Tall hedge with Gothic window in a Cotswold garden in the UK. Architect Robert Hardwick designed the house that goes with this garden so he may have also designed this vignette. Photo by Simon Brown. (from House & Garden)
Outdoor mirror suggestion for fireplace to replace planter baskets. Mirror tipped slightly to reflect rear gardens best. Outdoor Mirrors - great ideas for using mirrors in the garden - via Good Life of…
For your front yard perennial garden. Nepeta Walkers Low, salvia, artemisia, and autumn joy sedum could give you this look. Designer Plant Combinations: 105 Stunning Gardens Using Six Plants or Fewer : Scott Calhoun
with Echinacea! Autumn Joy Sedum, Echinacea/Purple Cone Flower, Russian Sage/Pervoskia atriplicifolia and Joe Pye weed/Eupatorium purpureum. Possibly asters in the foreground, Persicaria amplexicaulis middle right?
English knot gardens a la Rosemary Verey (at Bill and Mary Wayne Dixon’s garden Atlanta, Georgia) and a vast estates featuring formal parterres patterned after a famous French estate (at Livia and Scott Hostetler’s garden).
Topiary art is one of the most creative and calming things you can do in a garden. Clip a shrub into a shape. It doesn't matter what shape; any shape is fine, just so long as it gives you pleasure and doesn't offend the neighbours. Topiary is all a.