Get creative with hardwood timber - Project
With the warmer months approaching, thoughts of long afternoons spent alfresco will entice many homeowners to spruce up their outdoor entertaining areas.
How do you decide on an exterior colour?
Choosing a colour palette for the exterior of your home is often harder than choosing your internal colour scheme. Your colour selections will make a first impression. Get it right and you’ll be able to conceal features you want to hide, and, highlight those you want to amplify. How to…
Sedgey evergreen garden of Pat Mozersky for Foliage Follow-Up - Digging
September 16, 2015 Austin designer Mark Word (see my profile about him) designed this serene, green San Antonio garden that you can see on the upcoming Watersaver Landscape Tour on October 24. I got a preview last Friday thanks to … Read More
Plants That Repel Bugs and Mosquitoes
If you tend to spend long summer evenings hanging out on the patio or in the backyard, keeping bugs and mosquitoes at bay is probably a top priority. For pest control that will actually make your outdoor space look better, consider adding a few plants that repel mosquitoes. Whether you introduce pots of fragrant lavender around the perimeter of your patio or start planting citronella grass in your garden, these multi-tasking plants are both pretty and serve a purpose. For the best effect, be…
Dietes grandiflora 'Wild Iris' - Hello Hello Plants & Garden Supplies
Dietes iridioides 'Dietes Butterfly Grass' Dietes or Wild Irises are well known exotic plant with long strappy leaves and beautiful large blooms which are white marked with yellow and violet. They're a commonly seen in gardens and large landscapes throughout the country. They are perennial & evergreen, and grows up to 1.5m in large clumps. Wild Iris can grown in shade or sun and is tolerant of drought, salt and waterlogging, making it a versatile and very useful plant.