Category Archives: Garden Design

Labyrinths for the Spirit: How to Create Your Own Labyrinths

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Sculpture and artworks might be considered. Draw your plan on graph paper, letting each square represent a unit of measurement in your yard (for example, one square is equal to 10 square feet). The Japanese rock garden, in the west often referred to as Zen garden, is a special kind of rock garden which contains few plants. I agree with guerilla gardener Ron Finley that as with many problems in life, the solution is inside the challenge. Contact us today and let’s get started with a free consultation.
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The Winter Garden

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The day course was just what I was looking for and I learnt a lot – happy coincidence that we both share clay soil and so it was enlightening to discover new plants which would survive it and to be reassured that some of my choices were also yours. Selective, well-placed garden features and the use of Haddonstone pavers complete the look and add an understated sophistication to the garden. Olmstead. owner's inscription a little wear to top and bottom of b.s, and corners, o/w a very good, clean, tight copy in green cloth with gilt decoration. $35 Herbert J.
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Best Trees for Your Garden

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Add dimension to your yard with elevated planters and hanging baskets. I am going to have to try some of this stuff out. Our plans are drawn to scale and show the placement of plants, paths, decks, container planting ideas, walls and outdoor areas for recreation and relaxation. This is a very attractive way to landscape a slope. Backyards have become a true extension of the home. You can choose from the pre-loaded list of vegetables with their growing information or add other plants or varieties of your own.
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Outdoor Living: The Ultimate Project Guide

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Lawns and hedges in a formal garden need to be kept neatly clipped for maximum effect. This specific example is an original and temporary wedding installation, with a very minimal design and use of material as well as form. Evocation of natural scenery is at the heart of Japanese landscape design. Installing plants with proper bed preparation and proper care will improve the plants' chances of survival and its ability to grow to its mature size.
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Creating Boundaries and Screens (Gardening Workbooks)

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Themes can include kitchen gardens planted with herbs used in cooking (thyme, sage, basil, tarragon, dill) or herb gardens that focus more on scent, including mint, scented geranium, lemon balm and rosemary. A single) Lawns: Yards would be the first step toward a stylish panorama and hang up activity is in making almost everything in addition look good. Alice also designs unique art work which are perfect for family members.
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Native Texas Gardens: Maximum Beauty Minimum Upkeep

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In the planning stages, it also helps to consult with your local nursery, or check out online tutorials such as this piece from MyNorth.com. Your may require a low maintenance garden, or a certain style such as a Japanese garden. She has a knack for finding landscape solutions that are both practical and beautiful, and is especially fond of a style she calls ‘Northwest Eclectic’, a designed mixture of wildlife friendly, ornamental, and edible plants with strong four-season interest.
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Ponds and Water Features (RHS Practicals)

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Using light-textured grasses such as a reed grass, tufted hair grass ( Deschampsia cespitosa and cvs., Zones 5–9), or wispy switchgrass like Panicum virgatum ‘Dallas Blues’ would help create a transparent look. Delivery is available for large material and can be arranged at time of purchase. If you want specific flowers, you can check with your local garden center to find the flowers that will give you the best cuttings. Although not a necessary step, I will eventually apply a cement our grout sealer for mainly aesthetic reasons to see if it brings out more color in this container.
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Gardens of The Italian Lakes

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They work well when used formally to frame a view. Consider shade when choosing trees; deciduous trees will shade the house in the summer while allowing sunlight in during the winter. Large plants can quickly cover windows or look out of scale for the space. I like to look for new ideas for my own garden design but often it is just a great way to relax and enjoy someones elses' hard work. There is one missing ingredient though that is needed and that is you, the client.
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The Gardening Year

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We're passionate about helping children in the Quad Cities and proud to focus our charitable funds towards children's causes. There are plenty of other details that you can handle yourself, such as planters, edging and sculptural elements. Many beautiful moths and other insects will be attracted to the night-blooming plants such as Missouri primrose. We specialize in creative design, landscape planting, irrigation systems, paver patios, water features and accent and retaining walls.
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Starting a New Garden (VOL. 1): How to Transform Your Yard

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They're just innocent victims of misunderstanding ... Your team have done an excellent job on our garden re-design and planting. I get so many compliments and feel that my home is an extension of me.” “It’s not often in life that one has the opportunity and pleasure to work with professionals who are as proficient, knowledgeable, meticulous, courteous, honest and personable as you are.” We’d like to invite you to look through some of our portfolios and get some first hand experience of what it’s like to work with us.
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