What are Ornamental Trees? These trees are usually small with special features like interesting bark, showy flowers, or eye-catching foliage. An ornamental also has a pleasing shape and fits easily into modern yards. This may seem like a tall order … [Read more...] about 3 Tips For Landscaping Successfully With Ornamental Trees
Creating a Beautiful Landscape
Ideas and inspiration, tips and opinions, guidance on style for your home landscape. I believe that most people with a little education n design concepts and exposure to great landscapes can create their own plans.
Be Bold with Color Foliage color is a fine way to introduce variation in all seasons; so consider the addition of variegated foliage, purple tinted leaves, golden and some of the other types of leaf or needle color. Flowers, combined for bold … [Read more...] about All Season Garden Color with Bold Foliage Effects, Masterful Contrasts
I haven't surfed garden blogs in forever, it seems. But today was different and I garnered some great ideas that I hope to put to work for me this year. We'll see. It all depends on both how diligent I am and how much traveling I need to do. (Since I … [Read more...] about More for me than you, Garden Planning
It is increasingly the Holy Grail of garden designs: making a landscape low maintenance. For many reasons, reducing the work load of our outdoor spaces has become a priority. We are busy with many activities We are aging Viewing flowers … [Read more...] about What Makes a Low Maintenance Garden?
Start Spring With A Big Pop of Color Apeldoorn Tulips | Though the usual sequence is to plant the bulbs in the fall for bloom in the spring, some growers cheat the system by chilling those sold for spring bloom. This is necessary for Southern … [Read more...] about How To Plant Dutch Bulbs For Fabulous Spring Flowers
Americans, especially Generation X, don't want to be bothered with lots of gardening chores. Why would flowering bulbs appeal to people who want an easy, low maintenance garden? Find out. Your Home's Style And Type of Garden Brightened With … [Read more...] about Low, Low Maintenance Spring Bulb Garden, Nothing Easier
Small Trees Ornament the Garden A selection of some of the best small garden trees to give your place flower and foliage. There are so many ways to use these to create interest and year round beauty in your landscape. The Best Garden Trees For … [Read more...] about Ornamental Garden Trees For A Small Yard
Plan To Landscape Your Own Yard And Garden Here is a quick course in planning your landscape- what to think about and where to find your information. There is so much excellent tutorial information available that any homeowner can design and … [Read more...] about Landscaping 101, A Mini Course
South, as in the state of Georgia, and so you won't hear me complaining about the interminable reappearance of cold in Ohio. Staying with my son who has a nice property right within Atlanta, he is like many young professionals, who just doesn't feel … [Read more...] about We Went South …and now I’m wondering
Mugo and clematis You would think that something as time honored as gardening would be immune to fads, but anything with the idea of "style" attached will have plenty of action between the "in" and "out" of fashion. Shrubs That Were Once "On … [Read more...] about Plant Fads: Mugo Pines and Stella D’Oro Daylilies