Tuesday, June 2, 2009

More Blooms in the Learning Garden

Rock Garden with Gaillardia, thyme, sedum, and hibiscus coccinea


Virginia Garden area -- Columbine (Aquilegia), Japanese Lilac Tree (Syringa reticulata, Abelia


Shade Garden - Rose Campion Lychnis coronaria, Ligustrum sinesis variegata, Euphorbia characias, neptata catmint, amaryllis



Azalea area- Oakleaf hydrangea and Serissa



Blooms in the Wildlife Garden and Rhododendrons- Achillea millefolium, Carolina Bush Pea Thermopsis villosa, mixture of yellow blooms, two Rhododendrons

9 comments:

  1. The Learning Garden is full of gorgeous blooms right now. I love that Carolina Bush Pea, needs some shade huh? :)

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  2. Hi Racquel, I read your comment and thought, I am not sure about the light conditions for the Bush Pea...so I checked (ours is in full sun) and full sun is the correct placement. Love the bright yellow.

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  3. the gardenia (forgive my spelling) is the one you like the scent of, right? That you brought in the house a couple springs ago?

    I liked the way it smelled, I did not like the pollen. :)

    <3

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  4. I just brought some gardenias into the house tonight.... :-) you must be psychic. You know I bring a lot of flowers in... We have the gardenia next to the driveway. Is that the one you are thinking of?

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  5. I love your collages Janet. I must try to play around with my photos and make one myself. Gorgeous blooms too ~ you are so far ahead of us. My Oakleaf hydrangea is barely leafing out! Does that Amaryllis stay in the ground year around?

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  6. Good morning Kathleen, yes the Amaryllis is one that is hardy to our area. I am not sure if all Amaryllis are hardy to zone 7b but there are a few.

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  7. This looks like such a nice garden to visit and enjoy. Love the photo collages, too. Our oakleaf hydrangeas are particularly nice this year!

    Lisa

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  8. Your photos are beautiful, and I'm so glad you've got all the names listed! What program do you use for your collages?

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  9. Hi Lisa, thanks for visiting. It is an amazing garden --every week when I go there there is something new to see. Great work of a lot of Master Gardeners.
    Aeire-el, Thanks for your comment. I am trying to make IDs for the plants in the Learning Garden....sometimes I am not sure of what variety something may be. The program is the free Picasa3 one from Google. It is fun to use.

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