Gravel In The Garden

I don’t know what sort of stone this vintage English millstone was carved from, however I can attest to the truth that our skid steer may barely carry it. I averted my eyes after I noticed the entrance tires of our loader go away the bottom. Stone is extremely dense, and heavy. If this millstone is granite, you possibly can make sure that the carving …

No More Socks! – Ian Barker Gardens

With father’s day proper across the nook we requested our development and upkeep managers for the within scoop on what they’d suggest for backyard lovers. No matter your meant recipient – dad, husband, grandfather, we expect this record will comfortably get you throughout the reward line come September 1st and put a smile on everybody’s face!   One-Hand Pruning Shears – Felco 2 Paul, our …

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 …