Garden Ideas Issue 11

In Issue 11 (August 2016)

  • Kaleidoscope of summer beauty
    Summer is all about abundance, and that’s what this beautiful Midwestern garden provides.
  • Fall cleanup guide
    Now is the perfect time for garden cleanup. Learn some tips to make it easier.
  • What to do now
    Use these seasonal and regional tips to get your garden in shape for winter.
  • Surround yourself
    Whether you want to block unwanted views, muffle outside sounds or just set a cozy scene, these techniques can help you create your own private getaway.
  • Give your garden personality
    Nothing sets the tone for your garden quite like an ornament, whether it’s a humble gnome or an elegant water feature.
  • Floating shelves
    Dress up a privacy fence or deck rail with these “floating” shelves.
  • Relax in summer shade
    A simple and subtle color palette creates tranquility in this New York garden.
  • Eat your veggies
    Just as you do when you plan an ornamental garden, think color themes in an edible garden.
  • Try this garden idea…
    Create a permanent “rug” on your deck or patio.
  • Tuberous begonia
    You can’t beat these beautiful plants for splashing color into a shady garden. Here’s how to grow them.
  • Helenium
    Sunny colors and flowers that continue blooming for months are just a few of the reasons to love this perennial.
  • Hummingbird favorites
    Want to bring in hummers? These 10 plants are guaranteed to please.
  • Ligularia
    Bold leaves and bright flowers make this perennial a shade garden must-have.
  • Make a statement
    This container just keeps getting better through summer and fall.

Garden Ideas Issue 11


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