Love that look: hardscape and softscaping
climbing roses...turn an ordinary home into a romantic cottage!
Veggies that will grow in the shade: Keep in mind, no vegetable will grow in full shade. The following crops will produce with three to six hours of sun per day. Salad Greens, such as leaf lettuce, arugula, endive, cress, and radicchio Broccoli Cauliflower Peas Beets Brussels Sprouts Radishes Swiss Chard Leafy Greens, such as collards, mustard greens, spinach, and kale Beans
# Dividing Perennial Plants
Buried Pot Garden!! Not only will your garden be extraordinarily charming and tidy, it'll consume less water and energy. Sunken planter gardens like this one provide both form and function. The pots prevent your herbs or plants from overrunning their designated areas, and the mulch keeps unwanted weeds and pests at bay while consuming no water and energy.
Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard
This bit of inspiration comes from Annette over at Pot-ted, a nursery and patioscaping company (and also one of our favorite shops for great plant containers, mid century outdoor furniture and succulents galore). When we were in the other day she showed us pictures of the planter she had just built. Heres how she did it: The wall was built with 12 cinder blocks (the kind you would
Good idea--concrete block planters!
Indoor Tulips . . . Step 1 - Fill a glass container about 1/3 of the way with glass marbles or decorative rocks. Clear glass will enable you to watch the roots develop . . . Step 2 - Set the tulip bulb on top of the marbles or stones; pointed end UP. Add a few more marbles or rocks so that the tulip bulb is surrounded but not covered (think support). . .Step 3 - Pour fresh water into the container. The water shouldn't touch the bulb, but it should be very close, so that the roots will grow in.