Design year-round color gardens and protect your investment

Create an annual garden full of flowers, greens, colorful fruits, harvest colors, winter cravings and a few surprises. Consider current needs when planning a new garden or landscape. Adding a few key plants to existing gardens will help enhance the landscape of your landscape.

Include a variety of seasons as well as a variety of plants that appeal to birds and pollen. You look forward to seasonal changes as your landscape changes throughout the year.

Use trees and shrubs to provide framework and longevity in your landscape. Strawberries, crackers, dogwood, and many other flowers, fruits, pollen, and birds are appealing and increase winter demand in form or form. Look for colorful bark, such as paper bark, heptacodium, and river birch, for a beautiful view of the winter garden.

Include a few summer flowering shrubs, such as St. John’s Wort, Button Shrub, Panic Hydrangea, and Sharon Rose. They add an unexpected fresh look to your summer look.

Many years of age blend well with trees, shrubs and annuals, adding color and texture. Include melodies, bees, and butterflies to create a beautiful home. Blue Star (Ammonia), Siberian iris, Sedum, Rudbeckia, Confucius, and grass are just a few of the many colors that can brighten up any colorful garden, provide beneficial insect housing and feed for birds.

Finish the harvest with flowers like golden mahogany, asters and strong mothers. These pollen provide food for preparation. Leave healthy plants standing by providing shelter for many beneficial insects, winter cravings in the garden, and food for vultures.

Use annual to fill in any gaps, add long-term colors and annual changes in the environment. Containers on stairs, boats and porches will help bring the garden to your front and back doors.

Welcome to the colorful spring, include spring flower bulbs such as tulips, daffodils, and hyenas. These and many other early flowers, such as winter acorns, vine hyacinths, and crocus, provide essential nectar for early flowering.

Evergreens is always welcome for any landscape. They provide shelter for birds and greenery throughout the year. Find new and exciting ways to incorporate them into your landscape.

Use taller plants to filter out bad views, disrupt traffic and other noises, or create privacy. Use plants that do not grow in a pleasing shape and texture to create a focal point in your garden bed or landscape. Combine them with many years and flowering shrubs for more seasonal interest.

Then protect your landscape from starvation winters such as deer, rabbits and wolves. When planting, skip fences and scary methods by applying a rain-resistant, organic-resistant material such as You’ll need fewer apps and it will send scent-based disgusting animals before they bite your scent. Apply disgust before animals start feeding and follow labeling guidelines for best results.

Continue to gather ideas during public garden tours and garden tours. Be sure to take notes and pictures that you can refer to later. Creating landscapes throughout the year is an ongoing process that is part of gardening fun and adventure.

Melinda Myers has written more than 20 gardening books, including a small garden. She hosts great courses on the “How to Grow Anything” DVD series and the national Melinda Garden TV and Radio program. Myers is a columnist and contributor to the Bird and Flower Magazine, and was sent to the Tree World for her ability to write this article. Myers’ website is

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