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Find out how fast-growing plants can solve your landscaping problems.

Find out how fast-growing plants can solve your landscaping problems.

I like how they used flowers in between these bushes...this could work too!

How to Space a Privacy Fence Using Arborvitae Pyramidalis

Along the back fence Hedge with decorative flowers Skyrocket juniper or emerald arborvitae hedge or privacy screen with foundation-style plantings of peonies and .


How to Grow Japanese Maples

How to Grow Japanese Maples -

Walls Of Plants Although this can take some time to leave room for growth, a living wall of plants is the most beautiful way to create a quite retreat in your backyard. Tall and bushy plants are best for maximum privacy. Some good plants for this are Evergreen trees, Italian Cypress, Oleander, Skyrocket, Gold Cone, and Emerald. Check your area to see which plants will last all year round.

13 Attractive Ways To Add Privacy To Your Yard & Deck (With Pictures)

American Pillar Thuja Evergreen Tree Stands up to everything from heat and humidity to ice and heavy snow loads! The perfect "telephone pole" tree, it's great for small spaces and as part of a barrier or windbreak planting.

How to grow plants between stepping stones

How to Grow Plants Between Stepping Stones

Flagstone pathways create a distinct route to a property and withstand years of wear and tear with minimal maintenance. Hundreds of plants are available to fill the gaps between flagstones while adding color and texture to offset the stone.

5 Weed-Smothering Ground Covers Let these landscape plants do the dirty work of choking out weeds

plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, zones 5 to plant grows well in sun and part shade in all kinds of conditions all over the U. It chokes out weeds, blooms in a clear blue that reflects the summer sky and tops it off with fantastic fall color.

Ferns & Astilbe are a perfect mix for the shade garden, creating a soft and colorful display. While ferns are initially expensive, they are a hardy perennial and multiply rapidly. They are easily separated to be transplanted in new beds or given to friends. They stay green all summer and die back to a stub in winter for easy fall or spring cleanup.

I don't usually like astilbe but this is pretty. Purple astilbe shade perennial flowers Combination of fern and Astilbe leaf textures, with the soft purple flowers for contrast.

Best Flowering Shade Plants

10 Best Flowering Shade Plants

Best Flowering Shade Plants, a wide varitie of gorgeous flowers that bring color to the shady part of your garden. Some are dual purpose and can grow in sun as well. - Flower Beds and Gardens