Designed as a show garden for the Chelsea Flower Show in England, this sustainable garden by Stephen Hall includes a range of diverse habitats for wildlife and plants that attract beneficial insects. The green roof is planted with sedum.
On their own, succulents can look severe, but when planted near something less structural, both plants benefit from the contrast. “I often pair succulents with softer textures, like ornamental grasses and lacy perennials, to highlight the qualities of each plant,” says Kameon.
If there's a bush with more fragrant and lovelier flowers than the common lilac, I'd like to know what it is. There are various other kinds of lilacs, too, such a 'Miss Kim' and 'Bloomerang,' but they can't hold a candle to the common lilac when it comes to fragrance: http://landscaping.about.com/od/shrubsbushes/p/lilac_bushes.htm
What Type of Hydrangea is This? A Handy Care Guide
Hydrangeas are one of the most beloved plants in our gardens and for good reason—they are gorgeous. Many gardeners have questions about pruning, colour changes (pink or blue), basic care, transplanting, and how to get stubborn ones to bloom. This simple g
What Type of Hydrangea is This? A Handy Care Guide - Empress of Dirt
Old garden gates & walls. Someday, I'll have a secret garden, but only, you won't be able to see the gate. It will be just like the garden revived in that movie, The Secret #garden interior| http://gardendecoratingbeforeandafter.blogspot.com
Astilboides tabularis. It is the perfect plant for a shady area and does best in heavy, wet soil. It's also a good choice as a marginal plant next to a large pond. Astilboides does flower, sending up creamy white, Astilbe-like plumes in July, but the leaves are the plant's main attraction. It can take several years for a good-sized clump to form, but allow plenty of room for growth when planting, as a single plant can grow to 120cm (4ft) wide.