Spring Color

4 02, 2010

A Garden to Inspire You: English Garden Rooms

By |2018-02-19T16:01:31-06:00February 4th, 2010|Case Study, Landscaping, Paving and Hardscaping|0 Comments

  The garden, newly installed in November 2009. The garden the following summer. The English Walled Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden features six different garden “rooms”, paying homage to the contributions of English gardens over the centuries. English gardens mix annuals with perennials and appeal to the senses, and the sound of water plays an [...]

15 09, 2009

Plant Minor Bulbs for Spring Color, Deer/Rabbit Resistance

By |2018-08-30T11:42:43-06:00September 15th, 2009|Bulbs, Flowers, Garden Pests, Landscaping, Plants, Seasonal Color|0 Comments

The most commonly used spring flowering bulbs are the ‘major bulbs’ such as daffodils, tulips and hyacinths. However, there is a whole group of ‘minor bulbs’ that provide such reliable color that most gardens would benefit from including them when planning for early spring color. The bulbs are tiny and the plants are small, [...]