8 Simple and Practical Ideas for Water Features and Fountains

Garden designers would agree that water features and fountains make powerful design elements. Water not only adds sound and motion to the landscape but also gives an ethereal touch to the environment. Browse these simple and practical design ideas for water features and fountains to your garden. Try these simple water features to add music and […]

Designing Beautiful Landscape Designs with Bamboos

Oft undervalued, Bamboos are valuable plants for using in a landscape design. In fact, they are excellent landscape plants for many reasons: Bamboos grow quickly and they are easy to maintain Bamboos come in hundreds of varieties that suit many purposes; they can be used as fencing plants, as wind breakers, as ground covers, as […]

Unique and Unusual Indoor Gardens

Gardens are usually associated with outdoors and most hobbyist believe that indoor gardening is limited to putting a couple of accent plants in living rooms or table tops. However, with creativity and a little planning, it is possible to grow a complete garden indoors. Today’s post showcases some unique and unusual ideas for beautiful indoor gardens. […]

9 Beautiful Examples of Landscaping with Cacti

Cacti are very useful plant for landscaping. They are hardy, do not require much maintenance and grow in many different climatic conditions. They also come in a variety of shapes and sizes making them nice accent plants in a landscape design. Browse these beautiful examples of landscaping with cacti and see how unique a landscape design […]

9 Simple and Modern Trellis Designs for Your Garden

Being an experimental gardener, I love experimenting with different design ideas. And one of my favorite design elements in a garden landscape is a trellis. A trellis is a nice design element not only to support your vines or climbing plants but also to add some architectural element to your garden. Usually made of wood or metal, […]

Winter Flowering Shrub: Jasminum nudiflorum

Jasminum nudiflorum is a beautiful flowering shrub originating from northern parts of China but easily propagated in USD zones 6a to 9b. The shrub is commonly known as Winter Jasmine because of its attractive yellow flowers that bloom in winter when very few plants bloom so profusely. For this reason, it is considered a valuable shrub […]