Straw Bale Gardening
      By lavender at Aug. 2. 2014. with No Comments

      Tired of dealing with poor soil, soil borne diseases or hauling the hose across the yard to water the garden? We’ve found something new for you to try…. straw bale gardening. This method is probably not really new but it went mainstream with the publication of Joel Karsten book that has the improbable title of...

      Foxtail Lily  Eremurus spp.
      By lavender at Aug. 2. 2014. with No Comments
      Posted in: Plants

      We will be looking at some plants from our gardens over the next couple of months. Plants that are growing well are unusual or are just of interest. If you have anything relevant please let us know. We’d love to have something from each member’s garden. The first is the foxtail lily (Eremurus spp. )....

      ‘Bartzella’ The Peony that is Yellow
      By lavender at Jul. 3. 2014. with 2 Comments
      Posted in: Plants

            Yellow peonies are not a new phenomenon.  The Chinese have cultivated and prized this unusually colored peony for centuries. Yellow peony flowers have always existed as tree peonies. The yellow color was not previously available in herbaceous bush peonies, which were only found in the more conventionally peony shades of white, pink...

      Spring Work 2014
      By lavender at Jun. 21. 2014. with No Comments
      Posted in: Galleries

                 

      2014 Spring Clean-up
      By lavender at Jun. 13. 2014. with No Comments
      Posted in: Galleries

      Pat and Sharon add pansies to the pots.  


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