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purple tree? And border along the back in front of the cedars to keep mulch in and grass clippings out...stone border instead...

Get creative with hardwood timber | Boral_Timber_hardwood_decking-2013082813776559176721 | ODS

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?

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…

SQUEEZE PLAY: Landscape architect Rita Hodge added tall black bamboo and lower-growing perennials to soften this narrow, vertical entry. Photo: Ralph Smith Photography / handout

Vertical gardening takes plants to new heights

SQUEEZE PLAY: Landscape architect Rita Hodge added tall black bamboo and lower-growing perennials to soften this narrow, vertical entry. Photo: Ralph Smith Photography / handout

Bamboo hedge More

Bamboo hedge More

wire trellis with vine (jasmine in this case) to screen utlilties.

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

Lime trees (Tilia) perfect for above fence screening

Lime trees (Tilia) perfect for above fence screening

Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Spectabilis' Zone 5

Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Spectabilis'

Ficus hillii hedge underplanted with Trachelospermum jasminoides. Manly, NSW Australia Anthony Wyer + Associates www.anthonywyer.com

Ficus hillii hedge underplanted with Trachelospermum jasminoides. Manly, NSW Australia Anthony Wyer + Associates www.anthonywyer.com

Use a row of white bark birch trees along a fence line to give additional privacy .............................but how big do they get? in other words would they stay narrow? if I even would be allowed to grow these in our small outdoor space at our condo? i like the idea of more privacy:

Use a row of white bark birch trees along a fence line to give additional privacy .............................but how big do they get? in other words would they stay narrow? if I even would be allowed to grow these in our small outdoor space at our condo? i like the idea of more privacy:

I love the look of this hedge and tree mixture for privacy Red Cow Farm garden | GardenDrum:

I love the look of this hedge and tree mixture for privacy Red Cow Farm garden | GardenDrum:

Modern white garden fence

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Love the use of Yuccas here

Love the use of Yuccas here

8 Plants That Repel Bugs and Mosquitoes | Grow these in your garden or plant them in a pot to keep the bugs away.

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…

Butterfly Grass Dietes is one of the most versatile plants, it thrives in difficult sites, enjoys drought, wind, heat and poor soils. Description from thetutuguru.com.au. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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.