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Historic Landscape Design, Wilmette Illinois

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August 27, 2014
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The dimensions of the rectangle are 32' x 59' and the oval is 18' x 35'
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August 30, 2012
lsvolos wrote:
What is the name of the lavendar flowering plant behind the boxwoods?
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The lavendar plants are catmint.
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April 1, 2014
Love the whole thing! But what material is the gray aggregate walkway?
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March 25, 2014
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Marianne Lipanovich added this to Lay of the Landscape: French Garden Style
Mix and match within the overall space. The plantings within each bed here are uniform, but they vary from bed to bed. Design tip: Creating a focal point, such as this fountain set in a semicircle of green, adds needed interest, especially in a large space where the masses of similar beds could be overwhelming. In this space, which is very large, the bed and trees also serve as similar breaks but don't overwhelm the design. In a smaller space, go with just one focal point.
You can also use a looser purple bloomer like this catmint (Nepeta) or Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia) in a similar formal setting. The evergreen borders help keep the plants in check when you want a formal look ...

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