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How My Garden Grows


How My Garden Grows

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Don't Be Afraid to Make the Cut when dividing and pruning plants

Great Perennial Border

Day Lillies and Hostas

Emerald Isle Hostas with native Lady Fern, Athyrium filix-femina.

The lawn mower can cut right up to the edge!

Brick edging for your flower beds |

diyreal.com

How to Edge Flower Beds like a Pro! Great!!

How to edge flower beds like a pro

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Landscaping under a tree

The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.

Contain aggressive perennial herbs by planting in buried pots.

Cherry Tomato Hosta - hints of red on undersides of leaves. purple flowers with red stalks in midsummer. Shade, partial shade. 4-5 inches tall, 10-12 inches wide

The Best New Shade Perennials for 2014

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Island Breeze Hosta - chartreuse with green margins in shade, but bright yellow when sunnier spot. Shade, partial shade. 10-12 inches tall, 15-18 inches wide

The Best New Shade Perennials for 2014

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Curly Fries Hosta - even in container, spikes of lavender blue flowers midsummer. shade, partial shade, 6-8 inches tall, 12-16 wide

Alexander's Great Brunnera - huge leaves, blue blooms in spring, likes rich, slightly moist soil, shade, partial shade, 12-15 inches tall, about twice that wide.

Yuki Snowflake Deutzia - white in spring, burgundy in fall, 12-24 inches tall and wide, full sun, partial shade

Yuki Snowflake Deutzia - white in spring, burgundy in fall

Let's Dance Blue Jangles Hydrangea

Curb Appeal...Mix It Up.. The plants in the front yard don't have to all hug the house or be traditional evergreens. Add variety to your landscape by mixing evergreens and flowering shrubs in a variety of colors and textures. Group plants by height and layer the groupings for visual interest. Design by John Gidding

skirting effect on shrubs creates a more open appearance

Curb appeal ideas (use this link www.hgtv.com/...)

Small Front Yard Landscaping Ideas Design, Pictures, Remodel, Decor and Ideas

/ Toby Designs

A website...You tell it where you live, it tells you what to plant and when, designs your garden for you, and gives you daily reminders of what to do.

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Azalea 'Red Sunset

Deciduous Azaleas and Rhododendrons

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Arneson 'Ruby Princess' - Dark red flowers, leaves green in summer and maroon in autumn.

Deciduous Azaleas and Rhododendrons

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