Purplish to eggplant-brown ‘Black Jack’ figs are sweet and juicy and elongated in shape. This variety is a semi-dwarf, so it’s great for small garden spaces. Rated for hardiness zones 7 to 10, the trees grow about 15 feet tall and wide, but can be pruned to stay around 6 feet tall.
Also known as silver Siberian bugloss, ‘Jack Frost’ brunnera (B. macrophylla) steals the show in any shade garden. Green leaves boast a beautiful silver netting that looks good from early spring to last fall frost. Dainty blue flowers appear in spring, dancing on stems that stand 5 inches above leaves. Deer-, rabbit- and slug-resistant plants grow 12 inches tall and up to 18 inches wide. Hardy in Zones 4-9.
The top floor of this Brooklyn townhouse was opened up so all the rooms flowed into one another and created a huge floor for the kids. Tamara Eaton Design even created this fun, Jack and Jill bathroom with an orange theme on one side and green on the other.
These cute cupcakes look bakery-made, but they're actually super easy to make: Orange fondant makes up the jack-o'-lantern faces. Make a batch of your favorite cupcakes and roll out orange fondant to a 1/4-inch thickness. Using a round biscuit cutter, cut out 12 rounds and create face designs with small cutters or a clean X-acto knife, then simply lay the rounds on top of your frosted cupcakes.
Designer Angelica's Henry's creative juices were certainly flowing in her design of this modern home's powder room! The pyramid shapes of the red vanity play against the angles of the Union Jack wall covering for a totally unique look. And her clients, newly transplanted to the US from London, are crazy for it!