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Borrow Garden Ideas From Springtime in Paris

Borrow Garden Ideas From Springtime in Paris

A sigh can be elicited by the thought of spring in Paris. The blend of fantastic architecture, history and outrageously good food makes Paris one of the most alluring destinations on earth, and garden fans who visit the “City of Light” in spring may enjoy expansive displays from the city’s many parks and public gardens. In the Latin Quarter on the Left Bank to the hip and trendy Marais near the Bastille, it is entirely possible to spend a week…

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Give Your Garden an Arresting Point of View

Give Your Garden an Arresting Point of View

Can it be a grouping of decorative trees or a fountain, a focal point is often displayed at the heart of a garden, lending a sense of significance or a calming balance to the design. Focal points contribute order to insanity. They specify a place for the viewer to look. They flip into a huge, panoramic scene into something more romantic. In any garden, large or small, the thought can be successful because it borrows heavily from fine art, interior…

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Bathe Your Garden

Bathe Your Garden

You’ve heard of planting items en masse, but does that mean you select five petunias instead of two or one? Try out 50or even 550 petunias — frequently that’s what is needed for a good mass planting to earn a “river.” Obviously, all those plants can get pricey, so the ideal solution is to obtain a plant that is quickly growing and spreads easily. Creeping sedums, thyme, herbs and ground covers are great choices. Invite your crops to spread through…

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