colorful combinations

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    Inspiration for Spring Bulb Design

    Fall is around the corner, and while you are probably getting ready to start decorating your garden with pumpkins and hay bales, this is also the time to think ahead—way…

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    A Woodland Garden Design

    In 1989, after 13 years of marriage, my husband, Bud, and I ventured back to my hometown with our family of four. A beautiful piece of property awaited us: a…

  • Spineless Hedgehog™ aloe, Retro Succulents® Carmine™ aloe, Tree aeonium, mistletoe cactus, Cochineal nopal cactus, QIS Orange gomphrena, feather grass and Acapulco Orange hyssop in a brown container
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    Pick a Color, Any Color

    Last spring, we challenged our readers to design a container that featured a single color. Whether you have a passion for purple, a yen for yellow, or an obsession for…

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    Great Combinations with Ornamental Grasses

    Ornamental grasses are classic autumn stars, and they’re usually combined with other great fall bloomers, such as Joe Pye weeds (Eupatorium spp. and cvs., USDA Hardiness Zones 3–11), black-eyed Susans…