August

Did I spend weeks designing and specifying plant materials for the store backyard this previous February? No, completely not. I hardly ever take into consideration the store plantings till our work for shoppers is coming to an in depth. That signifies that I scout what seasonal plant materials remains to be obtainable in late June or early July. I truly don’t assume it issues that …

Oakleaf Hydrangea – Hydrangea quercifolia

Hydrangea quercifolia, the Oakleaf Hydrangea, is a really good-looking and versatile deciduous shrub that gives a spectacular present all 12 months spherical. Named after the form of its stunning leaves, it produces a profusion of magnificent panicles of creamy-white flowers as much as 30 cm, in late spring and early summer season. The elongated flower clusters final between 3-Four weeks and regularly flip pink as …

Using timber in a landscape design

Sharing a meal with buddies on the again deck is quintessentially Australian.  Using timber as a constructing materials is so widespread inside our trade and for good cause.  The flexibility timber presents coupled with its pure heat makes it a favorite of ours at Harrisons.   Forms of timber: Noticed Gum: One of the vital well-liked premium Australian hardwoods, Noticed Gum is placing in look …

The Landscape Finish

I’ve written various posts about this very particular mission that has taken higher than a yr to finish. I’ve saved the panorama end for final, as that half needed to watch for the partitions, terraces, stairs, driveway and pergolas to at the very least be underway earlier than we might start. A detailed pal advised that I publish earlier than and after footage. When designing …

How to Identify and Control Five Plant Diseases

By late summer time, vegetation in your New York, Connecticut and New Jersey panorama have weathered warmth, humidity, dry spells and downpours. Environmental circumstances can take a toll on plant well being. Even timber and shrubs on well-maintained properties can current with these 5 ailments: leaf spot, powdery mildew, root rot, boxwood blight and rust. Constant tree and shrub care will assist stop illness, and …

Peter Walker – International Garden Designer

Peter Walker has performed a big position within the subject of panorama structure over a profession spanning five-decades. Walker studied panorama structure on the College of California and earned an M.L.A from Harvard’s Graduate College of Design. In 1983 he based PWP Panorama Structure. Walker’s portfolio consists of gardens, public parks, plazas, company headquarters, universities, museums, memorials and concrete regeneration initiatives worldwide. His panorama designs …

4 Tips for Getting New Grass To Grow

Is your garden trying spotty? There are numerous causes lifeless spots can develop in a garden, from grubs to animal harm and fungal illnesses. To not point out, the warmth stress our turfs face in midsummer can take a toll on grass and lead to browned-out areas, a few of which could want further care to get well. No matter why your grass has lifeless, thinning or …

The Importance of Understanding Available Sun for Your Garden

Daylight – like most important gardening components – is very dynamic. The solar is continually transferring all through the day, in addition to from season to season. Add in human-influenced components akin to buildings, partitions, and different plantings, and also you’ve bought a stunning variety of components that every one must be thought of when precisely figuring out the quantity of daylight your backyard will …

Cultivating Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas of various sorts need to be essentially the most extensively grown summer season flowering shrubs of all. How so? The numbers of cultivars bred from the species serrata, macrophylla, paniculata, arborescens, anomala (climbing hydrangea) and quercifolia (oakleaf hydrangea) absolutely quantity within the tons of. The numbers of these hybrids and cultivars generally out there on the market are staggering. And evidently yearly new cultivars …