Landscape design 2023, February

Petrovsky Vegetable Garden In Strelna, Part 2

Petrovsky Vegetable Garden In Strelna, Part 2 (2023)

During the reign of Elizabeth Petrovna, everything French becomes extremely fashionable, and therefore lettuce and radish salads, first brought by her father in 1711, appear on the beds of the Strelna vegetable garden

The Use Of Decorative Bows In Landscape Design. Part 1

The Use Of Decorative Bows In Landscape Design. Part 1 (2023)

These magnificent flowering plants are indispensable in microlandscapes that combine elements of inanimate and wildlife, such as rock gardens, rockeries and rocky gardens

The Use Of Decorative Bows In Landscape Design. Part 2

The Use Of Decorative Bows In Landscape Design. Part 2 (2023)

For planting onions, it is necessary to select drained light sandy loam soils with a reaction of the soil solution close to neutral. Almost all types of onions are light-requiring, therefore, it is better to choose a place for them not shaded

Living Fences Made Of Coniferous Plants: Spruce And Thuja

Living Fences Made Of Coniferous Plants: Spruce And Thuja (2023)

Among the thujas there are dwarf plants for a rock garden, as well as excellent trees for single plantings in curbs or on a lawn. These evergreens can be used to make a living fence, which must be cut in the spring and again at the end of summer

How To Create An Informal Garden

How To Create An Informal Garden (2023)

The garden planning options presented on the pages of landscape design magazines are, for the most part, labor intensive. And it's not just about creating such a garden. The problem is in the subsequent maintenance of it in an appropriate state

A Garden In Pink From Spring To Autumn

A Garden In Pink From Spring To Autumn (2023)

The combination of astilba with roses is an unforgettable sight! Having mentioned pink roses, one cannot but mention the wrinkled rose hips blooming with fragrant flowers all summer long. In the spring, Ledebour almonds are strewn with light pink flowers, weigela almonds are dark pink

Lily, Rose And Rhododendron In Your Garden

Lily, Rose And Rhododendron In Your Garden (2023)

According to feng shui, the rose has unique properties and is a good conductor of earthly energies. Dried rose petals are said to ward off evil spirits. The sages of China also discovered the benefits of anointing with rose oil before others

Hawthorn Trellis Hedge

Hawthorn Trellis Hedge (2023)

There are several types of hedges, and the names of plants suitable for this cannot even be enumerated. But the best hedge in my opinion is the trellis, and the best plant for it is the hawthorn. And that's why

Tsarskoe Selo Parks Landscape, Part 1

Tsarskoe Selo Parks Landscape, Part 1 (2023)

Now it seems incredible that the magnificent parks arose in a swampy area covered with dense spruce and pine forest at the beginning of the 18th century. For two centuries of tireless work, they have become a masterpiece of landscape gardening and architectural art

Plants Suitable For Green Hedges

Plants Suitable For Green Hedges (2023)

Unfortunately, when creating hedges, many gardeners make many serious mistakes, and especially often if conifers are used for this, for example, spruce, pine, transplanted from the nearest forest

Feng Shui In Garden Design

Feng Shui In Garden Design (2023)

With regard to gardening, feng shui defines that the Five Elements can be defined in this way: if the various elements of the garden are in harmony with each other, then qi will flow unhindered, that is, a complex resonant system arises

Tsarskoe Selo Parks Landscape, Part 2

Tsarskoe Selo Parks Landscape, Part 2 (2023)

Masters Jan Rosen, Jagan-Kaspar Focht worked on the creation of a regular garden. The garden was arranged in the Dutch style of the Baroque period with numerous flower beds, straight paths and canals, with terraces, with rather narrow alleys in the center of the garden

Landscape Of Tsaritsyn Island In Peterhof

Landscape Of Tsaritsyn Island In Peterhof (2023)

The flower garden on the island was created in the era of "flower bed madness", and it was very different from the flower gardens of the Cottage Palace, the Farmer's Palace, and other Peterhof ensembles, where flowers grew in great variety on freely spaced flower beds

