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Coan Waterfront Landscape, Camano Island, WA beach-style-landscape
 

Coan Waterfront Landscape, Camano Island, WA

From the street, a round rock pathway leads to a small seating area next to the water with a small fire pit. Low maintenance, drought resistant and salt tolerant plantings were used in mass and clumps. This garden has become the focus of the neighborhood with many visitors stopping and enjoying what has become a neighborhood landmark. Photo by R. Scott Lankford
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josprose wrote:
how do you send e mail I have tried but where are the comas suppose to - When sending an e mail how exactly do you separate with commas. I have tried several times and it will not send
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Hi There,

I am not sure if you are talking about sending email through houzz or directly to Lankford Asscociates. I have little knowledge of the Houzz connect system, but I can always be reached at scott@lankfordarchitecture.com. Thank you for your interest.

Scott,
June 16, 2014 at 9:34am   
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jolee2 wrote:
I'm wondering if you use irrigation or water in the summer time? - Very Very Beautiful! I also live in the PNW. Will the Blue Oat Grass and the Thymus survive without watering during the summer? I am looking for something low maintenance and eco friendly. If they dry out that's ok - as long as they survive.
   Comment   June 11, 2014
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There is no irrigation on site. The plants were initially hand watered for a month or so until the rainy season started until established and survive without additional water. The blue oat grass and the thymus are drought tolerant, although the oat grass will start to brown out a little after about 45 days without rain. Thank you for your interest.
June 12, 2014 at 11:46am      Thanked by jolee2
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The path rock is 2" round river rock over weed barrier fabric.
June 16, 2014 at 9:43am      Thanked by jolee2
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aaariel wrote:
Did you planted the ground cover from seed in fertile mulch? - If not, how many 4" plant you need for this work? I live close to puget sound area, where can I possible get that many thymus serphyllum plant?
     Comment   May 4, 2014
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The Thymus serphyllum is planted in 4" pots 18" on center in fertile mulch. It is important to prepare the base by cleaning out the existing bed of all weed stock by Roundup or hand removal. Once the bed is smooth and graded to 3" below the finish grade, apply preen or corn gluten as a pre-emergent before applying 3" fertile mulch. Plant the Thyme in the mulch and re apply Preen over the top.

