An Elegant Front Garden - Debora Carl Landscape Design
This spectacular front yard is a beautiful marriage of colors, shapes and textures. How not to be sensitive to the Kangaroo Paws (Anigozanthus), whose bright red colors are joyfully echoed by the Conebush (Leucadendron), both of them cheerfully contrasting with the fuzzy silver-gray Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca) or the graceful Dwarf Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum)? These creative plantings raise interest and
Mikoikoi - NZ native iris 2
Interestingly, this little iris (libertia grandiflora) is grown not for its small dainty flowers but for its leaves and seedheads. The long lasting yellow seedheads add a bit of colour to a winter garden and the leaves themselves can also be striking. While these are green, as it was growing in shade, in the sun the leaves turn a golden orange.
Xeronema callistemon - Poor Knights Lily , raupo-taranga - A small native New Zealand flowering plant. This fine flowering specimen ranks as one of our best horticultural subjects. Mature plants have green flax-like leaves up to 1m long and flower between September and December. In its natural habitat it grows on rhyolite sea cliffs and rocky outcrops but sometimes in the island's forest. The stunning red flowers tipped with orange pollen resemble a giant bottle brush or toothbrush. Frost…
Garden Visit: Beverley McConnell's 12 Acres of Eden - Gardenista
Only a handful of gardens around the globe are real must-visits for garden lovers. Ayrlies, on a large country estate near Whitford, southeast of Auckland
How To Use Succulent Landscape Design For Your Home
Do you want to create a unique yard that you and others can enjoy? Are you concerned about the amount of time required to keep multiple plants watered and tended regularly? If so, you might find that a succulent landscape design is the perfect choice for...