Small-space gardening can be a challenge when it comes to trees. We show you the best trees for small yards, including flowering trees like crabapple and the ever-popular Japanese maple, tree-planting tips, and more.
Trough Gardens-Wall Rock Cress most common form can overtake a trough garden with its spreading growth. white-pink-lavender blooms @spring. Name: Arabis spp. Size: 4-6" tall; 4-12" wide Zones: 4-7 Top Picks: Variegated wall rock cress -mat-former w/white flowers @spring foliage w/yellowish leaf margins-slightly less vigorous. Spring Charm rock cress -loose rosettes of green leaves w/pinkish-purple blooms @spring.
Dot the edge of your patio with orange nasturtiums and white osteospermum in this pocket-sized garden: http://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/patio/designs/garden-plans-for-decks-and-patios/?socsrc=bhgpin052414charmingcheckerboard&page=6