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Plants that Give You the Most Bang for Your Buck
Spend your landscaping dollars wisely with these tried-and-true plant picks.They're winners because they sustain all conditions. So really pay attention to native plants because They can be used in great coordinations and in groupings to give you a seasonal interest, without problematic problems like disease
The Biggest Wastes of Landscaping Dollars
Save money and garden smarter by avoiding these plants with a lower chance of success.
3 Tips for Creating a Cohesive Look with Your Landscaping
Feel like your landscape doesn't match your house? Follow these tips for a house and garden that go together.huge strides and that being like Certain pillows or textures on your outdoor furnitures . Certain pots, or custom pots. Beauty is in the detail, and it's subtle, right. So I would tell homeowners, even if you're
How to Prioritize Your Landscaping Budget
Avoid landscaping blunders by approaching a big project in the right order.stuff. Do I seed versus do I sod? Do I have an irrigation system versus a non- irrigation system ? So I consider prioritizing what you plan on using, and how you plan on using your spaces, as your starting points. [BLANK_AUDIO]
Landscaping Musts for New Homeowners
Moving into a new house is a big task -- and becomes even bigger when you start to improve the outside! Learn what you really need to do -- and what can wait -- when you move into a new house.
Cottage Garden Style
Cottage gardens offer informal charm and beauty. See the best cottage garden plants and cottage garden design ideas to start your own cottage garden.instantly bring cottage charm to a garden. Some of the essentials are picket fences , brick or gravel paths, structures, such as an obelisk, or arched gate. And ornaments like sundials or armillaries. The plants themselves consist
-Arranging flowers is easier than you think. Here's how to create a perfect bouquet of cut flowers. Choose a container that will complement your bouquet with its size, shape, and color. A flared opening allows stems to lean naturally. Aim for bouquet of 1 to 1-1/2 times the height of the vase. For a mixed bouquet, gather 5 varieties of flower and 2 types of leaves. Fill your plain vase with room temperature water. Visualize the arrangement with any circle. Now, divide the circle into 3 equal parts. Plan to place 1 stem of each plant variety in each of the 3 parts. To create a long-lasting bouquet, strip off lower leaves and cut each stem in an angle. You'll need several stems of each plant. Start with 1 type of leaves. Place each stem at an angle to form a web that will hold the other stems in place. A vase of leaves brings any bouquet to life. It makes an arrangement look fresh from the garden. The star of your bouquet is the largest most dominant flower. Shapely lilies like this allow smaller secondary flowers to have supporting roles and fit in nicely. For color, variety, and interest, add the supporting cast. Roses, lycianthes, and snapdragons are good choices. Finish your bouquet with fillers. Fillers can be flowers or leaves. Bupleurum and fern complete this arrangement. Adjust the stems to perfect the arrangement. Tucking in [unk] as needed. Now, your bouquet is ready to enjoy.
Top Evergreens for Your Landscape
Add four seasons of beauty to your landscape with evergreen trees and shrubs.fantastic pendulous branches that arch down, giving the plant a graceful look. White pine is another garden standby that can get very large. It features long, soft, blue green needles that dance with the breeze. Dwarf white pine varieties such as blue shag stay much smaller. Blue shag only grows about 6 feet tall and wide and keeps its mountain
Top Shade Garden Plants
Discover beautiful and easy-to-grow plant varieties to add color and interest to shaded spots in your garden or landscape.
Bring Your Backyard to Life
No matter where you garden, you can turn your outdoor space into a year-round haven for birds, butterflies, and a host of other creatures. Armed with our short list of must-have plants for wildlife, any gardener can create a backyard that’s as invitifor people and plants. Isn't it time, you lay out a natural welcome mat for your neighborhood wildlife? I'm James Baggett with Better.tv.