Member of the syringa-vulgaris, this unique purple with white border lilac tree flower is unique .. rewarding it’s proud owners every spring!
Wrought Iron chairs make for a great up scale garden design addition.
Creating a “Vintage Look” is the advantage that wrought iron presents … a heavier historical feel, chairs, tables and benches that one would find in a Victorian garden in the 1800-1900’s.
Antique steel wrought chairs are harder to come by …many rust away when left outdoors in the rain. Wrought iron furniture is heavy and readily resists blowing over in heavy winds, unlike the basic plastic patio chairs.
Good part is that wrought iron chairs are available cast in aluminium, although not as heavy as the old wrought iron furniture, they are stable in the windy locations and do not rust on the legs bottoms which can stain stone and interlocking patios.
Adding, as in the photos above, a small matching table allows you have a sweet little spot for a morning cup of coffee .. or evening drink with a friend.
Wood birdhouse colorfully painted adds a spark of interest in one’s garden design.
This unique bird house is little creative and visually interesting with the use of bright colors and little design funk.
Birdhouse is mounted about 10 feet (3 meters) off the ground on a cedar pole with it’s bark still intact. Behind is pine board and batten building siding with well an established vine climbing the wall.
Wood Bird Houses – follow to see some unique inspiring creative bird house pictures
Resin Adirondack Style Chairs
Adding these low maintenance chairs into your landscape design adds a focal point in the garden .. with a resting spot to enjoy a tea or cold drink.
Selecting a striking color adds contrast and draws the eye to your seating arrangement .. you can then build out the garden area with your favorite trees or flowers.
Resin Plastic chairs vary in price and quality. One area to inspect is the size of the 4 vertical legs. If legs are too small, the chairs may wobble side to side over time … a firm based area of patio style stones will prevent the legs with sinking into the ground.
Suggest you buy at least two chairs .. so someone can join you!
Landscaping Ideas using found or bought Antique objects – this is an example of using an old crop seeder … antiques look great as a garden accent especially if left to rust ..
Work in your landscape design a few special trees and you will have a unique and creative garden!
Landscaping Design: Finding a old crop seeder or unique type of antique it is best to get away from the city … find an old farm country auction, multi-vendor antique flee market or small town antique store … may take a bit of looking ..
Landscape design idea: Using Cedar tree in combination with Cedar Wood planter on porch – planters will naturally grey unless stained. Best have a plastic liner or drop in tray to maintain cedar boxes.
Example of a Danger Sign posted at the edge of a Forest Pond. Aluminum or metal sign panel with vinyl graphics will provide years of warning and be relatively maintenance free.
Pretty in red, these azaleas red flowers stand out in any garden. Best planted in a shaded area like under a tree .. you find the flowers last longer.
The flowers of the syringa-vulgaris, or pink lilac smell wonderfully sweet. This variety of lilac has tiny flowers arranged in a large bunches.
Visually interesting linear lines of the maples trees, fence and long driveway! Trees provide wind and blowing snow break.
Pinky purple phlox flowers, know as polemoniaceae provide a dense blanket of flowers that looks great trailing off large rocks in this rock garden.
Problems with explorers trespassing on your property? One way to take some simple steps is to post “No trespassing” or “Private Property” signs as in this photo.
This may not deter some and a fence right to the water front was need to slow them down.
Most are just exploring or curious, but you never what they will do, especially when you are away!
One may call them a few other names due to their eating nuisance and large holes left in the lawn. More formally names Marmota-monax, ground hog, wood chuck, whistle pig, rodent-of-Sciuridae.
Striking bright Yellow Flowers on this Azaleas shrub catches one’s eye immediately. Part of the Rhododendron family, this one not usually available at the building garden center.
You may have to shop around several higher end nurseries to get a find!
Contrasting large group of orange poppies make a great garden images with their bright orange contrast to the cedar tree hedge background.
Nature is in a continuous loop, retiring Trees in the forest, just a landscapers and gardeners have to replace their outgoing trees and flowers.
These dark purple Iris Flowers are unique and almost look black at a distance, impressive flowers!
Quite the contrast to the maple trees Spring green leaves … the reward is Autumn’s yellow blast of color!
Great Picture of Cedar Tree leaves on white snow cover!
From the genus rosa (rose), this perennial flowering shrub produces lovely white rose flower.
Oak Tree Leaves photo taken at night with street lamp illumination. The Oak tree is a hard wood and in the Quercusgenus family.
Osprey (Pandion-haliaetus) uses wood twigs and sticks to create a large strong nest site which may hold 2 to 3 chicks. This Osprey has nested on a man made platform where other wise they would nest in tall pines or spruce trees. Appears to be the mother only with eggs .. no chicks yet!
Weeping Pea Shrub is a small garden landscape tree which can be used on the corner or ends of gardens. Pea Shrub produces a nice colorful yellow flower and has small green leaves. This pea shrub is Known as Caragana-arborescens-Pendula (Weeping type).
A “Wow Garden” in part has to do with contrast between plants and trees. If you have mature cedar hedge, it creates a great dark green back drop for bright contrasting garden flowers as can be seen to the photo. Don’t have 5-8 years to wait for cedar trees to grow, then possibly consider a fence.
Picture of a Maple Tree Leaf floating down stream in the autumn Season.
The evergreen cedar tree fights to germinate it’s seed and survive in the forest. In this photo, little cedar seeds have found their way between the limestone cracks and with a little water try to establish themselves.
Many property owners plant sapling trees for a variety of reasons: create a wind block, property line identification … some for future generations of their families! These trees are about 25 to 30 years old and have many years left to develop for future generations!
The roots of a tree continue to grow and enlarge as the tree matures. Depending on the tree’s location, as in this photo, this cedar tree roots can be a nuisance when cutting grass and unsightly when protruding above the ground.
Evergreen Austrian Pine Tree has 4″-6″ long needles that are firm to the touch and quite sharp. The opposite to the thin soft needles on a white pine tree.