Summer hits on the Fantastic Lakes garden in June. There are garden walks, graduation parties and weddings in gardens full of blooms. The first goodies from the backyard are prepared to consume, but beware of diseases and bugs starting to appear too. Barbara Pintozzi June Blooms The June backyard is full of old-fashioned, romantic favorites:… Continue reading Great Lakes Gardener's June Checklist
If you’ve been working on getting your patio fit, show it off in the best possible way by selecting the most appropriate entrance. This mini guide is intended to find the inspiration flowing, so it’s possible to begin building the patio of your dreams. From sleek, modern walls of glass into enchanting French doors, secret… Continue reading Spring Patio Fix-Ups: Earn Rave Reviews for the Entry of Your Patio
When designing a backyard, we are encouraged to think of the foliage first. A powerful backbone of intriguing leaves in the garden will maintain a style together, even if flowering plants aren’t at their peak. However, we can quickly locate ourselves at a foliage frenzy, choosing exciting leaves in every color from purple and chocolate… Continue reading Fantastic Design Plant: Old Fashioned Smoke Bush
Imagine you’re the landscape architect for the street department. You are stuck for ideas for a new stretch of the interstate, which means you click your browser shortcut, go to and property on a cute-as-a-bug’s-ear window box agreement. Warning! Assuming the traffic engineers have done their job, the normal viewer would buzz beyond a window… Continue reading Is The Garden Minding the Viewing Speed Limit?