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It is a pleasure to make the first report of the new year for Garden Bloggers Foliage Day, a monthly review focusing on our garden’s foliage, created and hosted by Christina at Creating my own garden of the Hesperides. The weather has turned in our … Continue reading
In a Vase on Monday Meets Garden Bloggers Foliage Day
Today is Monday, the 22nd of December, and I find myself in a blogger’s conundrum. Cathy at Rambling in the Garden has invited me to participate each week in In a Vase on Monday, and Christina at Garden of the Hesperides has … Continue reading
Posted in GBFD, In a Vase on Monday, Uncategorized Tagged aucuba, Aucuba japonica 'Mr. Goldstrike', Azalea Sunglow, Camellia japonica Governor Mouton, Carolina jessamin, Cathy, Christina, Cryptomeria japonica Yoshino, Cupressocyparis leylandi 'Golconda', cut glass bowl, garden, Garden of the Hesperides, GBFD, Gelsimium sempervirens, In a Vase on Monday, Loropetalum chinense, muhly grass, nandina berries, Nandina domestica, Osmanthus fragrans, Peach Crisp heuchera, Pieris japonica, Pieris japonica Red Mill, Rubra, tea olive, winter garden 12 Comments
GBFD 8/22/2014: A Foliage Border
Today is Garden Bloggers Foliage Day for August, and I am pleased to present an example of how foliage can be used to create an interesting and dynamic picture. This photograph shows a side of one of my four island beds. The … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening, GBFD Tagged 'Winter Gem' boxwood, Anthony Waterer, Anthony Waterer spirea, Bath's Pink dianthus, Berberis thunbergii, Carex morrowii 'Evergold', Chamaecyparis, coneflower, Crimson Pygmy, Dianthus gratianopolitanus, Echinacea, foliage, Garden Bloggers Foliage Day, garden maintenance, GBFD, Golden Mop, Ilex crenata, Ilex crenata Sky Pencil, Iris sibirica Caesar's Brother, peony, pink Knockout Rose, Pixie Meadowbrite, Sedum, sedum Autumn Joy, Siberian iris, Sky Pencil holly, Spirea, Spirea bumalda 'Goldmound' 11 Comments
Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: A First Attempt
I am delighted to accept the invitation from Christina to join gardeners for her suggested Garden Bloggers Foliage Day. This will be my first humble attempt to participate on the 22nd of the month. Here is a view of my side garden which has a southern exposure. Consequently, … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening, GBFD Tagged 'Winter Gem' boxwood, Baby Gem boxwood, barberry, bearded iris, Berberis thunbergii, Berckman's arborvitae, boxwood, Buxus micro. var. japonica, Carissa holly, Clarence, clematis, Cleyera japonica, Comptesse de Bouchard, Emerald Blue, Emerald Green arborvitae, English boxwood, Euphorbia martini 'Ascot Rainbow', Garden Bloggers Foliage Day, GBFD, Gentry, Globosa Aurea, Ilex cornuta, Immortality, iris, Montauk daisy, nandina, Nandina domestica, Nipponanthemum nipponicum, peonies, Phlox sublata, reblooming iris, rosemary, Ternstroemia gymnanthera, Thuja occidentalis, Thuja occidentalis berckmanii, Thuja occidentalis Globosa Aurea 4 Comments