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Lycoris in it’s native habitat in Japan. 

Lycoris in it’s native habitat in Japan. 


Modern garden terrace in Los Angeles devoted to fruit trees. Good idea. Designed by California firm AMS Landscape Design Studio.

Modern garden terrace in Los Angeles devoted to fruit trees. Good idea. Designed by California firm AMS Landscape Design Studio.

A garden on the Island of Guernsey in the English Channel. Designed by the British firm, Dan Pearson Studio. The accent plant is Russian Sage (Perovskia spp.)

A garden on the Island of Guernsey in the English Channel. Designed by the British firm, Dan Pearson Studio. The accent plant is Russian Sage (Perovskia spp.)

Quiz Time:  What plant does this come from?

Quiz Time:  What plant does this come from?

Planting plan for Mandala Park in Almore, the Netherlands. Drawing by the Dutch firm, Karres en Brands Landscape Architecture.

Planting plan for Mandala Park in Almore, the Netherlands. Drawing by the Dutch firm, Karres en Brands Landscape Architecture.

Framing an architectural planting of Scouring Rush Horsetail (Equisetum hyemale). Design by Anthony Paul.  Installation by Rae Wikinson at the English firm Garden Angels.

Framing an architectural planting of Scouring Rush Horsetail (Equisetum hyemale). Design by Anthony Paul.  Installation by Rae Wikinson at the English firm Garden Angels.

Piet Oudolf’s plant picks for winter at the Lurie Garden in Chicago. (I was not able to post pictures of Scutellaria incana, Physocarpus opulifolius, and Crataegus crus-galli inermis ‘Cruzam’.)

Desert Courtyard Garden designed by landscape architect Steve Martino of Cactus City Design, Phoenix, Arizona. Love that orange and the paired down planting.

Desert Courtyard Garden designed by landscape architect Steve Martino of Cactus City Design, Phoenix, Arizona. Love that orange and the paired down planting.

Butchart Garden: I’m not a fan of gardens made up of mostly annuals (which is Butchart Gardens claim to fame) but this is lovely.  The massing and blurred edges of each plant group make this a successful planting for me…along with the colors, of course.
  juliananykole:

Butchart Gardens in Victoria, British Columbia :) This is so beautiful 

Butchart Garden: I’m not a fan of gardens made up of mostly annuals (which is Butchart Gardens claim to fame) but this is lovely.  The massing and blurred edges of each plant group make this a successful planting for me…along with the colors, of course.

  juliananykole:

Butchart Gardens in Victoria, British Columbia :) This is so beautiful 

Perennial Perovskia (Russian Sage) can make even a paterre feel blowsy. Well done! Chateau de Villandry in France. 

Perennial Perovskia (Russian Sage) can make even a paterre feel blowsy. Well done! Chateau de Villandry in France. 

Primulas blooming in Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park. Photo by UGArdener. 

Primulas blooming in Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park. Photo by UGArdener.