33 Garden Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs

The Arctic-style winters of the northern United States (Hardiness Zones 3-5) need not be a reason to deny yourself a beautiful garden. Many favorite perennials have the wonderful ability to hunker down and hibernate during a long, sub-zero winter, then awake for an intense season of growth and bloom. In fact, many plants actually require this cold dormancy as part […]

Driveway or Sidewalk Garden Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs

Driveway or Sidewalk Garden Designs Planting perennials along often-used walks or driveways is one of the best ways to view your garden daily. This strip of garden can be extended or short‑ ened as needed. Because this planting may be used along a driveway, the selected plants are primarily two feet or less in height, so they will not obstruct […]

English Garden Border Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs

If your idea of ideal garden beauty is the traditional perennial border of grand English estates, this American-style interpretation may be for you. The color scheme here is cool and elegant, encompassing numerous shades of blue, violet, and lavender, brightened with sparks of white and touches of Primrose yellow. The single Hollyhocks are of mixed colors and will probably include […]

Entry Shade Garden Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs

Have you grown weary of the all-too-common Juniper-and-Yew combination that flanks your front door? Wouldn’t it be nice to create a setting that says “Welcome” in a charming, personal way? That task is challenging if you have a front yard that gets only a few hours of sun during the day. Inspired by the natural beauty of a woodland garden, […]

Flower Blossoms Garden Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs

Flower Garden Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs While some garden references recommend placing a garden of cutting flowers in a less-than­prominent location, we think this design will look great even after you’ve gathered a good number of flowers. We’ve included some of the longest-blooming, heaviest-producing perennials available, as well as some more unusual varieties to lend drama and […]

Fence Designs

Double sided Double sided Different widths Alternat panel Horitzontal/Vertical Low Profile Hort/Vert Visual Depth Hort Visual Depth Vert Standard 1x8x8 45 Perspective Beveled Open Design Private Patio Fence Private Patio Fence Design 16 Design 17 Picket Fence 1 Picket Fence 2 Picket Fence 3 Picket Fence 4 Picket Fence 5 Picket Fence 6 Picket Fence 7  

Good Neighbor Fence Design

   Board On Board With Lattice    Solid Good Neighbor With Lattice    Boston Picket Fence    EFI Lattice Fence    Seaport Picket    Diagonal With An Arbor    Solid Good Neighbor With Scalloped EFI Lattice And Halo    Scalloped Spaced Picket With Caps and Balls    EFI Lattice Fence With A 2×2 Vertical Lattice Top    Spaced Classic Fence […]

Reverse Runner Wood Fence Designs

   Solid Scalloped Picket    Classic Contemporary Fence With Caps    Sabre Scallop    Spaced Modern    Classic    Imperial    Scalloped Imperial    Imperial With Finial Posts    Spaced Arched Picket Fence    Spaced Modern Fence    Scalloped Picket With An Arbor    Spaced Imperial With Alternating Board    Spaced Scalloped Picket With Boxed In 12×12 Post    Scalloped […]

Standard Runner Fence Design

Elyria Fence Designs    Board On Board Classic    Board On Board Imperial    Modern Board on Board    Solid Contemporary    Spaced Classic    Solid Modern Contemporary  

When to shop for Bulbs, Corms and Tubers in the Garden Stores

The main outdoors planting season for bulbs, corms and tubers is in the fall with bulbs on sale from mid-August to late November. Lilies have a very long growing season and, if they have had to be transported over great distances, may not arrive in time for the fall selling season. Buy them as soon as they arrive and plant […]