How to grow a lemon tree in a container -- I've always wanted to do this and may be trying this spring. #diy

Container Gardening

How to grow a lemon tree in a container -- I've always wanted to do this and may be trying this spring. #diy

Tinkerbelle is a dwarf lilac with  a pleasing spicy fragrance and incredible wine-red flower buds that open in late spring. Does well as a tree form, like is shown in this picture.

Tinkerbelle is a dwarf lilac with a pleasing spicy fragrance and incredible wine-red flower buds that open in late spring. Does well as a tree form, like is shown in this picture.

My grandparents have a tree similar to this in their backyard, when the flowers blossom and the petals fall, it is just breathtakingly beautiful.

My grandparents have a tree similar to this in their backyard, when the flowers blossom and the petals fall, it is just breathtakingly beautiful.

Genus: Lavandula spp. Zones: 5 to 9 Cost: $6 to $10 Expert Says: "Lavender's practically indestructible, genuinely deer-resistant, and comes in beautiful hues." — Robert Kourik, garden designer, Sebastopol, California This story originally appeared on CountryLiving.com  - GoodHousekeeping.com

13 Plants That Give You More Bang for Your Buck

Genus: Lavandula spp. Zones: 5 to 9 Cost: $6 to $10 Expert Says: "Lavender's practically indestructible, genuinely deer-resistant, and comes in beautiful hues." — Robert Kourik, garden designer, Sebastopol, California This story originally appeared on CountryLiving.com - GoodHousekeeping.com

Landscape designer Alan Fisher says, "Water-wise gardening doesn't mean you have to plant only natives. There's a huge list of world-wide plants you can use to spectacular effect." For more practical gardening advice, see our feature 75 Gardening Ideas (Page 135, Australian House & Garden, May 2013)

Landscape designer Alan Fisher says, "Water-wise gardening doesn't mean you have to plant only natives. There's a huge list of world-wide plants you can use to spectacular effect." For more practical gardening advice, see our feature 75 Gardening Ideas (Page 135, Australian House & Garden, May 2013)

Sneak Peek: Ingrid Weir. "A year and a half ago, this garden was mostly weeds. The gravel base was inspired by filmmaker Derek Jarman’s garden in Dungeness in the UK. The flowers were bought over the Internet and have taken amazingly. One local theory is that the soil is very fertile due to all the gold and fruit trees that enrich it!" #sneakpeek

Sneak Peek: Ingrid Weir. "A year and a half ago, this garden was mostly weeds. The gravel base was inspired by filmmaker Derek Jarman’s garden in Dungeness in the UK. The flowers were bought over the Internet and have taken amazingly. One local theory is that the soil is very fertile due to all the gold and fruit trees that enrich it!" #sneakpeek

Hardenbergia Edna Walling Wild Wisteria --- For more Australian native plants visit austraflora.com

Hardenbergia Edna Walling Wild Wisteria --- For more Australian native plants visit austraflora.com

Eucalyptus tree grows to about 40 ft tall, 10-12 ft wide. and a great pest repellent.

Eucalyptus tree grows to about 40 ft tall, 10-12 ft wide. and a great pest repellent.

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