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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...]

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...]

Disporum, Night Heron

Night Heron, also known as Disporum cantoniense, is an unusual flower that originates from seeds collected in Sichuan, China. These black flowers are also sometimes referred to as Chinese fairy bells. Night Heron (Disporum) will emerge from the ground in the spring as purplish-black stems that resemble asparagus plants. These stems may reach heights from four to six feet tall. As these stems grow, … [Read More...]

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Garden Design Ideas

Planning Out a Fairy Garden

Updated for 2017 Fairy gardens are a cute and decorative way to add a touch of whimsy to any home or garden. They are a fun way to let your imagination and creativity run wild, while creating something beautiful at the same time. A fairy garden can be in a designated area in your yard, […]

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 […]

Starter Seed Packs for Your Fairy Garden & Other Specialty Gardens

It’s that time of year to begin thinking about planting a garden this spring for summer and fall enjoyment. If you plan on starting your plants from seeds, now that danger of the last frost has passed in most areas, it’s time to get started. Garden In The Koop starter seed kits have everything you […]

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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, […]

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 […]

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