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Lay of the Landscape: Mediterranean Garden Style
Earthy, lush and warmly welcoming, a Mediterranean garden can thrive in any warm-climate landscape with a few adaptations
"Mediterranean garden can thrive in any warm-climate landscape with a few adaptations... enced garden can be great: It's lush, inviting and generally low maintenance, filled... These gardens invite you to live outdoors year-round. This style also allows you... Mediterranean Garden There are certain core characteristics that define Mediterranean style... not the ponds of a natural or traditional landscape. Instead, put in a small courtyard..."
Lay of the Landscape: English-Style Gardens
"natural ponds and lakes, discreetly placed Greek and Roman "ruins," and a sense of... cottage garden look, with its masses of uncontained annuals and perennials, nor is... French-style garden set in a strict geometric pattern. In fact, the first English gardens... While the gardens designed by Lancelot (Capability) Brown define the basic elements of... English garden, the style itself has grown and changed over the past 300 years. It's..."
Lessons from Monet's Garden
See how to bring the impressionist painter's vision to life in your own landscape with these flower choices and garden design ideas
"at our gardens. In 1883, Monet and his family moved to the village of Giverny, northwest... paint and garden, until his death in 1926. After his death, his stepdaughter Blanche... house and garden, but after World War II both were found to be sadly deteriorated. Thanks... States, the gardens have been restored and we can all enjoy the timeless quality of Monet's... of the garden are in Monet's series of water lily paintings; the setting is a pond..."
Strike a Balance: Stuff vs. Space in the Garden
Zoom out to the big design picture before focusing on the little details, to create a garden with all the elements in balance
"create a garden with all the elements in balance... for your garden, hoping to find that one inspiring photo that starts your creative juices... underlie gardens that inspire them. Humans have a strong attraction to color (we don’t... inspiring garden uses the overall space. Not to get too technical on you, but observe... in the garden and how much space is left. "Stuff" is a not-so-sophisticated term for... in most gardens. "Space" refers to the unencumbered surfaces you can move through without..."
8 Ideas From Celebrated Garden Designers
"outfit your garden with, there are expansive gardens that overflow with ideas for your... everything garden held in the grounds of the Chelsea Royal Hospital in London. Aside from... the show gardens created by designers from all over the world. I made the trek across... across the pond this year and came back completely inspired and itching to implement some... point in a garden while also adding function to a space. In this garden by Jason Hodges..."
Why the Art of Restraint Is So Good for Your Garden
"natural garden art can be easily accomplished in most home gardens and landscape designs... English gardens brought the beauty of herbaceous plants to public light. Eventually... across the pond to the United States, where the same plants melted in the heat of many... American gardens. The manicured, eclectic planting palettes require constant management... American garden has introduced an equally skillful approach that looks to regional..."
8 Modern-Day Moats That Float Our Boats
See how a simple water barrier with ancient roots can make for an eye-catching contemporary garden feature
"in the garden is magical; even more so when it's adjacent to the house, requiring... previous garden. The basement of our house was made of waterproof concrete anyway. But... over the pond. I love water. Some of these moats are beautiful. Be sure to check building... your moat/pond with gold fish and other fish that LOVE fine dining on mosquito larvae... of our pond a bluish green. My husband once added a bit too much and the next few..."
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
"too-wet garden is raining on your parade, try these water-loving plants and other ideas... drained garden has kept you from growing your favorite vegetables and flowers this... up on gardening just yet. While it is true that your choices are limited by a garden... making rain gardens draped with ferns and mosses, fall is the ideal time to give your saturated... 'rain garden' is not the same as a bog garden. In a rain garden, the storm water..."
Roll With Boulders for High Landscape Impact
"rocks in gardens, around pools and on patios... sloping garden which is all boulders - it's the soil I have to truck in! Residential... School garden was blessed with some large boulders. Some evil thieves actually stole... transform any garden. I am happiest climbing the Sierra stone at Lyngso near my house. I... surrounding gardens. We'll also be swapping the temporary pea gravel for crushed granite... edges of ponds as well as used to create waterfalls or rock walls on the edges of swimming..."
Get Along With Less Lawn — Ideas to Save Water and Effort
Ditch the mower and lower your water bill while creating a feast for the eyes with diverse plantings and gathering places
"lawnless gardens require more structure than cottage gardens, for example. This is a... their garden up for winter, you'll have a winter garden full of its own pleasures... see my garden: http://deepmiddle.blogspot.com/2011/12/garden.html I'm so thrilled... acre into garden rooms representing several garden styles. Even the hardscaped patio... onto the garden. Most of our large property is a dry garden. Its nevertheless a happy..."
Warm Up Your Home With an Evergreen Windbreak
Patio of the Week: Koi Glide Around a Tranquil Garden's Moat
"Detroit Garden Works Garden Tour. He and Arturo Sanchez, co-owners of interior and... private garden that would provide a healthy habitat for his prized koi. He also wanted... in the garden, and I love that this garden is somewhat strictly green, having a clean... serene garden. The potting shed and obelisk to store garden tools are to die for... toxic to pond fish, long term. Absolutely beautiful! The quiet garden is an open..."
Take a Mini Springtime Tour of Monet's Giverny Gardens
Virtually stroll through the inspiring French gardens, gathering an eyeful of spring blossoms and painterly views
"French gardens, gathering an eyeful of spring blossoms and painterly views... planted his garden and where he spent the last years of his life. Visiting the gardens... artist and gardener. Giverny is on my bucket list! Oh, I loved this offering of the Monet... visiting the Gardens. It was a dream come true. We took a family trip here in 2009. My children... in his gardens which gave him so much inspiration felt magical. My children still..."
A Garden With a Love Story
Over 23 years, a North Carolina couple has created an inviting, magical garden that harmonizes with its woodland setting
"magical garden that harmonizes with its woodland setting... into one garden space. Such is a garden called MapleWalk, created by Lib Jones and Tom... Some gardens have a story to tell, and some are so highly personal that they are... Other gardens seem to work in concert with Mother Nature, where the human hand takes... as the garden itself. Let’s take a tour of MapleWalk.... their garden. One such garden still exists in Pitman, NJ. It was the garden of a..."
Rediscover Your Inner Child With a Garden Wonderland
Bring the joy and curiosity of childhood to your grown-up garden, designing your plantings, materials and structures with wonder in mind
"grown-up garden, designing your plantings, materials and structures with wonder in mind... in your garden design, your own space can nurture that seemingly lost inner child.... Your garden can become a place where you can dream big, let your imagination run... creating a garden wonderland. I have always thought gardens are for fun, relaxation,... picture of a garden 'Gentleman' one of my clients had in their garden. I added the allium..."