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Great Design Plant: Ogon Spirea for Radiance and Texture
"shrub will light up your garden with its bright color and easygoing personality... lookout for easy-care shrubs with great foliage that are drought tolerant and deer... in my garden and one of the last to lose its leaves. Its wispy texture highlights... other garden plants, adding sparkle to softer shades and high contrast to richer... woodland garden and beneath a Katsura tree (Cercidophyllum japonicum) in a large mixed..."
Great Design Plant: Red-Hot Poker
You'll carry a torch for these spiky plants once you discover how their fiery-hued flowers can light up a landscape
"torch for these spiky plants once you discover how their fiery-hued flowers can light... if your garden needs a poke in the right direction, Red-Hot Poker (Kniphofia spp.)... my yard for it....too bad I'm in zone 3 :( I've seen these in my area and wondered... enough for here? Last year planted Indian Paint Brush, - which I believe is in... enough for that zone. I am in Central Ca, at about 4000ft elevation. They die down..."
Make a Mod Solar Lamp Trio for the Garden
What’s that hovering ethereally in the dark? A set of cool globe lights showing off your DIY ingenuity
"globe lights showing off your DIY ingenuity... twine light globes for my kitchen ceiling fixture. I recently decided to move on... shade garden turned to cesspools of scum and dead leaves, I ditched those and was... Great DIY light work I love this for the garden. I bought the crackled globe stakes a... thank you for sharing your ingeniously creative lights project!!! Brilliant! (get it... forum for fun ideas. What a great and creative idea... Thanks for sharing and I look..."
Guest Picks: Outdoor Lighting for Summer Nights
Layer your light sources on the deck or in the garden with lanterns, string lights, fire pits and more
"your light sources on the deck or in the garden with lanterns, string lights, fire... Outdoor lights, while often overlooked, can make a world of difference in creating... These lighting picks give you plenty of options to brighten any occasion, from large... tio-Lighting I love the globe lights and so many of the lights shown here! I love... Target for that. My great hack has been running them through our porch light so I..."
5 Favorite White Roses for a Purely Beautiful Garden
"does your garden glow? With roses that look like light and smell divine... flower of light." Whether you're looking for a climbing rose to enhance your pergola... to any garden. In the language of flowers, white roses symbolize sincerity, purity... in the garden. They are doing well. I've had them for a few years now. There are gardenias... white rose for western Washington is Darlow's enigma, blooms continuously, disease free..."
6 Captivating Roses for an Alluringly Fragrant Garden
Perfume your garden with aromas from richly spicy to lightly sweet, without sacrificing an inch of color
"your garden with aromas from richly spicy to lightly sweet, without sacrificing... a rose for almost every garden (except where deer visit but even then if you can get... farm's garden. The view from my porch is now a wall of roses. Already looking for... thanks for the inspiration! Another good source of old garden / antique roses is The... will work for you. Zephirine Drouhin is an old garden thornless rose with a lovely..."
Great Garden Combo: 5 High-Intensity Plants for High-Intensity Sun
Blend bold foliage and flowers to create a powerful combination that will hold its own even in the harsh light of midsummer
"sun, our gardens appear to change personality. The delicate pastel flowers of May and... leaving the garden looking tired and dull. There is an easy two-step solution to this... help your garden transition from one season to the next with ease, and second, select... smallest of gardens. Ninebark also takes hard pruning, or even 1/3 pruning, to keep it... thanks for reading even if I am from Seattle! The main intent here was to show how..."
Great Design Plant: Axminster Gold Comfrey for Sun or Shade
Plant this perennial for bold color that will light up shady spots, sparkle in the sun and add interest from spring until fall
"perennial for bold color that will light up shady spots, sparkle in the sun and add interest... in my garden. At first glance it could be mistaken for a hosta, but its coarse, somewhat... aggressive for some, but in my Seattle garden I appreciate its tenacity and have plenty... space for it to grow. Caution: Comfrey may be invasive in your area. Check with... Lali_go_ lightly ask your garden center to bring it in for you or search on Google :)..."
