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expert advice on winter cleanup, spring pruning, sowing seeds, planting late-season bulbs, creating containers, dividing perennials, planting trees, and planning a vegetable garden.
Spring Pruning, Late Seasons, Spring Gardens, Plants Trees, Gardens Checklist, Sowing Seeds, Vegetables Gardens, Fine Gardens, Early Spring
Early Spring gardening. Advice on winter cleanup, spring pruning, sowing seeds, planting late-season bulbs, creating containers, dividing perennials, planting trees, and planning a vegetable garden.
Advice on winter cleanup, spring pruning, sowing seeds, planting late-season bulbs, creating containers, dividing perennials, planting trees, and planning a vegetable garden. Great tips from Fine Gardening.
For next season: A Gardener's Checklist for Early Spring - winter cleanup, spring pruning, sowing seeds, planting late season bulbs, creating containers, dividing perennials, planting trees, and planning a vegetable garden
A Gardener's Checklist for Early Spring
Fireworks Fountain Grass - Colorful, upright growing grass with variegated stripes of white, green, burgundy and hot pink running the length of the blade. Purple tassles appear in summer. Plant as a specimen or in mass for a stunning display of color. A great addition to containers and beds near your patio or deck.
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Variegated purple fountain grass. I want a whole yard full of this!
Pennisetum 'Fireworks' | Purple Fountain Grass 'Fireworks' -- Variegated variety of fountain grass. The midvein, of the typical burgundy color, is flanked by hot pink margins. Full sun/part shade. 1ft to 3ft in height and spread. Landscaping and container. Probably my favorite decorative grass.
Pennisetum setaceum 'Fireworks' Variegated Purple Fountain Grass; the first variegated purple fountain grass. The midvein is the typical burgundy color and is flanked by hot pink margins. Produces beautiful red-burgundy foxtail flowers. Great accent plant and excellent in containers. Cut back in late winter to expose new foliage..
PART SHADE- (Pennisetum setaceum) Purple fountain grass perennial hardiness zones 8 through 11, cannot tolerate cold temperatures and performs as an annual in cooler zones. The plant resists drought and grows quickly, making it ideal for placement in rock gardens and annual beds. Full sun and need well-drained, fertile soil. Cut purple fountain grass back during late winter or early spring
Fireworks Fountain Grass - Monrovia - Fireworks Fountain Grass
24 Creative Garden Container Ideas | Use rocks as planters!
Gardens Ideas, Rocks Gardens, Succulent Gardens, Plants, Gardens Art, Stones, Succulent Planters, Yards
DIY: Succulent Planter (Ps.. I'd have it in a corner or something.. not in the middle of the yard....)
Succulent Planter, great idea with stones and rocks.
Hypertufa Garden Art planter Learn how to make your
Natural Rock Planters. Similar to the idea of hollowing out a tree stump, there are also plants that will grow really well in shallow rocks. You might already have a few rocks that are hollow enough to support succulents or dessert plants, but you can also group a few rocks or stones together to create a natural little rock garden.
Succulent Planter: want to make something like this... have the seeds for the plants... now all I need it the 'support'
This is really cool!! Succulent Planter Ideas | Succulent Planter. Compact and a feature | Container Gardening Ideas
24 Creative Garden Container Ideas (with pictures)
In early spring, when hostas are coming up, mix 10 parts water to 1 part ammonia, and pour over plant and soil. This will kill the 60,000 eggs each slug lays per year - Yuck! When the plants are grown, you can continue to put some of this mix in the ground, or spray directly onto slugs
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In early spring, when hostas are coming up, mix 10 parts water to 1 part ammonia, and pour over plant and soil. This will kill slug larvae. #Garden #outdoors
Blog post on how to get rid of slugs eating your hostas in the garden. #slugs #gardenpests #hostas #gardening
Keeping Slugs Off Hostas ... Just surround plant with coffee grounds. Just need to find someone that drinks coffee who will give me the grinds!
