Jenny Stewart
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This once formal garden has been turned into a cottage garden by tucking flowers between the sculpted shrubs...

This once formal garden has been turned into a cottage garden by tucking flowers between the sculpted shrubs. - My Cottage Garden

12 great foliage border plants   A great foliage border gives a garden a rich, layered look that doesn’t depend on flowers for dramatic effect. The key to success Pick the right blend of shrubs and small trees whose leaves and branches create contrasts in color, texture, shape, and size. To make each plant stand out, set big-leafed plants beside fine-leafed ones, and spice up a mostly green palette with variegated plants that provide hints of gold, bronze, and purple.

A great foliage border gives a garden a rich, layered look that depend on flowers for dramatic effect. The key to success: Pick the right blend of shrubs and small trees whose leaves and branches create contrasts in color, texture, shape, and s

A Viburnum for every garden situation- including my dry shade - this page lists them all!   Via Fine Gardening.

In a shrub border, viburnums stand out in the spring. The elegant creamy-white flowers of V. tomentosum Summer Snowflake light up the landscape.

Mix of evergreens and perennials with a grass lawn space too. Can this please be my back yard space?

Mix of evergreens and perennials with a grass lawn space too. Can this please be my back yard space?- WOW amazing mix of color

Daphne - sweet-smelling shade garden color option.

I LOVE Daphne - sweet-smelling shade garden color option.would this grow in Utah?

Breathtaking Perennial Gardens - lots of ideas for combining colors and textures of plants and shrubs.  If you need inspiration, this is your site!

Perennial Gardens - beautiful garden and bedding ideas - via Cadys Falls Nursery - Best Gardening Ideas

Tips for growing Hydrangea - Hydrangea are a wonderful flowering shrub. The blossoms can be very large and come in several colors: Red, Pink, Blue, Purple and White. Some varieties have blossoms of different colors. The color of the hydrangea flower really varies with the amount of aluminum ions in the soil. Acidic soils with a pH of less than 5.5 produce blue flowers; soils with a pH greater than 5.5 product pink flowers. White flowers are not affected by pH.

Tips for growing Hydrangea Hydrangea are one of my favorite shrubs. I ran across a great article on taking care of them at the Farmers Almanac. Here’s a link to their site if you want to see … - Flower Gardening