In Los Angeles I joined a docent-led tour down the hillside in the Central Garden at the Getty Center. I had seen photos of the famous Bowl Garden The solution to that design problem is elegant. The water flows straight down the hill Melbourne, VIC — (SBWIRE) — 12/26/2013 — A house with a small garden looks very beautiful. It adds lots of charm and happiness to the house. No matter however small or simple the house is, as long as it has a small garden in front of it, it makes it the Last Sunday morning I woke up with an idea for a project; A garden of bright, colorful flowers that fit on my fire escape. Like most New Yorkers, I live in a small apartment where you have to get a little crafty to make the most out of your home. Container gardens are a great way to garden for those on a tight budget with money, space, or time. Take some time to plan your container garden, following the 3-part “thriller-chiller-spiller” system. Smaller plants are cheaper, but take longer to The garden design software program is a popular, user-friendly software, that is perfect for the creation of attractive garden and landscape design ideas. Made for both the experts and the do-it-yourself enthusiasts, the garden design software produces I know what a challenge this must be, as you don’t want to put too much money into the yard, yet you still have to live there and enjoy it. Here are a few ideas: Though I wouldn’t suggest anything high-maintenance, a Zen-inspired garden would be nice. .
Hey, Pittsburgh: The weatherman says we’ll be soaking up the sun again this weekend! If you’re looking for a chance to spend some time outdoors without breaking the bank, check out the Lawrenceville Garden Tour. Get started at the community garden at BRISTOL — Deborah Kent will give a talk entitled “Designing With Great Plants” when the Bristol Garden Club meets on Oct. 20. The business meeting gets under way at 10 a.m. at the public library at 5 High St., refreshments are at 11:30 a.m. and Kent will Looking for new home design trends or fresh ways to brighten up your living space? These days, many designers and design enthusiasts are turning to the social media site Pinterest for inspiration. A virtual pinboard or scrapbook, the website allows users Stealing may be wrong, but shoplifting ideas from gardens is so right. I’ve never met a gardener who wanted to press charges. If anything, they’re thrilled to share. Note I said “ideas.” In no way do I condone taking plants. Ask for the name (I’ve even .