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  • Landscapes consist of a variety of physical components combined together to form a "look" or style - plants, softscape, and hardscape. This article describes what they are and how to use them.

    Softscape and Hardscape:  Garden Components

    Softscape and Hardscape: Garden Components

    by Sustainable Sue8

  • Miniature fairy gardens and enchanted gardens are a fun project for creative container gardening. Includes pictures and ideas for creating your own magical fairy garden project.

    Miniature Fairy Gardens: Ideas and Pictures

    Miniature Fairy Gardens: Ideas and Pictures

    by Marisa Hammond Olivares70

  • Which plants are essential in a traditional English garden? Roses, hollyhocks, foxgloves, lupins, pinks, and more, with a sprinkling of fruits and vegetables.

    Plants for an English Cottage Style Garden

    Plants for an English Cottage Style Garden

    by GlenR11

  • Here is a list of the top 10 climbing plants perfectly suited for a small garden trellis. Bringing color, scent and interest into your yard, climbers also create a decorative screen or an ornamental feature that will bring months of pleasure.

    Top 10 Climbing Plants for a Small Trellis

    Top 10 Climbing Plants for a Small Trellis

    by GardenExpert99925

  • Creating a romantic garden area in the yard is not always the simplest of tasks. There are many aspects of gardening that are useful for enrichment and texture in the planting area.

    Ground Coverings Bring Romance to the Garden

    Ground Coverings Bring Romance to the Garden

    by Tammy Sons1

  • Time to build a 4' x 4' concrete block raised bed. Make this a fall project. Add leaves and grassy material throughout the cool seasons. Get a jump on spring with your new raised bed.

    Build a Raised Bed Garden Quick, Easy, Cheap

    Build a Raised Bed Garden Quick, Easy, Cheap

    by Patsy Bell Hobson26

  • When purchasing supplies for a DIY irrigation project, knowing who makes the parts you need and where you can find them is critical - Ewing, Orbit, Rain Bird, Valley, and more are covered here.

    Where to Find Irrigation Parts & Supplies

    Where to Find Irrigation Parts & Supplies

    by watergeek3

  • I am a lazy gardener. Every plant on this page has been personally stress tested by me. They are hardy, and easy to care for. They require little water and are distasteful to deer.

    Low Maintenance Plants for Sunny Areas

    Low Maintenance Plants for Sunny Areas

    by Sherry Hewins14

  • Designing a simple landscape plan requires a careful assessment of the garden site: determine the sun exposure, soil pH, moisture level, and location of the garden prior to selecting plants. Sample garden plans for different situations are included in this article about how to create a simple garden.

    How to Design a Simple Garden Plan

    How to Design a Simple Garden Plan

    by Leah Lefler34

  • Mosaic garden stones add color and charm to any corner of your flower beds and gardens. They can be any size and depict a butterfly, dragonfly, flowers, bugs, or a colorful design like a spiral.

    How to Mosaic Garden Stones

    How to Mosaic Garden Stones

    by Silva Hayes16

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