Loading
Download | Podcast  
 
   digg, del.icio.us

Plants For A Meditation Garden

I recently headed over to a meditation garden at West Woods in Westwood, MA.  The garden was designed by my friend and mentor Gary Koller. 

... Read More
Gary has taught me a lot about garden design and has a love of plants that surpasses most of us.

Gary's love of plants can be seen in this garden and the variety is just amazing.   The video that we shot highlights many of these plants.  The great thing about these plants is their versatility and reliability in the garden.   I especially like the plants that stay green deep into winter and/or those that provide winter interest even though they may turn brown.

A meditative garden like this relies on simplicity and clean lines to give it that special quiet feeling.  There are no real rules to designing such a space in your own yard.  Do what makes you feel relaxed. 

Plants used in this segment are as follows:

Sedum Spectabile or showy Sedum

Geranium Brookside

Sedge or Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'

Boxwood or Buxus 'Tide Hill'

Hakon Grass

Christmas Fern or Polystichum arostichoides

Barren Strawberry or Wadsteinia

Allium

Mint or calamintha nepetoides

Thyme

 

More Videos in This Category (Full Archive):
Articles in This Category:


Get Our Newsletter

» submit

Facebook Twitter Google+

Email Dave
Gardener's Calendar

Find us on iTunes
Download on iTunes


More In Gardening