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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…

Flower garden Design Plan
May 9, 2016

Flower garden Design Plan

The garden design plan outlined here features plants with white flowers and foliage that will stand out in a partial shade garden. A nice seasonal intro to this white perennial shade garden would be drifts of white tulips. Tulip Albion Star , Best White , Evita , Ice Princess or Purissima would start the season off right. Or perhaps Spring Green , with…

Flowers garden Plants
June 8, 2016

Flowers garden Plants

Get ready to grow! Follow these simple instructions and you’ll be building bouquets all summer. There’s more to planting a flower garden than digging a hole and adding plants, but it’s still easy enough that anyone can have their own bountiful bed of blooms to adorn their home. Here’s what you need to know. Placement Unless you’re planting enough flowers to fill…

Flower gardens Diving
April 30, 2016

Flower gardens Diving

This is an alphabetical listing of known dive charters that visit the sanctuary. If you wish to book a trip, please contact one of the charter operators for details about their booking procedures. Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary does not endorse any particular operator. We do not list individual shops, travel brokers or trip sponsors. This will…

home flower garden designs
March 19, 2016

home flower garden designs

When it comes to flower garden design, it s mostly up to you. Sure, it s important to do a good job of soil preparation and carefully match plants to the site. If you ignore these imperatives, your results will likely be disappointing. The aesthetics, however, are more a matter of personal preference. You might prefer a formal look with straight edged beds and…