Garden design

Grass can be ornamental
Grass can be ornamental
Garden design
If you thought grass is of a single type you were wrong. There is a large variety, with several purposes: ornamental, resistance to pests, cover for the ground and source of nutrients. We can find grass that grows up to 4-5 feet. The grass comes ...

Caring about an ornamental pear tree
Caring about an ornamental pear tree
Garden design
The ornamental pear tree is surely a wonderful presence in a garden. It looks beautiful in any season and it is easy to maintain. There might exist subtle differences, but overall the methods for caring are the same. Ask the provider if there ...

How And When to Trim Bushes?
How And When to Trim Bushes?
Garden design
In every garden or landscape we find bushes or shrubs as they are ideal as hedges, borders and screening, some even as focus points or general green background. Trimming and pruning is an important part of shrub maintenance and while most can tol ...

Caring about the Asparagus Fern
Caring about the Asparagus Fern
Garden design
Although the name says fern, the asparagus fern is actually part of the lily order. It comes from South Africa and many consider it a weed. Its uses today are decorative so you can find it in many households. The first person to use it this way w ...

Choose a bottle brush tree for the garden
Choose a bottle brush tree for the garden
Garden design
This funny called plant, the bottle brush tree, came from Australia. These trees love warm climate, receiving a lot of water and plenty of sunlight. It is also called Callistemon. Its flowers are bright red and are in the shape of a bottle brush, ...

Choosing Flowering Bushes For Shade
Choosing Flowering Bushes For Shade
Garden design
Nature has provided us with many species of plants, beautiful both in bright sunlight or shade, so if your garden is generally low on sunlight or you have a patch and don’t know what to fill it with, we suggest flowering shrubs – “but how will th ...

Choosing Privacy Shrubs for Your Garden
Choosing Privacy Shrubs for Your Garden
Garden design
If you prefer the natural look over the hardscape fences (made of wood, concrete or vinyl) try fast growing privacy shrubs which will not only further enhance the beauty of your garden, but it will serve its initial purpose as well. Some of th ...

Types of Shrubs For Shade
Types of Shrubs For Shade
Garden design
Shrubs are dwarf trees with multiple stems and they can be a great addition to your garden, as hedges, privacy screens or just central pieces, whether flowering or non-flowering. However, if your garden is shaded and you haven’t found somethin ...

How to Identify Some Evergreen Shrubs
How to Identify Some Evergreen Shrubs
Garden design
Evergreen shrubs are those that don’t shed all their foliage in one go, but instead renews it a bit at a time throughout the year. Some awe with their beautiful flowers, others with their colourful foliage or simply by remaining evergreen. Broad ...

Choosing Shrubs For Wet Areas
Choosing Shrubs For Wet Areas
Garden design
If you live in a wet climate region but want to take up gardening, raising and caring for them might prove a bit difficult. Most ornamental plants can’t grow in excess moist without proper drainage; but don’t worry – there are plants and shrubs t ...