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Great Design Plant: Catalina Ironwood, a Tree for Antiquity
Peeling bark gives this tree an antique look, but its low water needs are perfect for drought-prone areas today
Great Design Plant: Old Fashioned Smoke Bush
Balance garden color with this shrub's cool blue-green foliage, luminous when backlit and sporting yellow-green flowers in spring
"When designing a garden, we are encouraged to think of the foliage first. A strong... hold a design together, even when flowering plants are not at their peak. However... in a design but I love the purple smoke tree and this variety sounds like it would... in the landscape, Old Fashioned smoke bush also makes a striking specimen in a container..."
How to Design a Colorful Flower Bed
Delight the eye through 3 seasons with bright flowers placed just right. Get flower bed location, shape and color ideas here
"basic design guidelines. The latter part of the summer is a good time to look at... particular design for my front yard ? Very inspirational! What a tear down! Sanoj, it... you some design advice if you buy materials from them. You need to know what zone you're... large landscape project and those who installed didn't quiet amend the soil, Therefore... all our designs because most people do want some color in their gardens. We use them..."
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
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
"inspiration. Designers and gardeners are creating spaces that are doing more than just replacing... be well designed and thought out. They should last not one or two growing seasons... simple. Landscape designer Matthew Cunningham designed this Boston courtyard using... lasting design. See more of this rooftop 5. Join forces. Built and designed by local... palette, the design is cohesive, and garden maintenance is much more streamlined. See more..."
What Monarch Butterflies Taught Me About Garden Design
"and in landscapes I design for clients: Make sure milkweed is the tallest plant in... survey the landscape from a stable location, and so tall plants fit the bill. But small... in the landscape. Butterflies, and pretty much any insect seeking nectar or pollen... butterfly and designing in tune with nature.More:Be a Butterfly Savior — Garden for the... in your landscape are ideal places to leave bare ground in low areas so a bit of water..."
7 Ways to Design a Garden That Flows and Intrigues
Transform a staccato yard into a smooth and relaxing delight by mastering the art of garden transitions
"simpler designs equate with less maintenance. Many of my garden design clients, for... garden design, this one is a must read: "The Inward Garden: Creating a place of... do-over our landscaping twice because of damage (major tree loss) from hurricanes and each... prairie landscape who long for a beautiful lush garden but lack the tall trees? Hi... prairie-style landscapes on houzz. I would encourage you to specifically check out the work..."
Great Design Plant: River Birch
Pick this rugged native tree for its intriguing peeling bark, soil adaptability or leaves that bring dappled shade to a garden
"backyard landscape plan and design! We love to use River Birch, especially for its winter... Great landscaping takes time... They are beautiful so we planted two. While I might... to the design cliche of placing one on the corner of a house. Worse yet is placing... suburban landscape alike in the Delaware Valley region of PA. As many have mentioned..."
Living Roofs Crown Green Design
Living roofs save energy, improve air, water, curb appeal — and the view from above doesn't hurt either
"IS TO DESIGN AND INSTALL SUITABLE ROOFING SYSTEM AND PLANT CHOICES. A WELL DESIGNED... photos, "Design". (Nice iron work too) beautiful work!! @andrecooper247: "Built right"... in the landscape. A vegetated roof is less disruptive of local habitat than a typical... to be designed from the ground up to accomodate the weight of the garden and manage..."
Great Design Plant: Retreat to the Shade of Hardy Catalpa
Big foliage and a towering height provide a shady respite in summer, but that's not all hardy catalpa offers dedicated gardeners
Great Design Plant: Vine Maple
Exciting year-round color and adaptability make this highly ornamental native small tree a top choice for home gardens
10 Creative Fence Designs
Unique materials and imaginative applications turn this yard staple into a powerful outdoor accessory
Outdoor Design: Save that Tree!
Great Design Plant: Saucer Magnolia
Witness its glorious spectacle in early spring, but this specimen tree brings other delightful visuals to a garden too
The Perfect Poolside Landscape
"plan the landscaping of my imaginary pool while I try to beat the heat in any way I... is the design we came up with. (see photos below) We did lay our own stone and that... Johnsen Landscapes) Now I feel compelled to add a few more photos of pools we've done... The landscaping was nice, but I wish you would've included pools of different shapes... interior design or landscaping. 2. Repetition and simplicity. Often the installation..."