Looks complicated at first glance, but don't be deceived. There are only four types of plants here! They are Allium hollandicum ‘Purple Sensation’ with Campanula patula and Erysimum allionii in the Solar garden at Great Dixter

(An all-purple flower garden) Backyard Spring garden ~ Allium hollandicum ‘Purple Sensation’ with Campanula patula and Erysimum allionii in the garden at Great Dixter

Portland Oregon Garden Tour | Shade Garden | This is Darcy Daniels' garden, photo by Kate McMillan of cultiverity.com

Shade garden, photo by Kate McMillan, taken in Darcy Daniels' garden, Portland Oregon Garden Tour

Arranging a few old bricks on top of each other makes a simple insect house within minutes. The voids in each layer can be filled with old stems, twigs and other prunings collected from the garden. Bug hotel made from bricks and bamboo - © Lee Avison/GAP Photos - use leftover granite?

Arranging a few old bricks on top of each other makes a simple insect house within minutes. The voids in each layer can be filled with old stems, twigs and other prunings collected from the garden. Bug hotel made from bricks and bamboo - © Lee Avison/GAP

Plant combination Sedum and Echinacea (Cone flower)

Autumn joy sedum, echinacea/purple cone flower, Russian sage/Pervoskia atriplicifolia and Joe Pye weed/Eupatorium purpureum - Gardening Designing

piece of art to creates a focal point in a shade garden...

Showy Shade Gardens

In the Shade - Deep Shade Plants Thrive Beneath Tree Canopies A condition found in most gardens is deep shade. Canopy-loving plants like hostas and ferns thrive in these locations.

How to make a mini wildlife stack for your garden

How to make a mini wildlife stack for your garden

Meadow Rue - Thalictrum. Works well in shade as well as sun. The fine, airy foliage and flowers work well in a woodland garden setting.

Meadow Rue - Thalictrum----grows in shade as well as sun. The fine, airy foliage and flowers work well in a woodland garden setting.

Hellebores mixed with snowdrops and cyclamen. Use in your shade garden. Jan/March.

Hellebores mixed with snowdrops and cyclamen. Hellebores tips: Common Name: Lenten Rose Hardy Zones: 5 - 9 Planting Tips: Partial shade, and rich, well-drained soil Color options: range of whites, pinks to purples.

A woodland wildlife garden in the making... courtesy of #RSPB's gardening for wildlife expert Adrian Thomas.

Nick likes this - A woodland wildlife garden in the making. courtesy of gardening for wildlife expert Adrian Thomas.

Create a mini pond #homesfornature

MINI POND Water brings a magical quality to your garden, and is the key to life for so many creatures that live in it.

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