Inspired by the Louisiana architecture of A. Hays Town, this project replicates a Louisiana courtyard in the midst of this creekside estate. A pool is the centerpiece of the design and is anchored by an antique brick-clad spa. Boxwood hedges, ferns and azaleas add life to the space.
Fall is the time to plant perennials in your containers that will last year round. Cameron Watkins of C. Watkins Garden Co. suggests that combinations of holly fern, "Ascot Rainbow' Euphorbia and 'Bella Notte' heuchera are perfect for a shade container.
Not all heirloom plants are antiques – yet. Many modern hybrid plants, including cannas, ferns, and this Stella d’Oro daylily, can quickly become heirlooms within just one or two generations of gardeners who see their value and who know how to divide them to get more to spread around.
This Louisiana home features the architectural style of A. Hays Town. To compliment the home, specific materials, like reclaimed brick, limestone and stucco are used in the outdoor space. The vegetation includes a mixture of trimmed boxwood hedges, ferns, and azaleas, as well as a variety of other broad-leafed plants.
Rearrange your living wall with these magnetic planter boxes from Urbio. How it works: You purchase as many magnetic blocks as you'd like, then stick on durable polypropylene planters equipped with magnets strong enough to hold everything from succulents to leafy ferns. Once you've set up your blocks, you can move the planters to your heart's content.
A mix of geometric shapes and patterns add modern flair down to the smallest details in the design of this porch seating area. Strong lines and circular accents bring a regal accent to the legs of the coffee table while natural elements from the potted ferns to the rustic wood side table add life and natural elements to the design.
The entryway of a Tudor-style home features ferns, vines and a floral wreath. Antique wicker furniture was painted charcoal gray to match the trim. The furniture is covered with black and white Sunbrella fabric trimmed in garden green. The bright green is repeated on the wicker stool and the fringed pillows.
The overall relaxing feel of this home comes from its straightforward use of color. Neutral tones dominate in the space but there are plenty of small pops of color that come through in the accessories. These festive beads, colorful African dolls and small fern balls are grouped together to create an interesting and bright mix.
Add bubbly and metal accents for an instant update to a bar cart when entertaining. Here, interior designer Jade Joyner, co-owner of Metal + Petal in Athens, Ga., paired a foxtail fern in a gold pot with vintage-looking amber decanters. For height and an eclectic accent, she selected a larger decanter with a brass bug cap.
The gift that keeps on giving, take your usual outdoor window box and reverse it as the green thumbs at Atlanta's Boxwoods Gardens and Gifts did here. Fill an indoor window box with seasonal bulbs and blooms, ferns and ivy and brighten a key room like a dining room or living room with greenery.
A shell white dresser offers stylish storage for folded sweaters and other bedroom essentials, with satin brass hardware, self-closing drawer guides and cedar-lined bottom drawers. A beautiful and tough fiddle-leaf fig plant adds a touch of nature to the bedroom corner. A potted fern on an attractive faux shagreen tray on the dresser brings more greenery to the space.
A springtime palette of pink, green and yellow is paired with a brown wood and glass door on a home built in 1820 in historic Madison, Ga. The plants, including oakleaf hydrangeas and ferns, and wreath were selected by Debbie Accetturo of Le Petit Jardin, a floral design and event planning business in Madison.
Three components of modern terrariums are simplicity, scale and minimalism, says Jeffrey Schneider of Jeffrey Terrariums, who creates terrariums of hand-blown glass. In this woodland-themed terrarium, he used pincushion moss (Leucobryum albidum), Rabbit's foot fern (Phlebodium aureum), reindeer moss (Cladonia rangiferina), Selaginella kraussiana, and succulents such as Peperomia prostrata. Acorns, twigs and leaves are sterilized to prevent pests and diseases.
Hellebores are tough little plants that shake off ice and snow and flower from late winter to early spring. Hardy in zones 6-9, they prefer a shady garden spot, and once they're established, they're drought tolerant. Try them with other shade-lovers, such as ferns, hostas and campanulas. Hellebores are sometimes called Lenten roses, because they bloom around the Lent season.
A pair of round coffee tables with durable concrete tops over an open metal frame are a play on the round shape of the globe chandelier above. The tables allow good traffic flow in and out of the seating area and offer a place to rest a drink, display books and hold a ceramic white pot with fern.
Staged homes are almost always graced with fresh flowers and pricey orchid arrangements, but you can get a similar effect simply by raiding your yard. Budding magnolia clippings or unfurling fern fronds herald the arrival of spring, summer blooms add splashes of cheerful color, blazing fall foliage warms up your decor on chilly autumn days and holly branches heavy with berries look smashing in winter.
Near a black front door, American boxwood is surrounded by asparagus fern, variegated ivy, white pentas and blue evolvulus, which add a hint of blue and additional depth to the entryway containers, says designer Cameron Watkins. This house has a large entrance so it was important to scale the containers and landscape accordingly, he says. Boxwoods are great for substance plantings and anchoring other foundation shrubs.
This L-shaped vertical garden, whose walls extend out 74 feet on one side and 31 feet on the other, is packed with approximately 5,000 plants. Priority was given to plants that could withstand the heat and humidity of New Orleans, where the garden is located, and that could be changed out easily with the seasons. Plants include Mondo grass, Mexican heather, Silverdust Dusty Miller Maritima, Compact Sprenger Asparagus Fern, Ruellia Dwarf White and a stream of annuals for color.