Plessage, or living fences: "It is interesting to remember that this technique originated as an entirely practical solution to supplying basic needs for firewood on a renewable basis, and had absolutely nothing to do with landscape fashion."
Potager - Kitchen garden at Bolen residence. LOVE the use of the large pots to control the amount of water or nutrients herbs need as opposed to the vegetables! "This raised-bed kitchen garden was absolutely stunning and made great use of a narrow space that was formerly used as a dog enclosure. The space was designed by John Fluitt, an Oklahoma landscape designer."
Knowing when to prune your plants is important for keeping them looking their best. Consider this your complete guide to pruning your shrubs, roses, hydrangeas, trees, and more like a gardening expert.
Red Twig Dogwood with yellow twig dogwood Shrub Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous Cold hardiness zones: 2 - 8 Light needs: Partial to full sun Sunset climate zones: 1 - 9, 14 - 24 Water Needs Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Average landscape size: Moderate grower to 9 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.Growth rate: Moderate
A Welcoming Garden of Color: A Hedge of Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Summer Wine is Fronted by Miscanthus sinensis ‘Morning Light’, Perovskia antriplicifolia, Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’ and Sedum telephium ‘Munstead Red’.
This white Hibiscus ‘Crystal Ball’ can look beautiful in a mass planting or in a corner of a cottage garden! More must-grow new perennials: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/new-perennials/?socsrc=bhgpin071913crystalball=11