Ideas for creating a garden

It is a flowery and ornamental tree, of medium-large dimensions (up to 25 meters).It has a slender, erect, covered with a dark brown bark, which supports a very large cone-shaped crown.The leaves are elliptical, of considerable size, with the upper page of an intense green color and the lower one of brown color, with alternate insertion.The flowers have a very wide corolla, with very distinct petals, of fleshy consistency, of an ivory white color, extremely perfumed.The fruits are similar to dark pine cones rich in purple-red seeds.The plant requires a soil with acid or neutral component, well drained and fertile due to the addition of peat, humus and organic substance.It lives well when exposed in full sun and needs a six-month fertilization with nitrogen-rich fertilizers.It is a recommended variety for classical gardens.Lavender

It is an evergreen and bushy plant, provided with very fragrant flowers, extremely suitable for forming colorful and aromatic tufts in every type of garden, also because it is a very adaptable species.
It has an elongated and thin herbaceous stem, up to 1 meter high, silvery green in color, with narrow leaves, from the opposite insertion.
The flowers are small in size and gathered in inflorescences with purple spike, very fragrant.
Being a rustic species, it adapts to any climate and lives well in any type of soil, even if it prefers those of a calcareous component.
It is a recommended plant for both rustic and Mediterranean gardens.


It is an evergreen and ornamental plant, very resistant, originating from Japan.
It has rhizomatous roots from which the robust and flexible cylindrical stems, of an intense green color, originate.
The leaves are extremely thin, with a similar appearance to blades of grass, lanceolate.
It requires a deep, well-drained soil, enriched with sand, peat and pine bark.
The plant must be housed in illuminated areas, even if not in direct sunlight, as it prefers warm climates and fears cold drafts.
The watering should be alternated with frequent nebulizations to the foliage.
It is advisable to fertilize at least once a month with fertilizers that are poor in nitrogen.
It is a vegetable recommended for the preparation of Zen gardens.


It is an evergreen shrubby plant, up to 10 meters high.
Presents semi-woody stems with a twisted and branched appearance.
The leaves are needle-like, linear, dark green.
The male flowers are small, with yellow oval petals; female ones have a greenish color and are combined in inflorescence.
The fruit is an edible berry for humans, of brownish color, spherical and very aromatic, called: galbulo.
The plant lives well on any type of soil, even if it is uncultivated or brackish, and tolerates altitude, up to 2000 meters.
It prefers a temperate and humid climate, with a temperature that should never be below zero.
It requires a moist but well-drained soil, enriched with peat and sand, to avoid water stagnation; fertilization should be done at least every 6 months, using granular slow-release fertilizers, rich in nitrogen and potassium.
It is a plant that adapts to the creation of both rock gardens and rustic gardens.