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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
"Alpine plants can be lovely and low maintenance on difficult sites beyond the mountains... alpine plants. Not only is it a unique visual feature, but it also can be an effective... alpine plants are native to high-altitude climates, where extreme sun exposure and... alpine plants require very specific growing environments, which can make them difficult... Patio plant Example of alpine plants that live in a wet environment during the coastal..."
Potted Plants Perk Up the Streets of Coastal France
Dotting a stairway or perched on a café table, plants in colorful pots and vibrant flowers make a picturesque scene in a town on the coast
"table, plants in colorful pots and vibrant flowers make a picturesque scene in a town... potted plants that dot the streetscape; they line stairs, sit atop balconies, are... potted plants with a look at some of my favorites.... tropical plants like this palm and vineyard grapes up the hillsides, yet from out on... pot and plant will thrive for much longer? Try this at home with a begonia or Spanish... full of plants create a base for wild vines that climb from the ground up over the..."
Great Design Plant: Coast Silktassel
Cascading catkins bring this California native shrub to life just when the rest of the landscape is asleep
"While most plants sleep through winter, coast silktassel comes to life with a cascade... winterWhen to plant: Plant seedlings in late spring or early summer, after the last frost... give this plant its name and set it apart from its garden neighbors — particularly when... different plants. If you want female berries for wildlife snacks, a male species must... 'James Roof', with longer catkins, and the more compact 'Evie'. How to use it. Coast..."
Great Design Plant: Sedum (Stonecrop)
Terrific at filling gaps and in a wide range of colors and shapes, sedum is a hearty problem solver in the garden
"versatile plant. In Dallas's zone 8a-b, where I garden, they come back year after year... (Ice Plant), Sedveria "Jet Beads", Sedum nassbaumerianum. Thanks Patrick! I love... these plants in the landscape. While they're beautiful on their own, it's the companions... other plants I should mention that I love in combination with the sedums / succulents... bloom! Planted in large urns with Nassella tenuissima ( Mexican Feather grass), these..."
Step Up Your Garden Game With Terraced Plantings
We're going to level with you: Slopes in the landscape can be tricky. Use these ideas to create balance and harmony in your terraced beds
"right plants for the conditions created and the balance of the plantings in relation... consider when planting terraced beds: the materials used for the retaining walls, the right... getting the plantings right, not only can we enjoy the decorative benefits, but we can... but the plantings are what can really add style to the terrace.... maintenance plants and grasses. It gives you the much needed exercise and helps you get..."
Great Design Plant: Columbine Grows Happily in Shade and Sun
Its ethereal beauty comes from complex forms and wide-ranging colors, but columbine’s benefits are highly attractive too
"leaves. Planted in masses, the colorful blooms are a standout in shade or sun. The... series of plants developed by breeders for their superior coloration and flower forms... non-toxic plants, and has tons of obscure plants, bizarrely doesn't mention columbine... sample plants, then, this could be a poisonous plant for them (or cats), in case one... finished and plant foliage turns yellow as if plant is dying, I prune all dead foliage...."
Great Design Plant: Pink Trumpet Vine Heralds Vibrant Color
Announce your landscape beautification efforts with this flowering vine that perks up hot, dry gardens
"beautiful plant than pink trumpet vine. Whether you train it up a trellis or use it as... such a plant. No plant should ever be planted that will be so difficult for future... n.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=b840 We have to come to grips... nps.gov/plants/alien/pubs/midatlantic/ceor.htm I am wondering if I can plant this in... native plants, though my stance about aggressive plants, in general, is akin to my..."
Great Design Plants: Stars of the Succulent Garden
"container plant. Once fall rolls in, just pack up and bring it indoors. Welcome your... these plants! :-) I would like to transplant some of my plants for Xmas presents... of the plant belongs to the pic above or below. Putting a title in caps between pics... lovely plants. They won't transpire as much as other houseplants, so you get the clean... green roofs- try them in flat containers over a doghouse or shed, and see if it keeps..."
5 Structural Plants to Frame Your Garden Beautifully
Consider these trees and shrubs live building blocks, providing structure and definition in even a small garden
"think of plants in broader terms — size and silhouette, opacity, durability and so on... make a plant pop, or not. When you're conceptualizing a new landscape, bolder, structural... structural plants are the first ones to bid on. Let's have a look at five telling examples... Most plant web sites identify the zones in which a plant will grow. thank you!!... Maple. I planted one 12years ago in sand and in all day sun. it is 13 'high and 13 'wide..."
8 Ways to Rev Up Your Garden Color With More Than Just Plants
Bring energy and excitement to your outdoor space by going bold with color, from small touches to big changes
"vibrant plant palette. Envision throwing a rockin' party in your yard (for adults... it and planted peas. The peas are now over a foot tall and attaching to the wire.... glider. I planted a mix of climbing flowers at the base. It's going to be so pretty when... indoor plants even with limited light. Though treat 'em right with some direct or... it's the plant draped over the top. Anyone who has ever cleaned a pool on a daily basis..."
Great Design Plant: Blue Fescue
Is there anywhere this grass doesn't look great? Bonus: It outlasts other grasses in color and doesn't hog water
"certain plants are strongly tied to specific garden styles and are limited by climate... container plant? Thank you for this valuable maintenance hints. I have plants I bought... recommend planting it near a bench where it can be touched. (My Elijah Blue Fescue didn't... structure plants hardy for the midwest! very tempting as I noticed the local home depot... traffic; plant about 1' or more away from walkways or patios, if possible. Sorry, should..."
Houzz Tour: Firmly Planted Southern California Home
Clear garden views, turf-covered accessories and one very green outdoor room make this sunny home just right for a garden designer
8 Ecofriendly Roof Options for Low Budgets and Up
Save resources with a cooling or sustainable roof or add-on that looks great and fits your price range
"sustainable roof or add-on that looks great and fits your price range... a new roof in the near future, and I have a checklist of features for this big-ticket... for a roofing material that is long lasting, energy efficient, environmentally friendly... such a roof exist? I set out to learn all I could about the current options for e... ecofriendly roofs and came away with the five top contenders and three optional add-ons..."
Materials: The Advantages of a Metal Roof
"reigns in roofing style, maintenance and energy efficiency... replace your roof again? Consider a metal roof. While the cost of a metal roof is significantly... shingled roof, it will likely last a lifetime and it is practically maintenance-free... metal roof are that it makes your home safer in harsh weather and can significantly... metal roof is versatile in design to complement many architectural styles, from a..."
Lessons From an Edible Garden on a City Roof
Reincarnation of New York City rooftop pool proves edible landscaping is possible just about anywhere
"issue on roofs. Also, wind can be a challenge in establishing delicate plants. Finding... their roof can sustain this aditional weight load...not everyone's roof used to have... into your roof, or any roofing material to leach into the food you are growing, as most... replacing a roof you find layers of old roofs which all have to be scraped off.) Great... I have planted a range of aquatic plants, creating both bog (on the benches around..."