Brian carved out an alpine pond in a hillside where frogs and toads join the chorus of birds splashing in the shallow water. "The trick is to work with the setting so the pond and plantings look natural," he says. Brian does so with lady's mantle and cotoneaster in the foreground and alpine firs and weeping Nootka false cypress in the background.
Define your style: Formal, traditional, natural, modern, eclectic - all look great in the appropriate place. This garden has informal, natural, flowing lines and loose drifts of plants in a backyard woodland setting.
Plant lemongrass and rosemary in pots, containers or in flower beds on your balcony or in your garden to have a mosquito free summer! You can use them as herbs in cooking as well. Remember to brush them to release more of their fragrance before your outdoor activity. - Gardening Dreams