Walled English herbaceous garden border - great use of height at the back

How to: plant a herbaceous perennial border

Perennial growing height is important. Taller plants for the back of the border include Lillies, Acanthus, Delphiniums, Lavatera (Tree Mallow), Echinops (Globe Thistle) and Red Hot Pokers. Hollyhocks and Foxgloves give a real cottage garden look to your b

curved-herbaceous-border-with-evergreens-and-perennials   How to create a herbaceous border on a budget

How to Create a Herbaceous Border on a Budget

Perennials Plants for Low-Maintenance Gardens-This is a beautiful little garden idea for my future yard. I love that its low-maintenance too.

Creating stunning borders is the highlight of having a garden. Seeing them in full bloom is what makes the hours of weeding and digging worthwhile.  But thriving, luscious flower borders can be expensive, especially when you are starting from scratch.  Fortunately there are ways to get rich herbaceous borders on a budget. Here are my top money-saving

How to Create a Herbaceous Border on a Budget

Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire' - This deciduous shrub has oval, mid-green leaves and produces small, creamy-white flowers in May and June. But it's really grown for the brilliant, flame-coloured stems that are revealed when the leaves, which turn orange-yellow in autumn.

Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire' - This deciduous shrub has oval, mid-green leaves and produces small, creamy-white flowers in May and June. But it's really grown for the brilliant, flame-coloured stems that are revealed when the leaves, which turn orang

Top Ten Plants Every Wildlife Gardener Should Consider (BBC/UK) - If you'd love to see more wildlife in your garden, clever choices for your borders and herb patches can give nature a helping hand.

Top ten garden plants for wildlife

Blackbird on a plantpot list of thing to plant for wildlife garden.

DSC00557 | Remember to use varying heights of planting to br… | Flickr

Use varying heights of planting to bring the eye upward. Nice mix of color, heights, and decor.

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