Hollyhocks flank the benches for a sweet cottage-garden look in this design by RMSer horselady.
Zinnias, black-eyed Susans, coneflowers, cardinal flowers, dahlias and more appoint this exuberant cottage garden by RMS user mmccool719 in western North Carolina.
RMSer Lark's large garden is an explosion of color. \"The Japanese beetles are feasting, the mosquitoes are biting and still I love gardening,\" she writes.
Fountain of Succulents
Drought-tolerant sedums and other succulents made a perfect partnership with this birdbath, posted by RMS user dharris1.
In Full Bloom
Liatris, black-eyed Susan, joepye weed, Russian sage, white phlox, red bee balm, variegated grass adorn RMS user triciaf's Minnesota garden.
Bit of Paradise
Check out this view of the garden from RMS user kmphelps' master bedroom.
New Life for Old Floor
RMS user mikaniru used the small concrete slab left from an old shed to create the base of a sitting area, then surrounded it on two sides with a raised bed of hibiscus.
Gorgeous Garden in a Pot
This beautiful container garden includes ornamental kale, Cuban oregano and foxtail fern. Posted by RMSer KatG
Taking It to Another Level
This backyard retreat is perfect for all types of entertaining, says RMS user Utahmom. The next page shows how it looked in spring.
Splashes of phlox help draw attention to the destination sitting area in this spring scene, posted by RMS user Utahmom.
RMS user Sophia06 and her husband began creating this urban front-porch garden four years ago and then reluctantly had to move. \"The good thing is this curb appeal helped to attract buyers to our home and we ended up with 19 offers in three days,\" she writes.
This memorial garden, with a pond, fairies and plenty of flowers, is a tribute to Laura, daughter of RMS user AnnandTim.
Grass Under Your Feet
Live in the city with no room for a lawn? No problem for RMS user Glefteris, who created this park bench and \"lawn\" because putting your feet in the grass is \"a real treat in a New York City brownstone garden.\"
Planters With Personality
RMS user KatG's planter heads are sure to be a conversation piece in the backyard. The \"people\" take on completely different looks as you vary the plants.
Browse RMS user Deronda's pictures and you get the feeling that here's a person who loves to garden. Besides this memory garden, she's filled up a lot of her yard with many other garden spaces.
RMS user virginiaoutback moved to a \"stone-bare\" yard in Virginia from North Carolina and brought her flowers with her. The result, after only a year, is this lovely space.
Super Potting Shed
RMS user KatG's project started with a potting table and wound up as so much more.
Small-Space Asian Garden
A variety of beautiful, well-kept plants make up this garden, which also includes a small pond. \"A true Japanese garden is not busy as ours, but we love all types of plants and we can't help ourselves,\" writes lakesidegarden.
A variety of colorful perennials, such as daylilies and coreopsis, brighten this garden bed. Posted by RMSer mrsfitzPhoto by SpackleMuddPalin
Riot of Roses
In spring RMS SpackleMuddPalin's front yard offers an explosion of color.