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Great Design Plant: Walker's Low Catmint
Prolific purple blooms, fragrant leaves, and cold-hardiness makes this a go-to plant for almost any garden
"Walker’s Low catmint’s (Nepeta x faassenii 'Walker's Low') soft purple blossoms provides... in the garden signals that fall is upon us and that most plants are beginning to shift... recent gardens. It provides a good groundcover in large-scale plantings without the... had a garden so I can plant me some Catmint. Great ideabook, Annie. My cat and I... perennial garden. (I have "Six Hills Giant".) It's easy to divide and share, blooms a..."
Great Plants for Lush, Low-Water Gardens
Water restrictions making your garden look washed out? Give it living color with unthirsty grasses, flowers and succulents
"making your garden look washed out? Give it living color with unthirsty grasses, flowers... keep your garden green even in dry conditions.... recent gardening Ideabook go a bit doolally by asking about Zones, which precipitated... Canadian garden - I'm curious to know what your thoughts, as another Houzz gardening... such a low rectangular planter. Check out jadebox.net - gorgeous succulent arrangements... all the gardens. I agree day lilies thrive anywhere but, we have deer that come into..."
How Low Can Hedges Go? Discover Unusual Garden Borders
Short enough to step over, high enough to be a stretch ... check out these radically different hedge styles and tell us your opinion
"line a garden background, hedges are now back in fashion. But today's gardens are... of our gardens. Traditionally used to mark boundaries, create division within a yard... tiering a low hedge down the slope of a tree lawn. I think if you want a low hedge the... a nice low growing hedge. Another favorite is Teucrium X lucidrys. Low flowering... a Knot Garden using Santolina chamaecyparissus and Santolina virens. Satureja montana..."
4 Fabulously Low-Maintenance Garden Focal Points
"integrate in a garden setting, regardless of its style or size.... personal garden as well as in the gardens of some of my clients. Love the leaf sculpture... country gardens in the UK either side of a short flight of garden steps. They are... in your garden? Please share it!More:Garden Sculptures Shape the Landscape... full knot garden and evokes the essence of 1930s France. While serious, sophisticated... to your garden and set a playful tone. ColorThis fiery red tree steals the show. Its..."
13 Low-Commitment Ways to Play With Pattern
"chevron wall. Please!! Where can I get that little "pumpkin" shaped stool/pouf in one... design on a wall with sticky notes needs to volunteer for one of the numerous charities... ook! Wall art Great article, nice details... I am a big pattern mixer too, I use... create wall drama. Blooming walls. Three-dimensional floral tacks are arranged in... works: The low-tack note sheets add bold texture and color to this dining room wall...."
Amazingly Low-Maintenance Picks for Outdoor Planters
"survive our gardening (Darwinian), it is likely to be extremely tough. What is the name... ways to garden Remember, many succulents thrive on neglect. Always err on the side... on your wall, and you can always pull it down and take it with you. For succulents... another good low-maintenance option for outdoor planters. They need to be cut back only..."
9 Low-Growing Hedges That Make Good Neighbors
Define garden areas or borders without blocking the view, with these evergreen shrubs that take kindly to trimming
"efine garden areas or borders without blocking the view, with these evergreen shrubs... in knot gardens and to edge herb gardens and herbaceous borders. But today there are... kinds of low hedges — such as "step over" hedges. Step-over hedges are low hedges, usually... think of low-growing hedges, we're most likely to think of boxwood (box) hedging, Buxus... These low hedges can mark the boundary of your property without losing much space..."
Alpine Plants: High Performers at Low Altitudes Too
So Heidi and the goats aren't your neighbors. Alpine plants can be lovely and low maintenance on difficult sites beyond the mountains
"lovely and low maintenance on difficult sites beyond the mountains... in my garden next season. Now have to find proper plants as I don't live in a tropical... spring garden. They really are lovely little things worth bending down and having... container garden on a sunny patio.Rock walls. The crevices and cracks between stones... a rock wall are perfectly suited for an alpine garden. Fill planting holes with a... alpine garden with leftover landscape materials.This alpine garden at Wisley Garden..."
