Landscaping a Slope

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[Oh, what a little purple can do, to compliment ornamental grasses!] Landscaping by Thomas Rainer

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[Oh, what a little purple can do, to compliment ornamental grasses!] Landscaping by Thomas Rainer

Add a whim to your garden. Make a spilled flower pot. It will also work as a focal point of your garden.

How to Make a Spilled Flower Pot | Garden Idea

Add a whim to your garden. Make a spilled flower pot. It will also work as a focal point of your garden.

Harpur Garden Images Ltd :: Marcus Harpur A Garden for First Touch at St…

Harpur Garden Images Ltd :: Marcus Harpur A Garden for First Touch at St George's Sloping garden of green foliage. A slope with dense planting of colourful purple blue perennials and grasses including salvia nemorosa. Corten steel step risers with gravel Silver-Gilt medal Design: Patrick Collins Sponsor: St George's Hospital and Medical School

Harpur Garden Images Ltd :: Marcus Harpur A Garden for First Touch at St…

Harpur Garden Images Ltd :: Marcus Harpur A Garden for First Touch at St George's Sloping garden of green foliage. A slope with dense planting of colourful purple blue perennials and grasses including salvia nemorosa. Corten steel step risers with gravel Silver-Gilt medal Design: Patrick Collins Sponsor: St George's Hospital and Medical School

Rustic Evergreen Tree Table Number Cards by WeddingMonograms

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Raised lawn planter with contemporary minimalist edging

How to Make Landscape Mounds

How to Make Landscape Mounds

How to Make Landscape Mounds. Landscape mounds, also known as berms, improve drainage in soil and raise plants to provide greater privacy in flat garden spaces. A berm is suitable for a rock garden or drought-tolerant plant bed, and it gives plants that well-drained soil to grow in. To look natural in your ...

something similar for the slope in the backyard

Front Yard Makeover - Green-Change.com

When we did our house extensions about 5 years ago, we didn’t really do much with the front yard. We always meant to come back to it someday, but never quite got around to it. We never bothered to plant much in the way of trees and shrubs either, since we didn’t want them to ... [Read more...]

love this landscape...gorgeous, and the cows and donkeys would love to destroy…

Why Good Design is Important - Growing A Greener World®

As a landscape designer, the most common request I hear from my clients is for “low maintenance” (although I sometimes think that actually means NO maintenance!). Most homeowners want to […]

How To Brick a Garden/Lawn Border....Both concrete and brick pavers make a simple, handsome border and work well as edging material too. Ideal when you want a border that keeps grass out of the garden, yet allows flowers to spill over without intruding onto the grass. You're less likely to chop them up with the lawn mower.

The Best Garden and Lawn Edging Ideas & Tips

Easy, attractive lawn edging ideas for your yard and garden! Learn how to edge a lawn with our tips for stone, pavers & metal lawn edging.

Flower Carpet roses grow under a tall pine tree where the soil is just awful.

Rain, rain come our way

I predicted it several months ago ... after 64 inches of rainfall in 2009, we would wish for rain in 2010. It's April and I really wish it would rain a good inch or two. Even so, it's been a wonderful spring. Azaleas and dogwoods, which are shallow-rooted plants and need consistent moisture, have...

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90 retaining wall design ideas for creative landscaping

Modern landscaping features beautiful retaining wall design ideas. These structures are often designed when the terrain is sloped and soil has to be

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love the diagonals, but not the rocks or plantings

Awesome DIY Garden Steps And Stairs Ideas

Awesome DIY Garden Steps and Stairs Ideas - MORFLORA

Awesome DIY Garden Steps And Stairs Ideas

Take advantage of a change in grade to display your favorite potted plants on niches in a retaining wall holding back the slope. Bringing flowering pots closer to eye level gives them greater impact....plants are so pretty fixed this way! it's a bit like the Victorian "plant theatres" where they displayed potted plants on stepped shelves - but much nicer!

This Planting Guide Solves All of Your Sloped Garden Problems

Creating a beautiful landscape can be SO easy.