Not everyone's heart would sing when first setting eyes on the 1954 Connecticut cottage set on two barren acres. But in the newlywed Wimperises bought it specifically for the property's promise.
Before and After: A Stunning Garden Makeover
"a lush herb garden runs nearly the length of the house, with 'Newport Blue' boxwood for winter structure, creeping thyme engulfing the stepping stones, eryngium and salvia providing perennial color"
Old House, New Landscape
The gambrel-roofed Skidmore House was “bought for parts,” and the shell became a garage and garden shed. The dooryard garden blossoms with parrot tulips and iris in spring.
10 Mediterranean-Inspired Outdoor Spaces
Eclectic Outdoors from Morgan Holt on HGTV
Pretty pathway and plants
Your Backyard Design Style Finder
Backyard Brick Arbor~Sometimes a striking structure makes all the difference. This courtyard by Katrina Leonidov Fairchild features an arbor in the style made famous by notable Arts and Crafts architects Greene & Greene.
Boxwoods for Every Landscape
Boxwoods have been the backbone of Southern gardens for centuries, and new selections are now offering solutions for every landscape.
Birdhouses - sitting high in a cottage garden
Modern garden house by Cunningham Architects. Freestanding addition to modern home. Red Oak and Elm Trees provide shade and were incorporated into the design. Has a rainscreen system, two 8 ft wide sliding doors and a frameless insulated glass facade.
36 Best Plants for a Cottage Garden and Design Ideas
What a beautiful kitchen garden- functional AND beautiful.
Garden Arbor with pool. The homeowner of this Connecticut cottage built a fence close to the pool for intimacy, added evergreens for year-round structure, and varied the garden palette with complementary colors. Nice landscaping around pool.