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5 Easy Plants for a Romantic Entry Garden
Abundant flowers, a heady fragrance and striking foliage combine for a romantic front-yard garden that's deceptively low maintenance
"romantic front-yard garden that's deceptively low maintenance... entry garden that leads you to the front door while tempting you to linger.... romantic garden style; it calls for a happy mingling of flowers and foliage rather than... romantic garden is complete without fragrance, so the plant combination here includes... to the front door. Even when the lavender is not in bloom, casual brushing against... zone 5 garden, in which the previous owners allowed anything invasive to take over..."
Nodding to the Coast in a Bainbridge Island Entry Garden
"inspired this front yard, but modern touches — not coastal clichés — fill it... e and landscape design firm Wittman Estes was hired to create a truly Northwestern-style... ” says landscape designer Jody Estes. She and architect Matt Wittman worked with the... inspired the garden. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: A couple nearing retirement Location:... for my front garden. I love it! This is one of the most satisfying landscape designs..."
How to Design a Great Garden on a Sloped Lot
"beautiful garden you’ve been dreaming of... ly we gardeners run up against what seems to be an insurmountable obstacle in our... functional garden space. So it is with the dreaded sloping lot.... severity... A garden that slopes down from back to front seems easier than the reverse. What... getting a landscaper in to build steps for accessibility and the garden now has some... slope My front is on the down slope off of the road and only 30 feet to the front door..."
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
"and wild gardens has given it new popularity. Upright, thistlelike and a vivid shade... in the garden. Hailing from Northern Africa, Europe and even Asia, sea holly thrives... tall in front of it. Their cut flowers are great! Any suggestions where to find this... a rock garden, where its preference for well-drained and light soil will come in handy..."
Give Your Garden a Gate Mate
Keep pests at bay and boost privacy and protection on the home front with a stylish gate for your backyard, driveway or entry
"the home front with a stylish gate for your backyard, driveway or entry... of your garden? Or nosy neighbors? Or maybe you just need privacy in your backyard... roses in front of fence, but the gate... the first one might do.... from AMS Landscape Design Studios is wood and has a Mondrian-inspired cutout strategically... balance the front door. If you need serious privacy, nothing says "Do not enter" like a... frame the garden, or a serious one to keep our vermin and unwanted visitors, the options..."
7 Finishing Touches for a Thoughtful Front Yard
"about the front of your house, it's even more important. The front yard is what everyone... finished front yard that says, "Welcome."... of my front yard, the pumphouse is always a landscaping eyesore. Mine is 8 ft tall... details of a garden. In the attached photo, the warm tones of the phormium blossom subtly... vivid front door. Both are a great contrast to the stainless steel house numbers... in the front lawn by the sidewalk..>:( http://www.atomicindy.com/2010/04/mid-cen..."
Meet a Front Yard Designed for Gathering
Hanging out with neighbors comes naturally in front of a Southern California home, thanks to comfortable zones and beautiful plantings
"naturally in front of a Southern California home, thanks to comfortable zones and beautiful... Living Gardens Landscape Design. “The front is where friends and neighbors gather... turn your front yard into a gathering spot. That was the thinking of Sacha McCrae, homeowner... But the front yard is nice. Hi all, There is a hot tub in the garden's backyard... to the "front-side" of the house, rather than the front, it seems. Stunning!! Great..."
A Front Yard Regrows in Brooklyn
Hurricane Sandy ravaged this New York City plot, but two landscape designers have rebuilt it to be better and stronger than ever
"but two landscape designers have rebuilt it to be better and stronger than ever... hired landscape designers Sean Lewis and Jesse Terzi to rebuild and rehabilitate... 50-foot front yard, which had all but drowned in the storm. The clients wanted a space... home and garden were safe, I live in a city that had major flooding this past June -... from this garden. It is always a good idea to select plants that grow naturally in..."
Great Design Plant: Sun-Loving Ninebark Puts on a Color Show
This tall, dark and handsome native shrub is equally at home in jeans and boots or in a suit and tie
"sun-loving garden. Thanks to the introduction of recent cultivars, the ninebark now sports... compact for front-of-the-border use, shows off in early summer with small clusters of white... As a garden designer I've never quite understood why it is not more commonly used... to your garden. Let's get started.... of my garden where I have a mix of coneflowers in front of it and in front of that... part of gardeners is definitely a part of being a responsible and mature gardener but..."
Great Design Tree: The Dove Tree
With distinctive fluttery flowers and a height that towers over the landscape, the dove tree provides a respite from the summer sun
"over the landscape, the dove tree provides a respite from the summer sun... " says landscape architect Christopher Yates. "It has a striking presence in the landscape... landscape, and the flowers are at once unusual and beautiful — pure white and pendulous... Certainly a landscape investment, the dove tree welcomes admiration and interest, begging... tree is a landscape investment and deserves to be treated as such. Plant it in front..."
6 Driveway Looks Take Landscapes Along for the Ride
"design a front yard that makes your driveway its own destination... part of garden design, considered more utilitarian than something worthy of our attention;... designing gardens that flank a driveway or service road can have its challenges, but... creating a garden. Then there is the question of how to connect the design and plant palette... letting my landscaper's kid do it on the cheap. Hi Karen. I always enjoy reading your..."
Great Design Plant: Sun-Loving Bougainvillea Showers Yards With Color
Bring unbeatable vibrancy to a garden or wall with this unfussy and trainable shrub packed with colorful bracts
"vibrancy to a garden or wall with this unfussy and trainable shrub packed with colorful bracts... sun-loving landscapes. This vigorous grower isn't fussy and is easy to grow as long as... in the garden all year long. For those of you who live in cooler climates, however... Happy gardening everyone! Here are some Ixoras from my own garden. Hope you like... excellent landscaping ideas here! We love cutting these flowers for vases - they make..."
Great Design Plant: Old Fashioned Smoke Bush
Balance garden color with this shrub's cool blue-green foliage, luminous when backlit and sporting yellow-green flowers in spring
"lance garden color with this shrub's cool blue-green foliage, luminous when backlit... designing a garden, we are encouraged to think of the foliage first. A strong backbone... in the garden will hold a design together, even when flowering plants are not at their... in the garden provides the eye with a place to rest; it creates a soothing balance... great in a garden where the flower colors are pinks, purples, and blues. The purple smoke..."
Great Design Plant: Saucer Magnolia
Witness its glorious spectacle in early spring, but this specimen tree brings other delightful visuals to a garden too
"sense in a garden; it's useful, hardworking and will perform season after season. Saucer... on the front lawn when the house was built in 1948. I live in zone 6 on Long Island... shrubs and gardens in that relatively compact area of the city--if someone popped out... beautiful garden focal point. Appreciate its spreading, low branching structure and smooth... year-round garden feature. Plant it in a protected area where you can enjoy its blooms..."
Great Design Plant: Purple Prairie Clover
"prairie garden--both the purple and white. But it's neat in bloom and a gentle reseeder... in my garden I'd be delighted! They don't come to inner city places! is it safe... plants fronting my flower bed. Use with rubber gloves on a day that is at least 10C... energize your landscape... naturalized garden area...."