peonies, sage, catmint // Great Gardens Ideas // Peonies make beautiful cut flowers and when the bushes are mature, grow lots of flowers with nicely spaced blooming since you always have mature flowers and blooms at the same time - Gardening Go
Keep the garden vertical. That's why it's good to look for shrubs and trees that max out interest as they grow up, not out. Try dwarf varieties for a small backyard, as well as more columnar evergreens (bonus—they boost wintertime interest, too).
Desk idea - Balance a wooden board across two IKEA storage cabinets, and boom—you have an instant desk with plenty of room to stash your office supplies. The one above was spotted in a home designed by Shift Interiors.
Dwarf Japanese maple trees maintain a deep red color most of the year, and they look great in containers. The Dwarf Japanese maple is small in stature with profuse branching and vivid color. This tree requires little maintenance and medium water, and it d