I know, we all – you and me – are craving for the spring flowers. While looking for spring harbingers, despite, or maybe rather in addition to that, I found something else and would like to bring to your attention year-round attractive garden that looks magical even at this most difficult season, end of winter and beginning of spring.
I thought it was worthwhile to present this great example of a well planned plantings, attractive throughout the year, not only when the flowers appears.
See the pictures.
Late February and early March is one of the worst periods in the garden
here in Poland, when visually nothing happens, and most plants are bare
and sad. Look at this garden, do you find it not attractive?
well-designed garden looks good throughout the year, such as this one.
Though this is the beginning of March and in the gardens there is
nothing, apart from the first small harbingers of spring in warmer
regions of the country, this garden looks attractive.
combination of evergreens (boxwood, pachysandra, moss) with deciduous
plants (grasses, geraniums, shrubs) gave a unique effect. In December
and January, the dried grasses are beautifully rustling in the wind.
Hooray for designers!
If they would add some spring bulbs, I would be completely satisfied.
the legendary Dutch landscape designer Piet Oudolf said, you need to
plan planting not according to the way they are flowering but the way
they are dying. Why? Because most of them are dead for most of their
You can admire this great landscape at Qbik in Warsaw, Poland.