Monthly Archives: May 2014

Framing Succulents in a Wall Hanging

I found a wonderful twig frame and decided to plant it full of succulents this year. The trick is keeping them in their so they can take root.  First I wove a wire backing on one side of the frame. … Continue reading

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Seaside Gardening: Fountain grass or Pennisetum alopecurides ‘Hameln’ is a staple of the shoreline garden.

   Fountain grass with Black-eyed Susan (above) and Ajuga, or Bugleweed ‘Chocolate Chip’ (below). A perfect plant for by the pool, to soften edges and along walkways. Very drought tolerant once established, and turns a beautiful gold in the fall.  

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Nature’s Beauty

Climbing Hydrangea finds its way in the grooves of a stone.

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Seaside Gardening

More plants that can take some salt: (in depth list to follow) Black Pines (Pinus nigra) Mugo Pines (Pinus mugo) Inkberry (Ilex glabra) Beach Roses (Rosa rugosa) Creeping Juniper (Juniperu horizontalis) Eastern Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana) Butterfly bush (Buddleia) Hydrangea … Continue reading

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A Special APLDCT Sponsor Event!

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? Tour the Colorblends Trial Gardens & Annual Meeting Saturday May 3, starting at 1:30 pm Take a break from your hectic spring schedule to catch up with APLDCT members and to tour the…

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