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A Friday Walk in the Woods
One of the main attractions that encouraged us to select the location on which to build our house was the presence of a wooded area at the back of the lot. It is a permanent “green space,” so our view is … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening, Nature Tagged acorn, American cedar, Aucuba japonica, Autumn fern, Becky daisies, brush pile, Camellia japonica, compost, Cotinus coggygria, Debutante, dogwood, Dryopteris erythrosora, Encore azalea, Euonymous americanus, flood plain, fringe tree, green space, Hearts-a-bustin', hickory, honeysuckle, Korean boxwood, loropetalum, moss, oak, purple barberry, raspberry, redbud, sassafras, sea myrtle, Smoke Tree, Strawberry Bush, stream, sugar maple, sweet gum, tulip poplar, Virginia creeper, Virginia sweetspire, wild cherry, wild grape, winged elm, woods 8 Comments
Having things purple in the garden adds wonderful touches to my color palate. Japanese maples, ‘Forest Pansy’ redbud, ninebark, heuchera ‘Beaujolais,’ and several different cultivars of purple barberries perk up many corners of the garden. They add delightful contrast to the green … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening Tagged barberry, Beaujolais, color palate, Cotinus coggygria, Forest Pansy, heuchera, Japanese maples, ninebark, redbud, Smoke Tree 1 Comment