Keeping Slugs Off Hostas
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Hollyhocks pink flowers photo #flowers
Beautiful Flowers Garden: 08/21/13
This year, I think I'll plant Pink Hollyhocks.
flowersgardenlove: Hollyhock Flowers Garden Love
Hollyhock*****Some are biennial and have to be planted two years in a row to have blooms every year. Just planted the old fashioned ones.
Hollyhock Flowers - another cottage garden must have.
Productive groundcover, grows thick, chokes out weeds as it spreads. And each requires little care to thrive where few other plants will grow.
Gardens Ideas, Sedum Spurium, Products Groundcover, Ground Covers, Dragons Blood, Growing Thick, Front Yards, Blood Sedum, Red Dragon
Dragon's blood sedum may be the hardiest and most versatile of all weed-suppressing ground covers. A cultivar of the succulent Sedum spurium, Dragon's blood ('Schorbuser Blut') is hardy in Zones 3-8. Not only does it grow in full sun as well as partial shade, but it also thrives in poor soil.
Ground covers to choke out weeds. Creeping Jenny, phlox...these would work well in the front yard.
Productive groundcover. - Dragon Blood Sedum grows thickly, choking out weeds as it spreads. And each requires little care to thrive where few other plants will grow.
Productive ground cover. Red Dragon's Sedum grows thickly, choking out weeds as it spreads. And each requires little care to thrive where few other plants will grow.
Low-Maintenance Ground Covers That Suppress Weeds
White Gardens, Autumn Garden, Clematis Vine, Sweet Autumn Clematis, Sweets Autumn, Outdoor Spaces, Beautiful Fence, Flower, Deck Railings
~Sweet Autumn Clematis | draped over the deck railing
~Sweet Autumn Clematis is a completely whimsical and enticing vine that can make any outdoor space attractive. WHITE FLOWERS IN YOUR GARDEN AT NIGHT IS BEAUTIFUL.
Sweet Autumn Clematis vine for patio
The White Garden
My Weeds Are Very Sorry: September 2013
Hypertufa hands made by filling plastic glove and placing them palm up in a terra cotta pot to achieve cupped hand position that can be planted! GOTTA TRY THIS...
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Hypertufa Hands... made from surgical gloves and your favorite hypertufa or soil cement mix. I love this idea!
diy Hand planters! Fill old work gloves with cement, let harden and cut away gloves. Pretty cute! This is beautiful idea!!!
Fun succulent planter: fill old work glove with prepared cement, allow it time to set up, then remove glove and plant! Cute idea.
Fill old work glove with prepared cement. Allow it time to set up. Remove glove and plant. Fun :) #DIY #garden #planter
plant your own garden.
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Don't wait for someone to bring you flowers Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul | Inspirational Quotes
Beautiful Flower Quotes About Life: Flower Quotes About Life And Love Romance For Coulple ~ Mactoons Beauty Inspiration
gardening quotes | Plant Your Own Garden | Pictures Quotes
20 Creative Ways to Upcycle Pallets in your Garden |
Garden Entry - Provence, France.
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English gardens... ♥ reminds me of The Secret Garden
Flower Garden. Omg I would die and be in heaven n earth in this place.
Flower Gardens are my favourite and 'The Secret Garden' is my favourite
Garden of my dreams!!! Garden Entry, Provence, France
Beautiful garden entrance, Provence, France
Garden Entry, Provence, France- looks like the secret garden entrance
Gardens Ideas, Garden Ideas, Cottages Gardens, Shades Of Purple, Cottage Gardens, Iris, Herbs Gardens, Flower, Purple Gardens
Purple flowers - Cottage herb garden in Chelsea, London
Chelsea herb garden // Swede Cottage Farm <3 this // SHADES OF PURPLE: iris, lavender, allium
Shades of purple. Nella Handcock herb garden with Lavandula stoechas 'Pedunculata' Allium giganteum, purple fennel angelica, irises. // Great Gardens Ideas //
Purple garden Ideas //
Cottage garden in Chelsea, London
ZsaZsa Bellagio – Like No Other
love this potting area
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The inside of my dream garden shed
potting area, greenhouse
Garden room for potting plants...
pained glass green house and potting shed. I love pained glass!
