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Tropaeolum minus Black Nasturtium

Tropaeolum minus, commonly known as Black Nasturtium, is a trailing flower that can be used for climbing or as a ground cover, and is almost black in color. Nicknamed "Black Velvet", this annual flower prefers to be planted in areas with full sun and in well drained soil. This is also a good flower choice for areas with poor soil. These plants are started from seeds that can be sown directly … [Read More...]

Bowles Black Viola: The Perfect Black Flower

Before starting with your gothic garden project you need to know and consider a lot of things. These include the types of plants and flowers to plant in the garden, the different types of accessories which will complement with theme, and other accent pieces which will help tie up the whole idea. Dark and mysterious are often the two words which best describe a gothic style garden that is why when … [Read More...]

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Black Flowers Perennials

Antique Hydrangea Charcoal Flower

The Antique Hydrangea Charcoal flower comes from the hydrangea shrub. Hydrangea shrubs are an old fashioned favorite that produce massive ball shaped flowers. These flowers may appear to be one large, globe shaped flower, but in reality are clusters of smaller flowers with four petals. The common flower colors in hydrangea shrubs are white, pink, green, and blue. However, the Antique Hydrangea … [Read More...]

Queen of the Night Tulip

The Queen of the Night Tulip, or black tulip, is actually a deep maroon color that appears black in certain lighting. As one of the almost black flowers available today, this one makes a great addition to any garden, especially one with a gothic theme. Even the name gives this flower a certain mystique, perfect for a gothic setting. This virtually black tulip is the product of many years of … [Read More...]

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Garden Design Ideas

New Black Flowers and Fruits for 2016

With gardening season quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about what flowers and plants to add to the garden this year. For those who have established or wish to create a gothic or Victorian black garden theme, it can be especially challenging to find something new and exciting in the “black” flower and plant […]

Adorable Touch of Nature Fairy Garden Furniture

A fairy garden can be a cute designated spot within a regular garden area, or can have its own designated area such as a container. With pint sized plants and miniature furnishings and accessories, a fairy garden is about as cute as it gets. Both children and adults love these tiny fantasy gardens that add […]

Famous Fairy Gardens

As children, we all liked to believe in the tiny, winged mythical creatures known as fairies. Fairies are described as legendary mythical beings that originated in European folklore. They are also described as a form of spirit, or as being supernatural, preternatural, or metaphysical. Most of dismiss fairies as something made up, but yet fun […]

Plants for a Fairy Garden

A fairy garden can be a fun and whimsical addition to your yard. These gardens can be done as an actual specified location within your existing garden, as the entire garden, or even in a small container planting. When creating a fairy garden, remember to incorporate both flowers and herbs in the garden, and to […]

Container Gardening on Your Patio

If you love to garden but happen to have limited outdoor space to work with, you don’t have to sacrifice your love of growing plants. When space is limited, take advantage of container gardening to turn your patio, balcony, or small outdoor space into a beautiful growing space. Many types of flowers, fruits, vegetables, climbing […]

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Gothic Garden Decor

Gothic Garden Arbor

If you are planning on creating a gothic garden, or already have one established, there is nothing else that adds quite the same amount of character to the garden as a gothic garden arbor. The arbor will give the outdoor space a touch of historic charm and add to the mysterious feel of the space, […]

Wrought Iron Baker’s Racks

A baker’s rack is typically thought of as a handy piece of furniture for use in the kitchen to hold everything from canisters, to cook books, to other items generally found in the kitchen area. However, a baker’s rack can also be used for purposes other than the kitchen. Consider using a heavy duty wrought […]

Create a Fairy Village in Your Garden and Experience Whimsy and Magic

A garden is a good home improvement which can add curb appeal and increase property value. If you want to create something unique then you might want to consider following a garden theme. One interesting way to add excitement to your garden is to choose a fairy theme. Create a fairy village in a gothic […]

Gothic Gardens and Black Flowers

One of the biggest trends in gardening is the development of dark hued flowers, even black flowers, although many of the so called black flowers are actually dark purples, and dark reds.  Whether you are looking to completely fill a garden with these dark lovelies, or just want to add some depth to a garden […]

Create a Gothic Garden Theme with Gothic Dragon Gargoyles

Are you planning to create a gothic garden and provide excitement to your outdoor space? A beautiful garden often provides a good place for relaxation especially during summer when the weather is perfect for outdoor activities. Share your beautiful and attractive garden with friends and family. This can also add attraction to your home as […]

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