Meditation Garden for Florida
Create a little bit of heaven in your backyard: In this landscape design, bamboo panels and beautiful native plants create a private garden retreat.
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A. Redbay (Persea borbonia)
Alternative: Other small accent tree
B. Dwarf palmetto (Sabal minor)
Alternative: Other specimen plant with winter interest
C. Bushy bluestem (Andropogon glomeratus)
Alternative: Indian grass (Sorghastrum nutans) or other tall grass
D. Lantana (Lantana spp.), cultivar appropriate to area
Alternative: Other medium-height, scented, woody or herbaceous plant
E. Conradina (Conradina grandiflora)
Alternative: Other groundcover plant
F. Purple lovegrass (Eragrostis spectabilis)
Alternative: Other small grass
- Stone-edged patio (patio surface can be pea gravel, concrete or flagstone)
- Water feature (bowl or fountain)
- Bamboo fence, 2' x 6' panels
- Bamboo fence, 2' x 4' panels
- Bamboo fence, 2' x 2' panels
- Candle lantern (or solar light)
- Stepping stones
Landscape plan by Leah Gardner
Illustrations by Brooke Morgan
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