Boxwood are one of the most versatile shrubs for year-round interest in your landscape. They provide structure to both formal and informal gardens and come in so many shapes and sizes. Illustration from National Boxwood Trials Report (2011) shows the shape and size of many popular boxwood at 15 years old. Shapes will vary with intensity and intent of pruning as the plant grows to maturity. #boxwood #evergreen #shrubs #hedge #traditional #garden
Yesterday in a little break-from-winter look at garden styles we took a look at modern gardens. Now we’re going in what you would think is the opposite direction, to formal gardens, but really these two styles share more in common than you might think. F O R M A L G A R D E N S Even if you’re […]
Lately I've been thinking/dreaming a lot my "Forever Home" and the design details I imagine adorning this house! One of the things I find myself drawn to time and time again are pea gravel gardens. They are so simple and understated, yet so incredibly beautiful. The natural look
Knowing when to prune your plants is important for keeping them looking their best. Consider this your complete guide to pruning your shrubs, roses, hydrangeas, trees, and more like a gardening expert.