251 water lilies Stories
Great Design Plant: Lilies
Try these delightfully exotic stunners for paintbox colors, deep fragrance and intricately detailed petals
"call lilies — canna lily, lily of the Nile, daylily and calla lily — are, in fact... is a lily not a lily? As it turns out, quite often. Many of the plants that we call... add true lilies to your garden. True lilies grow from bulbs and have impressive and... fact, not lilies at all. Although equally stunning, those flowers belong to different... making lilies an exuberant addition to any garden. Caution: All parts of the lily..."
Great Lakes Gardener: What to Do In July
Gather juicy berries and breathe in the lovely scent of lilies, but don't forget to stay on top of watering needs and shake off the beetles
"scent of lilies, but don't forget to stay on top of watering needs and shake off the... well watered. On the hottest days, they may need to be watered more than once a... Water container gardens. With the highest temperatures of the year coming, it's more... soapy water in the morning when they are less apt to fly off.Collect and sow seeds... hybrid lilies scent the garden with their strong perfume. Summer phlox (Phlox paniculata)..."
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
"Water restrictions making your garden look washed out? Give it living color with... dealing with water restrictions, have a lackluster irrigation system or simply want to conserve... agree day lilies thrive anywhere but, we have deer that come into our yard from the greenway... love day lilies. These deer consider them their own salad bar. I had bought new ones... The more water they get, the larger and more beautiful the blooms will be. Are all safe..."
Xeriscape Gardens: How to Get a Beautiful Landscape With Less Water
"serve water and make gardening much easier with the xeriscape approach’s 7 principles... Denver Water utility for a new and comprehensive approach to water conservation. The... strict watering laws. You can only water x 2 days a week, your day is a according... mean no water at all. All living things need some water to survive and thrive. Don't... "saving water"--how ironic, you aren't "saving" water in any sense--either watering..."
Tranquil Water Gardens
"beautiful water features to your garden... tranquil water feature to your garden landscape. Water features can be as simple as... Love the lily pads! So cool. love the chairs near the pond. It matches the color of... pond. Water lilies and other aquatic plants add oxygenators to the pond, providing... complete with water plants, lilies, and edging plants to accent the soft bow in the otherwise... Lush water lillies add landing pads for frogs and other wildlife while providing..."
Gardens Tap Into Rill Water Features
Rooted in ancient design, this water feature is popular again as a way to help contemporary landscapes flow
"this water feature is popular again as a way to help contemporary landscapes flow... all the water features we use in our gardens, the rill perhaps has the most interesting... moving water. The earliest style of rill was found in ancient Persian gardens, but... popular water feature of Edwardian garden design and often used by Gertrude Jeckyll... Does the water recycle underneath? Or is water stationary? Thanks for these great ideas..."
10 Perennials to Extend Your Garden's Summer Color
Revive summer-weary gardens with outstanding late bloomers such as toad lily, Russian sage, blanket flower and more
"as toad lily, Russian sage, blanket flower and more... tips. Lilies are toxic to cats!!! Keep in mind if you are a pet owner and gardener... the toad lily 'Miyazaki' about 10 years ago. I still have the original plant but it... heat and water restrictions. So, I love looking at all these beautiful pictures. I... regardless of water restrictions. Here are some examples. www.nancee.net Monarch Butterflies... 3 to 9Water requirement: Prefers plentiful water; drought tolerant once establishedLight..."
Great Design Plant: Canna 'Pretoria'
Plant this showstopping lily in your garden now for the lush feel of a tropical landscape all summer long
"showstopping lily in your garden now for the lush feel of a tropical landscape all summer... Canna lilyUSDA zones: Can be grown anywhere if bulbs are brought inside for winter... to 11.Water requirement: RegularLight requirement: Full sun to partial shadeMature... Canna lilies. How to use it. Exotic architecture calls for exotic landscapes, and... plant this lily en masse or use it sparingly as a garden accent, vivid shades of orange..."
Protect a Precious Resource With a Rain Garden
"pure water and a beautiful landscape with a garden design that makes the most of... They are water features that celebrate natural processes, and they're constantly changing... recharge the water table while a storage tank keeps the water from recharging the water... litre water tank to collect water from the roof, but this is much more interesting... direct the water? Hi Christina, from what you describe, if all the water from your ne..."
15 Great Ideas for a Lawn-Free Yard
End the turf war for good with hardscaping, native grasses and ground covers that save water and are easier to maintain
"that save water and are easier to maintain... with the watering ban, and in our city, we pay for the water we use and the water we... your gray water from your washer and showers and collect your rain water to water it... and then waters it twice a week. What a waste of water, gas and man-power. I wish I... and our water is rationed, and our water bills just keep going up. we are replacing... amount of water every week. Each year, I see water running down the street because some..."
6 Dependable Ground Covers for Warm Climates
Swap some lawn for these drought-tolerant clumping plants — and watch your maintenance efforts diminish while they easily grow
"useless, water consuming lawn for ground covers, I'd do it in a heartbeat! As noted... 7b to 11Water requirement: Average; tolerates standing water and drought once esta... your zoneWater requirement: Low to average; well-drained soilLight requirement: Full... zone 8Water requirement: Low; well-drained soilLight requirement: Partial to full... regular watering and an occasional boost of fertilizer, and it can fill in to form..."
The Perfect Houseplant for People Who Kill Houseplants
If you can fill a jar with water, you can keep golden pothos vine happy — and it will pay you back with cleaner air and a greener home
"jar with water, you can keep golden pothos vine happy — and it will pay you back with... Lack of water and sunshine? No problem. With the recent emphasis on the benefits of... to be watered well until the water runs out the drainage holes. You can't leave... without water. I think I probably watered it every six months and once I decided I... it with water. You should be able to see how much water is in it thru the clear glass..."
Enjoy Your Summer Garden — Here's What to Do in July
Our July gardening guides take the guesswork out of your summer watering, pruning and planting. See our tips for your U.S. region
"summer watering, pruning and planting. See our tips for your U.S. region... drink. Water, prune, feed and plant; before you know it fall will be here. And while... reliable day lilies have been blooming for over a month now. Here are some of the flowers... enough water, but not wasting water. The key is to target water in the plant’s root... broadcast watering."Get her Rocky Mountains July checklist Texas. "Water less often but..."
10 Solutions for Soggy Soil
If a too-wet garden is raining on your parade, try these water-loving plants and other ideas for handling all of that H2O
"these water-loving plants and other ideas for handling all of that H2O... pooling water after rains. Clethra, Virginia sweetspire and red osier dogwood shrubs... irises, day lilies, rose mallow hibiscus, forget me nots, hostas, and wild ginger. mmmmmm... storm water has to soak quickly into the soil, so you need to make it in a well-drained... fills with water and holds it, letting it seep slowly into the surrounding soil. It should..."
Upgrade Your Front Yard for Curb Appeal and More
New project for a new year: Revamp lackluster landscaping for resale value, water savings and everyday enjoyment
"value, water savings and everyday enjoyment... waste of water. The grass was replaced with climate compatible low water plantings... iris, day lilies, tulips, lady's mantle & anenome for lowered heights & seasonal blooming... tired and water thirsty lawn with a lawn alternative and colorful drought tolerant plants:... keep it watered! It will stay thick and lush and you will love it! Installing unique... avoid watering it. It was a nice small lawn area that we installed four years ago..."