Garden Ideas Issue 5

In Issue 5 (August 2015)

  • Asian inspired
    Add balance to your garden — and probably the rest of your life — when you incorporate the key features of a well-designed Asian landscape.
  • Out of space? Garden up!
    From dressing up blank walls to bringing color up to eye level, vines are garden must-haves. We’ll show you how to choose the right one (and structure) for your needs.
  • Saving seeds
    There’s no more economical way to get new plants than to collect and start your own seeds. Learn how here.
  • Great ideas for water
    Water features soothe moods and bring in wildlife. Which type should you put in your garden?
  • Create a better view
    See how one gardener made over a backyard when the view beyond the fence wasn’t as good as it used to be.
  • Grow a bouquet
    Here’s a plan for a garden so colorful, you’ll hate to leave it outdoors when you go in at night. Guess what? You don’t have to! All of its blooms make great cut flowers, too!
  • Heat up your retreat
    Looking to add some evening ambience to your backyard? We’ll help you decide whether you need a fireplace or a fire pit, gas or wood and other things essential to choosing the right fire.
  • Have a seat
    How can you enjoy your garden if you don’t have a spot to sit and take in the view? Here are 9 factors to consider in choosing and siting garden seating.
  • Try this garden idea…
    Repurpose old furniture in a clever new way.

Garden Ideas Issue 5


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