.... Beautiful garden. Visiting Maine has been on my wish list. Now I am really determined... southern coastal region is actually quite temperate. The ocean keeps things pretty... beautiful gardens... love it! This is like a fairy world I want to live in. Beautiful... house and gardens. I, personally would have painted the house a grey colour. I live..."
How to Make Your Oceanfront Garden Thrive
You may love the beach, but many plants don't. Learn which ones are best for your warm-weather oceanside garden getaway
"plants from coastal gardens, but luckily they are also some of the most spectacular.... rear 'garden' untouched. I like the Jeff Blakely and Ramond Jungles photos best as... veggie garden, it will not survive. So, you will have to buy a BIG,BIG,BIG,American... Tomatoes and garden furniture not so well (wood rots, metal rusts, outdoor pillows get mildew)... watering garden containers out of large plastic storage boxes. Do a search for "plastic..."
Elements of Classic Coastal Style
Crisp whites and marine blues, nautical accents and tailored furnishings combine for classic coastal appeal
"classic coastal style? Think French Riviera meets the Hamptons. The look is sophisticated:... Classic coastal style uses beautiful accessories, such as specimen shells, coral, maritime... s and coastal art, and it aims for a clean, sophisticated feel. You don't have to... get a coastal look for your home. Just by putting a few tips into practice, you will... Classic coastal is easy to achieve — keep it simple and edit ruthlessly to get this..."
Casual Coastal Style Done 6 Ways
Give your beachy style a British accent, a Southern twang or a crisp New England tone — whatever coastal style speaks to you, this can help
"whatever coastal style speaks to you, this can help... entirely, the coastal style in all its variations is easy, breezy, casual and fun. What’s... country coastal. Pacific Northwest coastal..hint hint. :) I try to keep my beach house... Country Coastal decor then add a little more nautical accent. Enjoyed this article... Country Coastal. Benjamin Moore's Palladium Blue was the perfect color to use. h... xican coastal! Very popular in the South Texas, Florida, California area. Fun ideabook..."
12 Signs Your Coastal-Style Home May Have Gone Overboard
Accessories conjuring the beach often start innocently enough, but if you've framed your flip-flops, it may be time to reconsider
"Coastal style makes an appearance all over the world, no matter how close you actually... taken coastal style too far in your inland abode? See if your home has any of these... on my garden shed which is painted pale seagrass to look like a beach hut......!... like "coastal themes"! Recently a friend brought a serving dish with that flip-flop... count as coastal? Nope, don't have any of those. And I would love to get rid of the..."
How to Design a Coast-Loving Garden That Lasts
Good looks and longevity go hand in hand with these plants, materials and colors to make your coastal landscape easy-breezy
"home and garden with a view. The natural coastline is rugged and windswept, with a definite... to the garden. This combination of dusty-colored plants mixed with succulents creates... in my coastal garden. Thanks for the post - just in time for fall planting! Had to... for my coastal garden that can get way too busy and set my nerves on edge. . . I... Beautiful gardens. Extremely short on flowering plants. Plants that do not flower are..."