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Lavender Hidcote - This easy-to-grow sun perennial thrives in full sun normal garden soil. Plants vigorously grow to form mounds of fragrant, silvery foliage 18" tall 24" wide. This drought-tolerant hardy perennial has extremely fragrant foliage flowers

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Low box hedging contains poppies, salvia and foxgloves

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Curb Appeal: 20 Modest yet Gorgeous Front Yards

If you live in a modest home, chances are your front yard is a modest size as well. (Although we fully recognize that everyone’s idea of “modest” when it c

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Tough-as-Nails Perennial Garden Plan

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The Best Drought-Tolerant Perennials

For the front (east facing) Lavender This plant has it all: It looks great, it smells wonderful, and it's as tough as nails (as long as it's not too wet). Enjoy the blue, lavender, purple, or white flowers in summer. They're great for drying and using in crafts -- and even cooking with. Name: Lavandula angustifolia Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: 3 feet tall Zones: 5-8

Love the rhythm of these. Spanish Lavender is a good choice for not only its bloom color but because it also blooms for a longer time than most lavenders do and it has lovely silvery foliage that will play well with these other shrubs when the flowers are finished. Maybe for trhe front garden?

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Hillside Landscaping Ideas

From BHG: A flagstone path leading down the slope offers a different character and textural contrasts.In place of a rail or a fence, mid-height shrubs fill the space to the narrow side of the path. Several hostas, which cascade over the stair-stepped path, soften the wood edge. Shrubs and steadfast perennials, such as daylilies, congregate at the crown of the hill.