Pinterest Inspiration: June 2014
Beautiful display of landscaping with evergreens. This is a berm built for privacy. It serves it's purpose well. This is beautiful all season.
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0902432 Xeric garden w/ Pineleaf Penstemon, 'May Night' Salvia', 'Seafoam' groundcover rose, Sedums, 'Tiger Eyes' Sumac, 'Glauca Fastigiata' Blue Atlas Cedar frames gate [Penstemon pinifolius; Salvia x sylvestris 'May Night'; Rosa 'Seafoam'; Sedum spp.; Pinus sp.; Rhus typhina 'Tiger Eyes'; Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca Fastigiata']. Jeff Lightbody, Boise, ID. © Mark Turner
Picea engelmannii 'Blue Magoo' "A striking upright coniferous tree with short, gray-blue needles. New growth in spring droops giving this selection a lovely "weeping" look. Tiny red cones in spring mature to dark brown by summer. Prefers full sun in well-drained soil. 6' tall x 4' wide in 10 years. Hardy to -60 degrees. USDA zone 1. Discovered and introduced by the Flora Wonder(tm) Collection of Buchholz Nursery." -from buchholz website
For the Love of Miniature Garden Plants
For the Love of Miniature Garden Plants “Come on, Sweetie, let’s get going.” My husband calls delicately, knowing that if the tone is wrong, he may lose me. It was as if he was talking me down from…
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Rusted metal entry door gates into naturalistic woodland country garden with spring flowering shrubs, Boninti Garden, Virginia
Conrad Art Glass & Gardens
I have been gardening these same two acres for nearly 50 years and blogging since 2010. It is difficult to come up with new ideas to post here as this is at best, a hobby garden, although we still update gardens to some extent on a yearly basis. Blogging has become less frequent as I really am not wanting to bore people who have visited my posts over the years, but it also seems ok in the middle of January to yet again visit bits of our gardens... so here I am ... I must say we are getting…
Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar
This Weeping Blue Atlas cedar or "cedrus atlantica pendula" was photographed by the eminent dendrologist A. F. Mitchell in 1963 in Tittenhurst Park, Ascot, Berkshire. Tittenhurst Park was publicly accessible until John and Yoko moved in in 1969. The Beatles were photographed here, under this tree, on August 22 1969, and George Harrison wrote about the tree in his song "Beware of Darkness" (1970). From: The Beatles' London by Mark Lewisohn, Adam Smith and Piet Schreuders
Winter can be bleak in the garden. The boisterous summer and fall colors are long gone and things may be looking forlorn. That's why the "bones" of a garden are so important. "Bones" are elements that provide structure even in the winter (See Signature Gardens excellent post on "bones" here). As I was touring my neighborhood seeking out examples for this post, I saw a house looking decidedly bare, with no shrubs in sight. While summer may be a different story, there was nothing to cheer in…