What kind of topiary are you thinking of? Carefully remove the ivy's root ball from the original container. The stone facing may be hard to match--slight differences in color and placement are noticable from a distance. They don't need to be misted, but anything else you can do to raise the relative humidity would be a good thing. Rosemary plants don't take too kindly to be grown inside, unless you have ideal conditions: as close to full sun as you can provide, high humidity, cool temperatures. I'd start by beefing up the posts along the front of the house. Another way to bring color in is by using plants. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); if ($(window).width() > 1024) { Allow the plant to soak up moisture for 30 minutes or so. The newer one was just a few months old so I brought it in for the winter. I didn't take a picture of the back though. (1) yes replace CLFence w/ white lattice and nice trellis entry, but mainly (2) move big planter with statue to side under mulberry, balancing the Mahonia on the right (toughest plant they cd sell me at my request), and make rustic stepping-stone pathway up to very top near fence, then pave that little area and put bench or 2 ice-cream-parlor-sized chairs and table? The older generations furniished their starter homes that way. The tree is made of plastic to appear more lifelike than other artificial greenery. Now it's back in full sun and most of the leaves are dead and very brittle. Garden Care & Gifts. You might also consider an area rug on top of the oriental rug in a coordinating solid color to mitigate the darkness of the floor. Use these convenient icons to share this page on various social media platforms: Only the members of the Members group may reply to this thread. Stupidly, I threw the tag away that says what kind it is. Wider steps might be nice too. Some designers need etiquette and compassion lessons along with their color classes! They grow without much light, are very easy maintenance, and bring in a warmth that is surprising. Step 1 Take a sample of the soil in which your ivy plant is growing to your county extension office for pH testing. I know I'm going to buy at least one more, and I really feel guilty killing plants. I planted them in some high quality organic soil recommended to me by the nursery. It may be too late, but try to recover it by removing any foil wrapping and placing it in a sink with 1 inch of tepid water. Gain access to free articles, tips, ideas, pictures and everything gardening, . mobile icon. Home. Garden News. A rain chain might be nice too since you don't have a good spot for a downspout. I've read they like misting, in other places I've read they hate misting. Hence, it is also very well suited to growing in containers. Box Blight . The employees of course know nothing about the plants. (Fluorescent light over two chairs, turned on every morning and off every evening with the humidifier two feet away from it, and the rosemary was only watered when the soil was dry.) It gets partial sun & shade. Estate sales and thift stores and yard sales are sources too for original mid-century and Danish Modern. Boxwoods are used as an accent, privacy screen, and hedge and border plant in contemporary, traditional, historical and colonial garden landscapes. The most common varieties of plants used to create topiary are Box, Yew, Bay and Privet. It does dry out because of the low humidity and I mist it every couple of days as I think about it. Remove dead pieces to keep your plant healthy. If you're nervous about trimming off too much growth, maybe start with a light trim of just a small section at the top of the plant. Topiary plant choices. Rosemary is a Mediterranean native, used to dry and hot conditions. I've been told my living room is hopeless - please help!! I have a picture window and I love the thick frames you can put items on--glass looks particularly nice inside and outside. Houzz Call: Please Show Us Your Summer Garden! Name: Vicky Thompson Michigan (Zone 5b) Cottage_Rose Dec 12, 2011 7:19 AM CST . I messed up. We also used clear removable caulk to seal up the windows--take your time and be neat and it is hardly noticable.