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Tag Archives: Spirea
In a Vase on Monday: Anthony Waterer
I have seven ‘Anthony Waterer’ spirea plants throughout my garden. They are in full bloom now, and it seems appropriate to make them the star of this week’s In a Vase on Monday, hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. One of … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening, In a Vase on Monday Tagged Anthony Waterer spirea, Rambling in the Garden, Spirea 15 Comments
A Shady Vignette
One of my favorite spots in my garden is a back corner of our house that spends most of the day in full shade. Over time I have tried to create a space that not only “functions” in that shady … Continue reading
Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: 22 March 2015
Today is Garden Bloggers Foliage Day hosted by Christina at Creating my own garden of the Hesperides. Spring is making its presence felt in my garden, waking up plants that have been a bit sleepy for awhile. I thought it might … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening, GBFD Tagged 'Chardonnay Pearls', ajuga, astilbe, aucuba, barberry, clematis, daylily, deutzia, hellebore, heuchera, iris, Maggie Daley, Peach Crisp, peony, phlox, Sedum, Spirea 14 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
In a Vase on Monday
I loved being on vacation and visiting with family and dear friends, but it is nice to be back in my garden and in our somewhat normal routine (not to mention being back in my own bed). As a walked through the garden searching … Continue reading
In a Vase on Monday: From An Early June Garden
Here are some of the things that are blooming in my garden this morning: Included in the arrangement, with deep appreciation for my wife’s hand in its design, are ‘Blushing Bride’ hydrangea, ‘Chapel Hill’ lantana, ‘Mr. Goldstrike’ Aucuba japonica, ‘Ever … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening Tagged Anthony Waterer, Anthony Waterer spirea, Aucuba japonica, Aucuba japonica 'Mr. Goldstrike', barberry, Blushing Bride, Blushing Bride hydrangea, Cathy, Chapel Hill lantana, clematis, clematis Jackman, Ever Red, Frances Williams, heuchera, heuchera villosa 'Circus', hosta, hosta Frances Williams, In a Vase on Monday, Japanese maple, Mr. Goldstrike, Spirea 9 Comments
In a Vase on Monday: This morning in my garden.
Here I am with my second attempt to display what is growing in my garden by joining in with others for In a Vase on Monday. This arrangement consists of blossoms plucked from my garden this morning: Allium christophii ‘Star … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening Tagged allium, allium christophii 'Star of Persia', clematis, clematis General Sikorski, heuchera, heuchera villosa 'Circus', In a Vase on Monday, Knock Out rose, peony, scabiosa, scabiosa 'Butterfly Blue', Spirea, spirea 'Anthony Waterer', Spirea 'Goldmound', Waterford 9 Comments