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Featured Garden Image From My Home

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This is my front yard, where I put a great deal of my garden time, because this is what people see when they come to the front door.  Flowers in this pic include catmint (Nepeta ‘Walker’s Low’) around the wisteria arbor, Red Valerian (Jupiter’s Beard, Centranthus ruber), Veronica ‘Crater Lake Blue’, alliums, yellow broom, lilies (not Read more

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Featured Garden Image From My Home

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I chose this image to show the same border in the spring that I referenced in the recent post “Salvia and Yarrow Continue to Shine”.  This photo was taken May 25.  Plants in this successful border planting include Salvia sylvestris ‘May Night’, Achillea (yarrow) both ‘Moonshine’ and ‘Paprika’, Salvia guarantica ‘Hot Lips’, and Penstemon ‘Husker Red’.

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Featured Garden Image From My Home

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This photo was taken in May 2013.  After years of waiting, my Wisteria finally bloomed in 2013 after I applied super phosphate to the roots in the winter.  Due to our winter rains, our soil can quickly become depleted in phosphorous.   Phosphorous is essential for flower development.  My wisteria has bloomed faithfully ever since. Read more

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