Choosing A Garden Style: Romantic, Roman, Muslim, Chinese

Choosing A Garden Style: Romantic, Roman, Muslim, Chinese (2023)

Theorists highlight the details inherent in the gardens of different eras, styles and countries. The combination of these details evokes associations associated with certain images. The landscape solution of the site is the use of characteristic details to create a garden in the chosen style

How To Create A Beautiful Scandinavian Garden

How To Create A Beautiful Scandinavian Garden (2023)

Let's make a reservation right away: despite the more northerly position of Norway in relation to the Moscow region, the climate in most of the country is much milder than ours. The temperature here in winter does not drop below -2 …- 5 degrees, and summer does not exhaust with excessive heat

How To Create A Small Garden In A Regular Style

How To Create A Small Garden In A Regular Style (2023)

Using elements of regularity is the best way to bring a touch of solemnity to the exterior of a country house. However, it should be remembered that even the most modest composition in a regular style is a luxury item, since its elements cannot be cheap by definition

Ideas For Changing The Look Of Your Garden

Ideas For Changing The Look Of Your Garden (2023)

A favorite garden is perhaps the only place where gardener's whimsical fantasies can come true, even in our cool climate. And everyone wants to start something unusual, to their delight, neighbors surprisingly

How To Grow A Living Fence In A Garden

How To Grow A Living Fence In A Garden (2023)

A hedge can be made of flowering plants - such a hedge is gorgeous even in itself. And so that the flowering does not fade away, you should pick up plants that bloom at different times. And some shrubs have decorative not only flowers, but also foliage or fruits

How To Create A Green Rosehip Fence

How To Create A Green Rosehip Fence (2023)

After going through different options, I settled on such a well-known plant as rose hips. It grows quickly and densely, it can be cut, it is almost not susceptible to diseases and pests, planting material grows free of charge along roads throughout the region

How To Create A Japanese-style Garden

How To Create A Japanese-style Garden (2023)

An excellent rest can be provided by a Japanese-style garden. Bright colors of flowers are present here in limited quantities. Decorative flowers, stones and water are harmoniously combined. Ornamental grains and flowering shrubs are appropriate here

How To Create A Beautiful Home Garden

How To Create A Beautiful Home Garden (2023)

Your home and surroundings may suggest a certain style of garden, but the final choice is always yours. Even with a modest area of ​​the site and small opportunities for its location, you will certainly create something of your own, personal. Add your own touch to the design

Arches, Walls, Pergolas And Tunnels In Vertical Gardening

Arches, Walls, Pergolas And Tunnels In Vertical Gardening (2023)

The use of climbing plants helps in the early years, while your garden is still small, to create the illusion of splendor, especially since, in addition to climbing perennials, there are also fast-growing annuals, from which arches, walls, tunnels and pergolas can be formed every year

The Main Mistakes When Creating Hedges

The Main Mistakes When Creating Hedges (2023)

A hedge has long been a common replacement for an outdated fence. Moreover, their condition and appearance often do not cause delight. Why? There are several reasons. This is the wrong choice of species, and illiterate landing, and lack of proper care

Creating A White Garden

Creating A White Garden (2023)

Given the size of our plots, it is unlikely that we can arrange an entire white garden, although in the garden culture there are examples of gardens matured in a silvery white color. But creating at least a corner in noble white tones is very tempting

Artificial Reservoir Design

Artificial Reservoir Design (2023)

The area around the reservoir can be divided into three zones according to the degree of humidity: the reservoir itself, the shallow water area, the waterlogged area near the water; wet area at some distance from water; dry shore with ordinary garden land

How To Place Primroses - Snowdrops In The Garden

How To Place Primroses - Snowdrops In The Garden (2023)

All the plants in question are ephemeroids. By the middle of summer, their aboveground part dies off, and the underground part goes into a state of rest. Flower gardens with small-bulbous snowdrops are decorative if the plants are densely packed and there are many of them. Then they create a bright spot

Choosing Vines For Vertical Garden Decoration

Choosing Vines For Vertical Garden Decoration (2023)

In the case when the goal of landscaping is not only to give the site beauty, but also to obtain valuable fruits from the vines, then preference, of course, should be given to such vines as actinidia, lemongrass and grapes

