Pink Flower Garden Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs

Single-color gardens have always been popular and are fairly easy to achieve within any color range. This garden features flowers ranging from light pink to dark pink, and rose pink to purplish pink and even lavender. Along with red, pink is also attractive to hummingbirds so you’ll be sure to attract any that may be in the area. And the […]

Privacy Garden Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs

Privacy Garden Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs If your property has more exposure to traffic, neighbors, or passersby than you like, you can create a living fence using a mixture of tall ornamental Grasses, flowering shrubs, and large, colorful perennials. Although the diagram indicates a corner location, the recommended plantings could be reconfigured to fit a long border […]

33 Garden Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs

Red White Blue Garden Deisgn Helpful Hints By eliminating or substituting for the Buddleia, Lavender, and Penstmon, this garde can be a zone 4 collection. Substituting for the Geum Mrs. J Bradshaw will make this garden a zone 3 collection. Plant this design against a sunny corner of the house or along the borders of a walkway Add in flowering […]

Romancing the Stone Garden Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs

33 Garden Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs   33 Garden Designs for your home: Shady Oasis Gaining GroundFront Door Enterance DesignCoastal Perennial Garden DesignWhite Flower Garden DesignGrass Garden DesignPastel Flower Garden DesignRose & Perennial Garden DesignBright Colorful Garden Design Perennial Corner Garden Design Butterfly Hummingbird Design Silver & Blue Garden Design Bog Garden Design Pink Flowers Garden Design […]

Rock Garden Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs

Whether your home is situated on rocky terrain or you just want to try your hand at rock gardening, getting plants to thrive requires a few basic considerations. Because of the relatively shallow pockets of soil, water drains away very quickly, for better or worse. The most exposed and shallow places are excellent sites for planting drought-tolerant creeping or trailing […]

Rose & Prennial Garden Design for the home garden, Landscaping designs

Whether you have an existing Rose garden or wish to create one for the first time, choosing perennials that will complement the Roses’ color and form is an important consideration. Delphiniums always look great with most Roses. Why? Their strong vertical line is a pleasing contrast to the roundness of both the flowers and form of most Roses, while their […]

Shade Garden Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs

Shade Garden Design Tough perennials for underplanting a tree. Helpful Hints Plant this shade garden under th canopy of a mature shade tree or under the developing canopy of a newly planted Weeping Cherry. To avoid damaging the tree’s roots, add a least six inches of well composted soil around the base of the tree before planting. Use a posthole […]

Ornamental Grass Garden Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs

Ornamental Grasses may be used with some flowering perennials to provide a constantly changing garden. With a background of Grasses, a screen or barrier can be developed. As a screen, these Grasses will be effective most of the year except between the time they are cut back in early spring until new growth becomes tall enough again in late spring […]

Hosta Shade Garden Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs

Hostas are among the most treasured and beloved of all shade plants. With so many varieties of differing foliage color, texture, and floral characteristics, Hostas provide special seasonal contrast and interest in the shady perennial border. Many of the Hostas in this Etera Signature Collection are prize winners of such prestigious awards as the American Hosta Society Eunice Fisher Award, […]

Hot & Humid Garden Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs

Hot and Humid Garden Design Helpful Hints Subsitute Pennisetum ‘Little Bunny’ for Deschampsia ‘Bronze Veil’, and this could be a Zone 4 collection. Protect your garden from the blazing afternoon sun by planting deciduous or coniferous trees that provide high open shade. Fight drainage problems with mounded planting beds and gravel paths. Give your garden perennials plenty of space to […]