Reblooming Iris Collection | Fleur de Lis | Spring Hill
For many gardeners, the only drawback about iris season is that it is over too soon. One of the greatest goals of iris hybridization is to create a more reliable rebloom. The most coveted varieties include those you can expect to see not only in spring, but again in late summer to fall--like the five varieties in our Reblooming Iris Collection. Create a dramatic scene in a perennial border brimming with large, magnificently ruffled, colorful blooms. You can also use these iris as strong…
Planting: Drought Tolerant Garden
Last fall we stayed in a house in Northern California with the most wonderful garden I have seen in a long while. I loved that it was filled with beautiful grasses and succulents but also it had herbs and some great native plants. I struggle with our landscape in the front of the house. It has become a very sore s
Cottage garden with Blue gate_Santa Fe.tif | Charles Mann Photography
In the southwest and Rocky Mountain areas, water wise landscape designs come in all colors and shapes and incorporate a wide range of both nativespecies as well as appropriate adapted plants, ranging from succulents and cacti to endemic penstemons and traditional perennials. A Santa Fe garden vignette features lavender, buddleia,poppies and other colorful and drought tolerant plants.
11 Gorgeous Drought-Friendly Landscapes
See the 11 drought-friendly landscapes are so simple to implement. Being water-conscious has never looked so good
REPLACE THE LAWN AND GO DROUGHT TOLERANT
Ack, sometimes grass is just too much trouble. I'm not anti-lawn by any means, its a lovely soothing foreground for flowers, and I love watching the birds that are attracted by grass lawns picking for seeds and bugs. But.... sometimes its just too much trouble.... My front yard was blah with so-so fescue turf, bald spots, and weeds. Not to mention, boring. So a while back I dug it up, rototilled the soil, and planted a butterfly garden. INGREDIENTS: Burgundy and White Iceberg roses Goodwin…
Lose the Lawn: Before and After in Menlo Park, CA
With its boring lawn, scratchy hedge, and dying camphor tree, garden designer Marilyn Waterman’s yard in Menlo Park, California, “had no soul,” she says. So she created her version of a homestead, mixing edible and ornamental plants. Photo by Rachel Weill “When I took out the lawn, the neighbors said, ‘We could never do that. …
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Thoughts about our garden. “We desire,” the Emporer dictated, “that in the garden there should be all kinds of plants.” Charlemagne the Great I do a lot of writing about gardens, but our own personal garden has never been the subject of this blog. Our garden is always a backdrop to my thinking about gardens and gardening—a sort of character in my story whose face is never revealed. There are many reasons for this: first, our garden is just in the process of being established; I’m a terrible…
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Stepping stones in rock path through California drought tolerant garden perennial bed with Euphorbia, Perovskia, Sedum 'Autumn Joy, Licorice Mint (Agastache 'Ava')