Cottage Garden Ideas

In front of the Learning Center - landscaping to attract birds and butterflies. The walkway style is nice, too. // Butterfly Garden: Articles on Creating Butterfly Gardens: Plans, Plants, Attracting Butterflies, More.

Landscaping around Trees | landscape bricks around a tree | For the Home

I love the look of these landscaping bricks. There are so many lovely gardens in Emerald that are bordered by these bricks! Landscaping Bricks Around Tree.

Creeping Phlox  Perfect for bulb bed

Easy Groundcovers

Creeping Phlox - Perfect for edging sidewalks and walkways, this slow-growing perennial likes full sun and well-drained soil. Creeping phlox won't become a rowdy neighbor to the tulips, daffodils, and other spring bulbs that look charming planted with it.

Make use of all those spent coffee grounds by adding them to your garden! Great, easy tips!

Hydrangea will always be one of my absolute favorite plants and this website has just about everything you need to know about them! I have these next to my house, and among other places

Flossflowers or Ageratum emits a smell which mosquitos find particularly offensive. It secretes coumarin, which is widely used in commercial mosquito repellent.  Ageratum is a perenial plant which reaches heights of 8-18” & has blue flowers, although there are varieties with pink, white & violet blooms. This plant will thrive in full or part sun & doesn't require rich soil. Good in rock gardens.Leaves can be crushed to increase  odor, its not advisable to rub directly on the skin.

5 Easy to Grow Mosquito-Repelling Plants - Before reaching for the chemical sprays, try planting these easy-to-grow plants which have natural mosquito-repelling properties.

Front garden in the making...
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Front garden in the making.

Pumila Pampas Grass | Pampasgras (Cortaderia selloana 'Rosea')

COTTON CANDY Anything! Think pink! Cotton Candy Pompous Grass - withstands heat, humidity, poor soil and even drought. Very easy to grow, it reaches a mature height of feet tall and gets feet wide. Grows in all U.S zones.

Garlic cloves can be planted to yield garlic chives - yum! Shallowly plant a few cloves in potting soil, put in sunny window and wait 7-10 days. Plant new cloves every 2-3 weeks for a steady supply

-- Every summer I say that I'm going to grow stuff with kid and fail miserably.but pinning it is a good start: 17 Plants You Can Grow from Kitchen Scraps [Black Thumb Gardener]

Bellas Rose Cottage: Vintage Chair Planter...

a container planter from this old chair. Flowers are Lantanas, since they have a pop of orange color. What a charming chair! I love how it turned out, so creative!