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Tag Archives: Mercadonia
Garden Bloggers Bloom Day: May 15, 2015
Today is Garden Blogger’s Bloom Day, a wonderful idea created by Carol at May Dreams Gardens who invites us to share what is blooming in our gardens once a month on the 15th. I am happy to share with her some of the … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening, GBBD Tagged African daisy, Anthony Waterer spirea, bearded iris, Clematis Comptesse de Bouchard, clematis General Sikorski, Comptesse de Bouchard, General Sikorski, Gerbera daisy, lantana, May Dreams Garden, Mercadonia, peonies, Persian starflower, scabiosa 'Butterfly Blue', snapdragon 18 Comments
A Pick-Me-Up Day
For the past week we have been joining the rest of the country in unseasonably cold weather. Our garden had a welcomed one inch of rain, but it was sandwiched between two days on either side of the rain with freezing … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening Tagged azalea, Camellia, Charlotte, cold weather, dogwood, fountain, garden, ipheion, Ipheion uniflorum 'Wisley Blue', Kornus kousa, Leucojum aestivum, Mercadonia, peony, record cold, Spring snowflake, Wisley Blue 4 Comments
I love to discover new plants, “discover” in the sense that I see a plant at a garden center or in someone’s garden for the first time and decide that it must find a place in my own garden. Such … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening Tagged drought, Mercadonia, pots, Wave petunia, yellow flowers 2 Comments