Thymus serphyllum can be found at several local nurseries. Swanson's in Ballard usually carries it. T & L Nursery in Redmond propagates it, but may only be wholesale. Call before you go.
May 5, 2014 at 7:57am     
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Absolutely beautiful!
May 31, 2014 at 11:08am   
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deestewart1 wrote:
This is fantastic! How is this constructed? - Is the gravel path laid on hardcore and the planting through a membrane? Does the gravel shift much given the slope and coastal location?
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Thanks very much for your kind reply - I'm a garden designer looking to create something similar in NW England. So, by 'plantings', you mean the larger grasses and shrubs and both these and the ground cover plants were planted into soil, mulched and they then sprawl over the gravel? Looks lovely!
February 6, 2014 at 1:09am     
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That's correct. The ground covers were planted in fertile mulch. The rest 1 g. and 5 g. shrubs grass's and plants were pit planted. The path was made as infertile as possible but the ground covers spread out and over the edges. Most of the plantings will work in NW England. We have a similar climate here but with a marine influence.
February 10, 2014 at 10:24am     
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kittyaudubon wrote:
A clump of tall reddish-brown spires - On the right side of the path, there is a clump of tall reddish-brown spires. They are in front of the ceonothus, and in between the two grasses. I looked at many salvias, but none resembled the spires in the picture. Are they Heucheras? Continue to be in awe of this exquisite design. Thanks :)
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Hi there, I believe the red spires are Salvia nemerosa 'Pink Friesland'. Thanks for asking.
January 2, 2014 at 1:44pm     
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kittyaudubon wrote:
Why does the Thymus serphyllum Red Mother of Thyme look purple? - Was it planted from flats or seed? Also what are the tall dark red flowers on the right in front of what I think is ceonothus? It's all so beautiful!
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Sorry for the miss information, I believe the plant you are asking about is Salvia.
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Thank you. Do you know which variety? Are they annuals? Perennials appear more more shrubby. Thank you for your beautiful work.
September 3, 2013 at 6:03pm     
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robyndavis wrote:
Beautiful! We live on the North Shore of Long Island, NY- also coastal but different zone. - Would these plants grow in our location?
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danisvan
I live on the North Shore of LI as well and have a ton of different types of Thymus, they are all doing great here, they are drought resistant and have a nice smell to them. I bought them at Martin Viette Nurseries, they carry them every spring in different types and colors.
September 27, 2013 at 11:39am     
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Stunning! I love the way this looks. This is by far one of the most beautiful gardens I have seen.
February 26, 2014 at 7:35pm   
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cbrent11 wrote:
What is the reddish plant next to the Iris on the right? Is it 'Broom Plant'? - From islandgirl Reston Virginia
   Comment   May 24, 2013
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Hi There,
The reddish ground cover is Thymus serphyllum, red mother of thyme. It is a ground cover, evergreen, drought resistant and blooms May through July. Low maintenance, it is also deer resistant.
May 24, 2013 at 12:28pm   
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What is the ornamental grass? Will it grow in Columbia, SC? - What is the ornamental grass? Will it grow in Columbia, SC?
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The grass shown should have no problems with growing in South Carolina.
May 1, 2013 at 1:22pm   
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Pedro Faia
Hi there! What is the name of the purple ground cover, by the way?
March 30, 2014 at 3:27pm   
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insideout13 wrote:
Does this grow in East Texas and what months of the year does it flower?
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I am in NC 80-90 degrees right now and I don't know what zone this is :(
August 8, 2013 at 7:57pm   
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Hi There, sorry for the late response, but I just returned from a week out of the office. Thyme can be planted almost any season. It is rated for all zones so this shouldn't be a problem for you. It does need water in the hottest areas, and especially if you are establishing it now. Be sure to give it a good soaking once a week. Thymus serphyllum is usually planted in 4" pots at about 18" on center. Good luck.
August 12, 2013 at 9:44am     
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laupall wrote:
Need for my back yard ,I am going to have a circle with shell rock and a fire pit in the middle ..around it th - Do the purple flowers spread .And if so is it fast growing. Thank you ,it is so beautiful!
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2-3 months is excellent. i am in Ontario Canada, zone 5 (i think Cdn. zones are different than U.S. ones though. 2-3 in Ontario is perfect, maybe i will try planting it and see if that's what I get. I am concerned otherwise that it looks messy or stringy afterwards. do you know? once blooms finish, is it then just greenery, or ?
thanks!
November 16, 2012 at 5:54pm   
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I'm in Ottawa, ON, and have lots of Mother of Thyme. After it's finished blooming, it stays green and looks great. :o)
August 24, 2013 at 9:45am   
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Deborah Loizides wrote:
Where is this location"
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Pacific Nw Coast
September 9, 2012 at 11:14am     
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This is on Camano Island Washington. Looking north over Saratoga passage.
September 11, 2012 at 1:10pm     
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carkyb wrote:
Deep color of thyme - Is there a specific variety of creeping thyme that will produce the deep purple/lavender shown in the stone walkway to beach? If so, so you know where I could find the seed? What I have found so far is much paler. Thank you, Carolyn
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Yes, Thymus will grow in almost all regions.
August 13, 2012 at 11:21am   
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Thanks
August 13, 2012 at 4:06pm   
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Marcela Skinner wrote:
Beautiful! - I live in Virginia Beach, would those plants grow in my area? Also, what type of tree would work well with this type of landscaping?
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Here is a list of nurseries that sell ornamental grasses in the Virginia Beach area. Take the photo you like with you and talk to them about what similar grasses you can plant (or Lowes etc). The nursery can help you identify the purple low growing ground cover,, too: it may be Purple Verbena (read about it here and also scroll to the comment from Hampton VA http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/251/#b ) Nursery can help you with a tree, too, but this multi trunk olive tree might be nice (Olea europae "Majestic Beauty" ) or a similar multi-trunk tree. http://www.lgyp.com/Ornamental-Grasses-in-Virginia.htm

