12 Tough Perennials That Grow in Dry Shade (Most Even Bloom!)
Those shaded spots in your yard don't have to be barren. Rely on these easy-care plants to add color and interest without needing to be watered all the time.
25 Shade Loving Perennials To Brighten Up Shady Spots
Shade loving plants are adapted to very little sunlight because of their place in the forest understory. Since the canopies of larger trees and shrubs block as much as 95% of the sunlight that reaches
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How to garden with gravel | SA Garden and Home
If you want to make your garden more interesting, water wise and low maintenance, look no further than gravel. Here's exactly how to garden with gravel.
A circular gravel ga... stock photo by Jonathan Need, Image: 0159511
A circular gravel garden and patio area... Image:0159511 - Stock photo from GAP Gardens, garden & plant photography
Stunning Shade Gardens | The Happy Housie
Have a shady spot in your yard? You will love these stunning and inspiring shade gardens and find some fantastic plant suggestions for shady spaces.
10 of the Longest Flowering Perennials for Your Garden
With a little planning, your garden can offer color from early spring to late autumn. Here are 10 of the longest flowering perennials for flower gardens.
An Eye-Catching Border with Roses, Salvia and Geranium
Roses, Salvia and Geranium always make a pleasing trio as outlined in this summer border. Here, the blossoms of English Rose Bonica, bred by Meilland, combine their soft rose-pink color and cup-shaped form happily with the vertical, deep purple and white spikes of 2 lovely Salvias and embrace the violet-blue flowers of Geranium.
Arbour and urn as fo... stock photo by Jonathan Need, Image: 0159493
Arbour and urn as focal points in a gravel garden... Image:0159493 - Stock photo from GAP Gardens, garden & plant photography
A Fabulous Duo: Rose 'Gertrude Jekyll' & Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant'
While the list of plants that look great when planted between and under roses is endless, Catmint (Nepeta) remains a favorite companion for roses. Many roses lose their bottom leaves as the season progress. Perfect at hiding the leggy stems of your roses, the lavender flowers of Catmint nicely complement any color scheme of your roses and form a lovely show against its gray-green foliage.
A Fragrant Garden Retreat Idea
Dreaming of a resting spot where you could surround yourself with fragrance, color and beauty? Why don't you inspire yourself from this vignette and re-create a similar garden haven? Grow profusely blooming rose bushes around a sitting area, add Alchemilla mollis (Lady's Mantle) and Nepeta (Catmint) to create an intimate garden room which will invite you to sit in the company of the glorious and fragrant rose blossoms.
Roses in Mixed Borders
Planting roses in a mixed border is one of the easiest ways of enjoying roses in your garden. Combine shrub roses, other shrubs, perennials and annuals to create a tapestry of different colours and textures. Planning a mixed border thinking about colour The colour of the roses and accompanying plants in a mixed border is a matter of personal taste, but there are a few simple guidelines you can follow. Decide if you want to stick to a narrow colour scheme or if you would like to go for…