Great Solutions for Low Kitchen Windowsills
"have very low windowsills in the kitchen, because originally they housed freestanding... dealing with low windows! ingenius idea ! I have a kitchen I'm working on with low window... three walls of my kitchen have low silled windows, no counters/cupboards and baseboard... and the low window floods it with light. On the new kitchen wall, I built a see-through... has 3 low windows and 3 doors; brick walls etc. without a major rearrangement and..."
10 Low-Cost Tweaks to Help Your Home Sell
Put these inexpensive but invaluable fixes on your to-do list before you put your home on the market
"condo the walls were a pale orange, muddy yellow and I'm not quite sure brown-green-gold... marks on walls or floors ) and you can take them with you when you go. Lots of people... kitchen wall. The house that had been professionally staged and CLEANED had multiple... and the walls are dirty and cracked, what's falling apart that I can't see? The house... windows, gardens that looked like jungles, curtains hanging in tatters, massive damp..."
Time-Tested, Low-Tech Ways to Cool a Home
People have been beating the heat around the world for centuries without plugging anything in. Could these ideas work for your home today?
"from the low winter sun and shade from the high summer sun. Since that time and even... brick walls that were a minimum of 3 courses of brick thick. It had originally been... brick wall, ceiling and six windows place in six of the eight sides of the hut. The... has a low impact on our resources and is quite comfortable. Ha! Well, I must be a... avoid walling-in small areas because it blocks the breeze. The closed off interior..."
My Houzz: Luminous and Low Maintenance in New Orleans
See the new build that replaced a hurricane-ravaged house, beginning a new chapter for a retiring couple
"on the wall of the Hudson River is by Frederick Church; if it is, get it insured!... was the Garden Club. What is being built now is all 5-10 feet raised foundations and... cement-based, low-maintenance material. Mouton used 2- by 6-inch studs on each wall for added... these clay wall sconces for their master bedroom. The bathroom features a sand sculpture... on the wall provide ample light at night. Cabinets: Ikea Betsy and Chuck made this..."
Houzz Tour: A Stunning Low-Energy Home in the Cotswolds
Tucked into a hill next to a once-derelict barn, this new home follows a Passivhaus approach with contemporary flair
"out how low to position the house — we just kept dropping it down until we couldn’t... south wall. “From March to October, we have free hot water,” says Chris. “From October... the barn wall, is what Chris calls “the G&T [gin and tonic] terrace.” Instead of... kitchen garden. “Where the barn remains open to the sky, we’ve made two large planters... feature wall enveloping the wood burner and log storage. “Most of the house is still..."
Great Design Plant: Velvety Dwarf Bottlebrush Beckons a Touch
Brilliant red blooms and inviting textures will capture your heart, but the low maintenance and small size will win over your practical side
"but the low maintenance and small size will win over your practical side... block wall. The "hum" of bees is quite audible from HUNDREDS of bees. We have rubber... a long garden which gets covered in a very heavy blanket of the fallen "needles".... in your garden. Big tip: Don't over fertilise, don't over water, and for the best... requirement: Low once establishedLight requirement: Full sun but tolerates some shadeMature..."
Great Design Plant: Parry Manzanita Stands Out in Low-Water Gardens
Make a dramatic architectural statement and feed wildlife in woodlands and more with Arctostaphylos manzanita
"garden I fell in love with manzanitas while on a Jeep trip through the Hualapai... in the low desert, zone 10a, I believe. Trying to grow the Pungens and Glauca varieties... in your garden, but as an accent plant. Prune out dead wood yearly and enjoy. I live... largest of gardens. It makes a great specimen or focal tree in a garden with a natural... tolerance to garden conditions, due to their “cloned” propagation by cuttings.Wildlife value..."