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Garden Design Gets Down to Details
"Small touches of brilliance make all the difference in gardens big and small... the best garden designs, we can see how the small things matter most. From the construction... iPhone. Gardens are the same — those small touches of brilliance in the details complete... urban garden http://custm.co/hz/58 Are you sure that those are baby tears? I have... More:Garden Design Essentials: TextureUnsung Garden Hero: Fantastic FoliageGarden..."
Climbing Plants Suit Small Gardens
Use climbing foliage and flora to blur garden planes, hide unsightly features and soften imposing landscape boundaries
"to blur garden planes, hide unsightly features and soften imposing landscape boundaries... in the small garden. They soften hard edges, camouflage unsightly structures and even... smaller gardens, where every inch of outdoor space is precious. Through the use of... through the gardening year. Besides being decorative, climbers have a multitude of uses... outside the garden. Below are some ways to use climbers for both decorative and utilitarian..."
Great Design Plant: Vine Maple
Exciting year-round color and adaptability make this highly ornamental native small tree a top choice for home gardens
"native small tree a top choice for home gardens... into your garden or just love something different, the Pacific Northwest native vine... garden and the more natural landscape beyond• In a native plant design• In an ornamental... in the garden; it is especially suited to small spaces.Vine maples are typically have... for a small tree to add interest to a naturalistic shade garden, to help mark the... from garden to the wilder landscape beyond or to have something different in your..."
Small Garden? You Can Still Do Bamboo
Forget luck. Having bamboo that thrives on a wee plot just takes planning, picking the right variety, and keeping runners in check
"almost any garden. However, bamboo has a bad reputation in small spaces. Many home gardeners... gardeners feel nervous about its ability to grow at an alarming rate. But bamboo... into home gardens — even smaller spaces — if you learn the right techniques, understand... all the garden centres and called wholesalers, it doesn't seem to be available - I... counterpart), small is not a term I'd apply to it. The very happy clump in my back yard is..."
Give Your Small Garden Some Room
Make your small garden feel more like a room in your home with these time-proven ideas for landscape design
"your small garden feel more like a room in your home with these time-proven ideas... classic garden design of the past. Though the size of gardens and upkeep time have... from past designs can be very relevant today. Treating a small garden or parts of a... American garden designer Lawrence Johnston, who created Hidcote gardens in England,... first "garden rooms." Here's a look at some small gardens that use compartmentalizing..."
Great Design Plant: Paperbark Maple
With fall foliage like a sunset and bark the color of cinnamon, this tree is a highlight of the landscape
Can-Do Design Ideas From 8 City Gardens
Look to urban rooftops, walkways and street patches for small-space gardening approaches that embrace what's nearby
"patches for small-space gardening approaches that embrace what's nearby... themselves for garden inspiration. Designers and gardeners are creating spaces that are doing... Urban gardens may have started as a way to link us to our rural roots, but we now... urban gardens below are energizing efforts even beyond the city streets.... are the garden chairs you used in the Boston Courtyard picture? Please advise. Thank..."
Celebrate a Sunny Climate With the Right Leafy Palm for Your Site
So you get freezes or floods. So your garden is small. These palms send excuses riding off into the tropical sunset
"So your garden is small. These palms send excuses riding off into the tropical sunset... are for gardeners in the subtropics (USDA zones 9 to 11), I've also included some choices... palms for small spaces, hedges and large areas. For those of you who can't grow palms... when they landscape their first Florida garden. Although not "palms", CYCADS have the... in my small back yard garden on a tall bed at the far corner of the space, and I..."
Great Design Plant: Lively Fountain Grass Thrives Just About Anywhere
"qualities in a landscape you want to sit up and take notice. The graceful form of fountain... virtually any garden style. Easy to grow, you'll want to integrate it where you can for nonstop... Vermont garden (USDA zone 5) but homeowners in warmer zones should be aware. Some species... a many gardeners have found out, it is hard to control even in your own garden. It... client landscapes.......does okay for one season but then dies. I now use other..."
Great Design Plant: Sun-Loving Ninebark Puts on a Color Show
This tall, dark and handsome native shrub is equally at home in jeans and boots or in a suit and tie
"As a garden designer I've never quite understood why it is not more commonly used... sun-loving garden. Thanks to the introduction of recent cultivars, the ninebark now sports... summer with small clusters of white to dark pink flowers that are followed with papery... to your garden. Let's get started.... these in garden design yet but I would like to give them a try. Saw one at the nursery... part of gardeners is definitely a part of being a responsible and mature gardener but..."
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
"e and small size will win over your practical side... variety is small enough for anyone to use in containers. Those in zones 9 to 11 can take... of its small size — 2 to 3 feet tall and wide — by using it for ground covers and... about many landscaping "hits & misses". We spent much money on the misses, but have found... was a small tree outside our apartment kitchen window years ago, and everyone cut... very same small tree just on the other side of our common block wall. The "hum" of bees..."
Small Gem Lawns: More Impact From Less Grass
Instead of letting the lawn sprawl, make it a shapely design element in your yard. You’ll reap benefits both practical and aesthetic
"shapely design element in your yard. You’ll reap benefits both practical and aesthetic... in the garden, the understated foil to flower borders, trees and shrubs. Today, however... is to design it as a specific visual element that interacts with, and counterbalances... for a small garden. We live "in town," and lawns are very small, not much bigger... California landscape. Thank you! Visually stunning use of small spaces- love each and..."
Great Design Plant: Chinese Pistache
"in home landscapes. Keep in mind that pistache’s good behavior is not universal. While... quite small. It is indeed a showy tree, but unfortunately it's invasive in Texas... with very small trees. I've noticed this past year it is really starting to grow, I... of my garden. My neighbour has these along our property line and I have spent countless... TO GO a small list, flag iris (yes the pretty flowers that grow in our flower beds)..."
Great Design Tree: The Dove Tree
With distinctive fluttery flowers and a height that towers over the landscape, the dove tree provides a respite from the summer sun
"over the landscape, the dove tree provides a respite from the summer sun... " says landscape architect Christopher Yates. "It has a striking presence in the landscape... landscape, and the flowers are at once unusual and beautiful — pure white and pendulous... Certainly a landscape investment, the dove tree welcomes admiration and interest, begging... producing small, red flowers surrounded by pairs of 7-inch white bracts, or elegant petals..."
Great Design Plant: Sun-Loving Bougainvillea Showers Yards With Color
Bring unbeatable vibrancy to a garden or wall with this unfussy and trainable shrub packed with colorful bracts
"vibrancy to a garden or wall with this unfussy and trainable shrub packed with colorful bracts... sun-loving landscapes. This vigorous grower isn't fussy and is easy to grow as long as... in the garden all year long. For those of you who live in cooler climates, however... Happy gardening everyone! Here are some Ixoras from my own garden. Hope you like... plant is small, the thorns are small too. So don't mind my story - go ahead and plant..."