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SQUEEZE PLAY: Landscape architect Rita Hodge added tall black bamboo and lower-growing perennials to soften this narrow, vertical entry. Photo: Ralph Smith Photography / handout

Vertical gardening takes plants to new heights

SQUEEZE PLAY: Landscape architect Rita Hodge added tall black bamboo and lower-growing perennials to soften this narrow, vertical entry. Photo: Ralph Smith Photography / handout - My Wonder Garden

with This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook | thisoldhouse.com | from How to Attach a Trellis to a Concrete Wall

How to Attach a Trellis to a Concrete Wall

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to hide—and beautify—an ugly concrete-block retaining wall with a trellis.

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook builds beautiful circular patio that features a chill-chasing fire pit.

How to Build a Round Patio with a Fire Pit

How to Build a Round Patio with a Fire Pit This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook builds beautiful circular patio that features a chill-chasing fire pit

want this in my back yard This website I   could spend hours on there is so many ideas for your house. landscaping and   seriously everything you could possibly imagine.

Want this in my back yard. I could spend hours on this website; there are so many ideas for your house, landscaping and seriously everything you could possibly imagine.

A Dry Creek Bed, for beauty and drainage

A Dry Creek Bed, for beauty and drainage

Beware: Attack of the killer yews… We bought our house from an older couple who decided to downsize into a smaller home. They were the original homeowners of the house that was built in 1969. They took very good care of the house and just a few years before we bought it from them they […]

Front yard landscaping - We did it ourselves

Beware: Attack of the killer yews… We bought our house from an older couple who decided to downsize into a smaller home. They were the original homeowners of the house that was built in They took very good care of the house and just a few years befor

When designing any plant bed, there are 3 main plants you'll want to focus on. Specimen plants (usually an ornamental tree), accent plants (roses or other shrub to provide color), and a key plant (larger tree/shrub to help house feel the right size).

When designing any plant bed, there are 3 main plants youll want to focus on. Specimen plants (usually an ornamental tree), accent plants (roses or other shrub to provide color), and a key plant (larger tree/shrub to help house feel the right size).

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner solve a driveway drainage dilemma.

How to Install a Channel Drain

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner solve a driveway drainage dilemma

natural steep slope landscaping ideas | Klein's Lawn & Landscaping | Landscapes | Designed Landscapes

This slope was landscaped with boulders, with shrubs planted randomly amongst them. It is definitely more preferable to a barren hillside, but the addition of shrubbery with more color and texture will help enliven this palette.

Cottage Days and Journeys: Landscaping Improvement Project  * I like both the 'sidewalk' for the trash can and the rocks around the HVAC. I would rather hide the HVAC altogether, but this might be ok. *

Cottage Days and Journeys: Landscaping Improvement Project * I like both the 'sidewalk' for the trash can and the rocks around the HVAC. I would rather hide the HVAC altogether, but this might be ok.