Whether your style is whimsical, elegant, traditional or contemporary you can find a unique art piece for your garden that let’s your friends and family know that this is your garden. However it is the relationship between the art and the garden that really makes or breaks it. There has to be a reas
This plant sure looks pretty, doesn’t it? Kinda like English ivy with kaleidoscopic leaves of red, pink, yellow, and green. It sports pretty white flowers too. DO NOT PLANT IT! If you do, you will be sorrier than Angelina Jolie after she married Billy Bob Thornton. It’s called “chameleon plant” (Houttynia cordata ‘Tricolor’) after its multicolored foliage. If it stayed […]
It’s the beginning of fall. You emerge one morning to find that your tree has suddenly turned color a good 4 to 6 weeks early. You find this delightful. You’re not so happy when your tree fails to leaf out next spring. What the heck happened? Is the Big Guy mad at you? Well, the Big Guy may very well […]
[...] just because you lack square footage, says landscape designer Susan Morrison, that doesnâ€™t mean you canâ€™t significantly expand the way you live outdoors. Though her Concord backyard measures just over 1,000 square feet, she and her husband, Nick Bowerman, have a dining room, an outdoor lounge, lush planting beds, views and more. Smart Vertical Gardening for Small and Large Spaces (Cool Springs Press; 224 pages; $20), Morrison says the key to making this â€" and any tiny garden â€" wo
A 2,800-mile horseback ride across the country began Friday in California and is slated to end in 20 days in Washington, D.C. The Grass March Cowboy Express, which will hit Utah on Wednesday, was organized in protest of the Bureau of Land Management.