Yard and Gardening
dry shade garden under evergreens
Color throughout the summer without a single flower. Planning a garden with flashy foliage is no different from working with flowers. Choose a palette, and look for selections in that color family. Introduce assorted textures, sizes, and shapes for an interesting balance. Read labels to determine how tall and wide plants are when mature.
Color throughout the summer without the flowers
Each year, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) awards professional awards to the year's best residential landscape designs. We have all eight winners from this year's competition, with entries ranging from a renovation of Philip Johnson's Beck House in Dallas (shown above) to a cascade of terraces for a New York City apartment.
perfect for snuggles and books.
Freaking love hostas. Hostas are easy to grow, shade tolerant, herbaceous perennials. Hostas are grown mainly for their beautiful foliage. Hosta leaves come in a wide range of shapes, colors, sizes, and textures. One common name for Hosta still used in some garden centers is Plantain Lily. Hostas are sometimes still referred to as Funkia. But the real name for hosta is Hosta.
herb garden with concrete pavers