There is no denying the charm of lavender. The fragrance alone brings to mind idyllic images of meandering walkways bordered by the aromatic, silvery foliage. The musky scent of purple flowers on long, slender stems drying in a forgotten kitchen window. Very few plants can evoke such emotion and take you to places you’ve longed to visit.
Finding time in our busy schedules for anything above and beyond the absolute necessary can be difficult. Finding time for a hobby that offers us peace and helps with our well-being can seem downright daunting and often unnecessary.
Designing a landscape can be overwhelming. With so many options available, knowing what to plant can be a challenge. But planning a new landscape bed or improving your landscape doesn’t have to be difficult when you follow these garden design tips.
We all have that awkward area in our landscape that is tight and narrow. The space between our homes and sidewalks, areas between our driveway and our neighbor’s yards, and corner spots that need something with height but not much width. Columnar plants, while often overlooked for more floriferous choices, serve a much-needed purpose in our suburban landscapes and offer solutions to many of these problems.
We’ve reached the time of year where we enjoy autumn radiant reds, brilliant oranges, luminous yellows, and the yellowing of evergreen needles. This shouldn’t cause a panic or create any fear that you may lose your evergreen. It is merely the natural progression of all plants, even those that hold on to their foliage.