7770 painted garden wall Stories
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... all the gardens. I agree day lilies thrive anywhere but, we have deer that come into... Kunzing's garden work in this weather zone? Fourth picture from the top is Libertia..."
Be a Butterfly Savior — Garden for the Monarchs
Keep hope, beauty and kindness alive in the landscape by providing a refuge for these threatened enchanters
"removed, our gardens are becoming last refuges. Our small lots provide opportunities to... design new garden spaces that do more good than we’d ever dreamed possible.... native gardener, I have several species of milkweed in my garden. I've never tried... Master Gardeners just installed a Monarch Butterfly Habitat at our garden learning... That's a painted lady, but helping monarchs helps them all -- and they are ALL in trouble..."
To Make Your Garden Memorable, Add a Hint of Mystery
An element of mystique — intriguing gates, an interplay of light and shadow, hidden views — can take your garden to the next level
"take your garden to the next level... great gardens include an element of mystique, an aura of mystery and awe. They are... to our gardens and, in the process, create a space that draws visitors back for more... block wall and across the walk from my garden. I thought it would be my green fence... favorite garden features was in a garden of a Plantation house near New Orleans. It... formal garden. Don't remember much of the garden, but do remember the mystical dark..."
Give Your Garden an Industrial Edge
"True gardeners know that their spaces are never really finished. They are in a constant... change; our gardens become stagnant and in need of an update. If this describes your garden... put a wall around? it looks great Gabion walls look so handsome. Planter boxes... cover the wall for my pool. It turned out amazing and unique and i did it myself and... gambion walls looks jerry-rigged to me, like the motivating factor was how to make..."
Give Your Garden an Arresting Point of View
"heart of a garden, lending a sense of importance or a calming balance to the design. Focal... In any garden, large or small, the idea can be successful because it borrows heavily... at your garden environment critically, and the obvious "bare spots" may cry out to... for your garden. Here are some great examples.... copper wall with a few barely noticeable plants cowering beneath it a garden. My definition... love the garden with the green urn - felt peaceful just looking at it (also felt like..."
8 Plants for a Deliciously Fragrant Fall Garden
Scent the autumn air with the perfume of caramel corn, honey and spices by adding these intoxicating plants to your landscape
"into the garden, as the intoxicating scents of flowers and leaves waft remarkable distances... Houzz garden contributors...for your terrific articles and photos. Great ideas. I... Botanical Garden (wonderful place). It was growing up the side of a stone retaining... retaining wall under the canopy of some trees. Beautiful fragrance and an elegant structure... it in gardens??? We have the sweet autumn clematis. We do have to pull some out..."
Mid-Atlantic Gardener's March Checklist
Hunt for new growth in the garden but play the protector for baby plants and birds flying home to nest
"in the garden but play the protector for baby plants and birds flying home to nest... roam the garden freely, but by the end of March, much of your garden will be sprouting... vegetable garden. Older wooden windows might have chipping lead paint. Also, keep away... in the garden yet unless they are cold hardy, like Swiss chard. This favorite garden... start a garden from seeds When you think of early spring, the first flower that pops..."
Common Myths That May Be Hurting Your Garden
"those garden sayings that we take as truth. After all, if gardeners have been saying... novice gardeners. These truly are myths, and unknowing gardeners have probably killed... way to garden. Botanic gardens are living museums where failing plants are replaced... Neighbors too! Gardening is very rewarding hobby once you get going. House in the garden... the back wall?? Spectacular. @amymcquee -- the photo credit is "Garden Pacific", so..."
Create a Garden That Tells a Story
"for a garden with order and intrigue... exceptional garden tells a story. The story can reflect the personality of its creator... which the garden emanates. A bubbling brook, birds chirping or wind rustling through... layout of garden paths, art and the plant palette that is not to be ignored. Dare to... imagine your garden in narrative form. Viewing it this way will help you create interest... informal garden tend to run together like sentences in a novel without punctuation marks..."
What's in Your Garden?
Beautiful blooms, lush vegetation, maybe even a surprise or two ... we'd love to see what's happening in your landscape this month
"into your garden today to be surprised by something gorgeous or tasty in your flower... rock garden or vegetable patch? We'd love to see it.... in my garden! Sheila, here are a few pics of my 'bucket garden'. I have a large lot... up the wall behind the house. It covers the ugly wall and gives us plenty to eat and... in my garden. It's the prettiest thing out there considering that the "garden" is... much of a gardener myself. However, my Mom is. I found the cutest garden quote and found..."
Guest Picks: Get the Look of an Indoor Garden — With Fabric
No need to have a green thumb to cultivate a garden look. These verdant fabrics give the same look — no water or sunlight required
"cultivate a garden look. These verdant fabrics give the same look — no water or sunlight... indoor gardener. I just killed two succulents that somehow survived a dark corner... inspired wall decals that add a simple, natural touch to any room. http://www.lot26... com/l/Nature-Wall-Decals Beautiful textiles. I just loved the Kashmir Paisley and Mewar... outdoor garden, there's always sculptures and structures! http://www.stlmag.com/B..."
Wild Gardens Bring Excitement and Beauty to Landscapes
Forget what’s expected and ‘fashionable.’ Bold gardens teeming with site-appropriate plants make for a richer experience
"’ Bold gardens teeming with site-appropriate plants make for a richer experience... American garden” designer, I see beauty and utility in the wild garden. I design with... in the garden. Seeing home after home, you can note how acres of treated lawns blanket... thriving. Gardens can be much more than mere ornaments for the house; they can be grand... kinds of gardens contain appropriate plants, not just native plants, which is a confusing..."
Bring on the Garden Bling With Artful Stainless Steel
Set stainless free of the kitchen, using it to brighten and decorate any garden in an unexpected way
"decorate any garden in an unexpected way... best gardens are those that intentionally engage visitors by offering an element... urban gardens but has almost become an expected element in those spaces. How about... into the garden. Let’s look at stainless steel and its cousins to see how they can be... our tiny garden. Living in Britain where it rains so much, I knew we wouldn't let the... 89031/Garden-May-2014-contemporary-landscape-cardiff I like the work done by Terra..."
Nodding to the Coast in a Bainbridge Island Entry Garden
"inspired the garden. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: A couple nearing retirement Location:... space. A walled courtyard is a wonderful thing, something my home will not give me.... options. A wall of small planter pots could work really well (illustration attached) and... inspired the garden." YES! So beautiful and tastefully done! Very well done! Regardless... home, garden design can change the beaut of home totally. Very nice design and..."
Evoke Mystery and History With Moss in the Garden
Go ahead, lie about age. Moss on garden statues, planters and pavers creates the beautifully deceptive look of time’s passing
"Moss on garden statues, planters and pavers creates the beautifully deceptive look... to a garden. Moss-covered statues in a newer garden suggests a history, while in... in your garden and jump-start your own garden history.... toes. In garden design moss is popular between pavers, flagstones and bricks, on patios... your own garden. Maybe a neighbor would share? Just don't take it from the forest or... stone walls:) I do have small patches of moss that grow in my back yard, on the base..."