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Greet guests with a colorful garden in your parking strip (between the street and sidewalk). This plan features native plants such as aster, baptisia, and purple coneflower. Garden size: 6 by 29 feet.
Beds & Borders is a hands-on guide to transform a tiny yard into a gorgeous garden or divide a large landscape into a series of outdoor living areas. It offers imaginative ideas, shares the experiences of various gardeners, and provides extensive, practical how-to information. This lush, inspirational magazine features easy gardening tips, techniques, plant-by-number plans and step-by-step photography.
It's hard to top roses for color, beauty, and fragrance. This plan is designed for the true rose aficionado. It features a dozen distinct varieties, including a spectacular pair of climbing roses. Garden size: 8 by 13 feet.
This gently curved bed will add eye-popping color even in the warmest of weather. Scarlet sage and stately canna add vertical elements, while zinnias add nonstop excitement all season long. Garden size: 14 by 9 feet.
Airy blue lobelia and rosy nasturtiums frame the base of the fence, while lilies and daylilies add color at the top. This ultrasimple, low-maintenance garden creates a welcome for guests and passersby that's impossible to ignore. Garden size: 12 by 9 feet.
This easy-care border offers a season of blooms and is perfect for dressing up the front of your house. Garden size: 9 by 28 feet.
Lush cottage-garden plants create a beautiful, causal feel in your front yard. Garden size: 4 by 44 feet (in an L shape).
Put on a show at the end of the season with this cottage-style garden plan. Garden size: 15 by 15 feet.
One key to a good-looking, lower-maintenance garden: Limit the variety of plants you need to take care of. This plan requires just six varieties but offers stunning good looks in spring, summer, and fall. Garden size: 18 by 4 feet.
Welcome guests with a garden that features lots of cottage-garden charm and looks good all summer long. Garden size: 25 by 8 feet.
Ornamental grasses are great because they look beautiful all winter and are ultraeasy to grow. Soften hard-to-mow corners in the front of your home with this small-space garden plan. Garden size: 10 by 8 feet.
Add a dose of color to the front corner of your yard with this low-maintenance garden that looks good throughout the seasons. Garden size: 9 by 8 feet.
This colorful garden plan will keep your front yard looking charming all year long. Garden size: 15 by 8 feet.
Line your front walk with these beautiful selections for a welcoming entry that'll make your neighbors jealous. Garden size: 14 by 30 feet.
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