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 almost too easy. Like looking for sand at the beach.
Above: Planted in a felt bag, carrots and Calendula officinalis ‘Pacific Beauty’
Above: Yucca filamentosa ‘Color Guard’ and Salvia greggii ‘Desert Blaze’
Above: The lower portion of the Gravel Garden and the front portion of the Yellow/White Garden, up the stairs to the left
Above: Heuchera ‘Faire Piecrust’
Above: Northern maidenhair fern, Adiantum pedatum, Ajuga reptans ‘Silver Bells’ and Heuchera sanguinea ‘Sioux Falls’, among others, growing in my first hypertufa trough.
Above: Leaf man trough with Sagina subulata ‘Aurea’, Juniperus horizontalis ‘Blue Pygmy’ and an unknown succulent.
Above: Dog fennel, Eupatorium capillifolium has been encased in two metal pillars at the shed entrance to the knot garden.
Above: In the Yellow/white Garden, Sedum alboroseum ‘Mediovariegatum’, Thymus ‘Hi Ho Silver’ and the large glaucous leaves of Rudbeckia maxima.
Above: Ruby Swiss chard, Beta vulgaris ‘Ruby Red’ surrounded by garlic chives, Allium tuberosum.