This year our shade perennials are looking fantastic. Adequate rain and warm temperatures have combined to make it a great growing season. Few mosquitoes are also adding the the pleasure of being outside!
First of all, my passion. My hosta gardens. With several hundred varieties among all of our different hosta gardens, it is hard to … Continue Reading ››
The mild fall weather has brought an influx of pruning and trimming questions. I thought I might take a moment to share a few tips, reminders and how-to advice. Without a doubt one of the most frequently asked pruning/trimming questions … Continue Reading ››
The end of the season - the start of the next.
The only thing good about another rainy week was that I could use this as an excuse to once again avoid weeding the flower beds!
We feel lucky in that we only … Continue Reading ››
Very few families of shrubs can rival the flower power of hardy hydrangea shrubs and trees in our northern tier states. Hardy hydrangeas bloom starting in late June with Quickfire Hydrangea and Little Quickfire, then in July we see blossoms on … Continue Reading ››
We have many hosta gardens at home, some with all hostas, others with a few ferns mixed in, my garden gnomes stand guard over my miniature hostas and others are planted in with shrubs and boulder accents.
One of our favorite island … Continue Reading ››
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