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Black Cat Petunia

The Black Cat Petunia is a beautiful black flower that looks stunning in any garden. Considered to be the world's only black petunia, this flower adds texture and depth and resists both drought and diseases. These flowers thrive in full sun and should get at least six hours of direct sunlight every day. They will grow to between eight and twelve inches in height and will spread out eight to twelve … [Read More...]

Black Dahlia Flowers

Although truly black flowers do not actually exist in nature, there are some that are so dark that they appear to be black in color. Take for instance, the Black Dahlia. When someone refers to a flower as a Black Dahlia, there is a good chance that are actually speaking of the dark red or deep burgundy dahlias such as the Dahlia Black Beauty or the Dahlia Burgundy Black varieties. Even darker than … [Read More...]

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Black Flowers Perennials

Planting Bulbs

As the days of summer begin to wind down and the kids go back to school, it's time to start thinking about fall planting. If you've been thinking about planting bulbs that will bloom into beautiful flowers next spring, now is the time to start making some decisions about which plants to add. For those interested in a less traditional garden, such as a Gothic garden, there are several black flowers … [Read More...]

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...]

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Garden Design Ideas

How to Create a Gothic Garden

When planning how to create a gothic garden, there are some things to keep in mind that will help to create that dark, mysterious, and even magical look you’re seeking. A gothic garden requires a few different elements to really make it work. This includes the plants you choose and how you arrange them, as […]

Enjoy Moonlight Gardens at Night

When most people think of their outdoor garden, they likely think of sunny days and enjoying their yard in the daytime hours. While experiencing your garden in the daylight is wonderful, there is no need to limit your enjoyment of your yard and garden area to the daylight hours. What if there was a way […]

Grow a Halloween Garden

If you have a green thumb and are interested in creating a garden a little out of the ordinary, consider planting a Halloween garden. If you already have a gothic garden, you’re already more than halfway there, as adding some accent pieces and perhaps a few additional plants that bloom at night will make your […]

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 […]

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Gothic Garden Decor

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 […]

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 […]

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