Monthly Archives: July 2014

Fragrant Pink Flowers Attract Butterflies To Your Garden

Last year we were looking for an interesting tall perennial that would do well in a fairly sunny and pretty wet place.  We found an 4 – 5 ft tall herbaceous perennial – Swampy milkweed also known as Asclepias incarnata. … Continue reading

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from RE-CYCLE to UP-SCALE Useful Garden Art

A few weeks ago I stopped at a garage sale and picked up this metal barrier.  I was told that it was used as a barrier around a public sign at a park.  At the time I wasn’t sure how … Continue reading

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Amber Jubilee – Fantastic Foliage

Our ‘amber jubilee’ has been in the garden for about a year now.  It’s doing great – growing with beautiful color.  Happy & healthy.  I was exited at finding this plant last year and adding to our collection of ninebarks.  … Continue reading

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Eskimo Sunset Maple Offers Dramatic Pink Foliage

  Eskimo Sunset Sycamore Maple Acer pseudoplatanus ‘Esk Sunset’ Eskimo Sunset is one the showiest of maples in our yard.   The variations of oranges and pinks in the leaves make this a striking addition to any garden.  Ours is planted … Continue reading

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Prunella ‘Summer Daze’ – An Unusual Pretty Pink Perennial

Our garden is at it’s best in the early to mid spring. We have been needing to add summer color and have been focusing on adding plants with foliage interest and summer bloomers.   US Plant Patent #19,609 I bought … Continue reading

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