See how several designers artfully incorporate fire into landscapes to create relaxing outdoor retreats that are perfect for cozy autumn nights!

Seen close up and in isolation from the rest of the plant, bark invites comparison to abstract art, providing texture and pattern all year.
The blooms of late summer and much of fall provide plenty of enjoyment before the curtain falls for winter.

The Weekly Notebook

Oct
29
09:00pm
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Stretch the Season with Container Plantings Fresh combinations for container plantings from Seattle landscape designers Glenn Withey and Charles Price.  Read More »
Oct
29
11:38am
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Grasses as Container Plants Grasses, sedges and rushes are major players in gardens from coast to coast. But their textures, colors and toughness also have them headed for stardom in another role – as container plants. Here against a varied backdrop of settings at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art in Nashville, Tennessee, are examples of the tall and the small, the bold and the delicate – something for everyone. Read More »
Oct
28
09:52am
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Fall Container Recipes The perfect balance of foliage and flowers, these container recipes from Ball Horticulture are guaranteed to delight Read More »
Oct
26
09:00pm
4
Outstanding Container Plants Plants that are great for containers and baskets Read More »
Oct
26
10:22am
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Saipua's Container Cutting Garden Sarah Ryhanen, the force behind Brooklyn's super-stylish Saipua flower shop, talks about how she started creating a cutting garden in containers, in front of her store and her apartment building. Read More »
Oct
26
09:17am
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Botanic Notables: An Upside-Down Forest in Juneau A glacier, a rainforest, and a forest of upside-down trees—naturally fallen spruce and hemlock, repurposed as flower pots—are some of the wonders in Alaska's Mendenhall Valley. Read More »
Oct
26
09:12am
22
Now Forager: A Movie About Mushroom Hunters Love, marriage, and mycology. Read More »
Related Topics: Brown | film | mushrooms | Now Forager | wild edibles
Oct
25
04:39pm
1
Inspiration for your garden is everywhere! Pay attention to hotel, restaurant and spa gardens to benefit from some ideas created by top flight designers. Here's an idea I brought back from Chicago for you to steal! Read More »
Related Topics: Container Gardening
Oct
25
12:39pm
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Art & Botany: Prince Charles's Book of Plants Florigelia were popular in the seventeeth century. Often illustrated by eminent artists, the lavishly produced books catalogued the plants in a garden, or collected on an expedition. Who can afford to produce such a book today? A prince, of course. His Royal Highness, Prince Charles of Wales, who sponsored The Highgrove Florilegium, a collection of plants in the royal garden, and one of the most expensive books of modern times.  Read More »
Oct
24
12:31pm
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Links We Love, 10/24/12 An energy-conscious “flower”, Caribbean produce in Brooklyn, mini gardening tools, and more in today’s Links We Love!  Read More »
Related Topics: links we love
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