perennial border...tips for making your garden more interesting..**

(An all-purple flower garden) Backyard Spring garden ~ Allium hollandicum ‘Purple Sensation’ with Campanula patula and Erysimum allionii in the garden at Great Dixter

courtyard

Have to go with xeriscaping and low water in the cottage garden. Like these plants in the Jardin Toledo Gravel garden, xeriscaping, dry garden, mediterranean garden.

5 Ways to Use Cinder Blocks in the Garden • Lots of creative projects, ideas and tutorials! Including, from 'step by step', they show you how to do these diy concrete block stairs.

5 Ways to Use Cinder Blocks in the Garden

5 Ways to Use Cinder Blocks in the Garden - Lots of creative projects, ideas and tutorials! Including 'step by step' they show you how to do these diy concrete block stairs.

// Great Gardens  Ideas //

Peony and Iris border: Neighbors down the street have an old stone wall out by the road. A border of pink peonies and various shades of purple and lilac irises grows in front of it. What a glorious sight it is each year.

boxwoods in containers; could age containers with paint

The music of the color green- boxwoods in containers, antique stone lion - Jonathan Baillie design, Clive Nichols photography. Very dramatic and very formal treatment for a garden path.

petunias

Once again, I am reminded that if you want a huge "show" of color - plant petunias. This was my mother's thinking - always had a beautiful display of petunias - her favorites were purple and pink planted together. Just gorgeous!

Gorgeous!!  Garden and pool of decorator and landscape designer Michael Trapp.

Garden and pool of decorator and landscape designer Michael Trapp. Would even work in a small backyard. No one needs a huge pool.

nice courtyard

In the old jewish quarter of Seville is the hotel Casas de la Juderia. It is made up from six or seven houses each with their own small courtyard garden. The Moorish influence can be seen in all the gardens.

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