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Flower garden Design for Small Spaces
July 30, 2018

Flower garden Design for Small Spaces

Big Ideas for Small Space Gardens Last fall, I knew just how I wanted to brighten and heighten the shadows of a mountain laurel. Biding my time, I found the perfect subdued container at a winter sale, and in spring, landed a sparkler sedge Carex phyllocephala ‘Sparkler’. I’d planned to fill this spot with Salvia coccineas in May, but alas, soggy soil and being…

flower gardens
May 19, 2018

flower gardens

Ask a child to draw a garden, and he ll draw some flowers. Give a gardener no more space than a front stoop, and what will appear there is a flowerpot. For many, flowers are the definition of a garden. No matter what your level of experience, you can have blooming beauty in your life. But for your flowers to do best, it helps to understand a few basics about…

garden district flowers
May 13, 2018

garden district flowers

8200 Stockdale Hwy Ste H1 Bakersfield, CA 93311 (661) 834-9200 I received the most beautiful bouquet of roses and stargazer lilies. The arrangement is in Normanis and it smells amazing the rosebud are very large which I absolutely love. My husband walked into this flower shop by chance and he said they were very helpful and made some good recommendations thank…

flowers in a garden
May 10, 2018

flowers in a garden

As you plant flowers in the vegetable garden, play with colors and textures as the author does in her beautiful central California edible landscape. Photo by Rosalind Creasy In the 1970s, when I was a budding landscape designer newly exciting about strategizing the best flowers to plant with vegetables, I attended the garden opening of one of my clients. As I…

cutting flower garden Design
May 1, 2018

cutting flower garden Design

The cutting garden in mid-July. THE designs for these pint-size cutting gardens, employs the same 1 ft. x 1 ft. thinking that we brought to the vegetable garden in our Kitchen Garden Planner. There s nothing special about the dimensions of these two garden designs — these are just the dimensions of the beds we had available in our display gardens here in Burlington…

Backyard flower garden designs
April 7, 2018

Backyard flower garden designs

Among the many joys of gardening is that there’s always something new to try and always something new to learn. If you’re ready to try some new ideas in your vegetable garden or flower beds, here are a few suggestions: 1. Try a New Cultivar Every year the seed companies introduce new cultivars (cultivated varieties) of flowers and vegetables, promising bigger…

flower garden ideas beginners
March 14, 2018

flower garden ideas beginners

Spring is a good time to begin growing and digging, although planning can take place before the snow melts. Gardeners spend most of the summer watering, weeding, and watching young plants grow. Fall is a good time to plant trees, shrubs, bulbs, and some perennials. 1. Get an idea. Is this going to be a vegetable garden? An herb garden? A flower garden? If you…

Flower garden ideas and Design
March 8, 2018

Flower garden ideas and Design

For years people have been tending flower gardens—maybe it’s the allure of the blooms, or perhaps it’s the challenge of growing the perfect rose, or maybe you just want to add a splash of color to the front of your home. Whatever the motivation, flowers are an excellent addition to all types of gardens. The variety of flowers available can make selecting which…

corpse flower botanic gardens
February 28, 2018

corpse flower botanic gardens

The corpse flower ( Amorphophallus titanum ), also known as the stinky plant, bloomed August 2-5, 2016 at the U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory. It was the first bloom of this particular plant, which was six years old. It takes quite a while to create enough energy for a bloom as spectacular as this one! The plant went on view to the public Friday, July 22. The…

flower garden ideas
February 22, 2018

flower garden ideas

Photo: S.F. Flower & Garden Show An exhibit at a previoius S.F. Flower & Garden show. Photo: S.F. Flower & Garden Show An exhibit at a previous S.F. Flower & Garden show. Photo: S.F. Flower & Garden Show Photo: S.F. Flower & Garden Show Photo: S.F. Flower & Garden Show Photo: S.F. Flower & Garden…

designing a flower garden layout
February 19, 2018

designing a flower garden layout

Planning a perennial garden layout must take several factors into consideration. First and foremost are the types of plants that will thrive in the light, soil, and gardening zone where the garden is to be located. Second is choosing plants that offer a nonstop show of color from spring through fall. Choosing perennial plant kits from reputable nurseries takes…

easy flower garden designs
February 13, 2018

easy flower garden designs

Welcome guests with front yard plantings that complement your home. Include blooming plants to create an eye-catching display right outside your door that makes coming home a treat. Typically, entry gardens include a mix of foundation plantings, walkway beds and driveway borders. Spice up these practical, needful gardens with clever design elements to make your…

