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 Your Own Garden Rooms

How To Create Your Own Garden Rooms
Creating garden “rooms” is a great way to add an element of surprise to your garden, no matter what size it is. It’s also a great way to indulge in plants that might not work well together. If you keep them in separate rooms, they will all work fine. Rooms, whether in homes or in... 
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7 Stylish Shady Garden Container Combos To Try

7 Stylish Shady Garden Container Combos To Try
Low light doesn’t have to cramp your creativity or limit your plant choices? You can still create wonderful shady garden containers. For formal containers (which can include contemporary and traditional designs), success depends upon a careful marriage of pot and plants. This sophisticated style calls for restraint in color, embellishment, and plants. Informal designs, on... 
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How To Create Your Own Rock Garden

How To Create Your Own Rock Garden
Rock gardens come in many forms. Depending on the sun exposure, slope, soil conditions, and plants, they can mimic almost any landscape. One of the charms of rock gardening is that while the plants are generally small, they often have large flowers. Many rock garden plants are slow to establish, but there are also many... 
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Green Garden With A Blackened Reflecting Pool

Green Garden With A Blackened Reflecting Pool
This Chelsea garden was a potted version of the English landscape, with its quilt of fields and hedgerows. It is divided into two sections: the Courtyard and the Front Garden. The whole garden works as a mixture of informal naturalism and formal simplicity. As the grasses grow up over the season they undermine the linear... 
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How To Make A Feng Shui Garden Yourself

How To Make A Feng Shui Garden Yourself
Feng Shui is an art of reaching harmony in life, a practice that comes from the China. It is believed that if a place is arranged according to the Feng Shui guidelines it remains, prosperous, peaceful and harmonious. Start with the parts of your garden you would like to change, grow the Feng Shui plants... 
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22 Gorgeous Lavender Gardens Around The World

22 Gorgeous Lavender Gardens Around The World
Lavender is the secret weapon of gardeners around the world. In warm, dry climates, the herb’s 39 evergreen species can fill problem spots in the garden with year-round foliage and with flowers in lovely shades of purple, blue, violet, and gray. Give lavender full sun and from 2 to 3 square feet of space to... 
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