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Spring Combination Ideas, Bulb Combinations, Plant Combinations, Flowerbeds Ideas, Spring Borders,Tulip 'Angelique',Tulip 'Couleur Cardinal',Tulip 'Curly Sue',Tulipa 'Angelique',Tulipa 'Couleur Cardinal',Tulipa 'Curly Sue'

3 Charming Beauties For Your Spring Borders

Easy to replicate at home!
Garden ideas, Mediterranean plants, Water wise garden, Low maintenance garden, Agave Blue Flame, Blue Flame Agave, Agave Blue Glow, Blue Glow Agave, Blue agaves

A Beautiful Duo with Agave 'Blue Flame' and 'Blue Glow'

Simple but stunning, this Mediterranean duo includes two spectacular Agave hybrids. Imagine how gorgeous this duo becomes when backlit by the sun in early morning or late afternoon! 
Garden Ideas, Border ideas, Perennial Planting, Perennial combination, Summer Borders, Fall Borders, Aster frikartii Monch, Verbena Bonariensis, Helianthus Lemon Queen, Stipa tenuissima, Rhus Typhina

A Beautiful Fall Border Idea with Asters, Verbena and Grasses

Summer might be over but the gardening season is not as evidenced by this beautiful late-summer garden which marries small and medium-sized plants with great fall colors. You can easily replicate it in your own garden.
Garden Ideas, Border ideas, Perennial Planting, Perennial combination, Summer Borders, Fall Borders, Verbena Bonariensis, Dahlia coccinea, Malus Evereste, Miscanthus nepalensis

A Beautiful Fall Border Idea with Dahlias, Verbena and Grasses

Very attractive to hummingbirds, butterflies and birds, this interesting planting combination reveals its splendor, season after season.
Spring Borders, Bulb Combinations, Perennial Combinations, Lawn ideas,chionodoxa Blue Giant, Glory of the snow Blue Giant, Anemone Blanda White Splendour, Muscari Azurerum Album, White Grape Hyacinth

A Beautiful Lawn Idea with Chionodoxa, Anemone Blanda & Muscari Azureum

A lovely way of 'coloring' a lawn in early-mid spring!
Spring Combination Ideas, Bulb Combinations, Plant Combinations, Flowerbeds Ideas, Spring Borders, Tulip Mount tacoma, Tulip Spring Green, Tulip Queen of Night, Tulip Ronaldo,Tulipa Mount tacoma, Tulipa Spring Green, Tulipa Queen of Night, Tulipa Ronaldo,

A Black & White Spring Border Idea for your Garden

Black & white!
Summer plant combination ideas, Summer border ideas, Dwarf Gladiolus, Miniature gladiolus, Dwarf Sword-lily, Miniature gladioli Sword-lily

A Breathtaking Duo

Great for small gardens, borders, containers or in a vase!
Derviss Design, Verbena Homestead Purple, Stipa Tenuissima, Verbena Canadensis, low water garden ideas, garden path ideas, garden steps ideas

A Brightly Colored Path

Awash with color, these terracota slab stones steps are closely adorned with Verbena 'Homestead Purple' (Verbena Canadensis), a vigorous, award-winning perennial that blooms its heart out in a profuse display of rich, bright purple blossoms from late spring
Garden ideas, Mediterranean garden, Desert garden, Water wise garden, Low maintenance garden, Cephalocereus senilis, Old Man Cactus, echinocactus grusonii, Barrel Cactus, euphorbia canariensis, ferrocactus pilosus, opuntia microdasys

A Brilliant and Low-Care Mediterranean Border

Glowing in the last hours of the day, the small polka-dotted pads of Opuntia microdasys (Bunny Ears) warm up to a golden color, transforming this water-wise border into a Mediterranean paradise. Terrific at adding texture, color and shape to the landscape, all these plants look good year-round, are deer resistant, drought tolerant and some have even won the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society.
Garden Ideas, Border ideas, Perennial Planting, Perennial combination, Summer Borders, Fall Border, Crocosmia Lucifer, Montbretia Lucifer, Agapanthus Loch Hope, Crocosmia Bright Eyes, Chionochloa rubra,Red Tussock Grass

A Brilliant Summer Border Idea with Crocosmia, Agapanthus and Grasses

Easy to re-create in your garden, this planting is care-free and uses little water.
Garden Ideas, Border ideas, Perennial Planting, Perennial combination, Summer Borders, Fall Border, Crocosmia Star of the East, Star of the East, Dahlia David Howard, Canna indica purpurea,

A Brilliant Summer Border Idea with Crocosmia, Dahlia and Canna Lilies

Set your garden border ablaze for weeks from midsummer to fall with 3 outstanding plants: Crocosmia, Dahlia and Canna. 
Garden ideas, Landscaping ideas, Front Entrance, Californian Style, Andrew Grossman

A Californian Entrance

This stunning home entrance is not in California. Rather, it grandly sits in Connecticut.
Garden Ideas, Landscaping ideas, concrete paving , garden lighting , ice plant , kalanchoe , low water , outdoor fire pit , path , patio , patio furniture , pavers , planters , senecio , succulents , walkway. agave , boulders , copper light , drought tole

A Californian Retreat

Isn't this spectacular plant combination a real masterpiece with its staggering reddish rosettes of Paddle Plants (Kalanchoe Luciae) providing a strong architectural and exotic presence in this border?
Garden Ideas, Border ideas, Perennial Planting, Perennial combination, Antirrhinum majus, Snapdragons, Rudbeckia 'Goldsturm', Salvia 'Mystic Spires Blue', Salvia farinacea, Verbena bonariensis, summer borders

A Captivating Perennial Planting with Rudbeckia, Salvia, Verbena and Antirrhinum

A long-lasting summer border with just a few ingredients for a captivating result.
Perennial Combinations, Plant Combinations, Prairie Planting Ideas, Summer Borders, Spring Borders, corn poppy, papaver rhoeas, Salvia nemorosa Caradonna, Sage, Oenothera Speciosa, Evening Primrose, Silene Armeria, Sweet William catchfly

A Casual and Impressionistic Planting Combination

A scenery that reminds of Monet's Poppy Field in Argenteuil, where colorful blobs of paint start from a sprinkling of poppies. This casual and impressionistic planting combination is fairly easy to re-create and requires little maintenance.

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