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Centaurea Cyanus Black Ball Cornflower

Centaurea Cyanus, also known as the Black Ball Cornflower, is a hardy annual double flowered plant that grows easily from seed. Black Ball Cornflowers have a rich maroon or almost deep chocolate color that makes them appear almost black in certain lighting conditions. The dark blooms have a roundish appearance that resembles a pincushion and the green leaves are long and lance shaped. Multiple … [Read More...]

Black Mourning Bride, Scabiosa atropurpurea

Scabiosa atropurpurea, commonly know as Black Mourning Bride, is a plant native to the Mediterranean. Black Mourning Bride has been cultivated in southern Europe since the year 1629 , and came to the United States during Colonial times and was popular among the Victorian people. This plant grows very quickly and the fragrant flowers work well to attract butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees to … [Read More...]

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Black Flowers Perennials

Black Sprite, Centaurea, Looks Like It Has Fingers

The Black Sprite, Centaurea is a compact plant with purplish black blooms that have a "spidery" look to them, as well as greenish-gray foliage. The Black Sprite prefers full sun, well- drained soil, and are resistant to drought and deer. They should be planted in areas that receive several hours of full sun each day.This perennial flower grows well in zones 3 through 9, and will reach a height of … [Read More...]

Black Rose, the Ultimate Gothic Flower

The Black Rose is not naturally a truly black flower, but rather one that is so deeply red that it appears black in color. Because black flowers do not exist in nature, some people have found ways to try to make them. One such method to use is to make your own dye for the roots of the rose bush by mixing one teaspoon of black food coloring together with five cups of water. Water the rose bush with … [Read More...]

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Garden Design Ideas

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 […]

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 […]

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Gothic Garden Decor

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 […]

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 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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