Claus Dalby - mit haveliv
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English Garden! Imagine having a beautiful garden just like this one! Love it! #garden decorating #garden design ideas #garden design
English #decoracao de casas #interior house design #architecture #interior design and decoration| http://ideasforinteriordesigns.blogspot.com
English Garden, part of my dream garden.
English Cottage Garden
Purple flowers, stone building
Beautiful Flower, Floral Photography, Art Prints, Mothers Nature, Daisies, Sun Flower, Flower Gardens, Sunny Day, Beautiful Sunflowers
Sunflower Photograph by Dung Ma - Sunflower Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale
Sun Flower: Gifts of radiant warmth, The happiest of flowers, Loyalty and Longevity, Unique in their ability to provide energy. Photo by Dung Ma
Beauty Mother Nature - yellow sonflower
Back lighting for floral photography
✯ Sunflower. Make it a sunny day!
✯ #Sunflower (Flowers Garden Love)
Beauty Mother Nature | A1 Pictures
Lovely Garden Entrance
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To the garden, garden gate
I love grand entrances!
Entrance takes my breath away. esp love the color of the doors.
✿ Secret Garden
Nature Addicted: Lovely Garden Entrance
Backyard Landscaping Ideas | Gardening - its-a-green-life. Good idea for drainage area.
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Backyard stream! ~ Backyard Landscaping Ideas | Gardening - its-a-green-life. Good idea for area between patio & driveway. And add a bridge to walk over the stream!
Cool little water garden. // idea for our "bottom " yard
Backyard Landscaping on Pinterest. Water feature that can wrap around the house. Make it a dry riverbed in late fall/winter. Start again when it thaws.
Backyard Landscaping Ideas | Gardening - its-a-green-life. Good idea for drainage area. (I think we should add some larger rocks around our dry creek bed and a sitting area. dcm)
Backyard Landscaping Ideas | Gardening @ its-a-green-life
Love these , grow in full sun. Persian Shield.
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#Nature #Photography - Persian Shield is known botanically as Strobilanthes dyerianus. It is native to Burma and has 8-inch-long leaves that are iridescent in shades of purple, lilac and pink, with purple-maroon on the undersides. If those colors aren't awesome enough, the foliage looks like it has a light coat of silver electroplated to it. Although newly in fashion. the plant has been used in gardens since Victorian times.
Persian Shield. Easily multiplied by simply breaking off and sticking in potting soil. // Great Gardens Ideas // I love this plant. Easy to grow and multiple. The color is brilliant.
Not a flower but a plant in all its flawlessness. Persian shield. Persian Shield is known botanically as Strobilanthes dyerianus. It is native to Burma and has 8-inch-long leaves that are iridescent in shades of purple, lilac and pink, with purple-maroon on the undersides. If those colors aren't awesome enough, the foliage looks like it has a light coat of silver electroplated to it. Although newly in fashion. the plant has been used in gardens since Victorian times.
Such a #vibrant #color. I want a #yard full of these! #Persian #shield is known #botanically as Strobilanthes dyerianus. It is native to #Burma and has 8-inch-long leaves that are #iridescent in #shades of #purple, #lilac and #pink, with purple-#maroon on the undersides. If those colors aren't awesome enough, the foliage looks like it has a light coat of #silver electroplated to it. Although newly in fashion. the plant has been used in #gardens since #Victorian times.
choose your color ♥ Purple leaves of a Persian shield plant.
Lady Banks Rose ~ pale yellow, thornless, drought tolerant (for a rose), sun or partial shade.
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Lady Banks Rose- pale yellow, thorn on a white picket fence
Yellow Lady Banks climbing roses on trellis or fence | Recent Photos The Commons Getty Collection Galleries World Map App ...
