Curved Benches and Fountain
Iceland Poppy
Myrtle, True Myrtle

Common name:Snow-In-Summer
Botanical name:Cerastium tomentosum

Masses of snow white flowers highlight this plant during the early summer season.

Iceland Poppy

Common name:Iceland Poppy
Botanical name:Papaver nudicaule

This Iceland Poppy produces leaves that are divided with flowers appearing on stems 1-2' high. These flowers are cup-shaped to 3" across, and come in colors of yellow, orange, salmon, rose, pink and cream.

Myrtle, True Myrtle

Common name:Myrtle, True Myrtle
Botanical name:Myrtus communis

This evergreen shrub is 6' high x 5' wide with aromatic leaves. It blooms with white sweet-scented flowers followed by bluish/black berries. It can be grown in sun or partial shade; well drained soil is essential.

Permeable Surfaces

If you have impermeable paving that you would like to make permeable, there are two main methods for doing so:
1. Break up hard paved surfaces to create spaces for water to seep through.
2. Remove and replace the surfaces with permeable paving.

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Designer: Sherri Osaka

Curved Benches and Fountain

Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Incorporate compost 6" into your soil to retain water, reduce compaction, feed earthworms, and provide valuable nutrients to your plants.

Integrated Pest Management:

Develop healthy soil for plants that are vigorous and naturally pest-resistant.