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Great Design Plant: Lilac Vine for a Purple Profusion in Winter
Grow this pretty, hardy vine on a fence or as a ground cover for blooms throughout the colder months
"cover for blooms throughout the colder months... purple flowers. As pretty as the flowers are, they aren’t fragrant, but when they... another flowering plant with beautiful lilac flowers in late spring. It’s quite gorgeous... Gorgeous for a brief fling in feb/march and then quite unattractive for the rest. But... short for the blooms! Thank you tsudhonimh for telling about the afternoon sun.... Any hope for a yard that's sunny in AZ? I was hoping for suggestions to help with intense..."
Great Garden Combo: Rose + Clematis for Small-Space Impact
We all need somebody to lean on. And when a rose supports a climbing vine, the results can totally transform a small garden
"allow for multiple layers of trees and shrubs. The answer when you can’t go out is... place for a rose though. OMG so beautiful! Thanks for the photos...inspiring for... Thanks for the wonderful article Karen, Roses can be grown for their hips, which... medicine for stomatitis and also used only for special event cookies due to small amount... Thanks for sharing. Great idea to combine the rose and clematis.. They look so pretty..."
Great Design Plant: Snake Flower
"succulent now for brilliant eye-catching orange blooms in spring... snake flower now for prolific blooms in spring.... Snake flower, also known as Bulbine frutescens 'Hallmark', is a favorite plant for... foliage and flower colors.” If you live in USDA climate zones 8-10, you can plant versatile... here's an idea...before the Winter dig up your Bulbine and place in a pot in a protected... survive for a while without much water. Then plant it again in your garden in the Spring..."
Let Lilac Love Flower This Spring
Whatever you bestow or receive for Mother's Day, lilacs can be an unmatched gift in the garden in May
"receive for Mother's Day, lilacs can be an unmatched gift in the garden in May... speak only for myself, but every spring of my girlhood — as far back as I can remember... favorite flower, and here in Michigan their bloom time almost always coincides with... tolerance for theft. When I was quite young I shoplifted a single piece of Brach's candy... this year for Mother's Day! They are just absolutely stunning. Great idea to plant one..."
Get the Hang of Hanging Flower Baskets
Learn all about container materials, soil and designing a hanging flower arrangement for a bountiful look on your porch or deck
"hanging flower arrangement for a bountiful look on your porch or deck... profusion of flowers or foliage? This type of container gardening is a charming addition... needed for fresh basket ideas this year. My partner and I just moved into a new apartment... there for the roots; terrific idea! -Amber Tile-Stones.com... Jenny for posting one of our projects!! I thought I would add more examples!! Three... a good idea to have a sturdy swivel hook between the hook on the basket and the hook..."
9 Flowers That Draw Butterflies
Charm winged beauties and human visitors alike with these enticing, fragrant and colorful blooms for the garden
"during its 'flowering' stage, lavender, the white (or purple) flowers alyssum, and jasmine... sand. Any ideas? Also a piece of rotten fruit set in a dish with some water will attract... planting flowering bushes does little to attract and keep butterflies. The key is to... plant for each region of the USA is available at ButterflyWorld.com. Message me... plant for butterflies? Thanks Tcvh, I live in San Antonio Tx, how do I get started..."
Flower Power: Pick Your Palette From Posies
"For no-fail color combinations, take your cue from Mother Nature... color for a look that is welcoming, inviting and heartwarming. Your new color scheme... dried flower arrangements. Putting flowers in the deco is genius! It adds some movement... cheer for? COLOR,COLOR,COLOR !!!!!!!! :) Thanks for the beautiful photo illustrations... That blue flower is called Love-in-a Mist in NZ . Isn't that the most gorgeously whimsical..."
Handmade Home: Build a Simple Flower Box
"s DIY flower box adds charm and curb appeal almost instantly. And once you've got... looking for. Want to build some for the front of our beach cottage. And this is what... is made for window boxes to the shape of the planting area w/ drain tubes that extend... The idea is that the liner drain tubes extend thru the holes so the drain water... Thanks for the simple but detailed tutorial!... length, one for each long side and one for the bottom. The nails I used have small heads..."
Go for Baroque for a Vivacious, Colorful Garden
Give your landscape a sumptuous feel with over-the-top hues, bright accessories and container arrangements as wild as can be
"preference for what we plant tends to be very personal, perhaps we could all be more... Thanks for the article! This is perfect as I begin to plan for my garden this spring... Thanks for the ideas! Cool article! Love the first picture :) and I think is such... adapt ideas for my lake home,how to keep deer away from perennials? I have tried... great idea for an article and so well-written! Here are some other examples from..."
6 Unsung Bulbs for Fall Planting
Don't hang up your spade after summer — plant these unusual bulbs in fall for a spectacular spring show
"in fall for a spectacular spring show... money for gourmet bulb dinners for the furry gluttons in my neighborhood, i now... shaped flower. I should know - have had lots of both species on my property for years... foliage and flower die back, and let dry for a month to increase her bulbs - she always... White Flower Farm and John Scheepers are good online sources. The Crown Imperials... of my flowers from there.... They're fantastic! I was gifted a Resurrection Lily..."
5 Favorite White Roses for a Purely Beautiful Garden
"as "the flower of light." Whether you're looking for a climbing rose to enhance your... language of flowers, white roses symbolize sincerity, purity and chastity. They also indicate... back yard for planting. But, the sweet, short time when they were in flower made me love... had them for a few years now. There are gardenias that work for this climate. They do... white rose for western Washington is Darlow's enigma, blooms continuously, disease free..."
5 Sweet to Spirited Pink Roses for an Enchanting Garden
"tokens for celebrations like birthdays, weddings and showers. This rose color is perhaps... best time for me to plant here in zone 7 and just a basic idea of how much sun/shade... Thank you for this post! I love roses, have quite a few of them and I am still willing... Thanks for sharing.. VINYL FENCE Jenny, great picture of the Chicago Peace rose... looking for the perfect spot in our new yard to plant another. Kimberly, is that a..."
Vegetables and Flowers Mix in Beautiful Edible Gardens
"a plot for raising plants used for food, medicine, seasoning, scents and more. We... principally for aesthetics in days past were to be found exclusively in the gardens of... value for the average citizen in spending time and resources cultivating plants that... solely for its production value, nor is a garden composed entirely of ornamentals... card with flowers. Thank you for telling me because that would have never even crossed..."
Simple Pleasures: Treat Yourself to Cut Flowers
"you some flower-buying tips, creative yet simple arranging ideas and inspiration for... bouquet, cut flowers can bring life and beauty to a living space, and lift the spirits.... yourself to flowers, consider this your official permission slip to start — why not pick... resource for florists who sell American-grown flowers (good for our economy): http... early for flowers from the garden where we come from, but there is always something..."
Treat Yourself to a Bouquet of Flowers
"beautiful flowers. Here are some ideas for working them into your décor:... bouquet of flowers in a room has the instant effect of making the room look more beautiful... fresh flowers improve how we feel in a room, increasing the sense of happiness while... Thanks for all of the photos with the flowers in them. I love flowers! I am adding... fresh flowers. My husband loves them. Absolutely; nothing injects colour, warmth..."