Fall landscaping ideas 2019

Most blooms may fade during summer and the first weeks of fall, but you can keep your yard, garden, and planters going with textured plantings.

Lush Garden and Gray Stone Patio

This luscious backyard space, designed by Alderwood Landscaping, creates a cozy place to relax and entertain. The rich greenery gives this backyard color and makes the space feel remote and tucked away.

Please Don’t Purchase Painted Plants

No one ever went broke underestimating the taste of gardening consumers. At least, that’s the impression you get walking through greenhouses of some of the biggest home and garden centers. Just the other day, I came upon the abomination show above—succulents painted in a rainbow of vivid colors. Surely, you want a red, purple, pink, or blue aloe decorating your kitchen counter for the upcoming holidays!

What’s the Difference Between Annuals and Perennials?

Ever wondered why some of your plants die after one season while others come back year after year? If you’ve pondered that, you’ve likely noticed the difference between two categories of plants: annuals and perennials.