Japanese garden design is well known for its focus on different shades and textures of foliage, with a minimal use of flowers.
To improve the soil in an established garden, simply shred the leaves that accumulate from the trees in your yard and spread them over the garden beds.
Look at your autumn garden and your borrowed views and maybe add a few echoes of your neighbor’s colorful specimens in your own plantings next spring.
Think now about opportunities to layer more plants in your own landscape next year.
Now is the time to think about possible additions to the shrubs in your personal landscape.
Here are some perennial ideas that will add bright touches of color to your shade garden.
The American Serviceberry is a small deciduous tree with a pleasantly round top. It truly is a tree that provides interest across all seasons.
While we mourn the dearth of flowers, new images and dimensions are revealed to us.
Learn about Virginia Bluebells, on this Focus on Flowers.
Both private and public landscapes should captivate our senses during all four seasons of the year.