Monthly Archives: June 2013

PERSPECTIVE ON A GARDEN DISASTER

I don’t know about you, but I always feel that my garden isn’t quite ready to be seen.  I see all the things that need to be done instead of being able to appreciate how far we have come. We … Continue reading

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Rhododendron ‘ruby parasol’

It’s funny how many times you can walk past something then one day you actually SEE it.  That’s what happened when I walked through the garden today.   Rhododendron ‘ruby parasol’ is an attractive little background shrub in our garden.  We’ve … Continue reading

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THE TINIEST PERENNIAL IN THE GARDEN… MAZUS

Mazus ‘radicans’ is a really cool, low-growing perennial in the lopseed family, Phrymaceae.  This plant is generally found in damp habitats in lowland or mountain regions of China, Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand.  (The previous info courtesy of … Continue reading

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Beautiful Late Spring Primrose – Primula bulleyana

Primula bulleyana is a species of flowering plant in the family Primulaceae, native to hillsides in China. In our garden this grows in a place with no direct sunlight, but bright shade most of the day.  The ground stays pretty … Continue reading

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GARDEN TOUR

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