Narrow Garden Space of Townhouse This very narrow space on the side of a townhouse is made more interesting by using an interesting paving pattern with tiles and pea gravel, plus a variety of plants in pots. More
Resistant to heat, drought, poor soil, and salt, ice plant is about as indestructible as you can get. This mat-forming perennial has fleshy gray-green foliage that’s almost hidden by a barrage of jewel-tone, daisylike blooms in purplish-pink, yellow, white, orange, or red.
I count myself lucky to be the new owner of a stately 19th century New England home, complete with butler's pantry and winding stair. The only blight on its historic character? A nasty chain link fence which surrounds the entire yard. And so I've been investigating hedges.