I have just finished a complete overhaul of my oldest garden bed.
Repetition of white interspersed among other colorful blossoms ties plantings together.
My formula when choosing plants for my garden: focus on my three favorite colors, plus or minus white.
Necessity is indeed the mother of invention, and circumstances shape our preferences and thus our plant collections.
Spring is the time to prepare for fall, so this month is a good time to think about your September garden.
As I look at my fall garden, I am reminded of the plants that persist year after year regardless of both neglect and challenging weather conditions.
Survey your garden and try to imagine it in spring and summer, and identify dead spots and relocate new perennial divisions to those.
When we consistently plant the colors we like, it usually happens that the color scheme pleases us overall.
Contour planting is also popular along highways, in public parks, and in private gardens as a method of conserving water and avoiding water pollution.
Garden designers suggest that a third of garden plants should be evergreen so that there is winter interest.