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Lattice-topped brick walls offer a glimpse into a secret urban garden beyond. Well worth a visit to see the rest here.

Creating a Secret Garden

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Creating a Secret Garden

A grassy path meanders between perennial beds in this urban garden. See the rest of it here.

Creating a Secret Garden

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Creating a Secret Garden

A wood pergola shelters a daybed at one end of the brick patio that homeowner Holly Fliniau built off the breezeway to the garage. The bed backs up to a board fence that she shares with her neighbor. Colorful potted plants mark the outdoor room's entrance and soften the structure's beefy support posts.

Creating a Secret Garden

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In a showstopping array of colors, sizes, and shapes, dahlias can play a leading role in your garden's finale

Dahlias: Late Summer's Drama Queens

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Critter-, bug-, bee- and bird-friendly wildflower garden.

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Containers from HomeGoods filled with flowers and herbs add the perfect garden to this kitchen.

Birds Of A Feather: More reveal....Dining in? or Out?

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Trailing ivy geranium and clematis, planted en masse, give this relatively new garden the feeling that it's been cultivated over many years.

Timeless Treasure Garden

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This chippy, shabby painted bench is exactly the sort of well-loved piece you'd stumble upon in an old garden. Faux-aged concrete fits right in—witness the colorfully planted urns on either side.

Timeless Treasure Garden

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Timeless Treasure Garden

Flowers drape and spill over the sides of weathered wood containers on a sheltered flagstone patio that now fronts a 1950s house in Southern California.

Timeless Treasure Garden

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Golden bleeding heart has chartreuse leaves that brighten the scene around a Japanese pillar placed at the juncture where this side path leads to the front yard.

Into the Woods for a Lot Turned into Magical Garden Rooms

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A curving pebble pathway adds interest and the opportunity to create focal points in this shade garden.

35 inšpirácií, ako si upraviť záhradné chodníky

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Bricks laid out in a playful asymmetrical pattern create a pathway to a pond beyond.

35 inšpirácií, ako si upraviť záhradné chodníky

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Dozens of designs for creating your own park-like tree bench.

Bench Around a Tree

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For handsome patio plants, use similar containers in varying shapes and flowers that will add height to your arrangements.

Porch Pots - Page 6 of 8 - Paige's Party Ideas

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A secluded "meditation circle" provides a quiet spot in front of this house, not far from the street but sheltered by an American beech hedge. Japanese forest grass thrives in the shady environment.

Into the Woods for a Lot Turned into Magical Garden Rooms

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A gate crafted from salvaged gears swings between granite posts marking a dog run.

Into the Woods for a Lot Turned into Magical Garden Rooms

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Hummingbirds, with their needle-like bills, are equipped to extract nectar from the tubular flowers of Wild Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis). This perennial features red and pale yellow blooms in the late spring- early summer. The plant can grow 12-18 inches and features herbaceous foliage. Zones 3-8

Plants for Backyard Birds

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This garden bridge, built with cedar poles, has a rustic wood canopy with akebia vines forming a green roof.

Into the Woods for a Lot Turned into Magical Garden Rooms

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Into the Woods for a Lot Turned into Magical Garden Rooms

Handcrafted bridges were among the first additions to homeowner Ellen Lathi's expansive garden. This one was given a weeping larch on either side and an akebia vine that softens its lines. See the rest of her magical garden here.

Into the Woods for a Lot Turned into Magical Garden Rooms

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From Four Seasons Garden on Flickr, this late spring backyard garden is clearly the work of a master gardener. Check out her many photos from all seasons and be amazed.

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Elements of a Cottage Garden: a butterfly garden, a small water feature, curved paths, quiet sitting areas, seasonal plants and an herb garden. Plus, a burst of color from traditional cottage garden plants like hollyhocks, foxglove, four o’clock, delphiniums, daisies, coneflowers, Echinaceas and last but certainly not least, lovely roses.

How to Plan a Cottage Garden

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The climbing varieties of bougainvillea are suitable for the pergolas. This plant loves the sunny position and does not like wet feet. Among the most frequently cultivated colors are pink, red, yellow and purple but it comes in many other colors too.

19 Best Climbing Plants for Pergolas and Trellises

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Add magic to your garden with a labyrinth (or tree house or outdoor shower). It's your world. Live in it!

Add Magic < Affordable Ideas to Freshen Up Outdoor Rooms

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The Lavender and Berber Knot Garden in Little Hill, Sussex.

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A long swath of Allium intermingled with tall grasses makes a magical combination in this garden photographed by Leslie Nicole Photographic Art on Getty Images.

HOME & GARDEN: Flower Power !

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