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Using Texture in the Garden

Color and shape play a key role in the garden, but we often forget about the role of texture in garden design. Plant textures vary from very fine and airy to coarse, with a whole range of textures in between.  As we’ve seen in earlier posts on garden design, texture can refer to both the […]

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Using Fine Foliage in Garden Designs

Looking for new gardening ideas? One of the hottest up and coming trends is using fabulous foliage in the garden for season-long interest and color. Here are four easy ways to incorporate foliage into your landscaping and container gardening. Consider Color “Color is the best jumping-off point to start your new adventure,” write Karen Chapman […]

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6 Great Ideas for Mediterranean Gardens in 2012

A couple posts back, I talked about hot garden trends for 2012. One of them was the movement toward Mediterranean garden style. The style, as explained by North Coast Gardening blogger Genevieve Schmidt, often features open and airy courtyards, light-colored, textured hardscaping such as mosaic walls, gravel beds or unglazed terra cotta pots. The style also is known for its low-growing, […]

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