RE: Today in the garden
Sounds wonderful! Do post the pictures please!
I have been thinking about doing more white in my garden and was trying to
think of which plants to use. Some areas just seem to dark and thought that
might help. You brought up some I hadn't thought about. Thanks!
> Hello All!
> I had a very productive day today! We finally had sunshine on a day that
> was at home with no other obligations! I worked on my new white flowering
> garden where I built a rock wall and pathway. I finally finished setting
> all the pathway stones in sandy soil. I'm not sure what I plan to do
> between the stones. I may use moss or gravel of a complimentary color to
> the stone. I set the walkway below ground level and made slight berms on
> beds to either side. I'm going for a riverbed feeling. I'm lucky to have
> many mature hostas around the garden that I was able to use in this
> I wanted ones that bloom white and are fragrant. I will have about a dozen
> near white daylilies in the sunny areas. I'm using white annuals such as
> cosmos and white salvia greggii for additional bloom. I have many white
> flowering perennials like anemone japonica 'Whirlwind', chrysanthemum m.
> 'Ice Star', and bulbs, N. 'Polar Ice' is a favorite, in place. I'm
> my columbine seedlings for the white ones. I have one white, 36" double
> that I think is gorgeous! I'm using three varieties of white primulas that
> I've divided as well. There are a variety of foliage colors in this garden
> including a variegated sambucus and a 'Diablo' ninebark. I have hibiscus
> (Rose of Sharon) 'Diana' in this bed, too. There are white hydrangeas,
> spirea, white flowering abelia. When I put together the list of plants,
> I'll post it if anyone is interested.
> Even though the garden isn't finished, I think that I'll post some
> Long Island, NY
> Zone 7a (Average min temp 50 - 00)
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