If you want to cover up your walls or fences, make sure that you specifically use climbing plants. Climbing plants are great for hiding hideous fences and walls, and they usually grow within a season. Climbers can also be trained to grow and cover an arbor, and they will grow through or around existing trees and shrubs. Some varieties will climb and attach using their tendrils or branches, but some will need to be trained or supported with ties. Reliable varieties include clematis, honeysuckle, wisteria, jasmine and climbing roses.

As we talked about her project I pointed out that we now had four colors in her plan and that we needed to repeat them throughout the design to create some balance. Remember, balance and repetition are principles of landscaping. She questionably stated that we only had three colors in her design.

Unique Features: You may be privileged to have truly unique features in your yard that can add real character to your new landscape such as large boulders or even an existing stream. Make sure to notate these items so you can work them into your overall plan.

The main objective of the Topiaries is to make your farm more pretty, but they also raise your XP level. You can create a garden or a corridor with these items. We have a large variety of them available, so it’s not a smart move to place them all in one place because if you do it your garden may seem overcrowded or with a weak design. Just choose some of your favorite animals and use the respective topiaries to enhance your farm. You can add to them bushes, hedges or fences and place and rotate them as you desire.

The best free garden design software I have seen out there is actually a free version of a more robust pay for package. This is going to be the case with any free software that’s worth using. But that’s ok, what you are able to do with this free software is still impressive.

Garden designs include several aspects. These include accessories, soil type, kinds of plants, color scheme, and the like. However, it is really the small details that make gardens unique. A nicely placed bird bath or mini garden fountain can add a sense of peace and majesty respectively. Conversely, if they are not well placed, your garden may look muddled.

Bio: Sr. Cathy Anne will share her love of the garden with you as you relax on the grounds of our Lady of Grace Monastery. She is the youngest of six, in an Italian family who grew up tending the garden with her dad. Sr. Cathy Anne has been one of the Monastery gardeners at Our Lady of Grace since 1995. During this time she has created new garden spaces, planted a virtual forest and harvested thousands of vegetables. Fresh salads, spicy spaghetti sauce and healthy snacks have graced her table. Sister enjoys sharing love of gardening and the great outdoors with others.