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16 Stunners From an English Garden Center
Get the abundant, overflowing look of an English garden with these hardworking spring-blooming plants and flowers
"English garden with these hardworking spring-blooming plants and flowers... passion for gardening. So here are my notes from an English garden center, which highlight... result: Our garden centers now are bursting at the seams with the wonderful colors of flower... and our gardens have suffered. With the arrival of May, we've had a respite as well... British gardens as summer container plants, and in milder areas, in rock gardens and..."
Mid-Atlantic Gardener: What to Do in July
"galore take center stage in the garden this month... your garden bounty and ignore the plants that have gone to seed or have been eaten... In my garden, a groundhog has decided radicchio is his green of choice, so I am choosing... when the garden comes into its glory and then starts a slow descent into autumn. Sunflowers... in your garden. Keep cutting roses to get the best bang on second blooms. Lavender... summer garden, also blooms this month. With its relaxing scent, waving purple wands..."
Great Design Plant: Veronica
Consider adaptable Veronica, or speedwell, for its colorful blooms, butterfly-drawing power and low maintenance requirements
"a good garden center to confirm; you may want to replace it with something less pesky... in my garden designs. One of my favorites is Veronica peduncularis 'Georgia Blue'... of my gardens. Nice! I'm not seeing that in the Denver Area market, so it must... a rock garden.Planting notes. Speedwell is easily grown in average garden soil that... to the garden.Shown: White spike speedwell (Veronica spicata 'Icicle') How to use..."
Great Design Plant: Milkweed
Quit cringing. This not-weed plant is a sight to behold in the garden, has a delicious vanilla scent and is a magnet for butterflies
"in the garden, has a delicious vanilla scent and is a magnet for butterflies... in your garden is milkweed. I know that when most people hear the name, they cringe... in the garden center at Lowes. Monarchs love it and it fits nicely in between other... local garden center but after reading this article, I don't think they are natives... client garden beds. We have swamp milkweed that we've planted by a lake in NJ. We..."
Backyard Play Spaces That Put Kids Front and Center
Skip the trip to the playground. These kid-friendly outdoor spaces will help your little ones burn off energy without leaving home
Great Design Plant: Kintzley's Ghost Honeysuckle
Looking for a versatile plant with beautiful color and texture? This unusual honeysuckle may be just the ticket
No-Regret Plants: 5 Questions Smart Shoppers Ask
Quit wasting money and time at the garden center. This checklist will ensure that the plants you're eyeing will stick around in your yard
"at the garden center. This checklist will ensure that the plants you're eyeing will... into your garden and lifestyle, and don't end up on the compost heap. Before you buy... work at a garden center and I want to add something to this list: PATIENCE. You do not... reputable garden centers, many plants are there year after year after year. During high... flower center. I can't get rid of them. They keep spreading. jean2413 - I have volunteer..."
Simple Pleasures: Get Centered
Make time to regroup and recharge with a special spot for meditation, yoga or any other mindful pursuit
"getting centered. Find your ideal time for contemplation. A space in which to meditate... noisy center of the home — a corner of the bedroom or sunroom, or even a wide hall... from the garden store, and lay out a design — you can find many labyrinth designs with... in the center of a bustling household … but you can try! Set up a writing spot. Yoga... private garden or simply a potted plant or vase of flowers.Tell us: Do you practice..."
Front and Center Color: When to Paint Your Door Green
Fresh, fun and a pleasant surprise on a front door, green in subtle to strong shades brings energy to home exteriors
"to take center stage, you'll want to paint it a color across the color wheel from the... Paints): Gardening Girl KM3278-2, Beachcomber KM3844-2 and Christi Cream KM3577-1. Example... 156-4 and Garden of Eden 156-1 (both from Mythic Paint), and Sage Green Light SW2851... t-and-Center-Color--When-to-Paint-Your-Door-Blue mokling894 wrote: "How about a..."
Take Your Garden on a Rural Route With Plant-Dominant Designs
"plants take center stage for a garden that recalls idyllic pastures fashioned by nature's... within our gardens. It is about allowing plants to dominate garden design — the opposite... also in garden design — the spectacular opening ceremony at last year's London Olympics... them to gardens — from growing edibles to keeping chickens and bees in the backyard... Wonderful garden, just beautiful! This is so much more attractive than the garden ideabooks..."
8 Gorgeous Trees for Winter Interest in the Garden
Intriguing forms and beautiful branches take center stage when color heads back into the wings of the winter landscape
"branches take center stage when color heads back into the wings of the winter landscape... and the garden is a much more subdued place than in the spring and summer, when there's... dismiss your garden in the off season. It is within this sedate atmosphere that tree form... structure take center stage, and a whole new level of interest can be gained. Evergreen... of your garden where the surrounding plantings are mostly herbaceous so your feature..."
Great Design Plant: Rozanne Cranesbill
Try this vigorous scrambling beauty as a ground cover or container plant for captivating garden color all summer long
"captivating garden color all summer long... nance gardens, it is easy to dismiss this hardy geranium as just another perennial... Seattle garden. There are many different ways to use this perennial superstar. As... the rock garden, Rozanne would look right at home tumbling over boulders or stone walls... in a garden border. As a container specimen, it would make a dramatic statement... author gardens in? Trying to gage if G.rozeanne will do as well in my garden... I'm..."
Northeast Gardener's June Checklist
Tote out garden ornaments, unleash your color passion and glean inspiration from the many Northeast tours
"e out garden ornaments, unleash your color passion and glean inspiration from the... sales or garden centers, as there are changes to make, new plants to grow. Garden... and our gardens become full of activity — and so do we. My car is usually loaded with... Garden center displays are a great way to get ideas about plant combinations. Take some... front and center, because that's what sells; seeing the colors of flowers is extremely..."
Fire and Ice: 8 Plants That Blaze Once Frost Hits
Not everything in the garden sleeps in the cold — these plants rise and shine in fall and winter, bringing bright color to beat the blahs
"in the garden sleeps in the cold — these plants rise and shine in fall and winter... For gardeners in northern climates, extending the color show just a few more weeks... local garden center when you see your male in bloom.... winter garden. I wouldn't have thought of strawberries, nice new use for a old time... used to garden in Texas and had never seen it there either. Ah! I feel better now that... In my garden it makes a great companion with purple ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius..."
"taking center stage in homes and gardens... concrete garden wall. Striking painted steel girders (painted construction yellow)..."