Dealing With Dry Shade - FineGardening
Everything I’ve learned about dry-shade gardening has been from experimentation. When my husband and I bought our home in Fairview, Tennessee, 20 years ago, I had never gardened before. […]
How to Propagate Hydrangeas
Flowers, Plants, Shrubs & Trees - How to Propagate Hydrangeas - There are various methods to propagate Hydrangeas. Hydrangea propagation
Perennials Your Garden Has Been Missing
If you're tired of Karl Foerster feather reedgrass, look no further than 'Thin Man' indiangrass. Indiangrass is native across much of North America and thrives in a variety of soils, particularly those on the dry side.
This is Our Ultimate Garden Paradise
When Stephanie and Bill Reeves happened upon a purple smoke tree espalier in a neighbor's garden, they were utterly enamored and immediately set about finding the feature's designer."We wove "Princess Diana" scarlet clematis through the foliage of a smoke tree to form an espalier," Atlanta-based landscape designer Alex Smith explains. The Reeveses found the result, a rich combination of purple jewel tones and vivid greens, impossible to forget. So the couple asked Smith to create the garden…
Landscaping with Ornamental Grasses | The Happy Housie
Beautiful ideas for landscaping with tall or short ornamental grasses that you can plant yourself! Creative gardening ideas!
Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis ‘Gracillimus’)
Using Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis ‘Gracillimus’) Hardy in zones 5-9 this attractive ornamental grass with fine silver-green blades will grow 6 to 8 feet tall and 3 to 5 feet wide. Maiden Grass turns a golden bronze color after the first hard frost. Used as a specimen or when planted in groups it serves as a great screen. Full sun or part shade and fertile soil will ensure that this grass performs well in the landscape.
Gardening In Dallas, Texas With Drought Tolerant & Native Plants | High Country Gardens
An English cottage garden with a Texas twist: Learn how a customer in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area transformed his yard by getting rid of water loving Bermuda grass and replacing it with a water-thrifty perennial garden.
21 of the Best Ornamental Grasses to Add Unbeatable Texture to Your Garden
Wispy ornamental grasses are versatile plants in any landscape that can provide four seasons of interest. These are some of the best varieties to try in your yard; you'll especially love how they look moving gracefully in a breeze.