Garden Designers Roundtable: BOLD

Garden Designers Roundtable: BOLD

Good-bye, wimpy garden colors! So long, namby-pamby landscaping! Say hello to all things bold in your garden. Now, don’t get into a panic — not everything needs to be bold, but for sure you don’t want everything to fade passively into the background. Here are some ideas to try — and repeat after me: Baby […]

Bonnie Plants Container Contest

Bonnie Plants Container Contest

A couple of months ago, I attended P. Allen Smith’s Garden 2 Blog event at his Moss Mountain Farm in Little Rock, Arkansas. All of the participants were encouraged to create a container garden concept before the event using Bonnie plants (Bonnie Plants being one of the event sponsors) and three containers in graduating sizes […]

The Garden Designers Roundtable: Transitions

The Garden Designers Roundtable: Transitions

I’ve always said that the transitions in a garden are the most difficult to plan out. What to do with that one space where your decomposed granite area meets up with river rock, grass and steel edging? How to move from your patio out to your hot tub area? What about weird colors that meet […]