Conifers.  This would actually be a good idea for our front yard, low maintenance and still bird friendly

the windles their called not leaves are conifers.This would actually be a good idea for our front yard, low maintenance and still bird friendly

Beautiful display of landscaping with evergreens. This is a berm built for privacy.  It serves it's purpose well. This is beautiful all season.

Beautiful display of landscaping with evergreens. This is a berm built for privacy. It serves it's purpose well. This is beautiful all season. It is beautiful- but, w

Evergreen Plants and Garden Borders from Garden On A Roll Ltd.  Great idea!  Lots of other different planting schemes too.

Best 10 Plants For A Small Container Garden

Dwarf coniferous evergreen gardens look great all year, especially winter! Would be fun to decorate with Christmas lights.

I expect to have many conifers on the Dewittville property. Dwarf coniferous evergreen gardens look great all year, especially winter!

Laurel HedgeLaurel is the quickest growing evergreen shrub, so if you don't want a conifer hedge, Laurel is the quickest and cheapest way of creating an evergreen garden hedge.  Laurels will also provide the most instant hedging as the taller sizes (4ft, 5ft and 6ft) are bushy and can often create an instant screen if planted close enough.

Laurel HedgeLaurel is the quickest growing evergreen shrub, so if you don't want a conifer hedge, Laurel is the quickest and cheapest way of creating an evergreen garden hedge. Laurels will also provide the most instant hedging as the taller sizes

Firehouse Dwarf Nandina  evergreen, red fall color  This dwarf variety holds that red fire engine color all Winter. It has a compact mounding form with bright green Spring foliage.  prune, selectively cut the stalks and stagger the heights of each cane instead of cutting them all off to the same height.  - resistant to deer, drought, heat & humidity, pollution, rabbits, seashore, slope, and wind

Dwarf heavenly bamboo ‘Firepower’ (Nandina domestica ‘Firepower’) gets red-tinged new leaves in spring, then stays light green all summer. Foliage turns bright red in fall and holds that color most of winter.

Archived Garden Articles with Susan Wheeler, local garden expert and designer.

Perfection: a study in form texture color in winter conifer garden//Archived Garden Articles with Susan Wheeler, garden expert and designer.

Seven Years Later, the Turkey Hill Farm Made Famous by Martha Stewart Is Still Thriving - Connecticut Cottages & Gardens - May 2014 - Connecticut

Seven Years Later, the Turkey Hill Farm Made Famous by Martha Stewart Is Still Thriving

Seven Years Later, the Turkey Hill Farm Made Famous by Martha Stewart Is Still Thriving - Connecticut Cottages Gardens - May 2014 - Connecticut - Gardening Itis

WOW!  What an AMAZING garden!  DO mine, please!!!  Lush May by Four Seasons Garden, via Flickr

*** Love the colors! Mix of evergreens and perennials with a grass lawn space too. Can this please be my back yard space?

FOXHOLLOW GARDEN.  Oh, to have the time, and space, to create such a tapestry...

conifers, grasses, and heathers for year round colour, form, and texture in the garden. FOXHOLLOW GARDEN - and some colourful conifer gems :

Dwarf Hinoki Cypress, 6 feet tall and 5 feet wide in 15 years.  Fairly shade tolerant.

Compact evergreen for shade

Astrantia & Dryopteris Plant Combination Astrantia & Dryopteris 'Plant Combination': Delivery by Crocus

Buy Astrantia & Dryopteris fern Plant Combination Astrantia & Dryopteris 'Plant Combination': Delivery by Crocus

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