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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
"by our pond which are beautiful and handy. @Claire: click on the "check your region"... in the pond. But dark little pellets (which we have determined must be worm poop)... in our pond do seem to like them. This is a lovely tree - especially if you are... of my gardening books it is classified as a nuisance. Maeder2348: Thank you for... mulch my gardens. The earthworms turn them into beautiful soil over the Winter months..."
Gardens Tap Into Rill Water Features
Rooted in ancient design, this water feature is popular again as a way to help contemporary landscapes flow
"man-made garden canal that creates garden ambience through the pleasant sound of moving... Persian gardens, but perhaps the most famous are in the Moorish Alhambra gardens in... famous garden designers. Today, rills are the perfect choice for any size garden, as... in our gardens, the rill perhaps has the most interesting history. The rill is a man-made... Edwardian garden design and often used by Gertrude Jeckyll, one of Englands most famous..."
Set Your Shade Garden Aglow With Light
"of your garden for a magical dance you won't want to miss... Shade gardeners want more sun. Sun gardeners want more shade. My personal garden... If your garden is a shade garden, I believe that I can save you time, money and frustration... believe that gardeners, more than most people, are aware of light: how it affects our plants... it. My garden has gone through this process with me, indulging me, being patient with..."
Sweet Serendipity: Opening to Happy Garden Discoveries
"Great gardeners are great planners. However, there is an unknown variable that o... the rose gardener in each of us to actually stop and smell the roses. For those new... new to gardening, serendipity can shock and surprise when it happens. For the artist... artist or garden designer, the stage can be set through thoughtful placement of plants... my frog pond. I love gardening -the actual work of it as much as the results. It is..."
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
Reflect on Your Garden's Mystery With Gazing Balls
Conjure a sense of magic with metallic garden spheres, which expand the view and your landscape's design potential
"metallic garden spheres, which expand the view and your landscape's design potential... are some gardens that have maximized the garden sphere as a mysterious and whimsical... balls, or garden spheres, have gotten a bad rap in the past few years — and I'll admit... beautiful garden. But lately I've started to appreciate these spheres for what they... in the garden can add mystery and intrigue, but only if it is placed thoughtfully..."
Pacific Northwest Gardener's November Checklist
Set a festive mood with a container garden while preserving and protecting your landscape and water features
"container garden while preserving and protecting your landscape and water features... prepare the garden for winter. It’s rather like tucking children into bed at night: They... The garden has been playing hard and growing for more than eight months. Now it’s... in the garden this month will ensure that you both reach spring with renewed vigor... Larger ponds and waterfalls may have a sufficient volume of water cascading through..."
Your Mini Guide to Great Garden Edges
Get the scoop on trenches to the skinny on bender board, to help keep your garden beds as tidy as you like
"keep your garden beds as tidy as you like... different garden and yard areas, from inexpensive and quick to costly and involved. Here's... Photos of garden terracing I've edged one of my gardens with plates picked up at the... have a garden built on multiple slopes and uneven terrain. It's very difficult and... in my garden recently. When I came to a change in grade, I incorporated a larger... create my garden edging. I simply went through all of the leftover scrap pieces of merbau..."
Xeriscape Gardens: How to Get a Beautiful Landscape With Less Water
"and make gardening much easier with the xeriscape approach’s 7 principles... location. Gardening there, the rich, dark soil and the great garden centers....amazing... home and garden. His gardens are mostly native to Texas and/or Northern Mexico. He... vegetable garden..so to a degree it is OK to look functional. This vegetable garden has... lawns and gardens can apply for exemptions. The water guzzling suburbs are named and..."
Rocky Mountain Gardener's October Checklist
Winterize now to save money and headaches later, but don't forget to savor this month's magic in the garden
"in the garden, the time to prepare for the harsh cold and snow of winter while enjoying... Mountain gardening | Find your U.S. garden checklist... valuable garden assets. To minimize the damage:Drain, clean and store or cover freestanding... debris from ponds and set up a bubbler (a submersible pump with a short piece of pipe attached... recirculating waterfalls, especially if the water volume is fairly low. Ice buildup can..."
Make Your Own Tranquil Garden Fountain
"in the garden. Certainly having a fountain in the garden can work wonders for not... recycled pond pump and colored concrete. A garden hose and a couple of cardboard tube... their gardens. Nor do they need them anymore since solar pumps do exist, but all... goldfish pond we removed early this spring. Maybe this will be an alternative plan... have a pond filled with tadpoles, dragonfly larvae (dragonflies are natural predators..."
Lay of the Landscape: Create the Beauty of a Japanese Garden
Balance, enclosures and the forms of nature combine in serene Japanese garden design. Bring the look home with some of these principles
"Japanese garden design. Bring the look home with some of these principles... Japanese garden may seem bare and minimalist, but designing a true Japanese garden is... outside the garden walls. It takes time and effort, and a true Japanese garden is never... Japanese Garden to your own personal garden landscape with a custom addition. marcie... Japanese gardens. Based only on assumption, I imagine Asian Feng Shui practices..."
Great Design Plant: Joe Pye Weed
This unsung beauty tolerates wet soil, provides beautiful late summer blooms and attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
"manicured garden, or because it has the word "weed" in its common name. Joe Pye Weed... to the garden, and Joe Pye Weed thrives in those tricky places where water stands... winter garden. Can't wait for spring to see all the plants coming back to life!... along ponds, wetlands and streams. Soil should be damp.Light requirement: Full sun... to your garden. How to use it: Choreographing fall bloomers can be tricky. But when..."
Luxuriate in the Calm of a Minimalist Garden
"the Zen gardens of Japan. Minimalist gardens have become popular with those who prefer... into the garden. In recent years, glossy lifestyle magazines have featured pristine... minimalist garden follows the ideas of the modernist architecture of the 20th century... minimalist garden design — the use of space, pristine hardscaping, restrictive planting... alist-garden/ There's also a guide on the Zen garden as well as Japanese themes..."
How to Create an Unforgettable Garden
Make an impression that will linger long after visitors have left by looking for the possibilities and meaning in your landscape
"Your garden, as does your house, makes an impression on every one of them. Is the... As a garden designer, I am on a mission to inspire people to stop seeing their yards... in my garden that people always remember. I've been working on my formal garden areas... Innisfree Garden is beautiful. I am putting it on my list of gardens to visit. Thanks... all, a garden should, in my opinion, be about plants, people, wildlife, and how they..."