Monthly Archives: May 2013

DOWN THE (SHADE) GARDEN PATH

DOWN THE (SHADE) GARDEN PATH Advertisements

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Unique SPIDERY BLACK BLOOMING Perennial

‘BLACK SPRITE’ has an intriguing spidery black bloom on a familiar old-fashioned easy to grow perennial. Centaurea montana ‘Black Sprite’ This is a new patented variety that was discovered from an anomaly of the Centaurea montana ‘Black Widow’ which is … Continue reading

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Be smart – STAY IN THE ZONE – the USDA plant hardiness zone!

$  Be Smart – STAY IN THE ZONE – the USDA zone!  $ A cautionary tale… I’m a plant collector.  There…  I said it.    My criteria is simple… if I don’t already have it, I probably want it, if I do already … Continue reading

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Ninebark ‘Coppertina’ & New Dawn Hosta

A stunning combination

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Chicken Coop Evaluation – In Search of the perfect chicken coop…

here’s a link to the original posting that explains the plan with photographs.  I believe it’s fair the call it ‘one of a kind’ http://wp.me/p2kNeQ-by What’s been good,  What needs improvement lets start with the good first:  this new coop … Continue reading

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Primula ‘veris shades’

blooming now in the shade garden, the beautiful red, orange and yellow primroses, Primula ‘veris shades’

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Primula ‘Miss Indigo’

Primula ‘Miss Indigo’ Another of the assortment of ‘double’ flower primroses (primula)  that grow in our garden.   I love the touches of white on the edges of the flowers. Spring is in full swing.

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