July 17, 2015

Members' Garden Tour 2

Visits to Donna's, Christine's, Nancy's, and Myra's gardens

Christine admires a rambling grape vine.

Christine and Donna

Hazel nut - a native plant.

Donna demonstrates cracking a native hazel nut.

Back view of Christine's heritage home.

Seed spikes of rhubarb are highly ornamental.

Elaine captures a shot of the others.

Elaine is in the picture

Christine laments that this Honeysuckle has had its better days.

In Nancy's garden, a Siberian Iris struts its stuff.

Nancy's greenhouse is surrounded by a multitude of plants.

Iris siberica

One of three rock walls built by Nancy.

Larger rocks form the outside - smaller ones fill the center.

Nancy still has work to do.

Celery and cucumber plants.


Cornus kousa - flowering dogwood

Rosa rugosa Therese Bugnet.

Nancy's lime tree winters inside.

Clematis alpina Davidia has a huge 8 inch bloom.

Dianthus deltoides in Myra's garden.

A group of daylilies in bud are surrounded by Dianthus deltoides.

Rosa rugosa Robusta is a repeat bloomer.

Campanula latifolia are backed by Sweet William.

Canes of American Pillar can reach 20 feet in a season, but not this year.
A tumbling 

Long view across driveway.
Juliette will greet you at the front door.

Sweet William contrasts with Heuchera Purple Palace.

Nancy took in a shady spot accompanied by Willie.

Donna discovers catmint growing with shasta daisies and bellflowers. 

June 29, 2015

Garden Visits

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