Geranium psilostemon

Geranium psilostemon

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb' (Dwarf Purple-leaved Pittosporum) - A dense, dwarf evergreen shrub with wavy young leaves which emerge as a pale green colour and turn a deep, rich-purple as they mature in early summer. Although grown primarily for the foliage, occasional purplish flowers can appear in early summer.

Shrub - Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb' (Dwarf Purple-leaved Pittosporum) Position: full sun Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: May and June Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection in cold areas)

Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris flowers

climbing hydrangea, shade, slow growth at first

Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris climbing across a wall

Hydrangea anomala petiolaris - climbing hydrangea - deciduous - survives in shady, inhospitable areas

Climbing hydrangea Hydrangea anomala subsp. 'petiolaris Silver Lining':  White flowers in summer, colours up beautifully in autumn.

Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris 'Silver Lining' (PBR)

'petiolaris Silver Lining (PBR)' - Handsome variegated foliage: Delivery by Crocus

Stepping stones through woodland planting

Cottage Gardening for Everyone

love the stone pathway lined with flowers and plants.good for backyard by building.

How to Make Garden Stepping Stones With Quikrete- upside down directions. Good inspiration for gem designs.

How to Make Garden Stepping Stones With Quikrete

Garden Stepping Stones, project for APO or Global Youth Service day

Good how to on making a stepping Stone Path Across Grass

Pretty side garden with steppingstone path

Tree trunk segments instead of stepping stones.

Reuse an old tree to make a log pathway in your garden. Good use of "yard" trees and other wood that can't be milled; works much better in climates without termites. Good drainage under the log rounds will make the path last longer.

bluebells~ Bluebells are predominantly found in woodland and their displays can be found all over the UK.  They prefer moist, shady and stable conditions, so woodlands are ideal. But, in more northern and westerly parts of Britain, bluebells can also be found in all sorts of habitats, such as hedgerows or even by the sea in Cornwall.

bluebell woods by pete biggs - love the wildness of this path

The delicate and beauty of our native Anemone nemorosa.

Anemone nemorosa (Wood Anemone)

Buy Anemone nemorosa (Wood Anemone) from Sarah Raven: Plant a few varieties of these and they'll grow happily anywhere, increasing each year.

Eleagnus angustifolia Quicksilver - large shrub which can be clipped back to form good cover on a fence or wall.

Bilderesultat for elaeagnus

Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'

Siberiane Coral Dogwood - Red branches for winter color, hellebore underplanting

Variegated leaves, attractive berries, stunning autumn colour and showy red stems in winter make this Dogwood a shrub for all seasons!

Variegated form of Red Twig Dogwood (Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'). Brightly variegated leaves, stunning fall color and showy red stems in winter make this Dogwood a shrub for all seasons!

Camellia japonica 'Lovelight'

Camellia sasanqua 'White Dove' - evergreen, tolerates shade and some sun

permaculture - a cycle of re-use of resources

school garden ideas school garden ideas garden wildlife habitat with salvaged materials