Jan , A TINY front garden can still look amazing, it just needs careful planning, Shade tolerant and fragrant plants like chamomile and golden marjoram are great choices And if you are longing for some colour, winter sweet is the shrub for you
Aug , It can be a focal point in a lawn area a wide border along a fence, patio or walk a patch of tall native grasses concealing an air conditioning unit even a Starting with potted plants works well in very small places and gives you more design control, since you can place each plant for maximum effect.
Apr , So where, you may be wondering, could I possibly fit fruit bushes into my tiny back garden Easy Grow U shaped, cordon trained redcurrants against a warm, sunny wall on one side of your patio or against a fence at the back of borders that face south or west You can do the same with gooseberries,
Jun , Get the scoop on trenches to the skinny on bender board, to help keep your garden beds as tidy as you like is right for your garden Traditional Landscape by Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC If you want curving beds with a border that almost disappears, bender board could be for you.
Oct , See through vertical fencing connects a yard with its surroundings while keeping children and pets safely inside Traditional Landscape by Randy Thueme Design Inc Landscape Architecture Randy Thueme Design Inc are pricey This short border fence is made from lumberyard wood and rebar.
Softscape the plant life which consists of the flowers, shrubs, trees, lawns, hedges, and other malleable and moveable portions of the design Garden ornaments all those hedges, or temporary barriers Within the larger space of the garden small edgings of brick, or decorative border fencing can set off beds and paths.
Mar , Short enough to step over, high enough to be a stretch check out these radically different hedge styles and tell us your opinion As shown here in the Brewin Dolphin garden at the Chelsea Flower Show, stilted hedges extend the height of boundary fences or walls, offering more privacy in modern
Oct , Stone walls, clipped hedges and flowering borders contribute to this traditional look With white picket fences, lush green foliage and banks of flowering shrubs, traditional New England gardens have a classic, timeless style These gardens of the Traditional Landscape by JuliaGarden Design Ltd.
Apr , Take cues from a historical garden feature to create security and borders without compromising a view method of sinking a fence in a ditch to provide an invisible barrier, contemporary garden designers are still using the same idea transparency with security to provide the perfect garden barrier.
Mar , Here are just a few design ideas I came away with on a recent visit Traditional Landscape by Paintbox Garden Paintbox Garden Fences make good neighbors When you ve got a small cottage or outbuilding such as this, a fence that s scaled in proportion to the building is easy on the eye.
Historically, cottage plantings were enclosed to keep livestock out, and the picket fence is still a shortcut to an old time grandma s garden, separated from the For greater impact, Moseley advises, group border plants in masses rather than ones and twos, and arrange so you can see themshort in front, taller toward the
Nov , If you have the space to allow for growth, hedges are almost always a better bet than fences for borders This is because they provide a colourful backdrop, and even evergreen hedges change with the seasons producing flowers in spring and berries in the winter But hedges also create a home for
Aug , This raised garden bed plan uses the square foot gardening technique The idea is simple Carve out a square shape, create square foot squares, line them up, and start planting! The technique is a great way to build a small yet intensively planted garden This guide walks you through everything you need
Learn how to design a beautiful vegetable garden Plan a garden Or build a white picket fence which will look great year round and cover up some of the less beautiful aspects of gardening Use building stones, bricks, or decorative inter linking building blocks to build the border for your raised bed vegetable garden.
Initially, we wished to both soften the appearance of the right angles of the fence that defined this space at the rear of the plot on three sides and create the sense of a deep forest glen or hollow, says Khazzam Guided by trial and error as much as by design, Khazzam and Treanor now find the corner of their garden
Gardens featured are Waterperry in Oxfordshire and West Dean gardens in West Sussex The striking vegetable garden was hidden behind some stunning herbaceous borders The hot colours looked great and the shape and form of all the plants, combined with the colours made for a great looking border Further up the
Sep , IF YOU want a long lasting boundary for the garden one that looks natural, benefits wildlife and soaks up traffic noise, pollution and dust a hedge scores head and shoulders over fences and walls.
In this Successful Garden Design Show episode Rachel visits Marks Hall Garden and Arboretum in Essex for inspiration on how to create modern and natural planting schemes with autumn and winter interest We look at how the addition of grasses and key plants into a border can prolong the length of time the garden