Give local birds a place to sip and bathe all winter long by using a water heater or heated birdbath. Keep the water filled and fresh, cleaning the bath as needed. If your bath is deep, add a few rocks to provide perches for smaller birds.
A transition garden featuring perennials like lilac verbena, carex, honeysuckle and lavender lines a path that leads to a bluestone-paved back terrace. Highlights include a Hong Kong Orchid tree and a birdbath.
A mix of plant stands add color and decoration to this bright summer porch. A tall, tile covered stand supports a sphere formed ivy while white, blue and gold stands prop up flowers that add natural color to the space. A white sectional shines against the beige walls and fun throw pillows add accent colors.
A stone birdhouse and a border of native rocks frame the exterior spaces of this tropical home, which rests on 26 acres in the community of Omao, on Kauai's southern side. Tropical foliage in a range of colors opens up to a sweeping ocean view.