Red door and sidewalk flower border add charm

When framed correctly like the photo above, a red door can become a formal focal point. Add to that this flower hedge border on the sidewalk and you’ve got a winning entry combination. The two topiary planters are just icing on the cake don’t you think? It just gets better with the black wrought iron…

A little bit of Cypress vine goes a long ways

This only took a few seeds to create the whole affect. Meandering across and up the front porch support pillars just comes as second nature to this vine. Sweet dainty flowers and leaves makes you wonder how it could become such a massive thing of strength. Meet the Cypress Vine that only takes a little…

Wisteria Front Porch Victorian Style

On my tour of Wilmington, NC today was this magnificent Victorian home with a wisteria covered front porch. The little bit of red in the geranium is a stroke of genius in my opinion. And who would not love to sit on such a porch swing? You can not imagine the neighborhood view from this…

Amethyst Falls Wisteria

Amethyst Falls Wisteria is not the aggressive type that destroys trees and pergolas. It’s a first year flowering variety that grows up to 30 feet. It’s a somewhat fast grower. Wayside Gardens has it on their best seller list. It’s providing shade for the shade perennials. Its blooms last a very long time. I’ve seen…