This pic from the Andre Eve rose garden in Pithiviers has a look we aspire to.and on occasion, momentarily, we achieve. Must visit sometime in this, the home of the eponymous almond pastry, another French thing of beauty.
country garden - SFH adds: I had to pin this wonderful site on three different boards it is such a great example of a successful border, winning plant combinations, and Blue/Purple- crown jewels in the garden.
Install a white fence for curb appeal. A low fence like this is both playful and proper. Dressed with roses and fronted with mounding perennials, it makes a welcome entry from the street or sidewalk. (If we ever put up that white picket fence!
Salvias (the purple flower in the photo) are one of the best groups of flowers for honeybees and bumblebees. White Fence And Flower Bed With Pink Roses, Salvia, Sage, Catmint And LadyS Mantel. This is going in my yard down the fence - Home And Garden