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Beautiful Plants For Large Containers

Beautiful Plants For Large Containers

Beautiful Plants For Large Containers – Containers are so versatile – often we design with a combination of plants, however, to add special interest for an overall display, consider including some large plants or special plants and grow them in a single pot or garden planter.

Create a distinct break between your patio or terrace and turn this into an outdoor room. This can be accomplished by incorporating large garden containers filled with just a single spectacular plant and then infilling with border plantings. More than just providing a view, the design is provided from the inside out.

Soft Landscaping: New Trend In The Gardening

Soft Landscaping: New Trend In The Gardening

Soft Landscaping: New Trend In The Gardening – Soft landscaping is the newest trend in the gardening business which involves the planning and management of your lawn or garden. While there may not be many totally new concepts that are involved in this new style, the positive side of it is that it opens new possibilities to a homeowner as far as landscaping is concerned. The main elements you will find included in soft landscaping include things to do with turf, flowers, shrubs and trees as well as hanging baskets, potted plants and container grown plants.

Soft landscaping is a good garden plan that helps to provide structure and shape to your garden where you learn how to plant hedges and trees as a backdrop for your lawn.

The New Lawn In Your Garden

The New Lawn In Your Garden

The New Lawn In Your Garden – The grass in your lawn can come from seed or turf. The choice between them may have to be made only once in the life of your garden, so consider the relative merits and drawbacks carefully before making your decision.

Small sprigs of grass for planting a lawn, so popular some years ago, are no longer available. But novel forms of planting material continue to appear – now there are the seeded turves which are unrolled like a carpet.

Planting Solutions For Clay Soils In The Garden

Planting Solutions For Clay Soils In The Garden

Planting Solutions For Clay Soils In The Garden – Different gardens in the same street, and even different parts of the same garden, can have different types of soil, so don’t assume that, because your neighbours have clay soil, you will too. It’s also important not to worry. There are some wonderful gardens that have done very well on clay soil because it’s such a fertile growing medium and nutrients are retained well in the soil.

Some perennials, and woody plants, will do particularly well. Other suggestions for your clay soil garden design include hawthorn trees, daylilies, lady’s mantel and blue rug juniper.