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Nitobe Gardens (Vancouver, B.C.)

Lindera benzoin (Spicebush); Zones: 4-9; shade tolerant, possible alternative to Forsythia as it has year round interest.

Great Design Plant: Lindera Benzoin Offers 3-Season Interest

Pruning for shape: Lee Valley Reprint of a 1883 article; pruning to buds marked "A" will result in inward growth (fig. 52); pruning to buds marked "B" will result in outward growth (fig. 53).

Lee Valley Tools - Gardening Newsletter

How to Prune Forsythia | Tips for yearly pruning and how to bring an old bush back to life.

How to Prune Forsythia - On Sutton Place

Train a fountain butterfly bush into a standard.

Japanese Blood Grass.

Dawn Redwood, deciduous conifer.

Chair planter. New life for an old chair -- it was already painted black and had a very ugly bright orange faux leather seat & back. I removed the seat & back; hot glued a $3 shiny melamine dish from the dollar store into the back hole and propped an old veggie grill across the bottom slats for the pot to sit on one. I lucked out in that both the dish & the grill fit perfectly.


Le Frufrù: Giardini verticali per matrimonio made in Ikea!

Shady garden

Clematis growing on a wire frame around the tree

READER PHOTOS! More clematis from Terie's garden in New York

SOME IDEAS ABOUT PLANTING TREES BY YOUR HOUSE FOR CURB APPEAL; When getting ready to purchase a tree(s) to plant on your front lawn, or other parts of your property, the tree’s height, when mature should be taken into consideration. The right sized tree can set off your house and landscape, while the wrong one can dwarf your house and even you

Dividing Hostas: When, Why and How How to properly divide your hostas. Watch Richard Merritt of New Hampshire Hostas as he shows you step-by-step how to propagate your hostas. Richard talks about the best time of year to transplant hostas, the tools to use and the soil and type of compost he uses at New Hampshire Hostas. Excellent video.

Dividing Hostas - good instructions

Care of Clematis | Clematis 'Ville de Lyon'

So simple with three trellises upside down to make a beautiful addition to your garden to support vines.

When to prune everything....a good guide to keep handy.

fill old work glove with cement mixture, allow it time to set up,,,cut off and the rest is planting history

Mixed Container Gallery

Potted shelves

100 Creative Container Gardens | Hostas, Violas

Rustic pots.

Paint the frame a bright color! by deardaisycottage

A mirror in the garden adds interest as well as dimension