Succulent Video Library https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRemiSyakbI&list=PLm10BBHUs87i0J7DxYI0TfZI2NIFQ5P82 Cacti Video Library https://www.youtube.com/watch...
18 Majestic Metal Garden Gates That Will Make You Say WOW
If you wish to give your garden a great entrance, then you definitely need to choose a great garden gate. Garden gates can be found in so many versatile designs and can be made of
Six Tips for Better Photographs of Plants
Although I am primarily a landscape photographer, I have recently found a great deal of enjoyment in photographing plants, both in botanic gardens and in the wild. Photographing these kinds of smaller scenes feels more meditative than photographing landscapes, as the process often includes slowing down, seeking out details, and taking time to craft photographs of sometimes tiny subjects. Another primary benefit of seeking out these kinds of subjects is their prevalence. Plants like those featured in this post can be found in almost any landscape or garden, which means it can be easy to find compelling subjects close to home. And, since many photographers pass by these kinds of scenes without a second thought, you have ample opportunity to make unique, creative photographs.
Design Tips For Container Plantings Focused on Foliage
Oak Street Garden Shop and Local Market Menu The blue primrose will be pulled out and replaced when the heat of summer arrives… I’ve talked before about creating interesting container plantings with foliage and flowers, and here are a few more examples While this post is about choosing interesting plants for containers, the design concepts are used by the best garden designers for beautiful landscapes too. Plantings in pots are much less intimidating, though, and are a way to try new things just for fun. Use your container as a starting point to give you hints about what will look best. Does it contribute color or texture, or is it fairly plain? The point here is that leaves in plantings add color too and sometimes last longer in a design than flowers; so…
Fresh Flower Arrangements from Your Backyard
The sustainable gardening movement has encouraged many of us to dabble in the "forgotten" art of growing food in our own backyards. Since we're going to all that trouble, why not tuck some pretty flowers in there while we're at it? Just as we want for our food to not have traveled great distances to reach us, we are beginning to covet flowers that haven't been shipped halfway around the globe. Maintaining a cutting garden is a centuries-old pastime, but most of us aren't exactly flower farmers and can't spare the space to grow an abundance of blooms for arranging. So what does an average backyard gardener do? It's simple: You've got to think beyond just the flower.