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33 native grape Ideabooks
Great Design Plant: Roger's California Grape
Lush, vivid and a considerate provider of snacks for wildlife, this deciduous vine is especially spectacular in a fall garden
"to be a native California grape was, in fact, a very unique grape hybrid (a cross between... between the native Vitis californica grape and a European Vitis vinifera). Distinct, ornamental... California Grape is one such plant, and its distinguishing features come alive in fall... - That grape is available anywhere, and if you are Zone 7-10 it will grow for you... wonderful grape that grows there.... lovely vine but I have yet to see it here in BC..."
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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
"Southwestern native tree don't blow you away, the hummingbirds, fire resistance and low... desert native tree, so the javelina and deer obviously don't eat them all. Housarousa... pomegranates, grapes, rosemary, orange jubilee, yellow bells and lantana. I've also fallen... willowOrigin: Native to the American SouthwestUSDA climate zones: 6 to 9 (find your zone)... desert native isn't fussy and doesn't require a lot of attention. Prune it for shape..."
Great Design Plant: Texas Mountain Laurel
An unusual scent and lush violet-blue blooms make this heat-loving plant a singular choice for your landscape
"distinct grape Kool-Aid smell, there is a lot to love about Texas mountain laurel (Sophora... smell like grape soda! My husband has some seeds that he is trying to spout for future... smelling like grape Kool-Aid or other artificial grape products. A relatively short bloom... desert native, Texas mountain laurel possesses survival traits necessary to thrive... to its native climate, yet is hardy to temperatures reaching 10 degrees Fahrenheit..."
Southern California Gardener's November Checklist
Sow wildflower seeds while ye may, give berries some love and pay attention to produce for garden veggies all winter long
"especially for natives, Mediterranean plants and cool-season veggies. See below for planting... daffodils, grape hyacinth, ranunculus, scilla, some species of tulips, freesia, Ixia,..."
How to Make Your Oceanfront Garden Thrive
You may love the beach, but many plants don't. Learn which ones are best for your warm-weather oceanside garden getaway
"mention SEA GRAPE a Florida native plant which also grows naturally along the beaches -... love Sea Grape! Good advice. I would have liked a solution for slugs and snails. yea... that only native plants survived. No veggies. Fruits galore and bougenvaila (sp?) were... Use native plants. The best rule of thumb for gardening on the beach is to use plants... of what natives will thrive on your beach, enjoy a walk in the closest beachfront nature..."
5 Essential Considerations for a Landscape Design Project
Get your winter garden fix by planning an entirely new landscape or just an update for a single garden stretch
"tree or grape arbor as part of the yard and reconnect in some way to land and that... yarrow is native to my area, draws bees and butterflies, smells lovely, is medicinal... data for native plants, the ASPCA maintains a fairly comprehensive database of toxic... I need native plants to the swamps but can't seem to find a site that will address... ordered native grass seed to be sown after the first rain but I would also like some..."
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6 Unsung Spring-Blooming Trees
Billowy blooms and rare fragrances will make you wonder how these flowering trees could ever have been underused in landscapes
"it's a native species! I think if used correctly, it can give a very romantic look... more like grape bubble gum, I think. Thanks for the tree suggestions. They are all beautiful... smell like grape soda! You can buy them here online: http://www.anniesannuals.com/plt... 8) is a native of the Southeast with spring flowers neither you nor the birds will... are also native to North America. Shadblow is a sure sign of spring in the Northeast..."
7 Shade-Loving Rarities of the Plant World
"low-water use natives should be planted under oaks. Also the native columbine, and Oregon... Oregon grape. most liriope is all but indestructible in the Atlanta, GA area. Drought... Chinese, not native here in the Americas, but they ae extremely well-behaved.... American native Umbrella Leaf (Diphylleia cymosa). Used like a rodgersia would be, Umbrella..."
Northeast Gardener's August Checklist
"white grape, 'Sabrevois,' a blue black grape from Quebec, and 'Louise Swenson,' a... white grape for juice, wine and fresh eating. All grapes need good, well-drained... plant with native Helen's flower (Helenium spp.) and coneflowers in high summer borders... rustic grape pergola. Beat the heat with a structure that provides a shady place to... Hardy grape vines for the Northeast include 'King of the North,' a late August white..."
Make a Traditional Fresh Holiday Wreath the Easy Way
Even beginners can follow these simple steps, layering greenery and bright berries to create a beautiful holiday welcome
6 Green-Roof Myths, Busted
Leaky, costly, a pain to maintain ... nope, nope and nope. Get the truth about living roofs and see examples from simple to elaborate
"or even grapes, kiwi, hops or just climbing roses to grow over the roof. So then the... Australian native plants for an extensive green roof in Perth I would recommend a mixture... mixture of native grasses and heath plants, I'm from sydney and we are surrounded by the... including native grasses and flowers. Myth No. 4: Green roofs are difficult and costly... such as native grasses, can be a good way to introduce more diversity and increase..."
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