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How to Use Bold Textured Plants for Outstanding Garden Design

If you’re looking for great transitional plants, bold textured plants carry the garden when flowering plants begin to die off for the season. A plant with heavily textured, bold foliage rivals the showiest of blooms. They grab your attention and beg to be the focal point of a garden bed. Garden designer Rebecca Sweet has these expert tips. 

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Garden Design: Tips for Raised Beds

The most recent National Gardening Survey says, “More and more consumers are choosing not to dig holes in their leisure times. If they have the finances, they are investing in raised beds.” A raised bed is gardening soil, raised above the normal soil level, and contained by durable materials such as wood timbers, bricks or metal edging.

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Why This Works – Garden Design

Curved garden beds are elegant. They provide movement in the garden, gently guiding your eyes and your feet as you explore. They remain visible, even in the winter. The curve of the garden bed can be created by the contours …

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Why This Works – Garden Design

  One of the best ways to study good garden design is to explore your local parks and gardens. A few minutes from the offices of Horticulture magazine is the Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati. We spied this little …

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