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8 Spectacular Grasses to Energize a Fall Garden
Dancing in the autumn wind or flowing along a flower bed, these ornamental grasses bring wonderful movement and color to the landscape
"in the landscape, Molinia arundinacia 'Skyracer' or Moor Grass. Zone 4 hardy and seed... Korean or Fall Reed Grass) and Hakonechloa macra Aureola (Golden Variegated Hakone Grass)... Plant in fall or spring, and prune down to 12 inches in late winter or early spring... in the fall garden, and it combines well with other grasses and flowering perennials... Plant in fall and cut grass down to 12 inches in late winter or early spring. Japanese..."
Top 5 Trees for Fall Color in California
Bring a glorious sight to the landscape this autumn with one of these beauties that thrive in mild climates
"to the landscape this autumn with one of these beauties that thrive in mild climates... around in fall. A number of great garden trees that dependably brighten neighborhoods... in late fall — in California, often closer to Christmas than Halloween. Green leaves... brilliant fall color: orange, red, sometimes yellow. For most of the year, Chinese pistache... water, but fall color usually is more pronounced in drier conditions. Pistache is a bit..."
Great Design Plant: Autumn Fern Adds Color All Year
Use this evergreen, easy-care fern for soft texture and coppery tints in container gardens and the landscape at large
"only in fall. Certainly it is a highlight of autumnal designs, but the first photograph... to the landscape when it becomes too large for the pot. In the ground it spreads slowly... someone on a landscape committee regarding the entrance to a condo neighborhood. I never... finding design help on Houzz :) ! We live in Northern Ontario and our back yard backs... fern in designs, tucking in some of these for extra color and a new shape. I need this..."
Great Design Plant: Feather Reed Grass
"to your landscape, you'll enjoy the crisp autumn breeze moving through its wispy foliage... progression of fall colors throughout its long flowering season. Feather reed grass thrives... rate, the design possibilities for feather reed grass are endless. In a landscape lacking... More:Great Design Plant: Blue Chalk SticksGreat Design Plant: New Zealand Wind GrassOrnamental... enabling any landscape to appear more dynamic and responsive to the forces of nature. While..."
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
"temperate landscapes everywhere. This bright orange and yellow underused African perennial... and into fall.... Spring or fall Distinguishing traits. Grasslike clumps of long, narrow foliage produce... great design flowers and plants, grasses and trees.... light up a landscape..."
Great Design Plant: Kousa Dogwood
"four-season landscape star offers lovely pink bracts, bumpy summer berries and more... vibrant fall color and, as it ages, gorgeous exfoliating mottled bark to admire throughout... in the fall. The berries can be a bit messy (but not nearly as messy as other trees'... complementary landscaping. I love this beautiful and elegant 4-season plant. Squirrels and... before they fall off. By the late summer or early fall, kousa sprouts pink edible fruits..."
Great Design Plant: Vine Maple
Exciting year-round color and adaptability make this highly ornamental native small tree a top choice for home gardens
"great fall color and winter interest into your garden or just love something different... natural landscape beyond• In a native plant design• In an ornamental shade garden,... Spring or fall is the ideal planting time.Photo by Walter Siegmund Distinguishing traits... ignite in fall with the fiery color of vine maples. Adding these ornamental natives to... winter landscape. How to use it:• As a transitional shrub between the ornamental garden..."
Living Roofs Crown Green Design
Living roofs save energy, improve air, water, curb appeal — and the view from above doesn't hurt either
"roofs fall in the category of blight rather than grandeur. Cost of installation and... IS TO DESIGN AND INSTALL SUITABLE ROOFING SYSTEM AND PLANT CHOICES. A WELL DESIGNED... photos, "Design". (Nice iron work too) beautiful work!! @andrecooper247: "Built right"... in the landscape. A vegetated roof is less disruptive of local habitat than a typical... to be designed from the ground up to accomodate the weight of the garden and manage..."
Great Design Plant: 'Shenandoah' Switchgrass
With jewel-like flowers that belie its tough nature, this warm-season grass is wonderful in a fall garden vignette
"wonderful in a fall garden vignette... us that fall has arrived. Our gardens also begin to mellow as the sun arcs lower in... scale landscapes. The color can't be beat! The sedum 'matrona' is the perfect color... This fall grass has a slight purple hue in my beds making for a wonderful combination... interest: Fall colorWhen to plant: When the soil is warm (spring through fall) Distinguishing... Build a fall vignette around 'Shenandoah' using sweeps of other fall stars such as..."
Great Design Plant: Slipper Plant
"Prideaux Design. “It is a fantastic looking succulent, looks great-year round, and is... beautiful fall-blooming flower to boot, we're just about to see the slipper plant at... desert landscapeMore: Great Design Plant: Bald CypressGreat Design Plant: New Zealand... year, fall and spring usher in showstopping orange blossoms from which the slipper... name. In fall, when many plants are beginning to lose their leaves, the small bright..."
7 Top Design Events: Sept. 30-Oct. 21, 2011
"Budapest Design Week, snag a coveted modern furniture piece at Modernica's annual factory... other design lovers, here is our shortlist of 7 events from around the world.... Dutch Design Week, this year from 22 to 30 October 2011 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands... leading in design attracting visitors from all over Europe and beyond. Visit www.ddw.nl... Budapest Design Week. Get an exclusive look into the workshops of 14 designers, including..."
Great Design Plant: Red Kangaroo Paw
"perennial in fall or spring for its height, hardiness and beautiful red blooms... Plant in fall to give the plant time to get established before spring's bloom time and... through fall. Botanical name: Anigozanthos ‘Red Cross’Common name: Red kangaroo pawUSDA... space Landscape Architeciture. “It’s very sculptural and architectural, great against... geometric design. And finally, the bold punch of red tops it all off. Before you plant..."
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
"gorgeous fall color and delightful fragrance give this U.S. native shrub 4-season appeal... yellow fall color When to plant: Spring to fall Distinguishing traits. Shrubs produce... in the fall landscape.More: What to Do in Your Garden Now... in the fall, so keep this in mind when planning to add it to mixed borders and beds..."
Great Design Plant: Chilean Jasmine
Heavenly scented white blooms are the draw with this alluring vine, a treat for gardens through summer and into fall
"through fallWhen to plant: SpringCaution: Parts of the plant are toxic if ingested... summer and fall. Clustered 2-inch flowers appear amongst shiny, green tapered leaves.... Mandevilla. Landscape architect Christopher Yates notes that the fragrance — considered... great design flowers and plants, grasses and trees..."
Great Design Plant: California Fuchsia Brings Color and Hummingbirds
"it in fall or early spring, so the roots can establish before hot weather. Make sure... ground in fall after the bloom season. Lightly prune the branch tips in spring to encourage... early fall, when other plants fade, combine California fuchsia (shown here is 'Ghostly... garden and landscape photos... blooms into fall..."