Climbers: 'Lady Banks' Rose - pale yellow, thornless, drought tolerant (for a rose), sun or partial shade. Or, for warmer colors, consider climbing roses 'Westerland' or 'Don Juan.'
Lady Banks Rose- pale yellow, thornless, drought tolerant (for a rose), sun or partial shade. I love yellow roses.
Great guide to Pruning, everything from pines, fruit trees to berry bushes. Check it out.
The Party Goddess! Marley Majcher ThePartyGoddess.com #prune #gardening #ideas
When to prune everything....a good guide to keep handy...especially since I don't have a green thumb!
Getting Started - Quick and Easy Guide to Pruning ALL KINDS OF PLANTS, TREES AND SHRUBS
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What to Prune When
How to prune knock out roses: the best time when to prune knockout roses is in the early Spring just as with any other rose bushes; Prune out all dead canes and prune the overall bush back by about one third of its overall height; While doing this pruning be sure to keep an eye on the finished shape of the bush desired, this pruning in the early Spring will help to bring on the strong growth and blooms production desired
Pruning Tips For Knockout Roses It really is all a learning process to see what cycle of care brings the best out of not only your Knockout rose bushes but all of your rose bushes. I recommend keeping a little garden journal for keeping track of what was done and when. Just a place to jot down a few notes, it really takes little time and goes a long long way towards helping us learn the best timing for our cycle of rose and garden care.
Pruning Knockout Roses: By Stan V. (Stan the Roseman) Griep American Rose Society Certified Consulting Rosarian – Rocky Mountain District One thing to keep in mind about Knockout rose bushes is that they are very quick growing rose bushes typically. They need to be kept watered and fed pretty regularly to ensure their best possible performance of both…
I love Knockout Roses in my yard! They are beautiful and so easy to grow! DAUGHTER GOT ME FOR MOTHER'S DAY ---- HUSBAND AND I PLANTED--- in the memorial THomas Kinkaide garden in our front yard. They are lovely- The other ones I treid to move and they had died, so maybe these will do great.THank you God for beautiful flowers.
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How To Prune Knockout Roses
Pink and White Pampas Grass
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Cortaderia is a genus of about 25 grasses native to South America especially Brazil, Argentina and Chile. The most popular and commercially grown species is Cortaderia Selloana which is commonly known as Pampas Grass. The plant is used in dried flower arrangements or an ornamental grass in landscapes.
Outsidepride Pampas Grass Seeds Mix - 5000 Seeds by Outsidepride: Ornamental Grass Seed. $4.99. USDA Zones: 7 - 10. Sowing Rate: 5 seeds per plant. Season: Perennial. Height: 80 inches. Bloom Color: Pink & White. This tall Pampas Grass is a wonderful addition to any landscape. This mix has seed for both white and pink plumes which makes a wonderful contrast of color! Cortaderia selloana is known for its silky, feathery plumes, and it certainly makes a stately presence as it...
PINK PAMPAS GRASS - Cortaderia Selloana - Pink Pampas grass can grow 8 - 10 feet tall and will form beautiful pink fluffy plumes that are decorative and very attractive. An attractive ornamental grass as a focal point in the garden. Zones 6-10 (hardy); can be grown in other zones with additional care during the winter months. FULL SUN TO PARTIAL SHADE, up to 10 ft. tall.
Lush arches on garden path.
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Lush arches on garden path
~I enter into my secret hiding place.....myself, awaits me there~
Green arbour walk leading to garden door
Secret Fairytale Door
♥ shape water in stone
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Cute garden stone that leaves a heart pool after it rains. Heart bird bath
Little garden pools that only appear after it rains. Love it! I will put one in for Daniel with all my heart shaped rocks I have been given.
Beautiful little garden heart pool after it rains.
Little garden pools that only appear after it rains. Nice bird bath
Beautiful little garden pool after it rains. Make a stepping stone.
Little garden ponds left after a rain.
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Pincushion Protea, native to Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Pincushion Protea #flowers #patterns and textures
perfect little cottage