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Modern DIY Trellis Designs via Centsational Style

My DIY project for the weekend is to build a planter box with trellis to support a climbing vine, and I think I’ll stain it black. Last year I built some vegetable trellises and before that a criss cross wall trellis. I still have them both and they still function and look amazing! April is the perfect time […]

Historical Garden Books – 79 in a series – Beautifying the home grounds (1926) by Southern Pine Association

Historical Garden Books – 79 in a series – Beautifying the home grounds by Southern Pine Association Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org See more like this: Publication date 1926 Usage Public Domain Mark 1.0 Topics garden structures — catalogs, Division 32, site furnishings, pergola, trellis, fences and gates Publisher Southern Pine Association Collection buildingtechnologyheritagelibrary; additional_collections; catalogs Contributor MBJ collection Language English Find […]

Making a Garden in the Woods via FineGardening

Today we’re visiting Deborah McQuiston’s garden and sharing some photos she took in the beginning of October. I live in northeastern Pennsylvania, in the Pocono Mountains, Zone 5b. Our house was built in 2012, so I started with nothing: half an acre, nothing in the middle, surrounded by more than 200 deciduous trees. Challenges are […]

Hardscaping 101: Rain Gardens via Gardenista

As soon as it starts raining, I can’t help but think of all the ways I should be saving this precious resource. My son always suggests we catch the water by putting out a bunch of buckets, and I politely tell him that while that is a solution, there are more effective ways to use […]

Amazing Spiral Stairway With Indoor Garden Decoration via Pinterest

h/t Stephanie Murray on Pinterest I had to do a little reverse image searching to find out where this picture came from as the Pinterest user only linked to the image itself — a trait I find aggravating at best and mean, at worst, for not giving credit for the image. That said, this is […]

The Garden Decoder: What Is ‘Xeriscaping’? via Gardenista

Chances are, if you live in an arid or semi-arid region, you’re already familiar with xeriscaping—even if you haven’t heard of the term. Derived from “xeros,” the Greek word for “dry,” xeriscaping is the practice of designing landscapes that require little or no more water than what the natural climate provides. And if you don’t […]

6 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance via Dwell

These no-fuss landscaping ideas yield gardens that practically take care of themselves. Creating an inviting outdoor space doesn’t have to be a time-consuming, backbreaking endeavor. Although there’s no such thing as a truly zero-maintenance landscape, it is possible to create a stylish backyard with minimal upkeep. Read on for six simple design ideas that can spruce up your backyard and […]

Spectacular Leaf Art Created from Golden Gingko Leaves via My Modern Met

Whether creating spiraling circles, a honeycomb, or a complex labyrinth, Hedrick carefully rakes the fallen leaves into intricate designs. She draws inspiration from environmental artist Andy Goldsworthy (whose visually striking nature art has also wowed us for years). With a background in landscape design and art, Hedrick sees her annual installations as a way to not only […]

Japanese Garden 5, Cal Poly Pomona

What is your favorite garden style? Leave a comment and share! Japanese Garden 5, Cal Poly Pomona The Japanese Garden is a pleasant, oasis in the middle of the@calpolypomona campus. After photographing the nearby rose garden, I turned my attention to these beautiful scenes.   and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single […]

Koi (錦鯉 (にしきごい-nishiki goi) 2 via My Instagram

What is your favorite garden style? Leave a comment and share! Koi (錦鯉 (にしきごい-nishiki goi) 2 via My Instagram Japanese Garden, Cal Poly Pomona The Japanese Garden is a pleasant, oasis in the middle of the@calpolypomona campus. After photographing the nearby rose garden, I turned my attention to these beautiful scenes. More to come!  and Follow […]