Garden Design With Bursts Of Color In The Mountains

Garden Design With Bursts Of Color In The Mountains
Garden designer Julie Moir Messervy has created her own terraced garden in southern Vermont. Against the velvety verdant backdrops of the Green Mountain State, her garden has outdoor living spaces, ponds, and garden beds where wildflowers and perennials create a kaleidoscope of color year after year. The garden is a series of terraced spaces, including... 
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Small London Tropical Oasis With Layered Decor

Small London Tropical Oasis With Layered Decor
This small garden is a beautiful oasis in the center of the city. This is a tropical green paradise, and hydrangeas, dahlias, and daisies add color to the rainforest medley of greens—for a brief moment. Layering the spaces in the garden make it seem bigger than it really is. Black fences are extremely trendy now,... 
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5 Essential Design Tips For A Modern Garden

5 Essential Design Tips For A Modern Garden
What is it that makes a great modern, contemporary garden? How can it be achieved and what rules should they follow? Hard landscaping. There are waterfeatures, stones, raised beds and built-in planters that are physically constructed into the garden with rendered walls and wooden bench inserts. Low maintenance. Self-irrigation methods are implied. Self-watering planters and... 
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How To Create And Plant A Rooftop Garden

How To Create And Plant A Rooftop Garden
If you’re considering a rooftop garden, there are a couple of directions you could go in. Fully planted green roofs, where the roof is covered with soil and the plants are in the ground, make great environmental sense, but they are too difficult for homeowners to undertake on their own. The easiest and most personal... 
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Cool Garden Makeover For A Ranch-Style House

Cool Garden Makeover For A Ranch-Style House
This garden around a ranch-style house t was mostly concrete, located on a steep, sloping, narrow lot. It was completely changed by the owners; first, they mapped out pathways and flow with emphasis on focal points seen from the house and other viewpoints on the property. They used a simple palette of materials, including basalt... 
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How To Make A Small Veggie Garden

How To Make A Small Veggie Garden
You don’t need a farm to grow fresh vegetables, herbs and fruits. You don’t really even need a garden. Plant breeders know that after taste, home gardeners want a high yield in a small space, so they’ve been developing more varieties that can grow in a small foot print or even live in containers all... 
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DIY Hanging Indoor Garden For The Winter

DIY Hanging Indoor Garden For The Winter
For many of us now it’s time for indoor gardening, so let’s make an indoor garden to keep enjoying your favorite pastime! You’ll need 1″x6″ piece of pine cut to your desired length, 4″ hole saw, wood stain in and a finish of your choice, a hand sander with 100-grit sandpaper and one piece of... 
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