Living Gazebo In Crimson Tones

Living Gazebo In Crimson Tones (2023)

There are amazing plants in the northern regions, so elegant and unpretentious that they completely reconcile us with the consciousness of the impossibility of decorating our garden with a southern riot of colors. I will tell you about these plants

How To Create A Flower Garden By A Pond

How To Create A Flower Garden By A Pond (2023)

Here's a bad luck - there is a deep hole with water on the site, the place is empty and unsightly. Let's try to transform it. There are countless species in our zone that thrive in these conditions. Take a closer look at the wet meadow around your garden

Selection Of Plants For A Garden In A Shady Place

Selection Of Plants For A Garden In A Shady Place (2023)

At work in the Botanical Garden, I often hear from visitors: “What shady flower beds you have! And nothing grows in our shadow. " In fact, in order to arrange a shady area of ​​the garden, you need to choose plants that are comfortable in these conditions

Flower Garden And Alpine Slide - For The Lazy

Flower Garden And Alpine Slide - For The Lazy (2023)

I have long puzzled over how to create an alpine slide without harming the spine. And the way out turned out to be quite simple - heavy stones can be replaced with stumps, which are quite lifting and in the nearest forest there are enough

Growing And Using Purple Loosestrife In The Landscape

Growing And Using Purple Loosestrife In The Landscape (2023)

I purchased the Pink Pearl loosestrife seeds, grew them according to the instructions on the bag, and are now experimenting with them in the garden. The loosestrife grows up to 1 m tall, the stems are tough, erect, bright purple-pink inflorescence in the form of a spike 15-20 cm long

Rules For Combining Plant Colors In The Garden

Rules For Combining Plant Colors In The Garden (2023)

It is necessary to avoid excessive variegation in any style, to place flowering plants, especially in the background, as one-color groups as possible, as this greatly enhances the pleasant impression made on the eyes and the influx of qi

Creating A Flower Arrangement With Hosts In The Shade

Creating A Flower Arrangement With Hosts In The Shade (2023)

The list of ornamental plants for shade is small, however, you can always find something that will satisfy your need. One of the best herbaceous plants here is the hosta, also known as "funkia" and "plantain lily"

Evergreen Herbaceous Plants In The Garden. Part 2

Evergreen Herbaceous Plants In The Garden. Part 2 (2023)

A brief overview and characteristics of the most commonly used evergreen herbaceous plants in landscape design in the Northwest region: fern, wormwood, primroses, arabis, tiarella, thyme, purse

How To Place Flowers In A Fruit Garden

How To Place Flowers In A Fruit Garden (2023)

Given the small size of our plots, it is very difficult to combine the necessary and pleasant on them. But even on 6 acres it is realistic to grow the whole set of fruit trees, berry bushes, vegetable crops and hundreds of species of ornamental plants

How To Build A Decorative Pond In The Garden

How To Build A Decorative Pond In The Garden (2023)

A decorative reservoir should have sufficient temperature inertia - plants in it will feel better. In other words, a deep body of water with a small surface of water will slowly heat up, and in cold water plants will develop more slowly

How To Create Beautiful Flower Arrangements In The Garden

How To Create Beautiful Flower Arrangements In The Garden (2023)

Groups can be simple, created from one species or variety, and consisting of two, three or more species and varieties. Any plants are suitable for simple groups. Complex groups can consist of plants of the same species, but different varieties, or from different species

How To Create Rockeries In The Garden, Plants For Rockeries

How To Create Rockeries In The Garden, Plants For Rockeries (2023)

In landscape design, a rockery or rock garden is a composition that is very strong in terms of its effect on the viewer, and its creation needs to be approached deliberately. You should decide for what purpose you are creating it, and, based on this, choose one of the options for rock gardens

Naturegarden - Creating A Natural Garden

Naturegarden - Creating A Natural Garden (2023)

Eco-style garden or naturegarden is a relatively new term in garden design. In a garden planted according to the canons of an ecological style, the connections between plants are natural, and the species list does not contain exotic and coincides with the plants growing in the neighboring forest