19 Best Climbing Plants for Pergolas and Trellises
Check out the Best Pergola Plants for your garden and these climbing beauties to the arbors. What's more! They can also be grown in large containers too.
Stepable Plants: Groundcover Ideas- Blessmyweeds.com
Stepable plants perfect for ground cover. Learn where and how to use these plants and which ones can handle heavier foot traffic.
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Another Example of a Beautiful Shade Garden
I think I struck a cord with my last post highlighting a small suburban shade garden. Obviously gardeners are hungry for planting suggestions for shade. In this post, I am featuring plantings from the shady sections of a large private garden in rural Ontario called Garden Canadensis. The blog post has detailed planting notes with links to even more information: http://threedogsinagarden.blogspot.ca/2014/03/garden-canadensis-part-2-planting.html You can check out the rest of the garde…
Perennials For Shade That Bloom All Summer • The Garden Glove
Here are our top picks for shade plants and choosing perennials for shade that bloom all summer long!
A Whole Bunch Of Beautiful & Enchanting Garden Paths
Beautiful & Enchanting Garden Path Roundup 2013 Here is a list of beautiful garden paths that I have been collecting throughout the year. I hope you find some good inspiration for your garden here. Please email me if you see a link that needs to be corrected. &n
How To Grow Your Own Moss
How to Make Moss Covered Garden Pots great for gardens and fairy houses even Garden statues , Rocks and much more just remember Moss loves north facing light and partial shade and water and just leave it alone to do its magic It's also extremely forgiving and requires little to no maintenance. It's soft on your feet if used as a ground cover, stays green throughout colder months, and is really easy to propagate.
15 Plants That Give You the Most Bang for Your Buck ~ Bless My Weeds
It's easy to make your flower garden look great with these garden ideas. You can't miss these cheap garden ideas!
Top 10 Plants for Successful Underplanting
Underplanting is an essential part of gardening and landscaping. The basic thing to understand about underplanting is that choosing the right plants is crucial. They need to be tolerant of…
An Easy Care & Fun Fern: Myers or Foxtail Fern
These sculptural, artsy plants have an edgy feel and definitely aren't delicate so no need to tiptoe around them. I've loved these tough yet attractive ferns ever since I saw a small 1 in a hanging pot in a greenhouse at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden many, many moons ago. These sculptural, artsy plants have an edgy feel and definitely aren't delicate so no need to tiptoe around them. Despite the confusing fact that this evergreen perennial has 2 common names, Myers or Foxtail Fern, i…
Shade Gardening: How to Use Hostas to Best Advantage
Hosta are hands down one of the best perennials for shade gardening! With two gardens as examples, I show you some of the most attractive ways to use hosta. Plus there are tips for planting and dividing hostas. Whenever I begin to feel a bit snobbish and dismissive about Hostas, I'll come across a garden that reminds me just how terrific they can be when they are mixed creatively. This is one such garden. If you love playing with texture, foliage size and color, Hostas have so mu…
14 Tough But Pretty Perennials That Will Breeze Through Harsh Winters
Before freezing temperatures arrive, its important to know which cold climate plants are tough enough to survive frost. Here are some top picks for the most reliable, cold-hardy perennials that you can count on to take a polar vortex or two in stride and come back strong in the spring.