Garden, Fast-Growing Sun Plan

Garden, Fast-Growing Sun Plan Though selected for fast growth, this garden will produce an attractive “old-fashioned” appearance. The hardy and prolific Wonder of Staffa Aster is a splendid cultivar of England’s traditional Michaelmas Daisy. Stella de Oro Daylily adds fragrant yellow blooms throughout the summer. Double Hollyhocks are a popular feature of English cottage gardens, as are the white Ballerina […]

Garden Planting design around a Tree

Garden Planting design around a Tree     A lone tree begs to be underplanted. You can be a lot more creative than simply surrounding it with Ivy, Pachysandra or Vinca. Here, Caladiums are the scene-stealers. (Actually, we prefer their common name, “Rainbow Plants,” because no two leaves are ever identical. They add lively color to shaded areas.) Astilbes heighten […]

Garden Plan, Versatile Corner

A Garden Corner flower plan Turn a corner into a beautiful perennial display with the colorful plants Spring Hill has selected for this versatile Corner Garden. While the diagram shows a garden designed to fit into an 8′ x 12′ area, the 14 plants can be arranged in a number of different ways in any area of approximately 96 sq. […]

Garden Plan, Three-Seasons Plan

Garden, Three-Seasons With the proper selection of perennials, you can enjoy color and beauty beginning in spring and continuing all summer long, right up to the first killing frosts of fall. For the longest possible perennial display, we have created this ideal Three-Seasons Garden with a blending of nine varieties of easy-to-grow perennials. While the garden illustrated occupies a 5′ […]

Garden, Versatile Corner Plan

Corner Garden Plan Turn a corner into a beautiful perennial display with the colorful plants Spring Hill has selected for this versatile Corner Garden. While the diagram shows a garden designed to fit into an 8′ x 12′ area, the 14 plants can be arranged in a number of different ways in any area of approximately 96 sq. ft. Whether […]

Butterfly Hummingbird – Garden Plan

Garden, Butterfly / Hummingbird – Garden Plan Create your own wildlife habitat. Three each: Mixed Monarda, Keys of Heaven, Red Penstemon, White Dragonflower and Wild Romance Aster; one Black Knight Butterfly Bush. Planting instructions included.     This collection includes: A BlackKnight Butterfly Bush (1), Graceful trusses smothered with dark purple flowers attract flocks of butterflies.           […]

Colorful Mailbox – Garden Plan

Colorful Mailbox – Garden Plan     If you don’t already have a mailbox in front of your house, you may want to add one so you can duplicate this special garden. Or, you can substitute a trellis, fencing, wall anchors or any upright, so the Nelly Moser Clematis can form a centerpiece for the supporting cast of Clustered Bellflowers, […]

Garden, Lamppost Full-Circle Plan

Garden, Lamppost Full-Circle Plan An elegant touch for any landscape is a lamppost surrounded by beautiful perennials. You don’t even need a lamppost to create this floral display. You can substitute a signpost, small tree, trellis or a metal or wooden post with a decorative top. (Consider, for example, a post topped by a charming weather vane.) To create an […]

Hummingbird Garden Designs for the home garden, Landscaping designs

Butterfly Garden Design Helpful hits Asclepias or Butterfly weed is the host plant for monarch butterflies. If it growns native in your area, allow it to naturalize Spring flowering shrubs such as Azaleas adn Rhododendrons attract hummingbirds to your garden early in the season. Plant Butterfly garden near a wild area or nearby a collection of shrubs and trees so […]

Where to plant the flower garden

Where to plant the flower garden. A place may have flowers in abundance without any space being set aside for a garden. Vines, beds beside the house or terrace, planting along the boundary fence, flowering trees and shrubs can accomplish this. If, however, there is to be a definite garden there are certain fundamentals to be considered. The very name […]