July 13, 2012 at 2:06pm   
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The Thymus serphyllum should grow in your region. It takes very little water and tolerates light foot traffic. A slow growing works well in a seashore planting such as this. I suggest pinus contorta.
July 20, 2012 at 2:56pm   
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Millcraft wrote:
Is that Phlox?
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How spectacular. Would this plant grow in south east Queensland Australia where the winters are mild and arid and the summers wet and humid?
May 26, 2013 at 9:24am   
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Thymus serphyllum should survive there. It does well in drought, so the wet summers may give it some trouble. I think if you plant it in a sunny, sandy loam it would survive. Try a small one to see the success and habit of the plant and let me know if it works.
May 29, 2013 at 10:40am     
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jenn_ramage wrote:
Are the Blue Irises drought -resistant too? - Hi, This is just gorgeous. I thought it might be worth noting that all of the plants you have listed except the blanket flowers and the stonecrop are listed as deer resistant...are these two deer resistant as well? Also, is the iris drought tolerant once established? We are considering this planting plan for our lakehouse and trying to decide whether to add a sprinkler system. This is so beautiful!
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Hi Scott, Which variety of ceanothus would you recommend for this type of coastal planting?
August 2, 2012 at 1:43pm   
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I use variety Concha also victoria works.
August 6, 2012 at 4:03pm   
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belle2105 wrote:
What are the purple flowers and the tall plants in teh middle of them? - What are the purple flowers and the tall plants in the middle of them? Thank you.
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The purple flowers are Thymus serphyllum, red mother of thyme. The plant in the center is blue oat grass, Heliotrichon sempervirens. The taller grass behind these are Miscanthus gracillimus, Maiden grass and also siberian iris, iris siberica. Hope this helps.

Scott,
April 27, 2012 at 4:08pm     
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NICE!! - More comment than question, just want to say beautiful work.
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Thank you for your comment. It is most appreciated. This is also a low maintenance, drought and deer proof garden.
April 6, 2012 at 12:18pm   
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Plants - We live in Gig Harbor, WA, would these plants grow here? If so, what are these? Thanks
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Hi There. The Thymus serphyllum is one of the perfect plants. It is evergreen, year around, green in summer, turning bronzy in fall. It can be easly mowed at 3". If you mow it after the bloom, it tidies it up spent flowers and encourages growth. It doesn't like too much water, it doesn't like fertilizer and can burn. It also can take light traffic, and like most thymes it is fragrant and you can use it for cooking.

There are many native plants ideal for your area. One of the most forgiving is the Oregon grape, Mahonia aquifolium. There are many varieties but the native one is tough, evergreen, sun or shade, salt tollerant and blooms with bright yellow flowers, followed by edible berries that are blue, (they are sour and have a big seed). The birds often get a little looped on the fermented berries in the fall.

This is a medium shrub. There are many more natives that work in your yard, from low ground covers to trees, sun or shade. If you give me a setting or range of sizes I can help more, or you can contact me at, www.Scott@Lankfordarchitecture.com

