Breaking News
Home / Gardening Glossary (page 4)

Gardening Glossary

Landscapers Advice on the Phlox Flower

For those of you who like to eat, sleep and dream landscaping design you should love the tones and colour of the Phlox flower. Phlox is one of the mainstays of the herbaceous border – in the late Irish summer it provides waist high sheets of colour and scent. Each flat faced flower measures about 1Inch across, nothing very special ... Read More »

Landscapers Advice on the Paeonia Flower

Paeonies are the Irish aristocrats of the herbaceous perennial world! The flower stalk rise up above the attractive foliage and each one bears several blooms, blooms which make most other garden flowers in garden designs look understated. Vast bowls of petals up to 7 Imches across with single semi double, double, or anemone flowered in a wide variety of colours. ... Read More »

Landscapers Advice on the Iris

Some flowers are easier than others to give advice on. This is due to the complexities of flowers. Landscapers use flowers in their garden designs to brighten up and add zest to a design. The Iris flower can really brighten up a garden design. Irises are a vast group of plants ranging from bold flowering specimens with 4 ft stems ... Read More »

Irish Landscapers Advice on The Campanula Flower or Bellflower

The campanula flower is a flower that most Irish landscapers will automatically recognise. It is quite popular in all sorts of garden designs in Ireland. It has large flowers are they are either star shaped or bell shaped and the usual colours are blue and lavander. The stems are upright and the flowers appear betwen June and August. The arrangement ... Read More »

Landscaping Advice on the Aster Flower (Michaelmas Daisies)

Michaelmas Daises are regarded by some Irish landscapers as plants which can be left to look after themselves. This view is not entirely correct though. All flowers need some maintence! And the Aster is certainly not trouble free. Powedery mildew and other diseases can be a serious problem and the stalking of tall varieties is neccessary. All types, except for ... Read More »