flower garden banks
February 10, 2018

flower garden banks

Map showing the location of all 14 sites protected by the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. Click map for larger image. Situated 70 to 115 miles off the coasts of Texas and Louisiana, the Flower Garden Banks sanctuary includes underwater communities that rise from the depths of the Gulf of Mexico atop underwater mountains called salt domes. Map of the Gulf…

corner flower garden designs
January 29, 2018

corner flower garden designs

Go ahead, throw a garden party … for yourself! This corner bed ensures that every time you enter or leave your house, you’ll be greeted with bright, boisterous blooms. The house serves as a backdrop so the eye stays on plants. Even better, plants in a self-contained bed like this can grow to their full potential because they have no competition from trees, shrubs…

flower power garden Design
November 15, 2017

flower power garden Design

Garden Design Magazine’s spring issue is a celebration of flowers. Wildflowers, edible flowers, flowers for cutting, and enlivening landscapes. To enjoy the full issue, subscribe here. What’s exciting is Pass The Pistil readers get their first issue free. I have more than one favorite article from this issue. Anything on daffodils and spring flowers is always…

Beautiful flower garden Design
November 12, 2017

Beautiful flower garden Design

HELLEBORE ( Helleborus × hybridus ) Zones: 4-9 Bloom time: Late January to May Height: 12-18 inches All-star qualities: This long-blooming spring beauty, also called the Lenten rose, features exotic single or double flowers in a vast array of colors, often with dramatic contrasting stamens and interiors. (See Hellebore Flowers Offer Beautiful Late-Winter Blooms.)…

Epcot flower and garden Festival
October 25, 2017

Epcot flower and garden Festival

We’ll see the return of the The Smokehouse Booth this year! In past years, this marketplace featured hearty dishes featuring Americana favorites that pair especially well with beer. We are glad to see DFB favorite Beef Brisket Burnt Ends Hash with White Cheddar Fondue and Pickled Jalapeños back again this year! Lighter beverages were perfect for sipping and strolling…

Flower garden Design and layouts
September 13, 2017

Flower garden Design and layouts

Well designed country garden in early summer. Photo: © Y.Cunnington Did you dig in without considering garden design when you were starting out? That’s what I did. I just kept making my beds a little wider each year to put in more perennials. It was a matter of learning by doing. Like most gardens (yours too, I’ll bet) my first one grew, bit by bit, without an…

design flower garden layout
August 14, 2017

design flower garden layout

Like the musician, the painter, the poet, and the rest, the true lover of flowers is born, not made. And he is born to happiness in this vale of tears, to a certain amount of the purest joy that earth can give her children, joy that is tranquil, innocent, uplifting, unfailing. Given a little patch of ground, with time to take care of it, with tools to work it…

Design a flower garden
August 6, 2017

Design a flower garden

Here are flower garden design tips to help you plan a new garden bed. And if you’re looking for ways to make existing plantings look even better, you might find inspiration in the pictures below. Flower bed size: wider is better If there’s one big mistake gardeners make first time out, it’s skimping on the width of their beds. Make your flower beds wide enough…

garden flowers
July 8, 2017

garden flowers

Congratulations, Chrissie and Andy! What a beautiful day! Chrissie s Bride Diaries What was your most dreamlike moment? The doors opening for the ceremony and walking down the aisle. Did you include any sentimental items in your decor or details? A Garden Party included my grandfather’s hankerchief and a pin with a picture of my grandpop and I. He passed right…

Flower garden Design Pictures
February 21, 2017

Flower garden Design Pictures

Texture, vibrancy and geometrics come together to create this cheerful retreat. The plantings vary from spiky to velvety, the hue is bright, sunny and serene, and the architecture blends angles, cones and hard lines. Don t Forget to Add Personality When planning your garden design, get creative and express yourself with art, unusual structures and water features…

Cut flower garden Design
December 23, 2015

Cut flower garden Design

Cutting gardens are often designed using annual flowers, because annual flowers will repeat bloom throughout the season. However there is no rule that says you can t have a perennial cutting garden. Many perennials will repeat flower if kept dead headed, which is exactly what a cutting garden is for. And since not all perennial flowers bloom at the same time…

Flower garden Design for Full Sun
November 29, 2016

Flower garden Design for Full Sun

Fill that sunny spot in your garden with flowers for the sun that thrive in long days of bright light. Full-sun perennials need six to eight hours of direct sun per day. They tend to produce lots of blooms, so they’ll add flower power to your yard or garden. Here’s a list of flowering perennials for sun that will bring zing to summer: Heat- and drought-tolerant…

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