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Grow Your Own Privacy: How to Screen With Plants and Trees
Use living walls to lower your home and garden's exposure while boosting natural beauty in your landscape
"change with the seasons and help us mark time and appreciate nature's rhythms.... - all with arms & all on the side of the pool closest to the neighbor with the bamboo... consider some tree-like shrubs or small trees for this role. They'd be lower maintenance... check with a reliable nurseryman. Great article with some great ideas. We recently... a home with a view (complete privacy) to a home with a house directly behind us. Here..."
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
"With distinctive fluttery flowers and a height that towers over the landscape, the... the dove tree provides a respite from the summer sun... flowering trees for spring is the dazzling and perhaps lesser known dove tree (Davidia... Certainly a landscape investment, the dove tree welcomes admiration and interest, begging... “The tree has a beautiful horizontal branching structure and large, elegantly shaped... " says landscape architect Christopher Yates. "It has a striking presence in the landscape..."
Great Design Tree: Australian Tea Tree
A living sculpture with an unmistakable appearance, this coastal native creates an intriguing landscape scene
"sculpture with an unmistakable appearance, this coastal native creates an intriguing... Australian Tea Tree (Leptospermum laevigatum). Wind blown and architectural, these trees appear... across the landscape, and no two trees are ever alike. Growing up in San Diego, I would... Australian Tea Trees make for beautiful landscape design features in more than just my childhood... these trees at my favorite beach, only later discovering the name. As it turns out..."
Get a Dash of the Rain Forest With Madagascar Dragon Tree
This living decoration reaches up to 15 feet, has minimal needs and adapts to different light levels — just steer clear of fluoride
"feet. With proper care a Red-edge Dracaena can reward a patient owner with many years... dragon tree, is a popular houseplant, thanks to its low light and water needs and... leaves with subtle red stripes along the edges, and while it grows slowly, it can... interior landscaper, I have cared for hundreds of these plants, and it's one of my... trouble with them are overwatering - the soil has to get almost dry all the way to..."
The Weepers and the Creepers: 10 Intriguing Trees for Your Garden
"to your landscape with a tree that dives, twists or crawls... rtain trees are an acquired taste, much like fine wine. I often joke with my clients... appreciate a tree that grows straight up, but it takes a special person to grow and appreciate... these trees could talk, I feel sure that they would draw us into a conversation,... familiar with the old standbys, such as weeping willow, weeping cherry and Harry Lauder's..."
Great Design Plant: Paint the Summer Landscape With Desert Willow
If the vibrant flowers of this Southwestern native tree don't blow you away, the hummingbirds, fire resistance and low maintenance will
"native tree don't blow you away, the hummingbirds, fire resistance and low maintenance... willow tree (Chilopsis linearis), you can't help but notice its beautiful flowers... it as a tree or as a large shrub, desert willow will add beauty to your summer landscape... area and with water restrictions these are landscape godsend! Hammerhugger, I live in... young trees scent marking with their antlers. Nothing is really deer proof. Barriers..."
Brighten Any Garden With White Crape Myrtle
A terrific supporting player to other plants, white crape myrtle can help a walkway or other parts of a landscape gleam
"grown, with long branches full of white flowers every summer. I wondered what it... orange with taupe splotches. If it's allowed to grow instead of cut off each winter... larger trees and still shine. The beauty of this plant is that it fits in with tropical... seamlessly as with the hardier plants in my zone 6 Pennsylvania garden. I love using a color... overall landscaping theme, even as the actual plants in bloom change and rotate. White..."
Celebrate a Sunny Climate With the Right Leafy Palm for Your Site
So you get freezes or floods. So your garden is small. These palms send excuses riding off into the tropical sunset
"the palm tree. While the majority of these palms are for gardeners in the subtropics... sun-tolerant with a big shaker of salt. I think it looks better with some shade even here... where palm trees are just a boringly normal tree and people long for growing roses. Well... presence with their majestic size, but those fronds come down with a thud, I wouldn't... roebelinii with its pinnate leaves and graceful habit is my absolute favorite palm. But..."
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
"garden with a landscape tree awash in flowers — just do your homework first... dependable landscape trees, as long as they're in the right place.... blooming tree that spectacularly announces that spring is here or at least is on the... treasured trees, the result of centuries of development by horticulturists around the... flowering tree is a major investment of time, money and garden space. Check locally to... which trees are appropriate for your climate and site. You'll probably have dozens..."
11 Trees for Brilliant Fall Color
Give your landscape the quintessential look of autumn with the red, orange and yellow leaves of these standouts
"your landscape the quintessential look of autumn with the red, orange and yellow... on the trees change color; look at the enduring popularity of day trips (or even longer... to the trees that are already planted. If you think a little more color is needed... colors in trees!! Trees trees trees love them put me in the forest so I can admire them... inundated with oak trees and their leaves cannot be chopped up with the lawn tractor..."
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... garden trees that dependably brighten neighborhoods and public spaces with brilliant... Maidenhair Tree (Ginkgo biloba) A rugged and dependable big tree, ginkgo puts on a dramatic... street trees you see around. This is a slow-growing tree. You can create a minigrove... easygoing tree with one true gift — sort of a Susan Boyle of the arboreal world. That..."
The Unparalleled Power of Trees
"magic of trees, and why a landscape without them just isn't the same... those with mature shade trees and those without. Home sites without trees just... pedigree of trees. Whether these trees become places where children climb, we sit in refuge... stewarding trees. Growing a tree is energy free — as long as the sun is in the sky, roots... free from trees in a park or at a friend's home. You can also buy little trees from..."
Crazy for Fruit Trees
Whether a single citrus or a mini apple orchard, even the smallest landscape space can bear deliriously delicious fruit
"smallest landscape space can bear deliriously delicious fruit... fruit trees require more care than other trees. You’ll need to deal with the harvest... Fruit trees are the perfect landscape choice in many ways: gorgeous blossoms, foliage... fruit trees provide interest in the landscape. That being said, there are some... productive trees and prop up heavy branches. Plus, these trees can take up a lot of space..."
Great Design Plant: Cabbage Tree
Happiest in plentiful sun, this tropical-looking tree gives a pool area or backyard landscape an exotic view all summer long
"oking tree gives a pool area or backyard landscape an exotic view all summer long... in the landscape, but they can come with big price tags. For a more affordable alternative... ering tree that fits the bill. Cabbage tree (Cordyline australis) is a low-water... impaling landscapes with color and texture through its swordlike leaves and rugged trunk... the eye with its foliage and form — as well as with the geometric shadows it casts..."
Old School Green Design: Keep the Trees!
"Trees in the landscape add a sense of place, connection to nature, shade — and great... peeves with some home building practices is the careless waste of plants and soil... happen. Trees can be needlessly cut down and topsoil sometimes removed by the ton.... themselves with shadeless exterior spaces and little useful soil to plant in. What a... existing trees and other plants. Here are some beautiful examples of homes where trees..."