Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

This is the first edging I have ever seen that I like. It allows the lawn mower to cut right up to the edge!

Purple Fountain grass for the center, trailing verbena and potato vine.....all great for lots of sun!

Purchase stair risers from your local home improvement store, paint them white and add some window boxes = small herb garden

One of my favorite shade plants, but can also be grown in sun. Japanese Forest grass

Raised Bed Gardening. I love this layout. The stones create a pathway through the garden. Climbing plants can be planted along the trellis. Flowers can be planted along the path. Herbs and veggies can be planted in the raised garden beds, and are protected from little critters eating them before you do!

BuzzFeedfrom BuzzFeed

31 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer

Plant a bunch of these giant allium flowers. | 30 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer

Doing this in the fall! Spring bulbs in Pots: store the potted bulbs in an unheated garage or storage room. You'll need to water every few weeks since the pots won't have access to rainfall. In addition to small pots, pack bulbs "shoulder-to-shoulder" in big containers for an abundant display in spring. Toss aside the spacing recommendations so you can get as many bulbs into the container that will fit.

protect your hydrangeas during winter... Just brilliant! Probably good for any perennial that needs a little help overwintering...

Unsophisticookfrom Unsophisticook

Planting a Perfectly Proportioned Garden Vase in 3 Steps

Planting a Perfectly Proportioned Garden Vase -- three easy steps to planting a garden vase that will be a beautiful focal point for your front porch or deck!

side yard: river rock used as mulch with limited but interesting plants.

Apartment Therapyfrom Apartment Therapy

Budget & Small Space Friendly: DIY Cinderblock Planters

Really cool use of Cinderblocks...I'm not particularly a greenthumb, but if I have a small patio type back yard, I might be convinced to try this, pretty neat looking!

Cherry Lemonade Coreopsis: Bright, feathery golden foliage with cherry red flowers all summer long! The startling color combination combined with its low, compact habit, make this a dramatic standout in any container or border garden. Plant in containers in northern gardens and bring indoors for winter. Grows 8-9″ tall. Full sun.

Southern Livingfrom Southern Living

Pansies, Violas, Panolas, Grass & Ivy - 122 Container Gardening Ideas

82 Creative Container Gardens: Pansies, Violas, Panolas, Grass, & Ivy - Southern Living