How to Turn Old Windows Into a Greenhouse | The garden!
Did you know that you can use salvaged timber-framed windows to build a greenhouse? We hear the line “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” quite too often. Well, maybe because it’s true. Renovation projects are good sources of recyclable materials – like windows. If you know someone who’s ...
Jelle Grintjes on Instagram: “I made this pic last June in one of my designs. A combo of Eryngium planum, Echinacea pallida and Stipa tenuissima. .…”
@showgarden_jelle_grintjes posted on their Instagram profile: “I made this pic last June in one of my designs. A combo of Eryngium planum, Echinacea pallida and…”
Design Details: Pea Gravel Gardens — The Fat Hydrangea
Lately I've been thinking/dreaming a lot my "Forever Home" and the design details I imagine adorning this house! One of the things I find myself drawn to time and time again are pea gravel gardens. They are so simple and understated, yet so incredibly beautiful. The natural look
The top 10 trends from the Chelsea Flower Show 2015
Get inspired by the world's best gardening show and discover all the gardening trends from the Chelsea Flower Show. Great ideas for your garden at home!
Sedum Purple Emperor -- Bluestone Perennials
Upright Sedum. Rich dark purple-black leaves and stems are topped with dusky pink 5-6" flat flower heads mid to late summer that will add fall and winter interest if left standing. A striking combination of foliage and bloom - excellent for cut arrangements. An award-winning Sedum variety. Color will be best in full sun.
Hylotelephium telephium 'Purple Emperor' | World of Succulents
Hylotelephium telephium 'Purple Emperor', formerly know as Sedum telephium 'Purple Emperor', is a succulent perennial that typically grows...
Perovskia Little Spire -- Bluestone Perennials
Good for a border spot where Russian Sage would look nice, but would be too large. Perovskia Little Spire is upright and compact at 2' with all the good qualities of the genus. Violet-blue flowers atop aromatic grey-green foliage. This variety does well without spring pinching.
Odd Ministry: Interior Potted Plants
Finally, tipped across the line. Again. . This house, below, did it. Plants in terra cotta pots, everywhere. Scaled and shaped, the pots, and the pots with the plants, in joy. Since watching PBS British murder mysteries, beginning early 80's, I locked on the terra cotta planted pots sprinkled liberally inside houses, offices, public buildings. This home has remained in my head, days since first seeing it. First, imagining the planted terra cotta pots will be the major focal point of my…
Container Gardening Ideas & Desgins
Container gardening is a fun way to add to the visual attraction of your home. You can use the terrific suggestions given here to start improving your garden or begin a new one today. Your garden is certain to bring you great satisfac