All gardeners want to create exciting borders in terms of color, form, or texture. However, pairing plants in a beautiful or dramatic fashion is not always easy. How best to pair perennials or shrubs? What blooms with what and when? What plants to pick for a shady border, dry or wet soils, hot summer or cool winter gardens?
Our goal is to guide you all along the process and provide you with winning design ideas. We collect stunning pictures of gardens created by talented professionals and provide you with all the information you need to easily re-create them at home. We include a list of plants used, quantities needed, and a list of nurseries where to find them.
In need of an eye catching attraction in your bed or borders in late spring? Why don't you try this bulb combination?
Create dazzling spring borders like this one! All plants have won the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society!
An elegant and distinctive flower carpet!
A pastel palette for weeks of color!
Cheerful colors in early spring that will put a smile on your face!
Bright and festive in early spring!
A lovely way of 'coloring' a lawn in early-mid spring!
A festive and fragrant marriage of tulips and muscari!
This lovely hillside perennial garden is a feast for the eyes with its harmonious mix of textures and colors. Low maintenance and full of charm, most plants won prestigious awards and are easy to grow. They will attract the energy of butterflies and hummingbirds while most of them will be ignored by deer
This eye-catching garden weaves together succulents and other drought-tolerant plants for a long-lasting impact. Color and texture highlight this landscape creation, where bold plants like Agave americana (Century Plant), Dracaena draco (Dragon Tree) or the gigantic Kangaroo Paws (Anigozanthos flavidus) draw attention with their sculptural forms.
This garden is a spectacular tapestry that weaves together succulents and other drought-tolerant plants.
An eye-catching idea for your summer containers. All plants are evergreen, drought-tolerant and deer resistant.