Category Archives: Garden Bloggers Foliage Day

Looking Through (Ever)Green Colored Glasses

Sometimes the winter weather outside is abysmal. Winter can cause bereavement for the color drenched gardens of spring and summer for some. But not here in the Fairegarden. Extensive research has included trying every single plant said to offer winter … Continue reading

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Love October Foliage Day

Foliage in October might be evergreen and never changing, or it might be of the type that turns, disappears then returns. Or not, like the coleus and Iresine in the square containers by the lower deck. Lysimachia congestiflora ‘Walkabout Sunset’ … Continue reading

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Foliage That Follows

Blooms are beautiful, but foliage frolics for much longer. Pam of Digging hosts Foliage Follow-up after Bloom Day to showcase the hard working leaves in our gardens. We have some of those. Above: Imperata cylindrica ‘Rubra’, fern, and Heuchera sanguinea … Continue reading

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Foliage Day-It’s Everywhere!

When looking around the garden for Foliage Follow Up Day, the very good idea of my friend Pam of Digging to showcase foliage after singing the praises of flowers for Bloom Day on the fifteenth of each month, it is … Continue reading

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Follow Up With Foliage in February 2012

As February flutters along on winds as strong and unrelenting as in tales of old, the colors other than grey and brown outside the windows give comfort to a bundled up gardener. Above: Swiss chard shining brightly. Be they rouge … Continue reading

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January Foliage Followup

As far as foliage goes, gardens can wear fancy, red carpet worthy gowns all year long. Pam at Digging wants us to showcase the prettiest wardrobes in our gardens right after the flowers get their turn in the spotlight. Yucca … Continue reading

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Foliage Follow Up-December 2011

Honestly, the foliage follow up, brainchild of Pam of Digging to follow Garden Bloggers Bloom Day is so easy, it is like shooting fish in a bucket. Swiss chard ‘Bright Lights’ is as delicious as it is photogenic, a two-fer. … Continue reading

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