Mar , Why grow them Cherry tomatoes are among the easiest tomatoes to grow, and varieties can be found for almost any growing condition They re generally prolific producers with tasty fruit that can be eaten out of hand or used for cooking They re also a good choice for smaller gardens, patios and decks.
, Lucky enough to live by the coast Here s how to protect your garden and deck from the harsh sea breezes for your coastal garden, determine the exact areas you want to protect Consider creating a wind free zone where you relax the most, or screen wind from an outdoor dining or gathering area.
, Get the dirt on classic and new options for raised vegetable and plant beds, to get the most from your year round garden Cost The materials are fairly inexpensive, but the labor is more intensive, so the overall cost is not necessarily on the low end of the options Expect to pay about per square foot,
, The gifts range from serious heirloom seeds to wacky upside down planters We d love your great gift finds, too Add a link to your best idea for the perfect gift for gardeners in the comments section and tell us why you love it Modern Outdoor Pots And Planters by Potted Potted The Circle Pot by Potted in
, When choosing a plant for a hedge, consider whether you d like total privacy in the form of a solid hedge or less privacy with one that is lighter and airier A fence made of multicolored recycled wood surrounds the deck behind a San Francisco home, creating a private nook for an outdoor dining area.
Mar , While potted roses have additional watering and fertilizing requirements, they are wonderful for patios, decks and balconies, making them adaptable focal points in any size garden Container grown roses will need a consistent diet of quality soil and nutrients, so get them off to a good start when planting.
, If you want to completely block the underside of the deck, one option is to build a planter around the deck s perimeter It is a Just like indoors, the underside of a deck or staircase is a perfect space to convert into storage use it for items such as garden tools, empty pots and outdoor recreational equipment.
, Deer are the bane of many gardeners existences For good reason, too it s an awful feeling to wake up in the morning and find nothing but stems and dirt where a perfect garden once sat But before you re tempted to give up gardening entirely, consider planting a few deer resistant flowers to defend
, Learn how to refinish your wood deck, make a garden fountain, add a shed and more Consider this your guide to the ins and outs of great projects that can make your outdoor space the best it can be, from adding a deck and an outdoor pizza oven Full story See how to design a colorful flower bed.
, Read on to learn about the plant types that work best for privacy and how you can use them in your landscape Modern Landscape by Francis Landscapes Plant the bamboo culms, or hollow stems, as densely as your budget allows for fast privacy Example Species Cold hardy Running bamboo
, New composite decking, multiple seating areas and plantings along the railing create an outdoor oasis in the middle of the city To maximize the limited square footage, an Ikea banquette doubles as storage, and a long planter next to the railing maintains a narrow footprint while keeping the soil from drying
, Make the most of your deck, patio or rooftop with an inviting setup for eating alfresco When choosing vines to plant over a trellis, consider whether you d like them to provide shade, fragrance, color, fruit or all four to enhance your outdoor dining area A few top choices include clematis, climbing roses,
, There are a number of things to consider if you re interested in adding Cor Ten raised beds to the garden, from budget to location Here s what you need to know before getting started Modern by yamamar design yamamar design Project Add Cor Ten steel raised planter beds What is Cor Ten steel
, I love growing container gardens and keep many of them throughout my landscape While I love the instant gratification of a inch starter pot, buying dozens of them to fill all those containers gets expensive One way to combat this is starting a number of easy to grow flowers and herbs from seed Another
, There are many to choose from any plant that will hug the soil, leaving little bare soil exposed, can be classed as a ground cover, whether it s an herb, a perennial or a low growing shrub Take a look at the all around best ground covers below and think about adding some of these useful plants to your
, Whether you use them to cover up flaws, ramp up style or simply delight your senses, there is little that the right planters (filled with the right plants) can t do And unlike intensive projects, like building a new deck, setting out fresh pots can be easily accomplished in a weekend From traditional topiary to
, Therefore, combining a wall or fence and plant material is ideal Contemporary Landscape by Paradise Restored Landscaping Exterior Design Paradise Restored Landscaping Exterior Design Planting in a raised bed is a way to create more height quickly This is particularly helpful when budget or
, The most popular outdoor spaces on Houzz are a combination of extensive grounds, small gardens, eclectic plant palettes, streamlined monocultures and But thanks to comfortable furniture, a mix of wood decking, pavers and stone, plantings that include palm trees, grasses, flowering shrubs, vines and
, When interior designer Liz Stewart replaced the concrete deck in this project, she added a concrete bench and covered it with colorful pillows She says that what was once a falling down paved yard into an entertaining oasis A raised planter morphs into banquette seating to make a sleek eating space.
, Low maintenance and drought tolerant, succulents can make perfect container plants packing a lot of punch for their relatively small sizes Here are container friendly succulents of all shapes and sizes, from rosette forming echeveria to trailing sedum, to use as eye catching accents in your outdoor
View in gallery gabled roof jazzes up minimalist y house singapore fa?ade thumb x Gabled Roof Jazzes The front facade of the home is much more private and conservative in its design aesthetic Here, a concrete pad leads up to the concrete planter that runs the width of the home on both sides of the entry
, Depending on the plants you choose, your prehistoric planters can make a colorful indoor display on a kitchen windowsill, or a playful focal point outside in the garden or on your outdoor table by Jaana Bithell Jaana Bithell What you need Hollow plastic dinosaur (or any other hollow plastic animal) Drill
, Colorful shades, built in furniture and planters that double as walls are some of Houzzers favorite features Go ahead, gather some ideas from these popular new outdoor rooms Rustic k by Zoske Similar to the previous photo, a substantial trellis defines this outdoor living room on the deck.