Great Design Plant: Knock Out Roses
As glorious as their high-maintenance kin for a fraction of the work, Knock Out roses make even beginners look like garden stars
"e kin for a fraction of the work, Knock Out roses make even beginners look like garden... made rose gardening so much more accessible to the average gardener, so the biggest decision... to your garden. After all, they're fussy and disease prone, and require endless spraying... in the gardening world because of their easy care requirements and prolific blooming... growth for next year? for the lady wondering if she could cut back one of her roses..."
Great Design Plant: Veronica
Consider adaptable Veronica, or speedwell, for its colorful blooms, butterfly-drawing power and low maintenance requirements
"speedwell, for its colorful blooms, butterfly-drawing power and low maintenance requirements... something for everyone — multiple flower colors, multiple foliage textures and a variety... Bateman Garden Design--thanks for the tip for northern CA, I'll try your spreading... candidate for the problem Sigrid is experiencing. Thanks for your helpful comment. Thank... known for spreading? The thing I have spreads by roots. Sigrid, you may have a similar..."
7 Tropical Bulbs for a Summer Garden That Wows
"powerful heat for garden thrills with an exotic flair... useful for adding bold and dramatic colors and patterns to gardens anywhere; in temperate... replacements for gardeners in warmer climate zones, who can't grow typical springtime bulbs... bulbs for simplicity's sake. Warning: Flowering bulbs may be toxic if consumed,... my bog garden which is doing ok, although I think it would have preferred to winter... zone 7a garden and, although its leaves naturally died off after the first frost, it..."
Great Design Plant: Butterfly Milkweed, a Beacon in the Prairie
Vivacious orange flowers for you, nectar for the butterflies and bees. Asclepias tuberosa is worth planting for more reasons than one
"flowers for you, nectar for the butterflies and bees. Asclepias tuberosa is worth planting... planting for more reasons than one... consider for a fall planting for next year’s butterfly garden or if you specifically... perennial gardens, butterfly gardens, informal prairie plantings or xeric landscapes... magnet for bees and butterflies in early spring — often providing an important source... tolerance for drought? Although by August it has finished flowering in most of its range..."
7 Fall Beauties for Mild-Climate Container Gardens
We're talking long-term relationship: These showy shrubs will bring color to your container garden autumn after autumn
"in pots for several years, not just several weeks. For the biggest impact, buy a... California garden now | Regional garden guides... container gardening: *Start with good soil mix, commercial or homemade *Given that roots... roam far for moisture and nutrients, water more frequently, sometimes daily in hot weather;... day even for heat-lovers Here are seven fall-performing shrubs or small trees that make... enough for dwarf trees, berry bushes and all vegetables, including deep rooting varieties..."
5 Sensational Flowering Vines for Warm Climates
Splash your garden with bright tropical color from late summer through fall with these showy trailing and climbing beauties
"your garden with bright tropical color from late summer through fall with these... tropical garden is complete without those wild and crazy vines. They latch on where... grow them for one very good reason — the flowers, of course. Here are some of the showiest... indirect light with shade for afternoon heat. Will flourish with little care. http://www... Thanks for the tip. Interesting read. You could have added another vine, Dutchman's..."
Great Design Plant: Scotch Heather
The moors aren't all moody, as this prettily colored evergreen shrub proves. Plant it en masse for an epic romance in your own garden
"masse for an epic romance in your own garden... settings for some of the most romantic ones. And blanketing these moor landscapes in... Its used for whisky (btw whiskEy is Irish). The Scots will kill you for this faux pas... Garden Book, among other botanical resources, list the common name for Calluna vuglaris... heather gardens are beautiful. Thanks for the images. Just down the road a bit from... Mendo Bot Garden, in Gualala CA , is a large heather garden that can be seen from highway..."