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Great Design Plant: Chinese Lantern
Light the way to visual delight in the garden with Chinese lantern's papery blooms and pretty colors
"in the garden with Chinese lantern's papery blooms and pretty colors... might grow it here, if only as a half year plant. grow like a weed, not a week LOL... expecting. Grows very well in Ireland & Britain too - have one that's over 6ft but needs... easy to grow. When I took cuttings of Abutilon 'Victor Reiter' the flowers were different... cutting grow plant. Same color but different shape. However, as the plant matured..."
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
"in the garden with a landscape tree awash in flowers — just do your homework first... for your garden? It goes without saying: Do your homework. A flowering tree is a major... money and garden space. Check locally to see which trees are appropriate for your climate... in most gardens). These are solid, dependable landscape trees, as long as they're in... that's what an extension agent in my master gardener's class told me. We kept pruning out..."
Great Design Plant: Santa Rita Prickly Pear for Purple Appeal
"desert garden, along with great texture, thanks to its paddle-shaped pads. As winter... bloom and grow. I love the color of this prickly pear. Nice article, Noelle. Thanks... prickly pear growing all over the place where I live. It is not this purple variety though... permitted to grow in Australia - considered the greatest biological invasions of modern... success with an insect eating the seeds to inhibit new growth. prickly pear jam is yummy..."
8 Sunny Spring Flowers
"to the garden with forsythia, witch hazel, winter jasmine and more... average garden soil.Winter hazel grows at an amiable pace (4-8 ft. tall, 8-10 ft. wide)... shrubs grow 12-15 ft. tall and wide in time, and as an added bonus, their leaves turn... easy-to-grow vine is a native of the Southeastern U.S. and grows more than 12 feet... Zones 5-9) grows just about anywhere, looks great en masse, and makes a perfect informal..."
Great Design Plant: Towering Colewort Adds Playful Drama
Supersize your garden focal point with colewort's voluminous cloud of white flowers on stalks up to 7 feet tall
"your garden focal point with colewort's voluminous cloud of white flowers on stalks... tropics for gardeners in colder, drier climes. Colewort, also referred to as giant crambe... in the garden to serve as a focal point and anchor a diverse planting scheme.... saw it growing in a garden near the coast in Northern California. I am hoping it... in the garden. Thanks for the article! I have wanted this plant for a long time...."
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
"container gardens and the landscape at large... to the garden only in fall. Certainly it is a highlight of autumnal designs, but the... container gardens. It transplants easily, so rather than wasting it, I simply transfer... in my garden, anyway), this fern has a lot to offer.... in my garden as they readily spread in the moss around my koi pond. Serpentine mass... under an Acadiana holly with its very similar bronzy/orangey new growth repeated..."
Great Design Plant: Sabal Palm Enchants in Balmy Sites
"into your garden, since the roots remain more or less dormant from fall until then. Here’s... tree will grow or if your stuck with them as I am you might like them, I have some one... spot for an expensive palm in my Minnesota yard. It is fun to dream Looks like what... landscaping an acre according to long term budget replacing the palms with dogwoods lilacs... Florida is an amazing place, but it lurches from eco-disaster to eco-disaster, in part..."
Great Native Plant: Cleveland Sage
Get a whiff of this salvia for a garden experience to remember. Oh, and you can almost forget about maintenance
"for a garden experience to remember. Oh, and you can almost forget about maintenance... add to a garden's perfume, Cleveland sage creates a memory and a moment by itself, simply... Master Gardener program of Santa Clara County, compares it to chaparral in the morning... would grow in Zone 2a as an annual maybe? I have many perennial sages in my garden... in my garden and love the scent when I brush by it. It's more fragrant than any rose..."
Neat Little Project: A Wooden Planter to Hang Anywhere
Dress up a drab wall or window with this planter box you make yourself. Or just set it on a patio for the easiest 'installation' of all
Great Design Plant: Gold Collection Hellebores Perform Like Stars
Exciting colors, longer bloom times, forward-facing flowers ... These hybrids leave old hellebores in the dust
"winter garden. Tolerant of deer, drought, rabbits and shade, they meet my criteria... to my garden each year. Here are five of my favorites.... shade gardens in late winter. Also a go-to plant for me in gardens that are prone... Karen ! I grow them in dry shade under evergreens in my zone 6 garden ( western N.Y.)... Hellebores grow beautifully here in Northern California. As you say they are drought... residential garden consultation. The new owners of the home walked me through a garden..."
8 Plants Bursting With Beautiful Fall Foliage
Luscious berries, rich crimson leaves and stellar stalks show that nary a flower is needed for enthralling autumn gardens
"your fall garden. Start by clearing out the last of summer's faded blooms and then add... do say grow them though if you want. They have never been anything but lovely bushes... to your garden with an exuberant sense of style that few other plants have. The leafy... in any garden, but are particularly attractive in contemporary and Asian landscapes... as both garden decoration as well as a healthy addition to any meal.USDA zones: You..."
Great Native Plant: Rattlesnake Master for Unique Interest
Serpents actually don’t give a hoot about this prairie wildflower, but insects do — and the foliage is a big draw too
"in our gardens. I think, in general (not you per se), we treat gardens and plants... e-You-an-Awesome-Butterfly-Host Reasons Not to Clean Up Your Fall Garden -- http://www... -Fall-Garden Gardening for Bees and Why it's a Good Thing -- http://www.houzz.co... eggs or an unknown larva in my garden, I generally destroy it. Dikenlerin güzeli... for the garden. Glad to put a name to the plant! Interesting one at that! These grow..."
6 Stunning Silver-Leaf Plants
"to your garden with these shining examples of silver plants for both sun and shade... of your garden too. Here are a few of each.... in my garden ever since I found a pot of Lambs Ears at my favorite greenhouse. Not... to the garden; they also add texture. It feels like soft and silky just like it's... that will grow in my zone, in clay soil and won't become a buffet for the deer that almost... Happy Gardening. @linbar, lamb's ear and brunnera are both fuzzy leafed plants and..."
Great Design Plant: Dudleya, a Dramatic California Native
Set up this succulent in native conditions and see just how little care it needs to thrive in the landscape
"great "garden porn" I recommend Debra Baldwin's Succulent Container Gardens for some... succulents growing in mountain cliffs in Wales. All this to say that succulents don't... don't only grow in warm arid climates but also in colder ones as long as they are frost... container garden ideas The sun exposure is probably mild enough in Hawaii (as opposed... well with an abundance of reflected light. Again, the major concern is that it not get..."
5 Uncommon Trees for Gorgeous Fall Color
"Even an occasional snake paid a visit during their fall or spring moving periods... it is an amazing tree -- just stunning any time of year! I like the sassafrass!... room to grow. Would love some recommendations for native but unusual fall color in... easy to grow, stay medium to small in size and handle poor soil conditions. The biggest... They grow abundantly on our property. What about witch hazel? What about Chinese..."