2410 common landscaping flowers Stories
Unify Your Garden With a Common Thread
"look for commonalities, a common thread, to help us process information. The Bible is... with a common thread that gives them their unique sense of place. Let’s see how... throughout the landscape. And, that it’s part of a handrail! Oh, my. Thanks, Jay! And... at my landscape at my new home, I am now very inspired to get it all done, using... some DIY landscape design. a technique any designer worth their weight employs... Hi..."
Common Myths That May Be Hurting Your Garden
"Profitable for landscapers while often deadly for plants - wrong kind of mulch, in the wrong... copy the landscaping practices they observe in their community, without knowing it may... worked for landscapers who mulched incorrectly because it was profitable, saying "if the... shrub or flower in sight. I will be able to finally release my inner-gardener again... believe the "landscapers" who do this call it topping? If you have a tree that you feel..."
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
"with a landscape tree awash in flowers — just do your homework first... The flowering cherries of Washington, D.C., the redbuds around Lake Michigan, the... homework. A flowering tree is a major investment of time, money and garden space. Check... different flowering trees, or consider Michael Dirr's 952-page Encyclopedia of Shrubs... spring-flowering trees that are not only beautiful but practical (actually, one is..."
Boxwood Alternatives Bring the Chelsea Flower Show to You
"Chelsea Flower Show, the highlight of the British gardening year, where top garden... Chelsea Flower Show designers, focuses on using boxwood for its topiary, and gardens... Santolina My landscape designer specified an Ilex as a boxwood replacement with great success... name (and common, optional) and country/region of origin/native range as a format for... white flowers held until late spring make it appealing for topiary use. Honeysuckle..."
20 Favorite Flowers for the Fall Landscape
"their landscapes. And in summer there’s the joy of the garden in full bloom, and... the blue flower at the bottom of the blanket flower picture, between the rocks? Wonderful... 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... with fall flowers. Here's a recent blog post on muhlenbergia species, which are more..."
Great Design Plant: Red-Hot Poker
You'll carry a torch for these spiky plants once you discover how their fiery-hued flowers can light up a landscape
"fiery-hued flowers can light up a landscape... with bold flowers and foliage, Kniphofia can be seen in profuse bloom throughout the... temperate landscapes everywhere. This bright orange and yellow underused African perennial... yard. Flower is shockingly pretty. I planted a Red Hot Poker last summer and it is... clustered flowers in summer. The colors and density of the flowers give them an almost... finished flowering, leave spent flowers and leaves on the plant until late winter or..."
Mix or Mass Daisies for Two Great Garden Looks
The classic daisy looks equally beautiful massed in borders or mixed throughout a naturalistic planting. Which look suits your style?
"classic flower that loves sun and can handle a variety of soil types, so it is fairly... turn the flowers brown. Love white flowering plants, but the thrips get them every time... naturalistic landscape design. ConeflowerAnother classic flower of the Asteraceae family... daisy-like flowers this year?More:Find more great design plants and flowers... me not" flower, this daisy looks fabulous in large drifts. The Shasta daisy also looks..."
Great Design Plant: Sea Holly
Its spiky appearance can be intimidating at first, but sea holly's range of climate tolerances and vivid color make it a landscape winner
"gium, commonly known as sea holly, may appear anything but inviting at first, but... spiky flower in a friend's birthday bouquet and have been a fan ever since. Sea holly... this is a flower to note — both in hand and in the garden. Hailing from Northern Africa... plant; the flowers are just beautiful, but the folliage does kind of look weedy. I've... Their cut flowers are great! Any suggestions where to find this in Las Vegas? I'm hopeless..."
Have a Ball With Hydrangeas
Even if you don't tinker with the hue by changing the soil, hydrangeas have an entertaining range of uses in all kinds of landscapes
"most common color for hydrangeas is white, but this flowering shrub can also bloom... these flowers would grow in a tropical climate. (just rain and sunshine all year... whose flowers form a cone-shape panicle. While white blooms do not usually change... Timothy Lee Landscape Design surrounded this 'Endless Summer' hydrangea bush with nepeta... Grossman Landscape Contractors planted a border of petite hydrangeas for the 2006 San..."
Smell This Shocking Flower at Your Own Risk
Don't say we didn't warn you: The foul scent of the rare and incredible corpse flower may knock your socks off
"corpse flower may knock your socks off... — most commonly called the corpse flower — is famous for its distinct and incredibly... 8-foot flowering structure that can heat itself up to 100 degrees and grow more than... from the flower then try Arum palaestinum ~ Black Calla. Vanessa~ thanks for the fun... concerns re landscaping and decor. nice, :) Fascinating! Thank you. We once owned a house... Linen, the flower brings back memories of Little Shop of Horrors. Awesome,never seen or..."
Great Design Plant: Fringe Flower's Star Rises
Thank plant breeders for all the exciting new variations of this useful and easygoing flowering shrub
"highly used flowering shrubs — adaptable to a broad range of landscape uses. Give a big... fringe flower, or Loropetalum chinense, was barely known; it was usually described... ago our landscaper planted a fringe tree in our part-sun back yard in central Ohio... The flowers appear in early June and don't last too long, but are lovely and have... white-flowered Loropetalum chinense, plant breeders developed a range of hot-pink..."
Great Design Plant: Snake Flower
"Snake flower, also known as Bulbine frutescens 'Hallmark', is a favorite plant for... " says landscape designer Eileen Kelly. "It is stunning massed, and equally beautiful... 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.... caulescens)Common name: Snake flower, Bulbine, cat’s tail, Bulbine lily, Hallmark Bulbine... benefits: Flowers attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds Distinguishing traits. While..."
6 Splendid Blue-Flowering Bulbs
How do you blue? With colors from sky to cobalt, these bulbs will greet you merrily in a spring garden
"spring-flowering bulbs. Tulips and daffodils are the most popular. Between the two... two the flowers cover the color spectrum from pure white to purple-black. They leave... other flowering spring bulbs in shades of azure, cobalt, indigo and sky blue. Paired... blue flowers add brilliance to the garden as few other plants can. Most blue-flowering... blue-flowering spring bulbs are short — a foot tall or shorter. Since the color blue recedes..."
Keep Your Garden on Point With Spikes of Purple
Tall purple blooms bridge color gaps, contrast round flower forms and make for intriguing masses in the landscape
Great Design Plant: Plumbago
"by the common name plumbago, but its botanical name is Plumbago auriculata. It's tender... S. and commonly as an annual, but I see you're in Florida, so I'm sure it's hardy... the blue flowers and how the foliage color changes with the seasons. I use it often... had no flowers yet, so I thought it was a weed and pulled most of it up. Luckily... Wikimedia Commons Plumbago blooms in flowers of the clearest cerulean blue, from midsummer..."