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Tag Archives: ‘Winter Gem’ boxwood
Catching Up with the Garden
I have been away from the garden for about two weeks, weeks of very high temperatures and very little in the way of rain. I missed a few weeks of In a Vase on Monday, Wordless Wednesday, Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, Garden … Continue reading
A Garden Review of 2014: October-December
Here at the end of the year is the final chapter of A Garden Review of 2014. Thanks (and a very Happy New Year) to Cathy at WordsandHerbs for initiating this idea for sharing the key events/plants in our garden in quarterly reviews during … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening, GBFD, In a Vase on Monday Tagged 'Winter Gem' boxwood, A Garden Review of 2014, Autumn fern, autumn leaves, barberry, bearded iris, Camellia 'Our Linda', Camellia sasanqua, Cathy, Clarence bearded iris, Encore azalea, Encore azaleas, Garden Bloggers Foliage Day, Knock Out roses, Kousa dogwood, liriope, muhly grass, pansy, peony, pots, rabbits, rain gauge, spring bulbs, viola, Words and Herbs 9 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