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Lenkin Design Inc: Landscape and Garden Design
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Rosa 'Sally Holmes'
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those times provided some kind of respite from the horrors of daily life. Through the addition of simple stonework and statuary, and the selection of plants that grow naturally, giving an almost unkempt feel, a Gothic-style garden can be a sanctuary without too much maintenance. Without doubt, I feel this
this style of garden design can bring a sense of serenity not usually associated with the term "Gothic." I like to think that the naturalistic plantings create enclosure, like embracing arms, while the statues and old stonework bring thoughts of the past, echoes of antiquity that aren't at all frightening
Holmes is also resistant to most rose diseases. Plant bare-root roses in winter or wait until spring to plant containers. Be sure to get your roses in the ground and established before the summer heat, and new buds will abound by June.More great design plants:Pacific Coast Iris | Redtwig Dogwood | Hens-
“Gothic gardens can provide the sense of sanctuary we look for in our gardens today, allowing us to e” — eonia
Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association
2013 ALE: Residence on Fairfax
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additional stormwater resulting from the impervious paved areas as well as an addition to the home. Wherever possible, the new paving was sloped towards planting areas or lawn areas for natural infiltration. Where necessary, the paving was gently sloped to several floor drains. These drains, along with downspouts
necessary. Another challenge was working around existing sanitary sewer lines, and leaving existing cleanouts accessible yet disguised within the planting areas. The project was designed around an existing water well, which had been abandoned years prior when the residence was connected to public water
well for landscape use This source was used to supply an outdoor hydrant and a drip irrigation system, which we designed and placed throughout the plantings. While the material choices for the segmental retaining wall and paving were conservative, we used design tricks to add interest. An area rug was
“Combination role top and sides” — rtbullets
Amy Renea
Spring Garden
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LOW PLANTS TO PEPPER THROUGHOUT GARDEN 3. Find a "pepper" plant. Not as in jalapeños or red bells, but a plant that you can sprinkle, or "pepper," anywhere. It should be very easy to split and propogate, have beautiful foliage and leave no uncovered legs. In other words, the plant should stay
little plants to fill in any blank holes. Notice the line of grass and lemon balm in the background of the photo. They are a lighter green than the roses, contrasting nicely and giving the eye a direction to go in.
3. Find a "pepper" plant. Not as in jalapeños or red bells, but a plant that you
choice here is lemon balm and mondo grass. Both mound well and provide the perfect little plants to fill in any blank holes.
“Knock out roses ... Red” — deeclark
J. Peterson Garden Design
Gardens
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tall Seasonal interest: Spring through fall Planting tips: Plant in spring to fall in mild climates; in colder climates, use croton as a container plant accent or as an annual in a perennial border or bed.
requirement: Sun to partial shade Mature size: 4 to 6 feet tall Seasonal interest: Spring through fall Planting tips: Plant in spring to fall in mild climates; in colder climates, use croton as a container plant accent or as an annual in a perennial border or bed.
garden. Long, colorful leaves in shades of green, yellow, orange and red are the perfect foil for container plantings
requirement: Sun to partial shadeMature size: 4 to 6 feet tallSeasonal interest: Spring through fallPlanting tips: Plant in spring to fall in mild climates; in colder climates, use croton as a container plant accent or as an annual in a perennial border or bed.
“Croton. Z. 9-11. Inside for cold mos. 4-6' tall.” — Nora Elizabeth
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Filoli
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See Bookmark Easygoing Tulip Ideas from a Grand California Garden for tulip planting tips.
Tulip Planting Tips When to plant: Plant bulbs in fall before a frost. In the Pacific Northwest, we usually do this in October or early November. Light
Tulip Planting Tips When to plant: Plant bulbs in fall before a frost. In the Pacific Northwest, we usually do this in October or early November. Light requirement: Full sun
Tulip Planting TipsWhen to plant: Plant bulbs in fall before a frost. In the Pacific Northwest, we usually do this in October or early November.Light requirement: Full sunWater requirement: AverageSoil: In the ground tulips need well-drained soil that is loose and fertile. For containers choose a we
“tulips” — cshellfdl
Missouri Botanical Garden
Sweet Marjoram
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Sweet Marjoram / Origanum majorana Courtesy Missouri Botanical Garden PlantFinder
want. light full sun; may need some afternoon shade in the tottest summer climates. water little to some Prime growing season late spring through fall plant spring into summer Favorites: Greek oregano (Origanum vulgare hirtum, O. heracleoticum) Italian oregano (O. x majoricum) sweet marjoram (O. majorana)
Planting and care: Choose a spot in full sun once all the danger of frost has passed and the soil temperature is fairly warm. The plants aren’t fussy about soil types but do require good drainage. Amend the soil before planting, then space seedlings about 12 inches
pots at least 6 inches wide.To keep the plants from getting woody, cut them back to 4 to 6 inches about a month after planting, then again in midsummer and early fall if growing them as perennials. Cut back completely or divide every few years to rejuvenate the plants and fertilize lightly once a year in
“Oregano.” — almostjane
J. Peterson Garden Design
Gardens
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Thanks! I'm always missing the planting season, since I'm not a native Texan.
Plant vegetables. Greens-loving people will be happy that we can still plant spinach, arugula, cabbage, kale, chard and other lettuce varieties right now. Make sure you choose a sunny spot in your garden and create plant tags or markers to remember what variety you planted where. Consider staggering
your plantings so that your greens won't be ready for harvest all at once. I like to plant a few transplants every two weeks or so to keep my harvest going throughout the cooler months.
“December plants” — rootyt
Northern Virginia Full Service Landscape Design Build Firm
We pride ourselves in designing unique landscapes that are a reflection of our clients desires and budgets. Projects range from outdoor kitchens, decks, fireplaces, construction to custom landscapes.
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A J Miller Landscape Architecture PLLC
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City of Syracuse
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Shade plant beds, zone 4 Japanese painted lady, Hakone grass, Maiden Hair fern and very small self seeded Hellebores.
Love the ferns and contrast shade plants
love the different textures/colors of these shade plants
Plant for contrast. Good garden designers know how to create
size, color and texture, and grouping several plants with two common and two different characteristics together, you can create visual excitement in your garden.
Plant for contrast. Good garden designers know how
7. Plant for contrast. Good garden designers know how to create interest through juxtaposition. By considering shape, size, color and texture, and grouping several plants with two common and two different characteristics together, you can
“ferns” — hankshousepics
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