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What Makes the Black Devil Pansy Ideal for Gothic Gardens?

A Black Devil Pansy is a plant with black flowers that have a yellow center surrounded by pure black petals. The cold hardiness of this biennial flower allows it to grow in just about any location in the United States. Once this plant has established in the flowerbed in early spring then the new plants emerge, which is why this plant is appropriate for perennial beds. Unlike other pansies, this … [Read More...]

Sooty Sweet William

Dianthus barabatus, commonly known as Sooty Sweet William, is an easy to care for biennial plant that is self seeding. A popular choice in cottage gardens, this plant also works well in a gothic garden because of the purplish black foliage and dark maroon or black flowers that bloom in clusters for several weeks during the growing season. The removal of flowers that are done blooming will … [Read More...]

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Black Flowers Perennials

Black Mondo Grass

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens', more commonly known as Black Mondo Grass, is a small evergreen perennial that provides stunning contrast to the garden or container planting. This plant produces a dense, purplish-black grass-like foliage that looks great in borders, edgings, and as part of a mixed container planting. Because of its stunning dark color, Black Mondo Grass makes the perfect … [Read More...]

Black Lily

Black flowers add a touch of mystery and elegance to any garden or floral arrangement in which they are placed. While there are no flowers that are a true black in color, some come so close due to their deep. rich red or purple tones, that they actually appear black. The Black Lily is no exception, with the Lily 'Black Jewel' and the Lily 'Black Charm' being two of the darkest lily varieties … [Read More...]

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Garden Design Ideas

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 […]

New Black Plants for 2015

Black flowers and plants are a gardener’s dream, especially to those growing a gothic garden or a Victorian black garden. While no flower is truly black in color, some varieties come so close with their deep, rich shades of burgundies, reds, and purple hues that they appear black. Here we take a look at some […]

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 […]

Metal Garden Benches

A metal garden bench not only adds a convenient place to sit while in your yard, garden, or patio, but also adds interest and is a perfect additional to the overall outdoor decor. Wrought iron garden benches can withstand years of being out in the weather and is a good investment that will add character […]

New Flowers, Fruits and Vegetables for 2014

Now that Spring has finally sprung, it’s time to think about gardening and what plants you’d like to grow this year. If you’re considering trying something new in 2014, Burpee has a large selection of classic and favorite plants, as well as several new offerings of flowers, vegetables, and fruits for 2014. Here we take […]

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Gothic Garden Decor

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 […]

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, […]

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 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 […]

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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