Scott,
March 27, 2012 at 10:51am   
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Hello Scott,
Again, love much about this design photo. My question is.....can I use many of your selected plantings in Southern IN. We've purchased a 2.5 acre lot that offers a slight gradual slope from the NE corner to the SW corner. The lot is surrounded by woods. Plenty of deer, wildlife. We plan to place the house approximately mid-way to give us a reasonable amount of space in back for family entertainment and outdoor privacy, similarly in front without too much front yard to mow! My husband and I are retired so I thought "terracing" would minimize the areas that need mowing. My main question is can I use the plants you've described in my location. We have plenty of lakes and one within 2 miles of the house....however, not on the water. It's Lake Monroe - which is a reservoir - not salt water. .........
I like your work.......too bad you're so far away.
July 7, 2012 at 10:24am     
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Inviting :)
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Genevieve Schmidt added this to Breeze Into Coastal Landscapes
This curvaceous walkway brings to mind the meandering path of a small river flowing into the bay. The ornamental grasses and thyme make a natural accompaniment, as they both have a sense of flow and movement.
Debra Prinzing added this to 8 Ways to Design an Alluring Backyard
3. Create a beautiful approach. I love the partially hidden aspect of this beachy seating area. Lots of gardens have two strategically placed Adirondack chairs, but rarely has this familiar pairing been so alluring. An opening in the tall grasses offers a glimpse of the seating area — a safe promontory at the edge of the sea.Sense of place is amplified by the crunchy pebbled pathway, the soft mounds of grasses and ground covers that encroach on either side, and the pleasing knowledge that one will soon gaze upon the water at the end of this journey.
Marianne Lipanovich added this to Lay of the Landscape: Coastal Garden Style
The loose, sandy soil of the seaside allows for great drainage, but it also means that nutrients are quickly lost. In nature, this can mean plants that are widely spaced rather than densely packed. But a spare look doesn't have to mean monotone, especially when you're in charge of the space. In this garden, purple ice plants lining the path to the sea's edge lead your eye to the sitting area and invite you to explore. The entire space resembles the natural bluffs beyond, with just a bit more planning and control than nature usually provides.
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This gravel path leads to the desired destination, at low cost and with nominal environmental impact. Can’t you hear the crunch of the gravel underfoot and feel the warmth it gives off? And wouldn’t a heavily built path look out of place in this setting? Select locally sourced gravel to lighten your footprint even more, with the added benefit of giving the composition a sense of place.
Genevieve Schmidt added this to 8 Ornamental Grasses for Coastal Gardens
This landscape features two favorite coast-loving grasses. The smaller grass in the foreground is blue oat grass, Helictotrichon sempervirens, which is an evergreen sun-loving grass that demands good drainage but is otherwise unfussy. The only maintenance blue oat grass needs is to have its foliage combed every few months to remove the beige leaves. To comb, put on rubber gloves and run your fingers through the grass. The old leaves will stick to the rubber and come out easily.The second type of grass in this shot is maiden grass, Miscanthus sinensis or "Gracillimus". This grass reaches about 5 feet tall and wide, and so makes a bolder statement in the landscape. The purple flower plumes in fall are a wonderful accent when seen against a coastal sunset. Unfortunately, maiden grass isn't evergreen and must be cut back to 6 inches tall in late winter or early spring.More:5 Hot Cool-Season Grasses5 Smokin' Warm-Season Grasses
Red Mother of Thyme (Thymus serphyllum) grows well in a variety of climates, including the often harsh environment found along the coastline. For the best show, give these plants lots of sun, just a little water and a place to show off!
Here is another variation: a lake of purple with a single bridge across it, made by planting waves of purple on either side of the path. Again, notice the grasses dotted throughout, giving structure to the planting. Without these accents, a mass planting simply looks like a formal mass of plants as opposed to a more natural and flowing form.
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Creeping mother of thyme is a favorite low spreader and can even withstand foot traffic. Other plants that gracefully sprawl include lamb's ears, dianthus and cranesbill geranium.
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Plants can be aranged to give a dry-creekbed appearance, highlighting arid coastal conditions.
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How to use it. This particular grass is a delight when massed, used in a container or used as an accent plant. The soft, fine evergreen foliage also creates a soft and soothing foundation for companion flowers.
9. Secret pathway with a stunning view. A simple stone pathway leads to a perfect waterfront view. Fragrant thyme and beautiful Siberian irises complete this dreamy outdoor space.
Donald Pell - Gardens added this to Wild Gardens Bring Excitement and Beauty to Landscapes
Masses of blue oat grass and thyme here are simple enough to not distract from the grand landscape beyond. This beautiful composition is simple and affordable. The experience of moving through tall grasses and watching their movement in the wind is among my favorites in the garden. Their height and density act as a living wall that is a perfect solution for defining and privatizing a space.

