A tropical garden in the heart of Melbourne
Landscaper John Couch has created a tropical garden in Melbourne's south east by mimicking a tropical rainforest setting with its own microclimate. Essential for the success of the garden were the palms: Alexander, Bangalow and cabbage-tree varieties now stand tall in trios and clusters throughout, creating the all-important tall canopy.
At the Royal Botanical Garden of Madrid plants are grouped according to their scientific classification and aesthetic criteria. Many of the groupings are organised into box-hedged squares or planting beds surrounding water fountains.
Plants for late-summer colour
Learn how to keep your garden looking colourful from August to October, with late-summer flowering plants, recommended by BBC Gardeners' World Magazine.
Preview: A Water-Wise Garden That Wows - FineGardening
In 2005 I killed my front lawn. It wasn't negligence or ignorance. It was premeditated, cold-spirited, calculated murder. It's not that I don't appreciate turf grass. It most certainly has its benefits, both visually and functionally. But there were too many downsides for me.
14 Beneficial Insects for Garden Pest Control [Infographic]
Forget the use of poisonous, expensive pesticides. Enlist the help of these fourteen beneficial insects to control pest outbreaks in your garden.
Open Terrariums for Cacti and Other Succulents - Global Garden Lab
Open terrariums are ideal for cacti and other succulents. They'll thrive on a bright window sill and require minimal care.
2018 Chelsea Flower Show: Show Garden Award Winners - Global Garden Lab
2018 Chelsea Flower Show: Show Garden Award Winners. This year, there are a total of 26 gardens across three categories: Show Gardens, Artisan Gardens, and Space-to-Grow Gardens. This article reviews the Show Garden award winners.
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