Category Archives: New garden

Winter Interest 2018

It was a frosty and foggy morning. The garden was particularly fetching in glittery sparkles. There was winter interest. Winter interest can be defined as anything that pleases the eye, be it colorful foliage, interesting shapes and textures or good … Continue reading

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Muhly Grass Now In Session

Now that October has rolled steadfastly into our consciousness, it is time for the Fairegarden to bid adieu to the flowers of 2017. It’s been a good year overall, as the floral display has evolved through the months. We are … Continue reading

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Late Summer Magic

Late summer into fall can be a bit of a drag, gardenwise. The freshness of spring is long past, the exuberance of summer flowers like daylilies have faded. We are left with brownish spent stems and leaf edges burnt by … Continue reading

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Find The Bobbles-July Highlights

Never let it be said that color is not a primary factor in the selection of plants grown in the Fairegarden. I love color in the garden, all colors, all together, all of the time. There is no such thing … Continue reading

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June Garden Treats

It has arrived, the moment of fulfillment for the gardener’s toil and trouble. Flowers are blooming like their life depended on it. (It does, in a way.) Dahlia ‘Zinguaro’ is a prolific bloomer. It stayed nestled in the ground over … Continue reading

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The Garden is a Rainbow

It’s pretty colorful in the Fairegarden during May. The cool shades of early spring are grateful for the addition of warmer tones as the weather heats up. Orange is the debutante of the hour, represented well by butterfly weed, Asclepias tuberosa. Finding just … Continue reading

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April 2017-Year 3

In this, our third year in the new house, both the humans and the garden are getting settled in. It feels like home. Plants that were brought with us, some of them, have done very well, enough to be divided … Continue reading

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