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Nice mauve ground cover
deegarnet added this to deegarnet's ideas
July 16, 2014
the purple plants
typhoonjer added this to typhoonjer's Ideas
July 16, 2014
Path
Cheryl Johnson added this to Cheryl Johnson's Ideas
July 16, 2014
Beautiful
Marie DeMarco_Iacono added this to marie_demarco_iacono's ideas
July 15, 2014
Instead of grass ground cover and pebbles
cleo49 added this to cleo49's Ideas
July 15, 2014
Landscape in wash
cmhassen added this to Landscaping
July 15, 2014
furry grass balls. purple guys. Blue oat grass. gracimillis maiden grass
saself added this to saself's ideas
July 15, 2014
Rocks
irmahauzz added this to irmahauzz's Ideas
July 15, 2014
Link garden to riverside
lidanersesian added this to lidanersesian's ideas
July 14, 2014
ground cover
aetcheverry added this to Plantings
July 14, 2014
Thymus serphyllum, Blue Oat Grass, Salvia n. 'Pink Friesland'
Daniel Gagnon added this to Rénovation 2014
July 14, 2014
La vue et le paysagement
mkazemaini added this to yard
July 13, 2014
purple flower
heidistapleton added this to landscape
July 13, 2014
Taller shrubs with ground cover flowers
jesslisenbey added this to East End
July 13, 2014
ground cover
west_house added this to Landscape Ideas
July 13, 2014
Down to the creek
picard68 added this to picard68's Ideas
July 13, 2014
Grass
hanleysa added this to hanleysa's Ideas
July 13, 2014
Garden
susyboxer added this to garden
July 12, 2014
Thymus serphyllum is
thomas92009 added this to Exterior Ideas
July 12, 2014
I like the grasses and ground cover.
homework11 added this to homework11's Ideas
July 12, 2014
The flowers
michellesalyer70 added this to michellesalyer70's ideas
July 12, 2014
lake landscaping
karenhope added this to cabin
July 12, 2014
lower property?
Pooltableportfolio - Modern Billiards added this to Natural Landscaping
July 12, 2014
Love the flower bed vibrant purple against green
kwallace717 added this to Outdoor living
July 12, 2014
Great ground cover
mickiecalkins added this to mickiecalkins's ideas
July 12, 2014
LIke the idea of self-sustaining landscape. No irrigation. Amazing.
dlwtransport42 added this to dlwtransport42's ideas
July 12, 2014
beachsidebeautifulflowers
Elaine Hill added this to Beach Dtive House
July 12, 2014
Purple ground cover..serene setting
palacekeeper added this to palacekeeper's Ideas
July 12, 2014
beautiful flowers and awesome view
Karen Garlanger Designs, LLC added this to kgdesigner10's ideas
July 12, 2014
Groundcover
rosasans added this to garaje
July 12, 2014
LAS PLANTAS
sallytjackson added this to sallytjackson's ideas
July 11, 2014
The grasses and low flowers Adirondacks with a view
cwe3 added this to cwe3's Ideas
July 11, 2014
Colors and privacy
lormiller81 added this to lormiller81's Ideas
July 11, 2014
Flowers purple
jadewherry05 added this to jadewherry05's Ideas
July 11, 2014
In love the path
yasmenhasan added this to yasmenhasan's ideas
July 11, 2014
I want tall grass and lavendar in my backyard or whatever this purple stuff is...around edges of interlock
alinainfo added this to Patio
July 11, 2014
What a great feel!!
H K added this to YARD
July 11, 2014
mother of thyme
niccollaroy added this to niccollaroy's Ideas
July 11, 2014
Meandering footpath and flowers
caroleandart added this to Landscape ideas
July 11, 2014
purple grey blue
brendafair added this to brendafair's ideas
July 10, 2014
ground cover
2012remodelsunset added this to Landscape for front and side yards
July 10, 2014
purple ground cover
darlenecab added this to darlenecab's Ideas
July 10, 2014
Lake photo
thiscouldwork added this to Garden ideas
July 10, 2014
Creeping thyme Thymus serphyllum
sumac16 added this to Garden inspiration
July 9, 2014
Color scheme and gravel
khieatt added this to khieatt's ideas
July 9, 2014
good costal grasses
lisamsongbird added this to lisamsongbird's Ideas
July 9, 2014
Love this..thymus serphymllum in 4" pots 18" on center in fertile mulch. Blue oat grass drought tolerant.
suebuchanan1 added this to landscaping
