8 Perennials for Fabulous Fall Foliage

Ah, autumn…the season of apple cider and cozy sweaters. As temperatures cool and days shorten, it’s time to pick apples and enjoy fabulous fall colors. But maple trees aren’t the only brilliant displays for your landscape. Many perennials offer fantastic fall foliage, too! Why Choose Perennials for Fall Foliage? Most gardeners choose plants based on bloom […]

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Illuminating Yellow – Pantone’s 2021 Color Of The Year

Say hello to 2021! We’re already a few weeks into a brand new year. I hope you’re feeling as hopeful and optimistic about the future as I am! Have you started thinking about bright, uplifting color schemes for 2021? I’m planning to utilize Illuminating Yellow in my upcoming garden designs. It’s been named one of […]

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7 Superb, Classic Blue Perennials for Your Garden

Do you know that 2020 is the year of “Classic Blue?” For the past two decades, global color guru Pantone® proclaimed a “Color of the Year”—and trend followers everywhere quickly updated their wardrobes and interior décor with splashes of the anointed “it” color. But why limit Pantone’s trending hue to scarves and throw pillows? Instead, […]

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Perennials for Winter Interest

As the temperatures cool and daylight hours shorten, the beautiful blooms of fall plants fade. Late autumn and winter induce dormancy in many plants. However, your garden can still shine brightly with a bit of planning. You just need to choose the proper perennials that add color, texture, and interest throughout the dreary days of […]

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How to Add Texture to Your Garden

Creating a beautiful garden involves more than selecting pretty flowers and planting them in beds. The most memorable, lovely gardens add interest with long seasons of blooms, lush layers, and carefully selected plants perfect for their environment. As you design your garden space, color and size are important considerations, but texture also plays an integral […]

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Perennial Mums – Top Tips for Growing

When pumpkin spice lattes pop up on café menus, you know what that means: it’s time to plan your fall garden! And what’s the most popular plant for autumn gardens? Perennial mums, of course! With their cheerful flowers in shades of yellow, red, orange, rust,  white, purple, and pink, they’re a natural companion to scarecrows, […]

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16 Fabulous Fall Flowers

The lazy days of summer may be over, but it’s not time to put your garden to bed yet. In fact, the cooler autumn temperatures make it a perfect season to add more interest to your garden and extend its beauty with fall blooming plants. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite, fabulous fall flowers […]

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Layers in the Garden – How To Create A Lovely Garden Design

When you tour gardens, do you wonder how beautiful blooms become a cohesive, colorful, season-long show? How do the plants blend so perfectly into a cool-colored, serene space, a riot of bright colors to excite the senses, or a contemporary, elegant green space designed for entertaining? While public gardens’ beautiful designs may be due to […]

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Cool Summer Garden – How To

Ah, summer. Do you look forward to long, lazy, stress-free months relaxing by the pool, sipping icy beverages in the garden with friends, or watching the hummingbirds’ acrobatics? Unfortunately, summer’s bliss often evaporates as the thermometer rises. It’s challenging to enjoy the garden view as sweat drips into your eyes. This is why you should […]

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