July 8, 2014
masses green, not this purple though simple--not busy
winstonlin added this to winstonlin's Ideas
July 8, 2014
Jardim roxo
Kathy Enright added this to kathy_enright's Ideas
July 8, 2014
Lavender plants
erinzuck1 added this to PLANTS
July 8, 2014
Do love that blanket of color with green linear plants
anntonette008 added this to Outdoor Areas
July 8, 2014
lavender, grasses and pebbles
rschwingsandl added this to Landscape Ideas
July 8, 2014
COLOR
lferreir added this to lferreir's Ideas
July 8, 2014
Paths
kendravicknair added this to Landscape
July 8, 2014
Creeping thyme
Diana Miller added this to carriage house
July 8, 2014
beach landscape
aussiechic added this to aussiechic's Ideas
July 8, 2014
pebbles
hadelson added this to hadelson's Ideas
July 7, 2014
Grass and purple
bular added this to bular's Ideas
July 7, 2014
I like purple out side
Bob New added this to Landscaping
July 7, 2014
Don't like the rocks, but like the plants
wandeco added this to garden
July 7, 2014
Plantings, ground cover
valt74 added this to valt74's ideas
July 7, 2014
Flowers ground cover
kenney01 added this to Landscaping
July 7, 2014
ground cover for front bank
djmoran01 added this to djmoran01's ideas
July 7, 2014
lowMaint
rrmay added this to rrmay's Ideas
July 6, 2014
Walkway bordered by flowers
oceangirl49 added this to oceangirl49's ideas
July 6, 2014
Path
MOSS MANOR | Sarah James Moss added this to Bayou Bend Landscaping
July 6, 2014
Creeping thyme
marykoncak added this to no mow alternative lawn
July 6, 2014
flowers and wild grasses
pharmladypdx added this to Garden
July 6, 2014
varying height & beautiful color
sstafford2007 added this to sstafford2007's Ideas
July 6, 2014
Landscape
erikahart added this to erikahart's Ideas
July 6, 2014
Landscaping
cheetahmom added this to cheetahmom's Ideas
July 6, 2014
Ground cover
triciajstewart added this to triciajstewart's Ideas
July 5, 2014
path and the water
netou3 added this to netou3's Ideas
July 5, 2014
Plant cover
starbuck306 added this to outdoors
July 5, 2014
lavender and grasses
erinnmillar added this to Patio Ideas
July 5, 2014
low maintenance landscaping out to the lagoon?
emkomitsky added this to back yard
July 5, 2014
The purple flowers are Thymus serphyllum, red mother of thyme. The plant in the center is blue oat grass, Heliotrichon sempervirens. The taller grass behind these are Miscanthus gracillimus, Maiden grass and also siberian iris, iris siberica. Hope this helps.
fortune6453 added this to Exterior Ideas
July 5, 2014
tall grasses by the water would be nice
sarahmommom added this to sarahmommom's Ideas
July 4, 2014
View
bzenizo added this to Flowers / Plants
July 4, 2014
thymus serphyllum
ilexayardley added this to lake
July 4, 2014
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joinfree added this to gardens
July 4, 2014
Beautiful purple.
gonerunning2002 added this to Outdoors
July 4, 2014
Add lavender next to pebbles for contrast
sixcleggs added this to Landscape Ideas
July 3, 2014
the mounding plants give the appearance of height on each side of the creek.
Caitlin Cleveland added this to Gardening
July 3, 2014
easy white stone path with repeated plants
Doug Raymond added this to Landscaping
July 3, 2014
Perfect
Hilda Rosselli added this to plants
July 3, 2014
Heather
gemmajackson83 added this to Bathroom Ideas
July 2, 2014
look of this
jinkijeong added this to jinkijeong's ideas
July 2, 2014
호수와 벤치
jerrywilliams added this to Palmetto Landscape
July 2, 2014
Purple, white and green. Plantings and rocks
beth308411 added this to beth308411's ideas
July 2, 2014
love the thyme
Fran Marci-Glenn added this to Patios
July 1, 2014
Perch
cecarey29 added this to cecarey29's Ideas
July 1, 2014
Purple Clumps
bethlawless added this to bethlawless's ideas
July 1, 2014
Grass garden with dry creek bed
debfaucett added this to Landscape Ideas
July 1, 2014
like the mix of grasses with an over abundance of flowers
evatorresan added this to Landscape
July 1, 2014
purple
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